Throughout the years, Narconon Fresh Start has donated to those in need during the Holiday Season.
Last year, the Sunshine Summit Lodge Executive Director decided to reinstitute a new Narconon Toys for Tots drive with the help of the staff of Narconon Rainbow Canyon Retreat in Caliente, NV. The Sunshine Summit Lodge staff all pitched in, collecting approximately $2000 and purchased 200 Toys for the Caliente Toys for Tots program. Sunshine Summit Lodge staff volunteered to help give out the toys at the Toys for Tots distribution event and the Executive Director got into the Christmas spirit by taking on the role of Santa while the other staff became Santa’s helpers.
During the Holiday Season of 2012, the staff a Narconon Sunshine Summit Lodge, the staff of Narconon Rainbow Canyon Retreat and the Narconon Fresh Start Corporate Office combined to raise over $4200 for the Toys for Tots programs in Caliente, NV; Vista, CA; and for the Warner Resource Center in Warner Springs, CA.
At Narconon Rainbow Canyon Retreat, the Senior Director for Administration , headed up the Narconon Toys for Tots drive in Caliente, NV this year. Staff members volunteered to hand out toys to the kids at the Toys for Tots event in Caliente. The Rainbow Canyon Retreat staff really enjoyed seeing the joy in the kid’s faces as they received their gifts.
The Director of Community Relations, for Narconon Sunshine Summit Lodge, presented a check for $500 to the director of the Warner Community Resource Center for their Christmas toy drive, while also delivering 300 toys to the Toys for Tots drop off center in Vista, CA. The donated toys will go to the children of wounded military veterans of the Wounded Warriors program. The Vista Toys for Tots program director was very pleased with the large donation of toys and gave Sunshine Summit Lodge a Toys for Tots Commander’s Award recognizing the program and its staff for their contribution.
Narconon Fresh Start and our center’s staff enjoy giving back to their communities and appreciate all of the community support they receive in return.