Goodwill V.I.N.T.A Ambassadors have accomplishment the following over the last ten years
without the help of city, county, state or federal dollars.
We have accomplished the following by small monthly service fee, along with carrying
out a series of fund-raising activities.
1998 - 2000 We arranged free and affordable transportation for 28 children from disadvantaged families for testing and treatment
at Loma Linda Medical Children’s Hospital, ArrowheadRegionalMedicalCenter, Los Angeles Children’s Hospital, UCLA and USCMedicalCenter.
1998 - 2015 On-going
campaign against Hyperthermia deaths of children (Please don’t leave me in the car). Every year they pass out flyers and car window decals to the public reminding everyone never
leave children in a hot car during the summer.
1999 We gave out backpacks
of school supplies to 100 children in Apple Valley Mountain Vista Area, along with helpful tips on doing Homework. We provided
a pizza dinner for twenty families.
2000 The day before
Halloween we gave out candy and 100 comic books in Apple Valley Mountain Vista Area along with information on how to be safe
2000 - 2014 The youths
host an annual Art Show “Painting From The Heat Children” Celebrity Refrigerator Art Show is a Traveling Children Art Show around Southern California. Artwork done by young people with a
variety of disabilities and non-disabled young artists from around Southern California that showcase along side original
works of arts done by some amazing Professional and Emerging Professional California artists and celebrities. The goal of our Traveling Art Show is about empowerment through
self-expression our mission is to eliminate
stigma through the arts.
we do every year The Goodwill V.I.N.T.A Youth Ambassadors vote on the theme, make the invitations and decoration. They decide on refreshments to be served and the music that
will be played the evening at the art show.
The kids also select the celebrities that we contact every year to participate in the art show and to be our guest.
2002 – 2015 Beary
Good Friday - (Random Acts Of Kindness) – In 2002 We distributed 153 teddy
bears to children at Loma Linda Children’s Hospital.
169 stuffed animals to the Victor Valley Prenatal Unit in Victorville Ca. 178 stuffed animals to the Soldiers of 1st. BN 185th Armor 40th INF Div. (Mech.) (Charles Company) to give to their families while, servicing in Iraq. From 2003 – 2006, 274 stuffed animals have been given out to children going sitting in hospital waiting rooms. From 2007-
2011, on Good Friday, we gave children sitting in ER waiting
rooms of Saint Mary, Victorville Community and DesertCommunityHospital. A total of 50 stuffed bears scented with lavender to in the hope of
encouraging their emotional and physical healing.
In 2007, on Good Friday, we distributed a total of 50 stuffed bears
scented with lavender to children sitting in hospital waiting rooms in the hope of encouraging their emotional and physical
2002 – 2014 The
Angel In My Pocket Project - (Random Act Of Kindness) Is a project to promote hope
and love around the world. The Goodwill V.I.N.T.A Youth
Ambassadors have sent and gave out Guardian Angel Medallions
and Angel Cards that have been blessed to individuals around the world from all walks of life rich. They also sent out Angel Medallions to Soldiers servicing state side, overseas and
recovering at Walter Reed Army Hospitals in WashingtonDC and the Soldiers of 1st. BN 185th Armor 40th INF Div. Too carry in their pocket to remind them that someone cares. As of December 2010, we have
sent out 1750 angel cards and medallions.
2005 - 2007 - 2009 The parents hosted
three conferences on violence in our schools and communities. In 2005 one of our guest panelists was Richard Riordan, former
Los Angeles Mayor and California Secretary for Education.
1999 - 2015 The Walls of
Encouragement and Inspiration started out as a simple writing project. The goal of this project was to encourage positive
communication. After six years “The Wall ” has grown into the world’s largest collection of autographed
photos, messages, notes and letters from celebrities and notable individuals from around the world. Addressed to a group of
children on the significance of staying in school, getting their education and going for their dreams.
2003 - 2007 Letters of recognition from Senator
Barbara Boxer, former President George Bush Sr., former President Bill Clinton,
former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Nelson Mandela.
2002 - 2010 We have
received Commendation from the California Governor for The Wall of Inspiration, The Angel In My Pocket And Project VINTA Project (Violence Is Not The Answer)
2010 Received Commendation from the San
Bernardino County Supervisors Mitzelfelt.
2004 - 2015 PINK PUMPKIN FOR CANCER - We paint plastic pumpkin PINK and bedazzle themin honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Halloween. We pass out information
on Breast Cancer for women and a brochure
on “Men get Breast Cancer too”. Along pass out candies and tooth brushes
2006 - 2009 Earth Day Project - Recycle Man reminds citizens to THINK GREEN EVERY DAY. Green vendors demonstrating products. The Reuser Fairy gives tips on giving new life
to old objects and Trash Can Boy, teaches
citizen how to dispose of items that could harm the plant earth and it inhabitants.
2008 - 2015 We
created At A Glance Handbook and Playing Cards the 52 playing cards reminds players it is wrong to Bullying and what to do if you are being bullied. The cards also as the question, Are you a bully? We have revised BULLY
NO MORE Anti Bully Campaign along with“At A Glance” Handbooks and Playing Cards.