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Poverty awareness 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS CALENDAR
JANUARY 2019​​​​​

TUESDAY

1

Share #EmpowerSBC on social media.
Follow San Bernardino County Human Services on Facebook and Twitter.

THURSDAY

17

Attend a Documentary Screening on Poverty
Rancho Cucamonga Resource Center
10 a.m. to noon, 9791 Arrow Route, Rancho Cucamonga​

WEDNESDAY

2

Research the causes of poverty in your area and find a way to help families in your community who are living in poverty.

FRIDAY

18

Attend a Documentary Screening on Poverty​
Health Services
9-11:30 a.m., 850 E. Foothill Blvd., Rialto

 

THURSDAY

3

Collect food to donate to the Community Action Partnership Food Bank.
https://www.capsbc.org/other-ways-to-donate

SATURDAY

19

Volunteer to read to children at a local library
http://www.sbclib.org/CoursesandEvents/Volunteers.aspx

FRIDAY

4

Collect business attire to donate to a local career closet

SUNDAY

20

Promote job training at Workforce Development
http://wp.sbcounty.gov/workforce/events/

SATURDAY

5

Host a get together to create care packages for the homeless and donate to a local nonprofit

MONDAY

21

National Day of Service- MLK
Select a service agency to volunteer your time
 

SUNDAY

6

Volunteer to feed homeless at a community or faith-based organization
 

TUESDAY

22

Donate to the Children’s Fund Backpack and School Supplies Drive.
https://www.childrensfund.org/backpacks
 

MONDAY

7

Host a children’s book drive to donate to San Bernardino County Preschool Services and share information on social media about enrollment for qualifying families http://hs.sbcounty.gov/psd/Pages/default.aspx

WEDNESDAY

23

Attend a Documentary Screening on Poverty​
Victor Valley College
10 a.m. to noon, 18422 Bear Valley Rd., Victorville

TUESDAY

8

Attend the Service Fair at the Government Center
San Bernardino County Government Center
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 385 N Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino, CA

THURSDAY

24

Speak at a meeting and start dialogue about poverty and possible solutions. Attend the Citylink Community Resource Fair
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 16809 Spring Street, Fontana

WEDNESDAY

9

Share information and resources for applying for nutrition assistance http://hs.sbcounty.gov/tad/Pages/Apply-for-CalFRESH.aspx
 

FRIDAY

25

Share information about Mental Health Services for those living in or near poverty.

THURSDAY

10

Share today’s #EmpowerSBC resource information on Facebook

SATURDAY

26

Share information on social media for those in need of housing or utilities​
http://www.211.org/services/housing-and-utilities

FRIDAY

11

Promote the free online high school diploma program at San Bernardino County libraries. https://www.careeronlinehs.gale.com/sbcl/

SUNDAY

27

Collect recyclables to raise money to donate to a nonprofit that assists those in poverty

SATURDAY

12

Volunteer with an agency that provides job training to low income individuals.
http://wp.sbcounty.gov/workforce/volunteer-program/

MONDAY

28

Host an event or activity to raise money to donate to a charitable cause to help low-income families

SUNDAY

13

Donate coats and jackets to Dignity Health for low-income families 
Email Faviola.Garcia-Robles@dignityhealth.org or call (909) 806-1816

TUESDAY

29

Begin a blanket drive to keep families warm during the winter

MONDAY

14

Provide internship, apprenticeship and job training opportunities in your agency

WEDNESDAY

30

Encourage and support access to free or low cost mental health services

TUESDAY

15

Volunteer to mentor a San Bernardino County youth.
http://hs.sbcounty.gov/CN/Pages/MentoringTaskForce.aspx

THURSDAY

31

Commit to being a volunteer at a local job training agency

WEDNESDAY

16

Set up a poverty awareness resource table in your agency

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PARTNERS


 

Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino

211

Dignity Health San Bernardino

Children's Fund

Children's Network

Preschool Services

Veterans Affairs

Department of Aging and Adult Services

Department of Behavorial Health

Department of Child Support Services

Department of Children and Family Services

Department of Public Health

Transitional Assistance Department

Performance, Education & Resource Centers

Information Technology and Support Division

Arrowhead Medical Center

Workforce Development Department​

 

 

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