A happy holiday season awaits hundreds of at-risk youth

The U.S. Forest Service’ Smokey Bear poses for a photo with partygoers at Angel Tree Christmas Party. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Lynn K. Loyd Special to the Valley NewsThe upcoming holiday season will be filled with cheer for up to 200 at-risk youth thanks to Community Outreach Ministry, a nonprofit organization co-founded in 2000 by Mona and Bob Davies of Wildomar. Children who have one or both parents in prison and live in southwest Riverside County will receive Christmas gifts donated from sponsors in a party setting Saturday, Dec. 16. The ministry has helped thousands of at-risk youth over the decades break the cycle of drug use, criminal activity and incarceration that has befallen their parents through innovative intervention programs designed specifically to help these children.Community Outreach Ministry together with Angel Tree a Program of Prison Fellowship – a nonprofit group that provides
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