Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group Receives $5,000 Gift from the California Foundation for Stronger Communities
DANA POINT, CA (DECEMBER 19, 2011) - The Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, a non-profit organization, announced that it just received a $5,000 contribution from the California Foundation for Stronger Communities (CFSC) to help sustain and perpetuate their outreach efforts to support the Fighting Fifth Marines and their families, whether deployed or here at Camp Pendleton.
John Stoecker, Financial Advisor for the California Foundation for Stronger Communities (CFSC), said, "It is with great pleasure that I present the enclosed $5,000 unsolicited contribution to the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group on behalf of the California Foundation for Stronger Communities (CFSC). Your service to the community is heartwarming and we are honored to help support your goals."
"This is a wonderful gift for the 5th Marines, their wives and children that we serve," said Pete Hammer, President of the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group. “These funds will enable the Support Organization to offer an even higher level of Care and Comfort.”
"Our Organization is dependent on community support from private donors, volunteers, fundraisers, local businesses and organizations like CFSC who share our vision. This $5,000 gift will allow us to take even better care of the very special constituency to which we are privileged to be of service," said Terry Rifkin, Director of Support & Outreach of the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group.
CFSC acts as the board of directors for the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA). The CMFA is a joint-powers authority created to spur economic development and charitable activity throughout the state of California. With the goal of giving back to California communities, the CMFA issues taxable and tax-exempt funding to local governments, non-profits and businesses to improve the state's standard of living. Over $3.25 million of charitable donations have been given to worthy California non-profits thanks to the CMFA fee sharing. For more information, please visit CMFA-CA.com.
ABOUT DANA POINT 5th MARINE REGIMENT SUPPORT GROUP - The specific charitable purpose of our Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is to provide Support and Assistance to the Children, Dependents & Spouses, and our Marines & Sailors that comprise the 5th MAR, whether deployed in combat or stationed at Camp Pendleton. In accordance with this trust, the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group strives to maintain the level of morale of our Troops and Families at as high a threshold as possible. As a "Boots On The Ground" Operation, we take care of our Marines & Sailors and their Families as if they were one of our own. To donate, volunteer or to learn more about the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group, please visit DanaPoint5thMarines.com or call them at 949-378-7984.