MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN ONE DAY.Byline: Daily News
SANTA CLARITA Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, - For the third consecutive year, the Santa Clarita Valley The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672. Resource Center, in cooperation with the city of Santa Clarita, will host a local Make a Difference Day, joining volunteers across the country for a national day of service.
This year, Make a Difference Day will take place Oct. 25, but local nonprofit organizations Nonprofit Organization
An association that is given tax-free status. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.
Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools. must submit project proposals by Friday.
Volunteer projects must be hands-on, must have visible positive results in one day and will be chosen for their effectiveness and long-term positive impact on the agency and the community.
Make a Difference Day activities can include such projects as book and clothing drives, visits to hospitals, school renovations, providing meals for the homeless, planting a community garden, neighborhood clean-ups and more.
``By bringing together a variety of local nonprofit A corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive.
Nonprofits are also called not-for-profit corporations. Nonprofit corporations are created according to state law. and community service organizations with the help of the Santa Clarita Valley Resource Center, we hope that this event will help to highlight the many volunteer opportunities that exist within our valley,'' said Neil Shah Shah is a Persian term for a monarch (ruler) that has been adopted in many other languages. This term is a Post Islamic Revolution term for monarchs in Iran which is replaced by valie faghih or Supreme Leader. , Make a Difference Day event co-chairman.
The nonprofit group or service agency producing the event will be responsible for planning and executing the project, including all costs, supplies and insurance coverage. The Make a Difference Committee will provide support for the project with recruitment of volunteers, logistical lo·gis·tic also lo·gis·ti·cal
1. Of or relating to symbolic logic.
2. Of or relating to logistics.
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To submit an application for a Make A Difference Day project, call Laura Piening at the Resource Center at (661) 250-3720.
Volunteers can Make a Difference at Hart Park, bagging some 600 pounds of animal food.
David R. Crane/Staff Photographer