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Chelsea S. found a beautiful shell!

Rudy M. with his arms outstretched taking in the sunshine. 

2nd Annual Corona Del Mar Beach Trip

Ridgers visited Corona Del Mar Beach for an end of summer party. The lifeguards generously offered us their custom beach wheelchairs so Ridgers could experience the water. It was the perfect day to play in the sun and in the sand!

Greg K. relaxing on a beach blanket. 

FM Cecelia Barrios and Linda S. enjoy the cool water.

Samantha Jimenez is buried in the sand by Dawn H. and Gene C. and Activities Assistant Tatiana Richardson. 


Run The River for The Ridge

The 13th Annual Run the River the Ridge took place on September 15th at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Riverside. It was the biggest turn out yet with 341 participants: 62-Half Marathoners, 234-5Kers and 45-1Kers. Thank you to the sponsors, volunteers and runners for their support in helping us continue our mission to provide loving homes and services to the Ridgers. 

2018 Run The River for The Ridge Sponsors: 

Presenting Sponsors:
Downs Energy – Fuel the Cause 
Premier Sponsor:
A Cone Zone
Angel Sponsors:
Lucas Oil – County of Riverside Board of Supervisors – Dave & Laura Seltzer – Select Portfolio Management – Vista Medical
Heartbeat Sponsors:
The California Endowment – Honda Cars of Corona – Hemborg Ford – AMR – First Citizens Bank – Thomas Miller Mortuary & Crematory –
John and Carolyn Knaak – ASJ Industrial Hose and Fitting Inc. & Continental
Marathon Sponsors:
Majestic Sign Studio – CPD Advertising and Design – Circle City Kiwanis – Creative Color – Gage Construction & Restoration Lic. #935550 – Risk Strategies – Unipharma – Tetley Wealth Group – TruMoo – UnTapped – Lundberg Family Farms – UFC Gym – Cotton Group – CardinaleWay Mazda
Course Sponsors:
Hamner Towing – Valencia Terrace – Lumber Liquidators
Trail Sponsors:
Meyers Fozi & Dwork, LLP – Trilogy Financial, Sebastian Ruelas - Wealth Advisor 
River Sponsors:
CommitWeek – West Coast Dental Company – Brain Balance – Family and Friends – ABC Hopes

The start of the Half Marathon Race. These dedicated runners finished 13.1 miles! 

Runners pose with their medals after finishing the 5k!

The 1K racers blasted off onto the trail!


September Activities!

Volunteers from South Hills Church worked out at Crossfit Proper with the Ridgers on September 11th. Hali M. (far right) and Tina P. (second to the left) enjoyed working out with their friends from South Hills. 

All smiles after the Rejoicer's Fender Center performance in Corona. 

Dawn H. overcame her fears and was confident in trotting her horse during Horseback Riding Lessons at No Drama Ranch. 



Faith M. helps Trish Vega dig a hole to plant a tree. South Hills Church volunteers planted over 30 new plants, flowers and trees on our campus this month. 


Volunteer Opportunities for Hillside Farm Cookie Prep & Event Days

Hillside Farm has been donating to various causes that benefit organizations that serve those that have developmental disabilities for over 50 years.

Address: 3475 Hillside Ave, Norco, CA 92860

We will need 2 or 3 helpers from 9 - 11 am on the following dates:

Sept 18, 25 / Oct 2,16, 23 / Nov 13, 27

We will need 4 or 5 helpers from 10 - 2 pm on the following dates:

Nov 19, 20, 21 / Nov 28, 29

Nov 23, 24 / Dec 1st, 2nd (10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm)

Please email or call Volunteer Coordinator, Samantha Jimenez, if you are interested in helping out!


Samantha Jimenez

(951)273-7320 EXT:308



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