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United Way Mini-Golf Tournament Kicks Off Campaign

The Desert Communities Region of the Inland Empire United Way held it’s 2015 campaign kickoff with a Garden Party at Scandia. The theme, “Plant a seed and watch it grow,” featured a miniature golf tournament with teams of golfers raising money for some great causes. Teams sported their favorite “Garden Party” costumes, with Moses House Ministries winning first place in the contest. There were acknowledgements to board members and sponsors, and a great bunch of door prizes were given away. During the kickoff, Stater Bros. donated $7,000 to Inland Empire United Way, Desert Communities Region to support programs that address hunger. Your “spare change” donations at check stands in Stater Bros. grocery stores go back to the community in grants to organizations that help those facing hunger. According to their website, Stater Bros. Charities through their Harvesting Hope Program, “donates more than $450,000 to over 100 food banks and feeding programs in Southern California.” The Stuff the Ebmeyer Bus program collected backpacks, pens, glue sticks, crayons, markers, spiral notebooks, looseleaf paper, scissors and colored pencils. The IEUW Desert Communities Region office is located at 16192 Siskiyou Road, Suite 4, Apple Valley, CA 92307. For more information, call (760) 242-5370.

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