For a number of months now, Happy House has been working with the United in Peace “peace rides” in South Los Angeles. These rides are composed of local biker clubs, a low rider club, a corvette club and individual owners of exotic and not-so-exotic cars—people who genuinely care about their community. Along with this crew, LAPD sends a large contingent of officers and vehicles to escort the riders through intersections. That’s a major necessity since the ride can be close to a mile or more long just in participants! To answer the obvious question of why: because these rides are having a major impact in crime reduction in the areas […]
Meet a family who the LAPD asked if Happy House could help them with toys. So applying “Love and Help Children” from The Way to Happiness, Happy House did just that but not only did they drop off toys but we were able to find a Food Ministry to give them staples from milk, eggs and bread. And, we got them some Christmas cookies to decorate! Thanks to the LAPD for reaching out to make sure this family has a great Christmas!
Happy House Sponsored Christmas Event in it’s 7th YEAR! Around 200 kids, parents and teachers showed up for this annual event! Several teachers cried from joy and stating that Happy House makes them all feel VERY special and the students and parents are not use to being treated as ROYALTY! Thank to all you helped put this together!! Here are few photos of Board Members and Volunteers getting the party ready he day before. Other photo of kids doing arts and crafts and decorating their OWN cookies!
Happy House President, Carol Loweree, helped create an event bringing together a variety of groups sharing ideals.
Volunteers at the Delphi School in Lake View Terrace helped Happy House President Carol Loweree prep 150 gift bags for kids in South LA for an upcoming Peace Ride.
Litter in a Columbus, Ohio neighborhood didn’t stand a chance when Good Choices kids came in and cleaned up.
Nancy Cartwright hosted the biggest Happy House Poker Fundraiser ever at her home on May 30th.
These 5 great male leaders (plus 2 stellar females) for our future, from Watts, California’s For Kids About Kids After School Program finished the How to Make Good Choices Program this past week. They will be honored on June 6th at the Stepping Stones Awards Banquet at 3pm at the Inglewood Community Center. They making a Better Tomorrow by being drug free and conquering illiteracy and following a moral compass to success, productivity and happiness. Address of Awards Banquet: 8039 S Vermont Ave., Los Angeles CA 90044 All are welcome.
May 5th is designated as Silicon Valley’s “Day of Giving”. This special day is designed to pull people together and raise funds for non-profits all over Santa Clara County. Here is one example of why we are spreading the word about our organization, Happy House Community United San José. Real kids, real help, true story! The boy in this picture attends the Starbird Youth Center in San Jose. Last year, it was discovered that he couldn’t read (at age 11). Not only that, but he was missing his two front teeth. With the help of Community United’s Summer Literacy Program, and the amazing care of CUSJ staff and volunteers, […]
Youth and Good Choices Program graduates from the Happy House Community United Starbird Youth Center marched in the 17th Annual Bunnies and Bonnets Parade in Campbell this past Easter. This annual tradition features marching bands, baton dancers, classic cars, community groups, local organizations, and more. It’s a wonderful Campbell tradition entire families enjoy every year. The parade followed the Annual Campbell Eggstravaganza, held at the Campbell Community Center. Residents came over from the Easter Egg hunt and grabbed a spot on the sidewalk to watch the parade. The Downtown Campbell Business Association also gave out chalk and bubbles to the kiddies!