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Los Angeles Waves: Step Forward Day 2016

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Saturday, September 10

Put a little extra "Pepp" in your step and join the Los Angeles Waves at one of these locations for Step Forward Day 2016! On Saturday, September 10, the Los Angeles Waves will be making five times the difference by partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena, Crenshaw Family YMCA, PUENTE Learning Center in Boyle Heights, Safety Harbor Kids in Pacific Palisades, and the Westside Food Bank in Santa Monica. Pick the place closest to you (or nearest to your heart) and celebrate Pepperdine's mission of purpose, service, and leadership!

With good deeds comes good food! SUBWAY® Restaurants is generously donating sandwiches to fuel our volunteers at the Los Angeles Step Forward Day locations.

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9 AM - 12 PM: Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena

Join the Los Angeles Waves to partner with Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena for a morning of service! The Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena promotes the health, educational, social, vocational, and character development of boys and girls ages 6 to 18. The Los Angeles Waves will be helping with maintenance and beautification of the campus. Everyone ages 12 and up are welcome to participate in this fun-filled service project.

 

9 AM - 12 PM: Crenshaw Family YMCA

Join the Black Alumni Council and fellow Waves to partner with Crenshaw Family YMCA for a morning of service! The Crenshaw Family Y is a non-profit organization committed to helping you live a balanced, healthy life in spirit, mind and body. Pepperdine alumni, parents, family, and friends will be working on various beautification projects to improve the Crenshaw YMCA facility. All ages are welcome to participate in this fun-filled service project. However, minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Please be sure to wear casual, comfortable clothes appropriate for tasks that may include painting, sweeping, or cleaning.

 

9 AM - 12 PM: Safety Harbor Kids (Pacific Palisades)

Join the Los Angeles Waves to partner with Safety Harbor Kids for a morning of service! Safety Harbor Kids is a nonprofit with the mission to enrich the lives of orphans, foster, and homeless children through education in the areas of College, Career, Music and the Arts. The Los Angeles Waves will be helping set up the Safety Harbor Kids 9th Annual Polo Classic at Will Rogers State Park.

 

10 AM - 1 PM: Cancelled - PUENTE Learning Center (Boyle Heights)

Join the Los Angeles Waves to partner with PUENTE Learning Center for a morning of service! PUENTE Learning Center is a place for learning, achievement, and success that offers classes for students ages 3 and up. The Los Angeles Waves will be helping with indoor and outdoor maintenance. Everyone ages 18 and up are welcome to participate in this fun-filled service project.

 

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Westside Food Bank (Santa Monica)

Join the Los Angeles Waves to partner with Westside Food Bank for a morning of service! Westside Food Bank is an independent, non-governmental, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, which provides food to social service agencies on the Westside of Los Angeles County enabling low-income people to stay in their homes, deterring the problem of homelessness. The Los Angeles Waves will be helping organize and box donated food to help end local hunger and homelessness on the Westside. Everyone ages 5 and up is welcome to participate in this fun-filled service project.

 


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