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Project Boon Celebrates Another Year of Impact with Record-Breaking Achievements

January 17th, 2024

Project Boon, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to serving under-resourced communities, proudly announces the successful conclusion of another remarkable year, marked by unprecedented accomplishments in its mission to uplift and support those in need. In 2023, Project Boon reached a new pinnacle by distributing an astounding 40,000 meals to under-resourced families in the region. This milestone was made possible through…

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Join Project Boon in Supporting Back-to-School and Combating Food Insecurity

July 21st, 2023

  Project Boon is thrilled to announce the upcoming back-to-school event on Saturday, July 29th, at the Bloomington Community Health Center, as well as the exciting kick-off of our very first 210 Corridor Backpack Drive and Distribution. As the summer season reaches its peak, Project Boon is eager to extend a helping hand to under-resourced families in our region during…

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Project Boon Announces Spring Community Health and Wellness Event

June 19th, 2023

Project Boon has announced an upcoming event where families experiencing financial hardship can receive groceries, treat bags, and more. Since its inception in 2011, Project Boon has leveraged community partnerships to address food insecurity and general economic hardship in Southern California. To commemorate spring, the non-profit has announced its Spring Community Health and Wellness Event. Scheduled for April 1, 2023, the…

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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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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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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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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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