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Project Boon Announces Spring Community Health and Wellness Event and #GiveWithoutReservation Initiative

April 6th, 2022

The event, scheduled for April 16th, represents a partnership between the non-profit organization, the Fontana Unified School System, and Grocery Outlet Rialto. Project Boon, a non-profit organization that serves families in Southern California, announces its 2022 Springtime Health and Wellness Event. This walk-up event will include the distribution of groceries, festive springtime treat bags for children, and a special appearance…

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Project Boon Celebrates Remarkable Year of Local Philanthropy, Generous Giving

February 11th, 2022

Despite the ongoing disruptions of COVID-19, Project Boon enjoyed a busy and fruitful 2021. In a new statement to the press, the non-profit organization shares some facts and figures that highlight a remarkable year and celebrates the commitment of its incredible donors and volunteers. “We’re so proud of the impact we made on the local community this year,” comments Chris Suchánek, the founder…

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Coronavirus: The Effect On Project Boon Events

March 12th, 2020

The world is dealing with an issue of enormous scale and human impact. Our hearts go out to those affected by the outbreak of Coronavirus. Project Boon has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and is committed to putting the health and safety of our volunteers and event attendees first. We have followed information from local, state,…

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Project Boon Partners with Inland Valley Recovery Services (IVRS) To Host The Upcoming Holiday Events

October 15th, 2019

The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons are upon 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. 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 health and wellness…

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Seeking Volunteers for Eat & Be Well

October 9th, 2019

Project Boon is looking for volunteers for Eat & Be Well 2019. This annual event is a celebration of the Thanksgiving season. On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, Project Boon and hundreds of volunteers will meet at Fontana’s Seville Park to serve 15,000 to 2,000 warm holiday meals to individuals and families in need. Through partnerships with local businesses and organizations,…

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This Free Event Provides Health Screenings, Back-to-School Backpacks, and a Warm Meal to Local Families in Need Every July.

May 29th, 2019

Project Boon teams up with the Bloomington Community Health Center (BCHC) each July for a Backpack Giveaway & Resource Fair in Bloomington, CA at 18601 Valley Blvd. Bloomington, CA 92316. The FREE event helps local residents in need by providing: Pediatric, adult, and geriatric health screenings; dental screenings; optometry screenings; behavioral health screenings; and women’s health services Back-to-school backpacks with…

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Project Boon’s Eat & Be Well 7th Annual Thanksgiving Event in Fontana, CA

October 4th, 2018

Project Boon’s 7th Annual Eat & Be Well Pre-Thanksgiving feast serves up free fun, food, haircuts, much-needed health services and eye exams to Inland Empire’s under-served populations. Thanksgiving traditions get people into the spirit of giving. For the past seven years Project Boon’s Eat & Be Well event has brought this experience to every part of the community—connecting those who…

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Meet Jennifer

July 9th, 2018

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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Q&A Financial Aid

April 6th, 2018

Jesus Alvarez is a Financial Aid Representative at Cal State Northridge. He was kind enough to make some time for us to get information on the financial aid process when entering any college or university. Project Boon: What type of financial aid is offered? Jesus Alvarez: That varies on the school. The first thing, in a community college(CC), there is…

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Meet Carlos

January 1st, 2018

Carlos Ernesto Vega Castrejón is 11 years old and lives with his parents and siblings. He attends elementary school but misses his classes often for work. The majority of his time is spent harvesting crops on a tomato farm. It’s hard work, but he doesn’t mind since it allows him the freedom to spend his own money on things he…

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