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ALF and CAP Offer Scholarships to High School Seniors

Every year, Assistance League of Flintridge and Cañada Auxiliary of Professionals award scholarships to high school seniors.  Students in La Cañada Flintridge who will be attending a four-year college or university in the fall, can apply for the Mary Ellen Hillgren scholarship that was established in 1995.  The deadline is Friday, April 17, 2020.  The CAP scholarship was established in 2001 and is intended for students in the foothills area who will be attending a two-year community college or accredited occupational program this fall.  The deadline is Friday, May 8, 2020.

ALF Summer School Registration Remains Open!

NOTE: We are continuing to plan for Summer School 2020 but due to Covid-19, we will re-evaluate on May 1.  In the event there is no program, class fees will be refunded.

For over 40 years, Assistance League of Flintridge has held our summer enrichment program for students entering grades 1-8.  This year, the 4-week session will be from June 22 – July 17, 2020 at La Cañada Elementary and La Cañada High School.  Classes offered are intended for the “joy of learning” and there is no homework!  Complete information is now available on the Summer School pages of the website and registration opened on Monday, March 2 at noon.

ALFies Celebrate Philanthropic Programs at the Phil Faire

During a recent meeting, Assistance League of Flintridge members had the opportunity to learn more about philanthropic programs at the first annual “Phil Faire.”  Each of the chairmen representing Drama, Instrumental Music, Summer School, Retired Service Volunteers, Operation School Bell, Community Outreach and Assisteens with their committees reached out to attendees and demonstrated what they do in their positions during the year.  Members were able to sign-up right away for the jobs that appealed to them in addition to volunteering for shifts in the Bargain Box Thrift Shop.

ALF Provides Special Gifts Through Community Outreach

You may have seen the Assistance League of Flintridge, Community Outreach ad hoc committee shopping at our new Target store in December.  Through a generous donation made by Target and funds from sales in the Bargain Box Thrift Shop, the volunteers were able to provide toys for 42 students in foster care in Sunland-Tujunga.  The whole team got behind the project, wrapping the gifts and delivering them in Bargain Box bags.  In addition, the committee recently purchased three computers and donated them to Door of Hope, a facility in Pasadena that provides services for homeless families.  In February, Community Outreach provided books to students during ACTION! WEEK, a national event held by Assistance League chapters all over the country.