|Our Community Aid Program was instituted in 1935 and interfaces with area agencies to provide emergency assistance to individuals and families, primarily in the form of clothing and layettes, food snacks, and cleaning supplies. Our volunteers made blankets, booties and hats for layettes and made lap quilts for Harbor Interfaith Shelter. All told, over 1,400 individuals were served.|
|Awarded to train staff in examination procedures.|
Funded and operated by Las Profesionales Auxiliary.
Funded and operated by Las Primeras Auxiliary.
Provides vouchers for eye exams and glasses to 195 children from low income families who are referred to us from schools in the area.
|Since 1989, Operation Hug has provided soft cuddly teddy bears distributed by hospital emergency rooms and other crisis centers to children suffering sexual abuse or accident trauma. Some 4,488 teddy bears were given out last year.|
Last year 2,111 children from kindergarten through 5th grade from 38 local schools were clothed.
Each child receives a "Book of My Own."
They are guests each month at a luncheon prepared by the Assistance League. Transportation, entertainment and celebrations are part of the afternoon. Monthly attendance varies between 25-30 Weavers.
Entertainment and transportation are provided.
Monthly attendance is 40-50 Weavers.