Category: Community & Human Interest
Established in 1995, Assisteens is the teenage auxiliary of the Assistance League of Irvine.
The teens prepare school supply kits for students in need who attend IUSD schools; sew blankets for premature babies in the Kaiser Permanente Irvine NICU; work at the Farm & Food Lab in the Great Park; and they provide towel sets, self-care kits and crafts for women and children staying at the Human Options shelter for domestic-abuse victims.
Irvine resident, Melody Change — a high school senior at the Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana and Girl Scout Ambassador — has been recognized for creating the first public health patch program for Girl Scouts through her work designing a Girl Scout Gold Award project: Let’s Learn About Public Health.Read More
Now through December 13th, the City is accepting donations for Irvine’s adopted Marine Battalion families.
This a terrific family activity, with parents teaching our children the importance of giving.
Unwrapped gifts that are suitable for infants or children 12 years of age and younger can be dropped off at three Irvine locations.Read More
Recent articles in major media have misleadingly stated or implied that the long-planned State Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery on the “ARDA” site at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in the Great Park is dead.
On the contrary, the ARDA site remains the only legally available site for a State Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery.
Despite continuing propaganda from developer FivePoint and their surrogates, Irvine residents have always supported the 125-acre ARDA site.Read More