“Stamp out Hunger” Food Drive

For over 20 years the National Association of Letter Carriers' (NALC)  “Stamp out Hunger” food drive has been the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year, carriers collected more than 80 million pounds of food, well above the previous record of 77 million pounds. On Saturday May 13, 2017 the NALC will collect food for the families in need during their regular postal delivery route. The food collected will go a long way to help feed people in need. There has been a big increase in se...

“Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive

stamp out hunger food drive
In the past 23 years the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)  "Stamp out Hunger" food drive has been the nation's largest single-day food drive. Last year, the mail carriers' union collected more than 74 millions pounds of food along its postal routes. On Saturday May 14, 2016 the NALC will collect food for the families in need during their regular postal delivery route. The food collected will go a long way to help feed people in need. There has been a big increase in services the l...

Corona’s 2015 Spooktacular Events

  The nights are getting cooler and people throughout town are decorating their patios with pumpkins and frightful creatures. If you're looking for fun and intriguing ways to celebrate Halloween this year, look no further than local Corona events!  The Pumpkin Factory [MAP] is always a big hit for families with plenty to do from picking out your perfect pumpkin to pony rides.  As always the Pumpkin Factory has free admission, but you must pay for attractions; be sure to check out ...

Paint a Bowl for the Settlement House

The Corona-Norco Settlement House will be hosting the 9th annual Empty Bowls fundraising dinner on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Every diner attending this event may select and take home a hand-painted or a hand-crafted bowl to remind them of the hunger that exists in our community – those who go to bed hungry, with an “empty bowl”. Visit the Corona City Hall Multipurpose Room on Wednesday, September 30, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., to paint bowls for the Empty Bowls Dinner.  All materials will...

Corona Fire: Spark of Love Toy Drive

Spark of Love Toy Drive
The Corona Fire Department has once again teamed up with ABC7 to put on the Spark of Love Toy Drive. We are asking for your help in collecting new, unwrapped toys for those less fortunate in our community. Donations can be made at all 7 Corona Fire Stations, as well as Fire Headquarters from Nov. 10 to Dec. 24. We invite all members of the public to come down to your local Corona Fire Station and donate! We will also be having a Stuff-a-Firetruck event at Dos Lagos on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 12 p.m....

Empty Bowls Filled for the Settlement House

empty bowls fundraiser
The Corona-Norco Settlement House, a local non-profit, charitable organization that provides services for low-income families and individuals and the homeless in Corona and Norco, is hosting the 8th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Turning Point Church, 2000 Norco Drive, Norco, CA [MAP]. Everyone attending the dinner will enjoy a meal of delicious soup, salad, bread, dessert and beverage – all donated by favorite local restaurants.  The even...

Mayor’s Charity Ball: Great Gatsby Extravaganza

corona mayors charity ball
The 2014 Mayor’s Charity Ball- Great Gatsby Extravaganza is an event this summer, planned to help raise money to “rebuild” the Corona-Norco Settlement House. Would you like to take part in the ultimate fundraising Extravaganza celebrating more than a century worth of Settlement House service? The night will include a red carpet, photo ops, street performers, live band, appetizers and dinner, vintage cars, live auction, silent auction, and dancing of course. Attendees are welcome to dress i...

’tis The Season of Giving

Corona Norco Settlement House is preparing for the holiday season ahead and as always it can only happen with the help of the community. Through the efforts of our community and the Settlement House, last year 800 families were provided food baskets and nearly 3,000 children were provided with new toys and they are hopeful to reach that goal again this year. You can help through donating new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children ages 3 to 15 years old. There is especially a need for gifts a...

Holiday Elves Needed: Donate a Holiday Tree

The holidays are quickly approaching and the Library & Recreation Services Department wants to ensure all of Corona’s families have a reason to celebrate the joys of the season. As such, they are seeking donations of artificial holiday trees and decorations, which will be used to generate a winter wonderland for the community as well as spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate. The donated trees will first  be used  at the Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 8 to creat...