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Project Boon Seeks Volunteers and Sponsors for Fontana’s Eat & Be Well Thanksgiving Celebration Meal and Resource Fair

October 3rd, 2016

Thanksgiving is a time to reminisce, be with family and give thanks for what we’ve been given throughout the year. But for many Inland Empire area families and residents, the cost of a traditional Thanksgiving turkey meal with all the fixings isn’t within reach this year. For this and many other reasons, Project Boon, a Rancho Cucamonga 501 (c)(3) nonprofit,…

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A Chance Encounter Leads Project Boon to Launch an International Reading Program in an Unexpected Place

September 1st, 2016

Sometimes a seemingly random moment can change the lives of many. That was the case for Chris Suchanek, executive director of Project Boon, a Rancho Cucamonga based 501(C)(3) non-profit dedicated to helping communities nearby and a world away, and Serge, a new Spanish business owner of a Seville barbershop. Suchanek, who along with his wife Ana Karina, is the owner…

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Operation Devolver 16.2: Back to School Help for Impoverished Children in Mexico with Project Boon

August 12th, 2016

Summer is ending, and it’s back to school time across the world as kids are heading into the classroom for another year of learning. Unfortunately, while some children may be ready to head back to school and hit the books, they may not all have the supplies they need in order to have a successful school year, or the resources…

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Local Nonprofit Project Boon Marks Milestone Helping Families Abroad

June 17th, 2016

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California, June 2, 2016—Project Boon, a 501(c)(3) health and wellness nonprofit based in Inland Empire, announced its latest “Operation Devolver” trip this June, commemorating five years of philanthropic visits to the Jalisco region in Mexico. Since 2011, Operation Devolver has partnered with businesses and individuals to send volunteers, 3600 pounds of food and household necessities, 400 toys and…

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4th Annual Eat & Be Well Promotes Community Health for Those in Need

August 25th, 2015

Project Boon’s Eat and Be Well pre-Thanksgiving feast serves up free, fun, food, and much-needed health services to Inland Empire’s underserved populations.   Ontario, CA July 29, 2015—Thanksgiving traditions get people into the spirit of giving, for the past three years Project Boon’s Eat and Be Well event has brought this experience to every part of the community—connecting those who…

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Fontana Mayor Announces Eat & Be Well Will Continue As Long As She is In Office!

December 16th, 2014

The 3rd annual Eat & Be Well event exceeded expectations, providing 1,800 plates served, 80 haircuts for both adults and children alike, and capturing the attention from both print and television media. Backed by a socially conscious steering committee, Eat & Be Well 2014 was more than a memorable community event – this year proved it’s staying power. Held on…

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Eat & Be Well Preps for Its 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Event!

September 12th, 2014

The third-annual, November 26th event will bring a traditional Thanksgiving meal, social services, and day of fun to the underserved community of San Bernardino County.   “I have a passion for seeing people come together and use their resources to make a difference in the lives of others,” says Christopher Suchánek, Eat & Be Well co-founder and CEO of Firm…

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Eat & Be Well Returns to Support the Underserved in San Bernardino County this Thanksgiving Season

September 13th, 2013

With the objective to serve 2,500 plates this year, the Eat & Be Well steering committee looks forward to providing a hearty Thanksgiving meal to those in need during its second annual, one-day event. A follow-up to its successful experience last year, Eat & Be Well is back this Thanksgiving season! The second annual, one-day event will be held on…

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