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COURIER CONNECTS: Reach out this holiday season

ANIMAL SHELTERS

INLAND VALLEY HUMANE
SOCIETY SPCA
500 Humane Way, Pomona
623-9777 • ivhsspca.org
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed on most major holidays. Kennel opens at 10 a.m.
Since 1949, IVHS has promoted awareness and educated the public about its responsibility for all living creatures. Dedicated to giving shelter and medical care to unwanted, abandoned and injured animals and preventing animal cruelty. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are always needed.

ANIMAL RESCUE

PRICELESS PET RESCUE
The Orphanage – Claremont
665 E. Foothill Blvd., Unit E, Claremont
pricelesspetrescue.org info@pricelesspetrescue.org
Open: Tuesday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saving One By One Until There Are None®
Priceless Pet Rescue is a non-profit, no-kill pet rescue operating out of multiple adoption centers known as “The Orphanage.” All animals are rescued from surrounding high-kill, high-access shelters, owner surrenders on a case-by-case basis, and other various circumstances.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

ANTHESIS (POMONA VALLEY WORKSHOP)
1063 W. 6th, Ontario
624-3555 • anthesis.us
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anthesis provides services to residents of eastern LA County and western San Bernardino County. Anthesis provides traditional and innovative rehabilitation services and works cooperatively with the Department of Rehabilitation and the Regional Centers for the Developmentally Disabled, the Los Angeles and San Bernardino county schools, and private rehabilitation agencies. Volunteers needed.

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF POMONA VALLEY
693 N. Palomares St., Pomona
(909) 629-6142 • alpv.org
The League operates a center providing services for children whose families cannot afford dental care. The league also sponsors the Operation School Bell program, providing school clothing for children in need and a Christmas program that reaches many families each year. The Assistance League produces Assault Survivor Kits, as well as the Cubs for Kids distribution that gives teddy bears to children experiencing trauma. Volunteers and clothing needed.

CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION
OF AMERICA
PO Box 1210, Claremont • (909) 426-0773
childrensfoundationofamerica.org
Claremont-based nonprofit providing an opportunity for every person to help children heal, learn and thrive. Over 400,000 children each year are unable to live with their families due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. These children in foster care, shelters, and underserved communities are often not afforded the same opportunities as their peers. With the support of donors and volunteers like you, the Children’s Foundation of America provides children in need with new backpacks, school supplies, graduation and prom attire, holiday and birthday gifts, scholarships, handmade blankets and cards, music lessons, tutoring, new clothes and shoes, and so much more. Get involved with volunteer and fundraising activities throughout the year. Be the difference: Bring hope and joy to the lives of children in need.

CHILDREN’S FUND
Claremont/West End Auxiliary
P.O. Box 134, Claremont
Contact: Sherry Hughes 973-6668
westendauxiliary.org
The goal of the Children’s Fund is to ensure that children at risk in the community because of abuse or poverty receive adequate food, shelter, clothing and medical care, and are provided equal opportunities for social development. Children’s Fund is a nonprofit public/private partnership in San Bernardino County, which pays administrative overhead, leaving 100 percent of donations to children. Children’s Fund has activities throughout the year.

CEF—CLAREMONT
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
112 Harvard Ave. Ste. 191
Claremont • 399-1709 • supportcef.com
CEF is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization, founded in 1991 as Ed Net, to benefit the Claremont Unified School District. Its mission is to promote quality public education in Claremont through community involvement. CEF sponsors fundraising events, solicits corporate donations and receives donations from parents, businesses and community members. Volunteers needed.

ECONOMY SHOP
325 W. First St., Claremont
626-7334
Open Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed mid-June until the first Wednesday after Labor Day.
This all-volunteer nonprofit thrift store raises funds through the sale of donated clothing, small household items, books and toys. Profits are granted to local charities.

INLAND VALLEY HOPE
PARTNERS
660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont
in the Joslyn Center annex
(909) 621-2400
inlandvalleyhopepartners.org
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The mission of the Inland Valley Hope Partners, a collaboration of churches, individuals, businesses and community groups, is to ensure the empowerment of people in need by providing food, shelter and supportive services. Volunteers are needed to provide help with the emergency shelter, with food security program, in the office and as drivers/companions.

KGNH (KEEPING THE GOOD
IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD)
2058 N. Mills Ave. Ste. 530,
Claremont • info@KGNH.net
facebook.com/KGNHgood/
KGNH is a neighborhood watch group founded in 2008 that is “committed to vigilant kindness.” Its mission is to strengthen the community through a partnership with the Claremont Police Department, LA County Sheriff and city leaders.

SHOES THAT FIT
1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204A,
Claremont
482-0050 • 888-715-4333
shoesthatfit.org • info@shoesthatfit.org
Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shoes That Fit provides new shoes and clothing to schoolchildren in an effort to build their self-esteem, so they can attend school in comfort and with dignity. Schools are matched with local sponsoring groups. School staff identifies and measures the children most in need. Whatever is bought for the child goes directly to the child. All donations are tax deductible. Volunteers needed.

TRINITY YOUTH SERVICES
PO Box 1210, Claremont
Claremont Mission Office:
(909) 825-5588 • trinityys.org
Since 1966, Trinity Youth Services has provided quality foster care, adoption, mental health and residential therapeutic programs with the mission to create a better future for children and families. More than 400,000 children each year are in need of a safe, loving home. Foster care provides an opportunity for children to find safety and normalcy until permanency can be achieved through reunification or adoption. Resource parents certified through Trinity Youth Services receive 24/7 support and are certified to foster and adopt. Foster care offices are located in Rancho Cucamonga and Monterey Park. Partner with Trinity Youth Services to provide the love, care and nurturing every child needs. To begin your foster care journey, call (888) 346-9645 or email info@trinityys.org to learn about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

UNCOMMON GOOD
211 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont
(rear of property)
(909) 625-2248 • uncommongood.org
Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Uncommon Good offers one-on-one mentoring, one-on-one tutoring, educational enrichment, social services and college planning to low-income students and their families. It also supports doctors who serve the poor in community clinics throughout the Southland. In addition, it operates an urban farming program that exceeds organic standards, feeds the hungry, and offers its produce for sale to the public. Community may volunteer as mentors and tutors.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

CLAREMONT HERITAGE
Garner House, Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
Mailing: PO Box 742, Claremont
621-0848 • claremontheritage.org
info@claremontheritage.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Claremont Heritage, Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to preserving the historic character of Claremont through research, education and advocacy. Heritage works with the city to guarantee appropriate design changes to historic structures, neighborhoods, landscapes, sites and monuments. Heritage preserves and displays memorabilia and information relating to the history of Claremont and maintains a local history library and gift shop in the Garner House. Programs include walking tours, a film series, lectures, home tours, newsletters and school presentations. Membership open to everyone. Volunteers welcomed.

ANIMAL SHELTERS

INLAND VALLEY HUMANE
SOCIETY SPCA
500 Humane Way, Pomona
623-9777 • ivhsspca.org
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed on most major holidays. Kennel opens at 10 a.m.
Since 1949, IVHS has promoted awareness and educated the public about its responsibility for all living creatures. Dedicated to giving shelter and medical care to unwanted, abandoned and injured animals and preventing animal cruelty. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are always needed.

ANIMAL RESCUE

PRICELESS PET RESCUE
The Orphanage – Claremont
665 E. Foothill Blvd., Unit E, Claremont
pricelesspetrescue.org info@pricelesspetrescue.org
Open: Tuesday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saving One By One Until There Are None®
Priceless Pet Rescue is a non-profit, no-kill pet rescue operating out of multiple adoption centers known as “The Orphanage.” All animals are rescued from surrounding high-kill, high-access shelters, owner surrenders on a case-by-case basis, and other various circumstances.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

ANTHESIS (POMONA VALLEY WORKSHOP)
1063 W. 6th, Ontario
624-3555 • anthesis.us
Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anthesis provides services to residents of eastern LA County and western San Bernardino County. Anthesis provides traditional and innovative rehabilitation services and works cooperatively with the Department of Rehabilitation and the Regional Centers for the Developmentally Disabled, the Los Angeles and San Bernardino county schools, and private rehabilitation agencies. Volunteers needed.

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF POMONA VALLEY
693 N. Palomares St., Pomona
(909) 629-6142 • alpv.org
The League operates a center providing services for children whose families cannot afford dental care. The league also sponsors the Operation School Bell program, providing school clothing for children in need and a Christmas program that reaches many families each year. The Assistance League produces Assault Survivor Kits, as well as the Cubs for Kids distribution that gives teddy bears to children experiencing trauma. Volunteers and clothing needed.

CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION
OF AMERICA
PO Box 1210, Claremont • (909) 426-0773
childrensfoundationofamerica.org
Claremont-based nonprofit providing an opportunity for every person to help children heal, learn and thrive. Over 400,000 children each year are unable to live with their families due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. These children in foster care, shelters, and underserved communities are often not afforded the same opportunities as their peers. With the support of donors and volunteers like you, the Children’s Foundation of America provides children in need with new backpacks, school supplies, graduation and prom attire, holiday and birthday gifts, scholarships, handmade blankets and cards, music lessons, tutoring, new clothes and shoes, and so much more. Get involved with volunteer and fundraising activities throughout the year. Be the difference: Bring hope and joy to the lives of children in need.

CHILDREN’S FUND
Claremont/West End Auxiliary
P.O. Box 134, Claremont
Contact: Sherry Hughes 973-6668
westendauxiliary.org
The goal of the Children’s Fund is to ensure that children at risk in the community because of abuse or poverty receive adequate food, shelter, clothing and medical care, and are provided equal opportunities for social development. Children’s Fund is a nonprofit public/private partnership in San Bernardino County, which pays administrative overhead, leaving 100 percent of donations to children. Children’s Fund has activities throughout the year.

CEF—CLAREMONT
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
112 Harvard Ave. Ste. 191
Claremont • 399-1709 • supportcef.com
CEF is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization, founded in 1991 as Ed Net, to benefit the Claremont Unified School District. Its mission is to promote quality public education in Claremont through community involvement. CEF sponsors fundraising events, solicits corporate donations and receives donations from parents, businesses and community members. Volunteers needed.

ECONOMY SHOP
325 W. First St., Claremont
626-7334
Open Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed mid-June until the first Wednesday after Labor Day.
This all-volunteer nonprofit thrift store raises funds through the sale of donated clothing, small household items, books and toys. Profits are granted to local charities.

INLAND VALLEY HOPE
PARTNERS
660 N. Mountain Ave., Claremont
in the Joslyn Center annex
(909) 621-2400
inlandvalleyhopepartners.org
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The mission of the Inland Valley Hope Partners, a collaboration of churches, individuals, businesses and community groups, is to ensure the empowerment of people in need by providing food, shelter and supportive services. Volunteers are needed to provide help with the emergency shelter, with food security program, in the office and as drivers/companions.

KGNH (KEEPING THE GOOD
IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD)
2058 N. Mills Ave. Ste. 530,
Claremont • info@KGNH.net
facebook.com/KGNHgood/
KGNH is a neighborhood watch group founded in 2008 that is “committed to vigilant kindness.” Its mission is to strengthen the community through a partnership with the Claremont Police Department, LA County Sheriff and city leaders.

SHOES THAT FIT
1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Ste. 204A,
Claremont
482-0050 • 888-715-4333
shoesthatfit.org • info@shoesthatfit.org
Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shoes That Fit provides new shoes and clothing to schoolchildren in an effort to build their self-esteem, so they can attend school in comfort and with dignity. Schools are matched with local sponsoring groups. School staff identifies and measures the children most in need. Whatever is bought for the child goes directly to the child. All donations are tax deductible. Volunteers needed.

TRINITY YOUTH SERVICES
PO Box 1210, Claremont
Claremont Mission Office:
(909) 825-5588 • trinityys.org
Since 1966, Trinity Youth Services has provided quality foster care, adoption, mental health and residential therapeutic programs with the mission to create a better future for children and families. More than 400,000 children each year are in need of a safe, loving home. Foster care provides an opportunity for children to find safety and normalcy until permanency can be achieved through reunification or adoption. Resource parents certified through Trinity Youth Services receive 24/7 support and are certified to foster and adopt. Foster care offices are located in Rancho Cucamonga and Monterey Park. Partner with Trinity Youth Services to provide the love, care and nurturing every child needs. To begin your foster care journey, call (888) 346-9645 or email info@trinityys.org to learn about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

UNCOMMON GOOD
211 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont
(rear of property)
(909) 625-2248 • uncommongood.org
Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Uncommon Good offers one-on-one mentoring, one-on-one tutoring, educational enrichment, social services and college planning to low-income students and their families. It also supports doctors who serve the poor in community clinics throughout the Southland. In addition, it operates an urban farming program that exceeds organic standards, feeds the hungry, and offers its produce for sale to the public. Community may volunteer as mentors and tutors.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

CLAREMONT HERITAGE
Garner House, Memorial Park
840 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont
Mailing: PO Box 742, Claremont
621-0848 • claremontheritage.org
info@claremontheritage.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Claremont Heritage, Inc. is a nonprofit membership organization devoted to preserving the historic character of Claremont through research, education and advocacy. Heritage works with the city to guarantee appropriate design changes to historic structures, neighborhoods, landscapes, sites and monuments. Heritage preserves and displays memorabilia and information relating to the history of Claremont and maintains a local history library and gift shop in the Garner House. Programs include walking tours, a film series, lectures, home tours, newsletters and school presentations. Membership open to everyone. Volunteers welcomed.

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