Gobble Give-Back at Gledhill

Vons to donate turkeys to Gledhill Elementary and Monroe High School families

November 21, 2011

Vons is helping to provide a plentiful Thanksgiving meal for more than 60 families of students at Gledhill Elementary and Monroe High School.  In partnership with LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program and SOSMentor, Vons volunteers will be on hand at Gledhill Elementary to distribute turkeys and other Thanksgiving food items to families of students who participate in both programs.  SOSMentor currently trains Monroe High School students to mentor LA’s BEST students from Gledhill Elementary in the areas of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices.

 

WHO:

Volunteers from Vons

LA’s BEST students and families from Gledhill Elementary

SOSMentor students and families from Monroe High

WHEN:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

WHERE:

Gledhill Elementary

16030 Gledhill Street
North Hills, CA 91343

VISUAL:

Vons volunteers distributing free turkeys to high school and elementary school students and families.

About LA’s BEST

LA's BEST - Better Educated Students for Tomorrow - is a nationally recognized after school education, enrichment and recreation program serving more than 28,000 children with the greatest needs and fewest resources throughout the City of Los Angeles. LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program provides a safe haven for children ages 5 to 12 at 186 elementary school sites each day during the critical hours after school — at no cost to parents. Established in 1988, LA's BEST is a partnership including the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the private sector. LA’s BEST is part of Beyond the Bell, whose mission is to ensure that all children and youth in LAUSD have access to high quality, safe and supervised academic, enrichment, and recreation programs that inspire learning and achievement beyond the regular school day. For more information, please visit www.lasbest.org.

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