COMMUNITY & SERVICE - OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
Do you like to bike? How about helping out with Charity Bicycling Events?
Here are two, but scroll down for more opportunities...
Tour De Palm Springs,
Since 1999 the Tour has gone from 300 riders to over 7,500 riders. We have raised hundreds
of thousands of dollars for our non profit groups. We have become the largest ride of its kind in the Western United States. CVSPIN and Tour de Palm Springs gave away more than $225,000 to local charities in 2011.
Coachella Valley Walk for Autism April
Palm Desert Century Ride November
This event takes place on Saturday, November 9th and you can ride 25/50/or 100 miles. Or,, you can help out at the starting line, cheering at the finish line, rest stops and handing out medals at the end. Check out the website for more information:http://www.shadowtour.com/Century_Rides/Palm_Desert.htm
Interested in supporting the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life?
Here are three opportunities:
2013 Relay For Life of Palm Desert CA
La Quinta, March 16th:
During the 2011-12 School year Redhawks donated over 2,200 hours of volunteer hours to the following agencies/events:
“Believe” Cancer Walk *BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament *Martha’s Village and Kitchen *Relay for Life*Valley walk for life*Valley walk for autism *Palm Springs Nursing Homes*National Guard Armory post 173*Tour de Palm Springs*Elks Lodge*La Quinta Arts festival*Mourning star Center*Jordan Outreach*Madison ranch – clean up neighborhood*City park clean-up*Rotary Pancake breakfast*Awanas*Healing Horses*Coachella Valley Autism Society*Southwest Community Church*St. Francis of Assisi*James Madison Elementary*Amelia Earhart Elementary*Truman elementary*Dr. Carreon Elementary*San Jacinto & Santa Rosa National Monuments*JGMS Green Day landscaping beautification and so many more….
For being a Redhawk participant, each student who contributes 10 hours of time is provided with a pizza and root-beer lunch to say thank you and a certificate honoring their service.
For students that serve the community and earn AoI points, as well as maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, they earn Promotion with Honors distinctions at the end of year awards ceremony.