San Bernardino – 1,000 Turkeys and Food Boxes Given to Families
1,000 Turkeys and Food Boxes Given to Families on Saturday, November 17, 2018
San Bernardino, CA – Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County and the Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy are co-hosting this community event designed to help families in need of assistance during the holidays.
Turkeys and Food Boxes will be given to 1,000 families who will also be able to obtain resources, goods and services at the Resource Fair. Turkey and Food Boxes will be distributed on a first come, first served basis to low-income San Bernardino County residents with photo ID. There is a limit of one Turkey per household. We are expecting over 50 agencies that will be on hand to assist families in need. The event will have a special Kids Zone set up with a bouncer house, mechanical bull and entertainment. Over 1,000 are expected to attend.
Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The event is significant because:
- 26% of children in San Bernardino county live below the poverty level* and need assistance with events and programs like this. *Source: 2016 American Community Survey
- The community is coming together to help others in need for the holidays at this event. Over 50 individuals and groups are volunteering and several additional agencies/groups have held food drives in advance to support this giving event.
Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County
696 S. Tippecanoe Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Parking will be available at the southwest corner of Mill St. & Tippecanoe Ave. (Child Care Resource Center Building.) Assistance will be available for seniors and disabled individuals.
Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC)
Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino is the designated Community Action Agency for San Bernardino County provides programs and services for 120,000 low-income individuals and families annually to help lift them out of poverty. CAPSBC has been serving San Bernardino County since 1965. As one of the largest non-profit human services agencies in San Bernardino County, CAPSBC provides resources and opportunities to low-income residents to improve their lives, contribute to their communities and offer a return on investment for our communities, cities and county. Programs include Home Weatherization, Home Energy Assistance, Family Development, Assets for Independence/Individual Development Accounts, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, and the CAPSBC Food Bank. Please call 909-723-1500 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.capsbc.org for more information.
Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy
Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy (YVYLA) is an award winning nonprofit organization proudly serving the youth of San Bernardino County since 2001. The organization’s purpose is to help enrich the lives of young people through life building activities and instruction in the areas of education, employment, health, mentoring, and community service. Since its founding YVYLA has provided services and resources to over 35,000 community youth with training in a number of subjects; academic development, violence prevention, employment development, leadership and life skills development, and teen pregnancy prevention to name a few, in addition to delivering some of the area’s most memorable events for youth entertainment. www.yvyla-ie.org