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By Yasmin Nouh | August 20, 2009
Michele MacNeal works as a nurse at Verdugo Hills Hospital, has raised three children and gives what is left of her time to volunteer with humanitarian-based efforts, such as Operation Christmas Child and the Parents Television Council. She attributes her busy lifestyle to her gene pool. “As my grandmother used to say, ‘We Muncies have a lot of moxies,’” MacNeal said. Her grandmother’s maiden name was Muncy, and she raised seven kids without a husband during the Great Depression.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 20, 2008
New Horizons Family Center will kick off its 14th annual Toy Donation and Volunteer Drive with the community reception ?Gifts on the Horizon? sponsored by the Glendale Latino Assn. from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at New Horizons Youth Recreation Center, 744 S. Glendale Ave., Glendale. The public is invited to bring unwrapped new toys, monetary donations and the sprit of volunteerism in preparation for the Dec. 20 toy distribution event. Music and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call (818)
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By Ani Amirkhanian | November 19, 2007
The garage of Michele MacNeal’s La Crescenta home was filled with cardboard boxes stacked up high to the ceiling on Sunday. Inside the boxes were shoe boxes wrapped in Christmas paper. Each contained small gift items for young boys or girls. With the help of hundreds of donors, MacNeal collected the shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, an international service project organized by Samaritan’s Purse, a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid to victims of poverty, disease, famine and natural disasters around the world.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 29, 2011
The students of Montrose Christian Montessori School donated more than 150 shoe boxes filled with toys and school supplies to children living in some of the poorest areas around the world. The boxes were donated to Samaritan's Purse, an international relief organization through the Operation Christmas Child program. “Support for this program has been tremendous, and we were delighted to see many of the children donating two or three boxes each,” said Sharon Lee, administrator of Montrose Christian Montessori School.
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November 18, 2005
By Mary O'Keefe Look around the community, and you will see many students volunteering to clean Foothill Boulevard or to bring plants to a retirement home. Usually these students are middle- and high-school age, but now a younger group of volunteers will be helping out. John C. Fremont Elementary School has joined with the Glendale Kiwanis Club as K-Kids. "We want to help the world and be a part of the community where we can," said K-Kids Kiwanis Fremont president Sunni Roberts.
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November 27, 2000
Judy Seckler TOLL MIDDLE SCHOOL -- A commercial art class at Toll Elementary School is helping students understand the spirit of the holiday season. Students from Judith Bakly's eighth-grade class entered a National Philanthropy Day poster contest, and student Cassandra Soo was selected as one of eight Los Angeles County winners. Soon after the class was asked to write a five-paragraph essay about philanthropy and what they could do in their community to help others.
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By By Vince Lovato | November 15, 2005
They started just six weeks ago and already many sixth-grade students at Fremont Elementary School have helped clean up the Foothill community, made wrist bracelets for Katrina victims and Monday they packed gift packages for needy children. And they had fun doing it. As a way to get sixth-graders involved with their community, teacher Janie Roach and Principal Cynthia Livingston made it a requirement that each sixth-grade student donate 10 hours of community service as a requirement to ascend to middle school.
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November 29, 2011
The students of Montrose Christian Montessori School donated more than 150 shoe boxes filled with toys and school supplies to children living in some of the poorest areas around the world. The boxes were donated to Samaritan's Purse, an international relief organization through the Operation Christmas Child program. “Support for this program has been tremendous, and we were delighted to see many of the children donating two or three boxes each,” said Sharon Lee, administrator of Montrose Christian Montessori School.
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By Yasmin Nouh | August 20, 2009
Michele MacNeal works as a nurse at Verdugo Hills Hospital, has raised three children and gives what is left of her time to volunteer with humanitarian-based efforts, such as Operation Christmas Child and the Parents Television Council. She attributes her busy lifestyle to her gene pool. “As my grandmother used to say, ‘We Muncies have a lot of moxies,’” MacNeal said. Her grandmother’s maiden name was Muncy, and she raised seven kids without a husband during the Great Depression.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 2008
Operation Christmas Child will be collecting gift-filled shoe boxes now until Monday at the Karamian residence, 420 Palm Drive, Glendale. Shoe boxes, filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and other small gifts, will be delivered to children worldwide. For drop-off times at the Karamian home, go to www.samaritanspurse.org. For more information, call (800) 215-3694. ? The Prepared Speakers Toastmasters Club of Glendale welcomes everyone who would like to improve their communication and develop leadership skills to its potluck meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at the Boy Scouts of America Verdugo Hills Council, 1325 Grandview Ave., Glendale.
NEWS
By Ani Amirkhanian | November 19, 2007
The garage of Michele MacNeal’s La Crescenta home was filled with cardboard boxes stacked up high to the ceiling on Sunday. Inside the boxes were shoe boxes wrapped in Christmas paper. Each contained small gift items for young boys or girls. With the help of hundreds of donors, MacNeal collected the shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, an international service project organized by Samaritan’s Purse, a nonprofit organization that provides humanitarian aid to victims of poverty, disease, famine and natural disasters around the world.
LOCAL
November 18, 2005
By Mary O'Keefe Look around the community, and you will see many students volunteering to clean Foothill Boulevard or to bring plants to a retirement home. Usually these students are middle- and high-school age, but now a younger group of volunteers will be helping out. John C. Fremont Elementary School has joined with the Glendale Kiwanis Club as K-Kids. "We want to help the world and be a part of the community where we can," said K-Kids Kiwanis Fremont president Sunni Roberts.
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