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A little giving can go a long way

A little giving can go a long way

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving a little time, attention or resources can have a ripple effect in people’s lives, doing more good than we can imagine. The holiday season provides ample opportunities for helping others in the community and making a difference. The following local charities would love help and donations. Often events are available throughout the year, so […]

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Buy a toy, give a toy at these local organizations

Buy a toy, give a toy at these local organizations

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is easy to go “off list” and get in the habit of impulse buying during the holidays. Put some of those impulses to work and donate toys and gift cards to some of these local organizations. In most cases, toys should be unwrapped and gift cards are requested to be from major retailers. Olympic […]

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Bountiful ways to give back during season of giving

Bountiful ways to give back during season of giving

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Climate change, homelessness, mental and physical diseases, and other societal issues pepper our newsfeeds letting us know what is wrong or chaotic in the world. But these issues also can be motivating, inspiring us to reach out to others to try to do good in small ways close to home. Then we can have some […]

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‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

‘Under the Stars’ screens at Uplift Hollygrove Sept. 30

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a barbecue dinner and a movie “Under the Stars” at the Hollygrove Campus on Sat., Sept. 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the movie “Despicable Me 3” starts at dusk at the community fundraiser for Uplift Family Services at Hollygrove, at the corner of Vine St. and Waring Ave. The third annual event […]

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Travels around the world led Sheri Weller back home

Travels around the world led Sheri Weller back home

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A professional public speaker, with a degree in business and broadcasting, Sheri Weller traveled 300 days a year during the dot.com days and later for Nissan and other company conventions and trade shows. After the birth of her son, Teddy, now 5, she continued her life on the road, with her son and her own […]

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‘Anyone can be a hero’ at Norma Jean Gala May 18

‘Anyone can be a hero’ at Norma Jean Gala May 18

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Matt Bomer and Simon Halls would drive by Hollygrove, the Los Angeles division of Uplift Family Services, on their way to take their three boys to school, and have long wanted to get involved with the nonprofit agency that supports 1,200 area at-risk children and teens and their families. “Our family is the centerpiece of […]

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