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More than 4,000 Attend Operation School Bell

More than 4,000 people turned out on Saturday at Antelope Valley Partners for Health for the annual Operation School Bell event. This year ALAV partnered with AVPH on Operation School Bell, in which we provided school backpacks and products for thousands of local families. ALAV purchased the backpacks and items to stuff them. Special thanks to AVPH and all of our dedicated volunteers! Check out the photo gallery below for photos of the event:  

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Operation School Bell Under Way!

Hazel Gecy (pictured), Parliamentarian for Assistance League Antelope Valley, was among the volunteers helping to stuff backpacks for Operation School Bell last week at Antelope Valley Partners for Health. ALAV is partnering with AVPH on Operation School Bell, in which we will provide school backpacks and products for 3,500 families. ALAV purchased the backpacks and items to stuff them. ALAV will have an information table set up at the distribution event, scheduled 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, July 30, at…

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Update: Reserve Your Red Shoes Today!

Shoes need to be ordered by mid-August! A message from Mary Reina, Director of the Forensic Services Unit at Antelope Valley Hospital: Hello: If you walked last year, please bring your shoes and join us again! If you want to walk or want to be sponsored, please visit our website and sign up with shoe and T-shirt size! www.avhwamihs.com Join us for the third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event, a walk that helps to raise awareness about all…

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ALAV Partners with AVPH for Operation School Bell

Assistance League Antelope Valley has partnered with Antelope Valley Partners for Health on Operation School Bell, in which we will provide school backpacks and products for 3,500 families. ALAV purchased the backpacks and items to stuff them. ALAV will have an information table set up at the distribution event, scheduled 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at AV Partners for Health. AVPH will be offering dental exams and the Red Cross will be handing out emergency kits. We’re…

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From 2015: Here's a portion of the start of the 1-mile walk with a few of the men in their shoes! 

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Sept. 10

Guys and gals, get ready to rock those red high heels! The 3rd Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event is a walk for wellness that helps to raise awareness and continue the conversation about all types of violence as a community health issue in the Antelope Valley. This walk promotes collaboration, provides resources to victims and helps benefit the Forensic Services Unit at Antelope Valley Hospital. Here’s a message from Mary Reina, director of the Forensic Services Unit: If you…

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Thrift Shoppe Officially Closed

It’s official: The Twice Is Nice Thrift Shoppe has closed. We owe many “thank you’s” to all who were involved in making the Thrift Shoppe possible as a fundraiser for Assistance League Antelope Valley. To all of you — employees, volunteers, donors, customers — we extend our sincere thanks.

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From left: Denise German, Treasurer; Rose Rockey, VP Membership (in front of Rose is her granddaughter Raegan); Sandra Murphy, VP Facilities; Mary Courtney, VP Resource Development; Secretary, Dondra Arcidiacono; 1st VP Strategic Planning, Fay Harrison-Bergier; and our new President Cei Kratz.

Meet the 2016 Board of Directors

Congratulations to all of our board members who are serving on the 2016-17 board of directors! From left: Denise German, Treasurer; Rose Rockey, VP Membership (in front of Rose is her granddaughter Raegan); Sandra Murphy, VP Facilities; Mary Courtney, VP Resource Development; Secretary, Dondra Arcidiacono; 1st VP Strategic Planning, Fay Harrison-Bergier; and our new President Cei Kratz.

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