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February 6, 1998 | LISA ADDISON
Target Stores is donating $5,000 to the Orange County Chapter of the Trauma Intervention Program. The donation will support the TIP4Kids program, which assists children traumatized by tragedy. "Children are often overlooked after a tragic event," said founder Wayne Fortin. "They are usually quiet and do not tell adults how they are feeling and what they need." The TIP4Kids program also helps guide parents through the process of supporting a child's recovery.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1998 | LISA ADDISON
Target Stores is donating $5,000 to the Orange County Chapter of the Trauma Intervention Program. The donation will support the TIP4Kids program, which assists children traumatized by tragedy. "Children are often overlooked after a tragic event," said founder Wayne Fortin. "They are usually quiet and do not tell adults how they are feeling and what they need." The TIP4Kids program also helps guide parents through the process of supporting a child's recovery.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1993 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Rick Antone, a 26-year-old Glendale engineer, it was a place to go for comfort when fear of his newly diagnosed colon cancer threatened to overwhelm his sanity. Dana Stacy, a 22-year-old Thousand Oaks woman, went there because her healthy friends were afraid to discuss the possibility that her leukemia would kill her.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 1993 | JACK CHEEVERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For Rick Antone, a 26-year-old Glendale engineer, it was a place to go for comfort when fear of his newly diagnosed colon cancer threatened to overwhelm his sanity. Dana Stacy, a 22-year-old Thousand Oaks woman, went there because her healthy friends were afraid to discuss the possibility that her leukemia would kill her.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1993
Vital Options, a nonprofit support organization for young adults with cancer, will cease operations Friday because of insufficient operating funds, executive director Selma Schimmel announced. Since 1983, the Studio City-based organization has provided emotional, psychological and educational services for people ages 17 to 40 with cancer, the only agency strictly devoted to issues facing young adults stricken with the disease.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1997 | LIZ SEYMOUR
The John Henry Foundation, which provides independent living arrangements and other services for the mentally ill, is looking for at least 20 volunteers to check on residents. Hank Lamb, the director of program development for the foundation, said residents are encouraged to achieve an independent life. But they frequently need a reminder to take their medicine, and sometimes they could use help with daily activities, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1993
Vital Options, a nonprofit support organization for young adults with cancer, will cease operations Friday because of insufficient operating funds, executive director Selma Schimmel announced. Since 1983, the Studio City-based organization has provided emotional, psychological and educational services for people ages 17 to 40 with cancer, the only agency strictly devoted to issues facing young adults stricken with the disease.
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