Alexis G. Philius Spreads Compassion Through Non-Profit Highly Favored: A Blessing to Others

Alexis G. Philius RN, is a bedside nurse who was motivated to make a difference in her community after observing a concerning amount of homeless people on her daily commutes to work. Los Angeles has the highest number of unhoused individuals with almost 42,000 people living on the street. Philius has dedicated the last 14 years of her professional life to helping individuals via the medical field but has now begun her journey as a community leader guiding, directing, and organizing volunteers to help balance out the disparities amongst the homeless.

The Children Youth and Family Collaborative Host 23rd Annual Holiday Festival for Youth in Foster and Kinship Care

The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) will host its Annual Holiday Festival on Saturday, December 17, at noon, at Holman United Methodist Church. The annual holiday festival celebrates over 2,000 youth in foster and kinship care. This year’s event is a safe “drive-through party” where youth and families will pick up their gifts by car.

Student Athlete of the Week: Aeryn Owens

Junior outside hitter Aeryn Owens is an elite competitor not only at Cal State Northridge but also in the Big West Conference. As a sophomore, Owens has earned All-Big West First Team honors. Currently, Owens averages 5.06 points, 4.56 kills, and 2.44 digs per set. With 401 kills this season, she is the leader of kills on the team and the Big West as of October 29. Her kills per set average rank her third in the Big West. In digs, Owens comes in second for the Matadors with 215. She scored a season-high of 33.5 points and five blocks

Free Shop Day

Mar. 12 God’s Closet is a non-profit organization that provides new and gently used CHILDREN’S CLOTHES to community families. All of our clothes are free. Once a quarter we invite families to our FREE SHOP DAY, which will be on March 12, from 10:00AM to 1:00PM; registration starts at 9:00AM. Families can select items for their children ages newborn-to-teenager from our selection of donated clothes. We collect and distribute children’s clothes, shoes and bedding ONLY (crib sheets, receiving blankets etc). We do not accept any type of child related items such as car seats, play pens, toys, stuffed animals etc.