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Community Service and Philanthropic Work



In 2019 and 2020 we put a major emphasis on Community Service and Philanthropic work in our community. Here is a summary of the projects we completed and the organizations we worked with. Together we can achieve so much! 

SECOND HARVEST OF SILICON VALLEY FOOD DRIVE

Members raised $5760 in a food drive for Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to help vulnerable neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis. Thank you to all the people involved, this is a great example of a members coming together and wanting to help. If you wish to donate, you still can here

JENNY'S LIGHT RUN

A team of Las Madres members took part in the virtual Jenny's Light Run organized by Supporting Mamas shed a light on maternal mental health. The LM team had 22 individuals sign up (the most of any other charity group). Thanks to everyone who participated and helped us support such an important cause and organization!

HERITAGE HOME BABY SHOWER

On September 22nd, South Valley Club in collaboration with Mountain View 2019 playgroup hosted a baby shower for expecting moms of Heritage HomeShelter in Downtown San Jose. In 1.5 month, we were able to collect hundreds of items that the new mothers need such as: diapers, wipes, baby clothes, maternity clothes, car seats, strollers, and many more. We are happy to share our love with the moms in need and bring excitement into young families.



SACRED HEARTS HOMELESS SURVIVAL KITS

The Willow Glen Club filled 67 bags with socks, underwear, wash clothes, tooth brush/paste, body wash, shampoo/conditioner, deodorant, hand sanitizer, chapstick, condoms, pads, beef jersey, and granola bars and donated them to Sacred Heart Community Service.

SWEET CASES FOR CHILDREN ENTERING FOSTER CARE

The Sunnyvale/Santa Clara Club - decorate and pack 25 Sweet Cases for children entering the foster care system, they also held a fundraiser for Together We Rise. Thank you so much for being part of helping us improve the way some of these children will experience entering foster care.


LOVED TWICE CLOTHING DRIVE

Together we are donating 44 fully loaded boxes of baby clothes and accessories to Loved Twice!!! That’s 44 newborn babies in need that will have something snuggly and cozy to wear from birth to age 1 thanks to our generous members!! Thank you to everyone who donated and packed.


LUCILLE PACKARD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL TOY DRIVE

The Los Gatos/Saratoga Club in another successful Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. They received so many wonderful toys and were able to make a monetary contribution. Thank you everyone

HELP A MOTHER OUT - DIAPER DRIVE

We held a 10 day long and Las Madres wide, so including all our Clubs and Playgroups, Diaper Drive for Help a Mother Out. They are a organization who work to improve baby and family well being by increasing access to diapers for families in need. Our Grand Totals were 1273 Diapers and 2796 Wipes give or take a few! 

KAPFA - BACK PACK DRIVE

We held a back to school backpack drive for Kinship Adoptive and Foster Parenting Association. We collected for middle school and high school kids. All our Playgroups got involved, parents and kids! Helping by getting supplies, assembling the bags and dropping them off. Together we collected: 72 backpacks, 21 calculators, 121 rulers, 128 packs of colored pencils, 94 packs of crayons, 249 highlighters (mainly in packs of 4), 630 pens (mainly in packs of 10), 961 pencils (variety in type and quantities per pack), 220 erasers (mainly in packs of 2), 158 glue sticks, 152 notebooks, 52 packs of paper, 30 binders, 23 sets of dividers