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Serving the people of Historic Filipinotown and Los Angeles, one person at at time...
It's that time of the year again! The chilly weather is setting in, the Christmas music is being played, and everyone is starting to put up their trees. Along with all the Christmas festivities, we ask you to join us for our annual Christmas Outreach. There will be a toy giveaway for kids who are present. Kids can also enjoy jumping on a bouncer, face painting, a petting zoo and live insects. We hope to see you there!
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Center of H.O.P.E presents the:
The Child After School Enrichment (C.A.S.E) Program is a new outreach program to encourage youth development. The program will comprise of: the “Tutorial Program”, music class, arts and crafts, a fitness program, health education, and some health screening.
The “Tutorial Program” will include tutoring kids from the kindergarten level to the sixth grade level in subjects such as, Math and English. Tutors will educate young kids in: writing and identifying the letters of the alphabets, also, counting, writing, and identifying numbers. Tutors will also educate students who are in the higher grade levels with their English homework that might include the following: reading, book reports, writing and editing essays; in math homework that might include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Music class will consist of instructors teaching students on the basics of playing an instrument. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to play an instrument of their choice, such as: guitar, bass, piano, drums.
Arts and Crafts will encourage students to express their creativity and artistic side. Students will be instructed to complete different art projects which they can do based on their different interpretations. Arts and Crafts will allow students to be inventive, imaginative, and expressive.
The fitness program is an enjoyable program that will be open to both kids and adults. The fitness section will incorporate different, various, and fun exercising techniques. Children and adults will have the opportunity to be surrounded by other people who are supportive and encouraging about being healthy and fit.
Also, children and adults have the opportunity to be part of the health education and health screening that will inform the attendees of important facts about a person’s health. Being knowledgeable about one’s health is an important factor of staying healthy.
Join us on our Open House as we launch the C.A.S.E program on Saturday, September 06, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. We will inform you more about the program and you will have the opportunity to connect with the tutors and leaders. We hope to see you there!
Center of H.O.P.E presents:
Give Love on Christmas
It's that time of year again everyone! Join us on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m for a day of fun and giving love. Free toys will be given to the first 100 children that show. There will be jumpers, face painting, petting zoo, and other exciting free activities.
Hope to see you there!
Center of H.O.P.E. Community Health Fair by Mira Cabrera
Los Angeles, CA- For the first day of fall season Center of H.O.P.E (Haven of People Empowerment) kicked off their health fair for the community. It all started at nine o’clock in the morning on Saturday, September 21, the registration desk opened to welcome the people of the community. From children to adults to seniors, the health fair provided free benefits for everybody.
The health fair offered the participants with screenings for asthma/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), blood pressure, diabetes, dental, depression/dementia, electrocardiogram (ECG), hearing, and vision. While attendees took advantage of the multiple screenings available, they also had the benefit of receiving education about asthma/COPD, breast cancer, diabetes, heart health/obesity, and stress management.
A free flu shot was also administered to those who preferred to receive one.
St. Vincent Multicultural Health Awareness and Prevention Center offered body fat analysis and mammogram sign-ups while the Health Benefits Resource Center proposed health coverage information. Other booths such as The Rampart/ Village Neighborhood Council participated to inform the community regarding their responsibilities and services for the community.
After all the attendees completed their screenings and tests, a food distribution was also available for them. A bag of handful canned goods; fruits, etc were given out to each individual.
Center of H.O.P.E would like to thank the Rivera-Mitu Scholarship Foundation, the volunteers from Trinity Vocational Center, The Rampart Village Neighborhood Council, St. Vincent Multicultural Health Awareness and Prevention Center, West Los Angeles College- Dental Hygiene Program, Integrated Life, Pastor Benny and the volunteers from Lord of Harvest Church, and other major sponsors/exhibitors for supporting the Community Health Fair.
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Center of Hope President and Lord of Harvest Church Senior Pastor Benny Aranas along with CoH staff and volunteers during the May 5th, 2012 Health Fair at Historic FilipinoTown.
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