Welcome to the website of the Sun City Cruisers Apple Valley
"A Car Club whose goal is to help those who help others"
All of our members are residents of the Del Webb Sun City Community in Apple Valley, CA. Our members enjoy the camaraderie of car enthusiasts and social time with great people. Members volunteer their time, talents and efforts to put on a car show to be remembered and for the purpose of making an impact on local charities within the High Desert Community.
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Our 2015 Charity
Assistance League Victor Valley
Assistance League Victor Valley was founded in 1979 and attained chapter status in
1982, becoming the 70th chapter on National Assistance League. Assistance League
is a 501(c) (3) (#95-3417060) nonprofit, nonpolitical, and nonsectarian organization.
All public support funds raised by the chapter are returned to the Victor Valley
community through philanthropic programs. The chapter’s focus is toward elementary school children.
The Philanthropic Programs are:
Project Read – Read, enjoy and develop – The young authors project provides
funding to bind books written by school children annually.
Operation Hug – Since 1989 the chapter has been providing cuddly teddy bears
dressed in colorful tee shirts bearing the chapter’s logo to local hospitals for distribution
to children in physically and mentally traumatic situations. Over 1600 bears were
delivered last year.
Assault Survivors Kit – Working in partnership with the Victorville office of
San Bernardino Sexual Assault Services, Inc. for distribution, Assistance league
provide clothing and personal hygiene items to sexual assault victims when their
clothing is retained as evidence in criminal investigation.
Kids on the Block – The “Kids are life sized puppets manipulated by volunteers that perform to set scripts
which help children understand the problems, differences, and capabilities of disabled youngsters being mainstreamed into the classroom. Social Issues such as
divorce, child abuse, gangs and bullies are also presented.
Operations School Bell – Through this program children who would otherwise not be suitably or adequately clothed for school are given the opportunity to choose their own school clothing.
Children are referred to Assistance League by the schools in the Victor Valley and are
then scheduled to take part in a shopping event at Kohl’s. There are 15 plus volunteer members available to assist in the
purchase of appropriate school clothing.
Assistance League also operates a thrift store. This is their largest fundraiser and
it helps to fund their philanthropic programs as well as covering operating expenses.
For additional information on Assistance League visit their Website www.victorvalley.assistanceleague.org
The SUN CITY CRUISERS Past Charities
High Desert Homeless Services
High Desert Homeless Services, Inc. HDHS is a local, private, non-profit
501 (c) (3) organization that has been assisting homeless persons since June 1988.
The mission of HDHS is to assist residents of the Victor Valley and High Desert
area of San Bernardino County who have been displaced from long-term housing
due to natural disaster or loss of income, and to assist non-residents by providing
short-term emergency shelter. HDHS provides a safe, structured living
environment for those individuals and families who are willing to work toward
regaining their independence, and obtain stable housing. This includes providing
24-hour residential services to a maximum of 55 people at one time, for up to 90
days, with a possible 30-day extension in extenuating circumstances
The Orenda Foundation Veterans Project
The Orenda Foundation is a sober living house located in Apple Valley. The house will be home to as many as 18 Veterans at one time. Veterans in need of housing, employment, education, help dealing with PTSD , traumatic brain injuries and alcohol/drug problems. Veterans from the high desert who stepped up to serve and risk their lives for our country will now receive the help they need and deserve. Orenda House in the first and only Veterans program of its type in the high desert.
Our donations are tax deductible and go to help families in need.
For further information on the Sun City Cruisers please contact
Dan Cox, President at 760-964-8089