Alcohol abuse can put the elderly at risk for internal bleeding, heart problems and difficulties in breathing. Alcohol-related illnesses are a major cause of premature death. Among persons older than 65, moderate and heavy drinkers are 16 times more likely than nondrinkers to die of suicide. Less than half of alcoholics over 65 are diagnosed, […]
H.E.L.P. Board Treasurer, Michael Barth, and his wife Honeya, opened their ocean front Portuguese Bend Beach Club home for a lovely reception and sit down dinner, dining alfresco to thank volunteers, Advisors, and Major Donors for their support. Executive Director Britt Huff gave an overview of programs and services provided to seniors over the past […]
H.E.L.P. receives McMillen Family Foundation grant to address the growing problem of alcohol and drug abuse among older adults.
H.E.L.P.’s 2019 annual gala Celebrate Summer fundraiser was themed “Journey to Grand Adventures,” and was one of the most successful ever. Guests were greeted at the door with complimentary champagne and appetizers, and the opportunity to browse through the many wonderful silent auction baskets arranged by Gala Chair, Nancy Scott, and her committee.
Dear Friends of H.E.L.P.: Please mark your calendar for Saturday, May 4, 2019 to celebrate an evening of fun, laughter, auctions, awards, and dinner in support of H.E.L.P. Your invitation will be coming soon. We look forward to seeing you on this exciting night. Sincerely, Britt Huff, H.E.L.P. Executive Director H.E.L.P. ANNUAL FUNDRAISER GALA “Journey to […]
MEMORY WALL This memorial wall is dedicated to Rod Burkley, former H.E.L.P. Board Chair, who will be greatly missed by all. His strong leadership and longtime support of H.E.L.P. were vital in sustaining our important programs and services to seniors and their families. Rod Burkley was born in Wildwood, New Jersey, and grew up […]
This year H.E.L.P. celebrated its annual fundraiser with a Wild, Wild West theme, which brought out many fun costumes. Guests were greeted at the door with complimentary champagne and appetizers, and the opportunity to browse through the many wonderful silent auction baskets beautifully presented by Gala Chair, Nancy Scott, and her committee. H.E.L.P. Board Chair, […]
Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on April 27, 2018 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we celebrate together our Wild, Wild West Gala. We hope you will join us at the Palos Verdes Golf Club for a wonderful night of dinner, auctions and lots of fun. Don’t miss the occasion. […]
H.E.L.P.’s annual Celebrate Summer fundraiser this year took place at the Palos Verdes Golf Club on May 5, so it was natural to be themed, “Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.” Many attendees arrived in their favorite fiesta attire, ready to enjoy margaritas and champagne as they bid on exciting silent auction items during the pre-dinner reception. […]
Join H.E.L.P. at the KNX 10.70 “A Sandwich Generation Forum: Caring for Loved Ones From Aging Parents to Growing Children” on October 1, 2016. The event is sponsored by KNX 10.70 radio. Free Admission – 25 Speakers, Breakouts, Resource Expo, Food News live, Food Trucks and Health Screenings. See calendar for more details. […]
H.E.L.P. Honorees Left to right, H.E.L.P. Executive Director Britt Huff (back row), with H.E.L.P.’s 2016 award recipients: Sharon Ryan, Sharon Guthrie, and Sherry May Published in the Palos Verdes Peninsula News 6/23/16 Sharon Guthrie, Sharon Ryan and Sherry May were recognized at Healthcare and Elder Law Programs’ 20th Anniversary gala celebration June 10 at the […]
H.E.L.P.’s 2016 20th Anniversary Celebrate Summer fundraiser gala, themed “Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby Ball”, was a great success, thanks to all our wonderful supporters, donors, and sponsors. The attendees celebrated with a fun reception and silent auction with lively 20’s music provided by DJ Tony Aguilar. Bidding was brisk. This was followed by a […]
Join H.E.L.P. and other exhibitors in an exciting day of lectures, activities, food and information at the Successful Aging Expo. See calendar for more information or go to: www.successfulagingexpo.com/dailybreeze.
Invitation from Britt: Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on June 10, 2016 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we enjoy together to celebrate our Roaring 20’s Great Gatsby 20th Anniversary Ball. We hope you will join us at the Palos Verdes Golf Club for a wonderful night of dinner, dancing, […]
Evelyn Salinas, who is a member of the H.E.L.P. Board of Directors, has been actively involved in H.E.L.P.’s efforts to expand its community classes in the South Bay to support seniors in more low income areas. HomeStreet Bank has been very supportive of these community outreach efforts. Britt Huff noted that the advantage of […]
The October H.E.L.P. Fall fundraiser, Autumn Sunset, was a fun opportunity for longtime friends and supporters to get together to celebrate the work of H.E.L.P. It was also wonderful to make so many new friends. True to its theme, H.E.L.P. supporters were treated to a colorful sunset overlooking the panoramic harbor -to-ocean view at the […]
Invitation from Britt: Don’t miss this wonderful celebration on October 25 with longtime friends of H.E.L.P., as well as new supporters, as we enjoy together one of the last Indian Summer evenings of the year. We hope you will join us. Thank you! Sincerely, Britt Huff, Executive Director Healthcare & Elder Law Programs Corporation P.S. […]
H.E.L.P.’s annual Celebrate Summer dinner-dance fundraiser, hosted at the Palos Verdes Golf Club, was a fun opportunity for supporters to dress up for “The Golden Age of Hollywood” theme. The Ralph Scriba Family was the Grand Presenting Sponsor and the Diamond sponsor was Toyota Motor Sales, USA. At the entry, guests encountered life-sized cutouts of […]
H.E.L.P. hosted its very successful Fall 2014 Fundraiser, Autumn Sunset, at the beautiful oceanfront home of Lisa and Chuck Noski on a balmy October evening. The proceeds from the wine-tasting event, with light supper, will benefit programs and services for seniors and their families. The event was chaired by H.E.L.P. Board Treasurer, Laura Kauls, CPA., […]
H.E.L.P. held its 2014 annual Celebrate Summer fundraiser, themed Moonlight on the Serengeti, on a balmy June 6 evening at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. With a raffle prize of a 10-day luxury safari to Kenya and Tanzania, donated by Macato Safaris, and guests attired in everything from black tie to safari helmets, the lively […]
H.E.L.P. hosted its 2013 annual Celebrate Summer dinner-dance fundraiser on June 28 at the Palos Verdes Golf Club. The event, themed The Grand Masquerade, was co-chaired by H.E.L.P. Board Vice Chair Sharon Ryan and Advisory Board member Nancy Scott. They handed out colorful Mardi Gras beads at the door as H.E.L.P. Executive Director, Dr. Britt […]
H.E.L.P.s A Royal Affaire 2012 Fundraiser is a Big Success H.E.L.P.s 2012 annual fundraiser, Celebrate Summer, held on June 22 at Trump Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, was a great success. The theme was “A Royal Affaire”, in honor of the Queens 60th anniversary and the summer Olympics in London. Honorees for the evening […]
From Mary Scott of the Palos Verdes Peninsula News – It was a gathering fit for the Queen of England although she was unable attend H.E.L.P.s Celebrate Summer event last Friday. She did send a photograph, however, signed, Love, Liz, for H.E.L.P.s royal sponsor, Ralph Scriba. A number of guests all royalty in […]
Join us on Friday, June 22, 2012 for this years Celebrate Summer Gala fund raiser, which will be held again this year at the beautiful oceanside Trump National Golf Club on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The evening will begin with a VIP reception for sponsors and honorees at 5 p.m. The general reception and silent […]