What We Do

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Through the running of a Thrift Shop, to fundraising events, to direct assistance, the Youth Homes Auxiliary provides much needed funds and help to the children in the care of the Youth Homes agency.

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Direct Assistance:
The Youth Homes Auxiliary provides for the special needs of our young people:
• Brings cakes, ice cream and gifts for residents’ birthdays
• Fulfills wish lists and stuffs Christmas stockings for every Youth Home resident
• Honors requests for personal needs
• Provides free clothing and supplies from Thrift Shop for our homes
• Hosts annual “Celebration of Hope” luncheon every June for Agency staff and residents
• Honors graduations and provides scholarships
• Provides money for recreational outings
• Contributes money for Back to School supplies
• Provides elements for each home for the holiday dinners

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Thrift Shop
Youth Homes Auxiliary Thrift Shop brings in a significant portion of the funds for the Auxiliary. Thrift shop donations and general monetary donations are also are a major part of our fund raising activities.

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Fundraisers
Fundraising events throughout the year provide the opportunity to reach out to the community on a broader scale. They allow us to educate the public on all the great work we do, as well as have fun and raise money for our kids! Annual events include:
• November: Pecan Sales at the Rossmoor Bazaar
• December: Stocking Stuffers and Gift Wrapping
• April: Monte Carlo Night
• June: Celebration of Hope

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Membership Meetings
Our meetings are at 4pm, unless otherwise noted, on the following dates:
• October 20, 2015 – Fireside Room, Rossmoor Gateway Center
• November 17, 2015 – East Bay Shelter, at Noon
• January 19, 2016 – Club Room, Rossmoor Creekside Center
• March 15, 2016 – Fairway Room, Rossmoor Creekside Center
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