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Poverty awareness 

COMMUNITY AWARENESS CALENDAR
JANUARY 2020​​​​​

WEDNESDAY 

1

 
 LEARN ABOUT POVERTY
More than 40 million Americans live in poverty. Learn more at Poverty USA

FRIDAY

17

ON THE RIGHT START RESOURCE FAIR
@ Home of Neighborly Services in San Bernardino 9am-Noon
UMBRELLA DRIVE COLLECTION/PICKUP

THURSDAY

2

SPEAK UP
Attend a SBC Behavioral Health Commission meeting to learn more about activities/solutions

SATURDAY

18

BE AWARE
Plan your day around a learning experience or a helping experience
 

FRIDAY

3

RESEARCH & LEARN
California College Promise provides free tuition for the first 2 years of community college for 1st time students

SUNDAY

19

COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEER PROJECT
@ Helping Hands Pantry at 1455 E. 3rd. St., San Bernardino 9am-11am

SATURDAY

4

VOLUNTEER
Find a way to share with others what you have to offer. Then share what you have learned

MONDAY

20

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY
MLK Day is observed as a "day on, not a day off." National Day of Service

SUNDAY

5

SUPPORT
Visit a local Farmers Market and support local farmers and their families

TUESDAY

21

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING @ San Bernardino Valley College
For SBVC Students, Friends and Family Noon to 2 p.m.

MONDAY

6

 
FACTS ON POVERTY
Visit www.census.gov
Select your state and get facts on poverty
 

WEDNESDAY

22

WATCH WHAT YOU SAY
Speak positively about others today. Using derogatory terms doesn’t help anyone. 

TUESDAY

7

LEARN ABOUT POVERTY
More than 40 million Americans live in poverty. Learn more at Poverty USA

THURSDAY

23

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING @ VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE
For VVC Students, Friends and Family 10 a.m. to Noon
 
 

WEDNESDAY

8

ON THE RIGHT START RESOURCE FAIR
@ IEHP Community Resource Center in Victorville 9am -Noon

FRIDAY

24

FUNDRAISING
Help raise funds through a community event and donate to a local program

THURSDAY

9

 
DONATE
Clear out your closet for good cause. Donate gently used clothes or shoes to a local shelter.
 

SATURDAY

25

ACT NOW
Volunteer to mentor youth in your local community by joining Big Brothers Big Sisters

FRIDAY

10

COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEER PROJECT
@ Helping Hands Pantry at 1455 E. 3rd. St., San Bernardino 9am -11am

SUNDAY

26

COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEER PROJECT
@ Helping Hands Pantry at 1455 E. 3rd. St., San Bernardino 9am-11am

SATURDAY

11

STRIKE OUT HUNGER
Donate non-perishable foods to a local food pantry

MONDAY

27

BE AWARE
Free Tax Preparation Services begin countywide

SUNDAY

12

COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEER PROJECT
@ Helping Hands Pantry at 1455 E. 3rd. St., San Bernardino 9am-11am

TUESDAY

28

RESEARCH & LEARN
Health Care

MONDAY

13

RESEARCH & LEARN
No Child Left Unsheltered Program (NCLU) focuses on housing truly street homeless
families with children

WEDNESDAY

29

SHARE THE KNOWLEDGE
Inform others, share your knowledge and understanding on poverty

TUESDAY

14

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
How much do you know about poverty in the United States? Take the Poverty USA’s interactive quiz. https://www.povertyusa.org/poverty-quiz/

THURSDAY

30

ON THE RIGHT START RESOURCE FAIR
@ San Bernardino Valley College 9am-Noon
701 S. Mt. Vernon Ave., San Bernardino, Room B-100

WEDNESDAY

15

DONATE
Determine which organization has the greatest need. Offer services or donate goods

FRIDAY

31

BE AWARE
Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day https://www.eitc.irs.gov/

THURSDAY

16

SYMPOSIUM
@ Sunrise Church in Rialto

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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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