Wednesday , July 24 2024

Community

Federal program provides financial assistance for water bills

Federal program provides financial assistance for water bills

Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) is offering eligible San Bernardino County households assistance with their water and/or wastewater bills. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a federally-funded program offering eligible households a one-time payment, up to $2,000, to pay for current or past-due water/wastewater bills …

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Local nonprofit accepting donations for residents impacted by storm

Subaru of San Bernardino donates $50,000 to Boys and Girls Club

Inland Empire Community Foundation (IECF) is accepting online donations to the Inland Empire Disaster Relief Fund to assist local nonprofit organizations working to respond to the tropical storm. This relief is in response to desert and mountain communities affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Hillary. Jeremy Hobbs, IECF Board Vice …

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Registration opens for Girls Empowerment Camp

Registration opens for Girls Empowerment Camp

Registration is now open for the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s annual Girls Empowerment Camp (GEC), a free two-day event open to girls ages 12 and older on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richard Sewell Training Center in San Bernardino. The purpose …

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Give Back program raises funds for Bob Hope USO

Give Back program raises funds for Bob Hope USO

Stater Bros. Charities, the philanthropic arm of Stater Bros. Markets, partnered with Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling again this year for their Give Back program during National Military Appreciation Month. The program ran for the entire month of May, during which Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling committed to donating $0.25 per eligible product purchased to the Bob …

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Case of West Nile virus confirmed in San Bernardino

Mosquitoes in San Bernardino test positive for West Nile Virus

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health confirmed last week that one of the first locally acquired human cases of West Nile virus for the year was contracted in San Bernardino and issued a warning to residents. “West Nile virus can cause a serious illness in humans. Therefore, I …

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Salvation Army receives 20 tons of food for summer program

The San Bernardino Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints has donated a semi-truck full of nonperishable food to The Salvation Army San Bernardino Citadel summer food program. The partnership between the two entities strengthened noticeably two years ago, when the Church of Jesus Christ members …

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San Bernardino Symphony to host annual conference

San Bernardino Symphony under the stars returns July 1

For the first time in its 54-year history, the Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO) has selected an Inland Empire orchestra to host their annual conference. The San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra (SBSO) will not only host the conference, but will also perform on the opening evening, and it will receive …

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San Bernardino County students ride for free on public transit

San Bernardino County students ride for free on public transit

Starting this month, high school, middle school and elementary students all over San Bernardino County ride free every day, on every bus system in the County thanks to a grant from the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). That includes Omnitrans, Victor Valley Transit, Mountain Transit, Basin Transit and Needles …

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Inland Empire Community Foundation Receives Gift From Amazon

San Bernardino awarded state beautification grant

Inland Empire Community Foundation (IECF) is delighted to announce a $108,000 gift from Amazon, which will benefit the Inland Empire’s black and Latino communities and others that promote environmental causes. Amazon’s gift will also bring added resources to the Youth Grantmakers Program, now in its 15th year. Amazon’s donation will …

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New healthcare program will screen for food insecurity

New healthcare program will screen for food insecurity

Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino (FARSB) announced it has received a $250,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation, to launch a 3-year ‘Food as Medicine’ initiative in the Inland Empire. The grant will support FARSB as it collaborates with local healthcare providers to screen patients for food insecurity …

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