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Hillsides Charity Announces Holiday Toy Drive at 46 Local Starbucks

12-10-2013 07:32 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

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Hillsides Charity Announces Holiday Toy Drive at 46 Local

Residents throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles County can help brighten a child’s holiday season by donating new, unwrapped gifts and toys at select local Starbucks stores. Beginning Thursday, December 5, 2013 Hillsides, a premier provider creating lasting change in the lives of children, youth and families in need, will be placing in-store donation bins at 46 local Starbucks.
“Working together with business partners gives us an opportunity to reach new audiences who may not know about the needs of those in their own community,” said Joseph M. Costa, the charity’s chief executive officer. “This effort will help raise awareness about the services and programs Hillsides offers to change the lives of children and families in crisis.”
Holiday gifts and toys can be delivered to select Starbucks locations beginning December 5. A complete list of participating Starbucks will be on our web page under the News tab.
To make a holiday donation to families and children Hillsides serves, please contact Laura Kelso at lkelso@hillsides.org or 323- 254-2274, ext. 251

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. Our vision is to create lasting change in the lives of at-risk children and youth we serve. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.

Hillsides has four main programs:
Family Resource Centers, which offer numerous community based programs and services that provide parenting classes, mental health support and additional crucial resources for vulnerable children and families throughout Los Angeles County.
Residential Treatment Services, which provide a safe and stable environment where children and youths, who cannot live at home, suffered trauma, or have severe emotional or behavioral challenges, can thrive.
Education Center, a therapeutic residential and day school that offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning and/or behavioral challenges for children in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Youth Moving On, which provides former foster youth affordable quality housing and numerous support services to help them become responsible, self-sufficient adults.

Hillsides
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
323-254-2274
Company Contact/Press Contact:
Marisol Barrios
mbarrios@hillsides.org
323-543-2800 ext 128
815 Colorado Blvd, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90041

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