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February Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Drone Flyers Academy

This month’s Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient is the local nonprofit Drone Flyers Academy. The organization’s mission is to help underserved communities, and people create exciting and rewarding careers in the growing professional field of drone piloting by providing education and workforce training. Some of those careers include real-estate drone photography to flying AI passenger-carrying drones.

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January Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert

The Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient for January 2023 is the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert. The museum is a resource for children and families to experience the joy of learning about themselves and the world around them. The museum inspires personal growth by engaging curiosity and creativity through hands-on explorations of exhibits and programs.

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December Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Desert Best Friend’s Closet

December’s Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient is the local nonprofit Desert Best Friend’s Closet. The organization helps clients be successful while looking for employment. Anyone in need is provided with a variety of professional clothing, from male and female clothes to shoes and jewelry. In 2008, Desert Best Friend’sloset surveyed human resources representatives in the Coachella

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November Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Shay’s Warriors – Life After Cancer

Local nonprofit Shay’s Warriors’ mission is to inspire, inform, empower and help heal cancer survivors and their families through health, fitness, and the mind-body connection. Shay’s Warriors-life after cancer was founded in 2018 when Shay Moraga was told there was “no evidence of disease.” While usually celebrated, the nonprofit says the reality is no one

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