Alverno Shines Community Service Project

Alverno Shines Community Service Project



WHAT: Families drop off suggested food or hygiene items at Foothill Unity or make a donation through Foothill Unity’s website.

WHEN: Now through April 19thfor item drop off and April 19th for online donations.

WHERE: Foothill Unity Center – 790 W Chestnut Ave, Monrovia


Foothill Unity Center in Monrovia provides food to the homeless and the underserved population residing in the cities of Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Sierra Madre, Temple City, Altadena, Pasadena and South Pasadena . Visit this link for a virtual tour of their Monrovia location.

Drop your Food Drive donation items off at Foothill Unity Center in Monrovia until Monday, April 19th . (Subject Line Example: Smith family, Foothill Unity).  Please see the attached PDF for the list of items needed for the Foothill Unity Center Food Drive Project, and available drop off times.



You may also make a monetary donation to Foothill Unity at this link.

(Subject Line Example: Smith family, Foothill Unity)



WHAT: Families will write ten (10) personal letters of appreciation for Deployed Troops, Veterans, Recruit Graduates, First and Frontline Responders, or Wounded Heroes and their Caregivers.

WHEN: Now through April 19th.


Please see the attached PDF for guidelines and printable letter templates. Take photos of the ten letters and your family mailing your Operation Gratitude envelope or box! Then submit your photos to AND with the family name and project in the subject line by April 19th for two (2) hours volunteer credit (Subject Line Example: Smith family, Operation Gratitude).


If you have any questions on either project, please reach out to Veronica Smith or Lori Hidalgo, APTA Community Engagement Co-Chairpersons at . THANK YOU for participating in our first Founders’ Day celebration as we join together to help our local community and everyday heroes!

PDF Guidelines & Attachments


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