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Meals on Wheels Seeks Volunteers to Expand into Corona

LAFF will be working with the Riverside Meals on Wheels to expand into Corona. In order to accomplish this, the partnership will not be successful without lots of dependable and committed volunteers. LAFF will also need financial donations to assist with the expansion into Corona. If you are also interested, please join us Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Blood Drive at City Hall April 16

The City of Corona, in conjunction with Lifestream, is hosting a blood drive Thursday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the City Hall Multipurpose Room [MAP].

Did You Know: The Special Olympics is Coming to Corona

The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games are coming to Corona! That’s right, this summer Corona will welcome and celebrate nearly 100 athletes and their coaches from around the world for a special three-day Host Town program that will take place prior to the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles that are held July 25, 2015 to Aug. 2, 2015.

New Website Pairs Volunteers with Community Service Opportunities

A new website has recently launched, JustServe.org, to provide a place where every organization and individual can go to find service projects in the local and surrounding areas. Think of it as a matchmaking service to help pair people with the needs of community service agencies and organizations.

PD 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Event

On Nov. 13, 2014, the Corona Police Department hosted the 2014 Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Corona Public Library Grand Blvd Room. The dinner honors and recognized over 100 police volunteers who provide thousands of hours of service to the department and the community. The volunteers serve in various areas of the police department and are separated in different volunteer groups

Bicycles for Children Making a Difference in Our Community

The Bicycles for Children organization, a local not-for-profit, was founded three years ago with the goal of donating 155 bicycles to impoverished children to the Corona/Norco Unified School District. This year, the Bicycles for Children organization set an ambitious goal of donating 700 bicycles.

Fill the Container for ISIS Refugees

What started as a small idea from a local mom has quickly turned into a city wide movement to help refugees in the Middle East. Chelsea Dischinger is a stay-at-home mom who heard about the crisis in the Middle East and felt compelled to do something to help.Along with her two daughters, Reese, 4, and Jordyan, 6, the Dischingers took on the challenge, with the help of the local community, to fill a 40 foot container with supplies and ship it to the refugees.

Chamber Seeks Restaurants to Join “Dine-Out for Jordan” Fundraiser

On November 22, 2013, 16-year-old Santiago High School student Jordan Walker suffered a spinal cord injury while playing in a CIF football game. He has since been undergoing intense rehabilitation, and still has a long road ahead of him as he learns to live life without use of his limbs. His family is planning on moving him to a facility in Colorado for specialized care.... Continue reading...

Corona PD Hosts HAM Radio License Class

Do you want your family to be better prepared for a disaster? Do you want to assist in our public safety agencies with Emergency Communications? Do you want to be licensed to use more powerful radios for communication in the desert or the mountains? Or perhaps you just want to learn something new.... Continue reading...

Corona’s Trauma Intervention Program Seeks Volunteers

Are you that caring and compassionate person that friends and family seek out when looking for a source of strength and support? If so, you may have just what it takes to be a volunteer for Corona’s Trauma Intervention Program, TIP.

Serving citizens of Corona since 1996, volunteers for TIP are called upon by police, fire or hospital personnel to assist individuals and families who are experiencing an emotionally traumatic event.... Continue reading...

Local Non Profit Donates 485 Bicycles for Children!

Bicycles for Children along with the Corona community was able to assemble 485 bicycles on Dec. 21, 2013 at El Cerrito Middle School for less fortunate and deserving children in the Corona area.

The local non-profit, Bicycles for Children, aims to donate bicycles and helmets to elementary students in the Corona Norco Unified School District as well as some surrounding districts.... Continue reading...

Citrus Hills Delivers Groceries to Families in Need.

Corona’s Citrus Hills Intermediate School students and staff, with the help of a generous additional 10 percent assist from Corona’s Foothill Ave. Albertsons, raised over $11,000 in just two weeks of fund raising.  Citrus Hills, partnering with the Foothill Ave. Albertsons, delivered bags of groceries to over 50 financially struggling Corona families on Saturday, Dec.... Continue reading...

Code Enforcement Volunteer Program

The Code Enforcement Division welcomes volunteers from the community to preserve and improve our community, enhance property values and improve the overall quality of life throughout the City. All required training and equipment is provided by the City of Corona.

Volunteer Duties: Aiding in the identification of blighted conditions and other property maintenance violations; assisting with inspections and re-inspections of alleged violations; removing illegal signage in public right of ways; clerical duties to assist City personnel; and educating the public on City standards and regulations.... Continue reading...

Food Runners Host Their Second Annual 5k Fun Can Run!

food runnersFood Runners second Annual 5k Fun CanRun to support the Corona Norco Settlement House. The 5k Fun CanRun will be collecting cans in lieu of a registration fee.

After last year’s Run saw huge success with more than 500 people participating at the event and more than 3,200 pounds of food collected, Food Runners is doing it again!... Continue reading...

Research Today for a Cancer-Free Tomorrow

Cancer ResearchWhat if you could make it so that just one family never had to hear the words, “You have cancer”?  The American Cancer Society is enrolling participants for their newest research study, Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) in the Inland Empire area from June 20 through June 27.  Individuals may choose to participate if they are willing to make a long-term commitment (completing surveys periodically over the next 20-30 years), are between the ages of 30 and 65 years old, and have never been diagnosed with cancer.... Continue reading...