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National Charity League Capistrano Coast members (L to R) Brooke Carlisle and Heather Carlisle were among NCL volunteers assembling care packages for veterans and active duty military personnel deployed overseas as part of the annual Operation Valentine event. Photo: Courtesy of NCL
National Charity League Capistrano Coast members (L to R) Brooke Carlisle and Heather Carlisle were among NCL volunteers assembling care packages for veterans and active duty military personnel deployed overseas as part of the annual Operation Valentine event. Photo: Courtesy of NCL

Dana Point Times

The Capistrano Coast Chapter of the National Charity League participated in Operation Interdependence’s annual Operation Valentine event for military veterans on Feb. 8.

Mother and daughter teams from 13 local southern California NCL chapters donated items, made gift bags for veterans and assembled care packages for overseas troops. Operation Valentine is an annual event organized by Operation Interdependence in support of area veterans and active military members.

Five hundred gift bags were distributed to veterans at The Veteran Center in Los Angeles and Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and 750 care packages were shipped to deployed military units overseas.

National Charity League, Inc. is a mother/daughter organization dedicated to serving local philanthropies while fostering the mother/daughter relationship. Mothers and daughters commit to a six-year program, from seventh to 12th grade, centered on community service. The members participate in philanthropic work, educational activities, leadership development and cultural enrichment.

The Capistrano Coast Chapter of NCL supports 28 charitable organizations throughout the community, including FAM, Boys and Girls Clubs of Capistrano Valley, Orange County Special Olympics, Ronald McDonald House of Orange County, Women Helping Women and U.S. Military Support-Operation Interdependence.

The Capistrano Coast Chapter of NCL represents the areas of Dana Point, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Ladera Ranch and Mission Viejo. For more information, visit www.nclcapistranocoast.org.

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