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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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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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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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