Helping African American Families Live Healthier, Happier and Longer Lives
2020 Praise & Paint
on February 29th, 2020
SET for LIFE sponsored the Annual Praise and Paint  put on by Chosen Vessels. The event was FREE of charge. Nearly 100 children, adults and seniors participated in the "Health Benefits of Art" Black History month celebration.. In addition to food, fun and fellowship, attendees were entertained by songstress Jordan Atkinson, the SBC Children's Praise Dancers and also learned about the  wonderful hi...  Read More
Wonderfully Made Liaisons Meeting
on February 13th, 2020
Liaisons from various African American churches participating in SET for LIFE signature program "Wonderfully Made" learned about the health disparities facing African Americans. Community Benefit Manager, Nancy Clifton-Hawkins again helped the ladies look at how churches can work together to change the narrative of our communities health outcomes.. SET for LIFE goal is to help African Americans li...  Read More
A Day at Pasadena Playhouse
on February 9th, 2020
Through our partnership with the Pasadena Playhouse,  25 seniors and teens braved the cold and rain to attend "The Father," a conversation about Alzheimer's and starring Alfred Molina.  This was opportunity for grandparents and teens to spend time together learning about this disease that affects so many. Lunch was provided by SET for LIFE and transportation by Second Baptist ...  Read More
2020 Release - Healthy Trends San Gabriel Valley
on February 6th, 2020
SET for LIFE and Second Baptist Church  are proud to again supply  hospitals our invaluable experiences and critical knowledge about the health concerns affecting  African Americans in 2020. Parishioners span  Southern California, from  Monrovia, Duarte, West Covina, Victorville, Rancho Cucamonga, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Pasadena,  and Palmdale area. The 2020 current health trends were presented ...  Read More
We did it...Eat. Move. Live!
on January 14th, 2020
After 12 weeks of 2 hours workshops following a full day of Sunday school and Church services; 37 participants celebrated their graduation with a potluck luncheon. Participants bought in their favorite recipes, with one healthy change.  Yummy!  Congratulations to all the graduates for their dedication, perseverance and hard work! Special thanks to the CCARE team for their continued encouragement. ...  Read More
Wonderfully Made Pastors Kick-Off
on December 10th, 2019
Several Pastors representing Monrovia/Duarte area churches met to formally kick-Off "Wonderfully Made," a pilot program of SET for LIFE to reduce the health disparities among African Americans through strong ties with local churches. SET has successfully worked with Second Baptist Church for over 16 years to bring awareness, resources and health screenings to the congregation. ...  Read More
We Did It...Sew Much Fun!
on November 29th, 2019
Teens pose with their instructors, Deborah Hayes, Mary Ann Funches,  before modeling their new aprons in front of the Eat. Move. Live. Participants.  Some comments include; "Sewing helped me to relax and learn to stay focused," "It taught me to be patient and take one step at a time." Next Sew Much Fun will include both teen boys and girls.  Missing from photo is instructor, Sondra Bourne....  Read More
Putting The Pieces Together
on November 17th, 2019
In this small pilot program, Sew Much Fun  will teach teen girls an important Life Skill. Sewing is also a vehicle to teach self-confidence through skill building. Sewing helps you develop fine motor skills, improves your focus and concentration and teaches the importance of patience and self-control.  The workshop was inspired by instructor; Ms.Debbie. Sponsored by  Southern California Edison, Wa...  Read More
Health Disparities and African Americans
on November 10th, 2019
African Americans  participated in a focus group representing various counties in Southern California. Participants had an opportunity to express their concerns  and share their feelings about the health disparities facing their communities. Their comments will be a part of the needs assessment for the Health Consortium of the Greater San Gabriel Valley. ...  Read More
Eat. Move. Live.
on October 13th, 2019
Eat. Move. Live. -  Workshop #6 Sunday, November 17, 2019Workshop Topic: Heart Disease Statistics/What is Cholesterol? Atherosclerosis/Heart Attack and stroke symptoms and ways to reduce your risk. Food Demo: Mango and Blackeye Pea Salad. Physical Activity: HIIT Eat. Move. Live. -  Workshop #3Sunday, October 20, 2019Food Demo: Cold Oatmeal. Eating oat meal cold was new for many. Sugar  was replace...  Read More
EAT, MOVE. LIVE. Orientation
on September 22nd, 2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019Thank you for everyone who came out to the Eat. Move. Live information meeting. We had 83 people sign up for the upcoming Eat. Move. Live 12 week series being held at Second Baptist Church.  To date, this is City of Hope's largest class.  The Fall, EML Workshop is Full. If you to be placed on our email list for future Healthy Living  workshops or events, please CONTACT US...  Read More
1st Annual Summer Garden Party
on August 24th, 2019
Friday, August 24, 2019We had a wonderful time during the City of Hope's First Annual Summer Garden Party! Lots of fun touring the Garden of Hope,  a delicious and healthy meal prepared by Nourishing Hope, along with great music and fellowship. A special thank you Nancy Clifton-Hawkins, Director of Community Benefit for creating unique programs at City of Hope to benefit the community. ...  Read More