Archived News Release from 2007
For Immediate Release
Redwood City Police Activities League to Receive $500,000 Grant from Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Redwood City, CA - August 16 , 2007 -
The Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL) is thrilled to announce that it is receiving a $500,000 grant from Stanford Hospital and Clinics. This very generous and much-appreciated grant will greatly assist Redwood City PAL with its facility costs, expansion of its teen programming, installation of a sound studio for youth use, and provision of enhanced youth programs at Redwood City’s PAL Community Center.
The presentation of this grant will take place on Monday, August 20th at 3 pm at the PAL Community Center located at 3399 Bay Road. The community is invited to attend and join in thanking Stanford Hospital and Clinics for this generous grant, and participate in a tour of the PAL site following the presentation. Refreshments will be served.
“Stanford Hospital and Clinics clearly recognizes the importance of being very engaged in the communities they serve,” said Redwood City Vice Mayor Rosanne Foust. “They are a new and important neighbor in the Redwood City community, and this generous grant really illustrates their commitment to helping our youth become responsible adults and creative leaders within our community.”
Redwood City PAL is a nonprofit community-based organization providing intervention, prevention, and alternative programs to at-risk and economically challenged youth in Redwood City. Redwood City PAL is regularly serving over 4,000 children and teens every year, thanks to the great volunteers who give of their time and energy. The Redwood City PAL Community Center is located at 3399 Bay Road. More information about Redwood City PAL is available at www.redwoodcitypal.com or by calling 650-556-1650.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics (www.stanfordhospital.com) is known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff, particularly for the treatment of rare, complex disorders in areas such as cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery, and organ transplants. Stanford Hospital and Clinics has begun construction of state-of-the-art outpatient and medical facilities in Redwood City, on Broadway south of Woodside Road. The facilities are expected to begin serving patients in spring, 2009.
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