Skip to Content

Neighborhood Heroes

Palm Springs resident Doug Oostdyk finds purpose in serving local organizations, community

A Palm Springs resident is touching the lives of dozens of folks here in the Coachella Valley, according to local volunteers. Doug Oostdyk serves at dozens of organizations in the desert, including being a long-time volunteer for ‘The Feeding Program’ at the United Methodist Church of Palm Springs. “It’s very heartwarming,” said Oostdyk. “It’s wonderful

Continue Reading

Neighborhood Hero: Jo Rosen, founder of the Parkison’s Resource Organization

An estimated 10,000 people in the Coachella Valley have Parkinson’s disease. This past year, News Channel 3’s John White has been serving on the board of the “Parkinson’s Resource Organization” and is now the co-chair. He introduces us to Jo Rosen, founder of Parkinson’s Resource Organization and a “Neighborhood Hero” who’s been making a difference

Continue Reading

Variety Children’s Charity of the Desert donates 300 bikes to local kids at 28th Annual Giveaway

Variety Children’s Charity of the Desert gave away 300 bikes at its annual giveaway event on Sunday inside Acrisure Arena. The recipients were fourth-grade students from around the Coachella Valley nominated by their school teachers. They were chosen for having good school work habits while overcoming challenges and disadvantages, yet still being helpful and caring

Continue Reading

Neighborhood Heroes: CASA Volunteers bridge gap for children in court system

CASA Volunteers are court-appointed special advocates who help children going through the court system. In this month’s Neighborhood Heroes segment, News Channel 3’s Crystal Jimenez spoke with one volunteer about the impact someone in her position can make on a child going through a tough time. News Channel 3 wants to celebrate these neighborhood heroes. Tell us

Continue Reading
Skip to content