On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, August 13 & 14, 2022 - SCMFO participated in the Annual Back-to-School Event for the students at San Onofre School. We distributed gift cards and pencil kits as parents and children drove through the parking lot at the Camp Pendleton Commissary. Assistance Leagues located in Orange and San Diego counties organize this activity annually, and they graciously allow SCMFO to join their comprehensive Back to School event.
SCMFO gave away 200 $25 gift cards to each family and 375 pencil kits to each child. The parents were delighted to get the gift cards, along with refrigerator magnets so they could get in touch with us if they need help. It was especially joyful to give the kids the pencil kits and see their happy faces. Numerous “Thanks You’s” were exchanged - from the parents and children and from our volunteers in gratitude for their service.