Despite COVID-19, Assistance League of Amador Valley have been continuing to help those in need in the Tri-Valley. The Birthday Bag program helped 22 children in local shelters celebrate their birthdays.
In Livermore alone, ALAV help children in three different shelters – one for homeless and two for victims of domestic abuse. Children in shelters may not have any other acknowledgment of their birthday, and this is one way for these children to feel special during a very challenging time in their lives. Birthday bags let the children know people care.
(To read the entire article, visit The Independent: Assistance League Continues Work During Pandemic).