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Celebrating the holidays with the youth of First Place
First Place for Youth is hosting holiday parties for the youth for Halloween, Thanksgiving and the winter holidays.
We had a Halloween party on Thursday, October 31st at our First Steps Community Resource Center. The youth in program came out in costumes to trick-or-treat and enjoyed a nice dinner together.
We had a dinner party for youth in program Thursday, November 14 from 3pm - 5pm at the First Steps Community Resource Center. Thanks to Lois Corrin for preparing a great meal for the youth! We are grateful to all of the volunteers that came out to support the youth and helped them have a festive celebration. You make a great difference in the lives of the youth! Thank you to the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for donating some canned goods that went into baskets for youth to take home.
Our winter holiday party will be Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 4pm - 7pm at the Lake Merritt United Methodist Church. Festivities include a fashion and talent show for the youth, arts and crafts for the kids and a photobooth. We are grateful to volunteers from Temple Sinai preparing and serving the dinner to the youth!
Oakland Raiders cornerback, Chimdi Chekwa, will be coming to speak to the youth and give out toys to the children.
Once again thanks to our volunteers make a difference in making the party a celebration!
For more information about our youth events, click here.
Maximum Impact Golf Tournament 2013
Our 4th Annual Maximum Impact Golf Tournament on Monday, September 30, was a great success. It was a sold out event, with 132 golfers registered!
We are grateful to Mira Vista Golf & Country Club and Kaiser Permanente for helping us put on an unforgettable day. We want to thank all those that supported the youth by coming out to golf. Thanks to Dan Dibley from The Rise Guys on 95.7 THE GAME for being our Master of Ceremonies. We want to especially thank all of the amazing sponsors to the event! Special sponsors include: LFA Group, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Keith Schultz & Karen May, Michael & Mary Conn, John & Kathy Scheirman, DISYS, Michelle Ellison & James Eyers, Westover Vineyards, Hilda West & Tom Duferrena, Thomas Wilson, Alfred Rose & Julie Jones from Ropes & Gray LLC, HealthExpense, Thomas & Pam Witmer, Lazaro Garcia, Susan Tully, Liz Reilinger and The Lucasfilm Foundation. Many other companies and businesses also supported us with silent auction items and gifts. All of you make a difference by supporting the youth.
Save the date for Monday, October 6, 2014 - We hope we will have an even bigger showing of support at next year's golf tournament!
Click here to get more information and to see pictures from the event.