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Free Senior Care Seminar

State Sen. Sharon Runner and Assemblyman Tom Lackey together are offering a free senior care seminar this Saturday at the City of Hope – Antelope Valley. Seniors, their families and caregivers are all welcome to attend this free seminar featuring experts who will discuss questions or concerns about a variety of topics, including medical issues, housing, home safety, in-home care, financial assistance and pharmaceutical needs. Experts will also discuss how to identify behavioral changes and determine when help is needed…

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Celebrating ALAV’s Support of AV Children

A pair of special presentations were made to ALAV at our meeting earlier this week, both recognizing the organization’s support of local children in need. The first presentation came from Rachel Telles of the Department of Children and Family Services, who presented a plaque of commendation to Valerie Copeland, ALAV’s vice president of philanthropic programs, in recognition of ALAV’s purchase of 201 gifts for foster care children ages 12 and under as part of the Foster Youth Holiday event. The…

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ALAV Donates Holiday Gifts for Foster Youth

Here’s a very nice “thank you” note we received from Rachel Telles, Charitable Giving Coordinator for the Department of Children and Family Services in Palmdale: “On behalf of  the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the children we serve, sincere thanks are being extended for your generous donation of 202 gifts for the annual December 9, 2015 Foster Youth Holiday event for our youth in foster care placement. Also, for all of your helping hands…

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Toys for the Holidays

Assistance League Antelope Valley is proud to contribute toys for children served by the Department of Children and Family Services this holiday season. ALAV is donating 200 presents to children ages 2 months to 15 years. These photos are just a sampling! Interested in helping? Join us for the wrapping party, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Chapter House.

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This Week: Operation School Bell!

ALAV has donated $25,000 to 250 students from Eastside Union School District  (250 students each receiving $100 Target gift cards) for school supplies and clothing. This is happening this week, from Monday through Thursday, Nov. 19.  On the first night, the majority of the students along with their parents were buying winter clothing. All of them were very appreciative and said thank you. In the photo, from left: Valerie Copeland, Lois German and Sandi Murphy volunteer at the first night of Operation School Bell shopping.

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