Latest Partnership News

Southern California Edison  Focus Group

Sunday, December 16, 2018
In partnership with Southern California Edison, SET for LIFE gathered a group of older adults to provide input to SCE on how to better inform seniors about various  reduced rate services and other programs available to seniors and low income families. Thank You to  SCE for providing lunch and Emergency Kits to  Second Baptist Church seniors.  For more information contact the numbers below.
Report an outage: 1-800-611-1911
How to keep trees from Power Lines -  https://www.sce.com/safety/power-lines

City of Hope - I Am What I Wear

Sunday, December 2, 2018
SFL spearheaded the connection between City of Hope?Connecting People of African Decent (CPAD) and SBC/United Women's Fellowship Guild to sponsor "I Am What I Wear." SFL Boardmembers and  SBC members came out to learn about current policies regulating the chemicals used in hair care and personal care products targeting the African American consumer.  Thank you; Emilee Bargoma, Jazma Tapia and Dede Teteh and Dr. Kimlin Ashing, MD and Nancy Clifton-Hawkins, Community Benefits Manager.
LEARN. ENGAGE. ACT
The products we use are not all equally regulated. In fact, over 30% of the ingredients used in these products are not listed by the manufacturer under an assertion of proprietary protection. Unfortunately, some of the ingredients have potentially adversarial effects on our health. Below are informative websites that will keep you aware of what goes on your body and how to be a better advocate for yourself:
IMPORTANT WEBSITES TO REMEMBER
Black Women for Wellness Publications  http://www.bwwla.org/publications-library/ 
Breast Cancer Prevention Partners-Science & Policy  https://www.bcpp.org/science-policy/ 
Environmental Working Group (EWG) Skin Deep Database  www.ewg.org/skindeep/  
California Safe Cosmetics Program Product Database  www.safecosmetics.cdph.ca.gov/search/  
Think Dirty®  www.thinkdirtyapp.com/ 
Women’s Voices for the Earth’s Beauty and Its Breast Report  www.womensvoices.org/  
Silent Spring Institute Detox Me  www.silentspring.org/detoxme/index_en.html

Happy 50+  Cultural Exchange

Monday, December 3, 2018
Happy 50+  volunteer and SET for LIFE Board members, SusanWang coordinated efforts for an amazing cultural exchange.  Over 500 individuals were in attendance. Second Baptist Church First Lady, Betty Dillard, along with Voice of Unity Soloist Mrs. Carrie Walker and Pianist Ms. Delores Sanders were the grand finale performers during this annual event.  Over 200 men, women and children came from China to participate in this exchange of cultural talents.  Learn More About Happy 50 Plus Here  - https://happy50plus.org/

Second Baptist Church Thanksgiving  Outreach

Tuesday, November 22, 2018
SET for LIFE is proud to play a part in helping Second Baptist  Church/Mission of Mercy (MOM)  Ministry and the Pantry Ministry during their annual Thanksgiving outreach  SFL was able to connect MOM with Latinos 4 Hope. Latinos 4 Hope provided 15 food basket to MOM for distribution to those in need.  SBC members, along  other partners donate turkeys, eggs, butter along with non-perishable items.  Volunteers served visitors a hot meal with compassion and love.  To learn more about MOM and The Pantry ministry visit;   http://www.sbcmonrovia.org/

City of Hope - Latinos 4 Hope

Friday, November 16, 2018
SFL is grateful for  our 14 year partnership  with City of Hope in providing resources to educate and train our community and well as provide help to those in need. A special Thank You to Latinos for Hope (City of Hope Kindness Grant Recipients) for providing 15 gift baskets/gift cards and loads of non-perishable food items for the 2018 Mission of Mercy Thanksgiving Food Drive. Over 100 baskets were packed on Friday, November 16th and distributed to City of Hope patients and the community. Several SET for LIFE and Second Baptist Church members were there to help pack baskets. A special Thank You to Sue Hargrave for her continued support of SET for LIFE.