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cont. Children/Charities Segment – June 9, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. Children/Charities Segment


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SHAY’S WARRIORS w/ Shay Moraga re: Life After Cancer.
– REPORT on the “I Am Hope” retreat. How this retreat brought 40 cancer survivors to an “all inclusive resort” for 4 days to connect and share. The La Quinta Resort, Eisenhower Health and Wallys are among the supporters. They had 115 nominations and accepted 40 for this retreat.
– REPORT that both men and women are their clients and all types of cancer are addressed as well.
– REPORT that these retreats will occur every June during National Cancer Survivors Month.
– REPORT that she is looking for volunteers.
– REPORT on “talk, listen, share” feature; have guests that come one; how to continue to provide support; “fit warriors move to heal” meeting twice a month to exercise in some way.
– (contact info; www.shayswarriors.org (760) 895-1705)

LIFESTREAM BLOOD BANK w/ Dan Ballisda re: Urgent need for donations right now.
– REPORT that the 9 Cities Blood Drive Challenge will be from July 1 – Aug., 31. A friendly challenge between all 9 cities to attend a mobile blood drive and there is a winning city. Last year Palm Springs won.
– REPORT that the summer months are the most difficult to collect blood since so many residents leave.
– REPORT that to donate blood call: 1 800 TRY-GIVING and schedule appointments, or to host a blood drive, or to find locations to donate. Call early, schedule books up quickly.
– DISCUSSION that LifeStream Blood Bank provides all the blood to 3 hospitals in the Coachella Valley and 80 Southern California hospitals.
– REPORT that you can donate blood every 56 days.
– DISCUSSION that if they could get folks to donate 3 times a year on a regular basis they would have all the blood needed.
– REPORT that there are regular incentives when you donate and they try to sign you up for your next donation @ the same time you give blood. AND you get a little mini-physical @ the same time.
– REPORT that every unit of blood is tested every time for 13 different diseases.
– (contact info: www.LStream.org and 1-(800) TRY-GIVING.

Shay and Dan

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Bob Newhart 9.5.29 – 7.18.24

R.I.P. Richard Simmons 7.12.48 – 7.13.24

R.I.P. Dr. Ruth 6.4.28 – 7.12.24

R.I.P. Jerry West. 5.28.38 – 6.12.24

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