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Project Boon Partners with Inland Valley Recovery Services (IVRS) To Boost Community Outreach

November 2nd, 2017

The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons are among us, and that means that local non-profit Project Boon is once again teaming up with San Bernardino’s Inland Valley Recovery Services to host holiday events. For the second straight year, Project Boon will support these existing events, helping IVRS expand their reach to underserved communities and those in recovery, by hosting holiday meals along with…

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Project Boon’s 6th Annual Eat and Be Well Thanksgiving Event

October 30th, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time for family, reflecting on what we have been blessed with, and giving back. On Wednesday, November 22nd – the day before the annual turkey feast – local non-profit Project Boon and over 25 other local businesses, non-profits and government organizations will be teaming up in Fontana’s Seville Park to help give thanks and bring the spirit of…

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Meet Jose

August 1st, 2017

José Eduardo Martínez Rúa is 11 years old living with his parents and three siblings. He is currently in middle school and works at a local tomato farm when he is not in school. Jose works in order to help with the expenses at home, as his father works out of town for several days at a time. He mentions…

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Meet Maria

July 5th, 2017

María Salud Vega Aguilar is 40 years old and married, living with her husband, sons, and daughter-in-law. She works from home doing napkin embroidery, while the men in the family work out in the fields. Project Boon can help improve her living situation by providing her with a sewing machine that will allow for a better seam. She would also…

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Serving San Bernardino at IVRS & Project Boon’s Annual Easter Luncheon

March 27th, 2017

For many, Easter is a time to get together with family and friends to celebrate the coming of spring, not to mention it’s the most important day on the Christian calendar. But for some San Bernardino County residents who live in underserved communities, there is little to celebrate this year as they will be unable to mark the day with…

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Meet Jennifer

February 7th, 2017

Jennifer Lizbeth Vega Castrejón is 14 years old and lives with her parents and 3 siblings. As the oldest child, she is currently in middle school. Her oldest brother is in elementary school, one brother is a pre-schooler and the youngest is only one year old. Jennifer is a teenager who likes to play soccer but does not have time…

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2017 Canned Food & Toy Drive

February 2nd, 2017

Our Annual Canned Food & Toy Drive has begun! With your help, we can improve the lives of children and their families in underserved communities.

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Operation Devolver 16.3: Non-Profit Project Boon Spreads the Spirit of Feliz Navidad to Impoverished Families in Mexico

December 13th, 2016

Christmas should be a time of celebration, family and wonderment. But for some children around the world, it’s hard to get into the Christmas spirit when your basic needs of food, water and shelter are barely being met. This is the case of the children in Barranca, a tarp city south of Tuxpan in Jalisco, Mexico, where electricity and running…

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Eat & Be Well May Be Over, But Our Job is Not Complete

December 1st, 2016

It’s a Wrap! From the bottom of our hearts, Project Boon would like to say a special “Thank you!” to everyone who made last week’s Eat & Be Well event a huge success! Last week on November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving, Project Boon brought together over 1,500 Inland Empire residents in need, 46 vendors and 250 volunteers for its…

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Project Boon’s 5th Annual Eat & Be Well in Fontana

October 31st, 2016

Project Boon’s 5th Annual Eat and Be Well Pre-Thanksgiving feast serves up free fun, food, haircuts, and much-needed health services to Inland Empire’s underserved populations. Thanksgiving traditions get people into the spirit of giving. For the past four years Project Boon’s Eat and Be Well event has brought this experience to every part of the community—connecting those who have to…

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