TE Connectivity, Hewlett-Packard & Other Silicon Valley Leaders Bring Holiday Spirit to Children of the Unemployed

TE Connectivity, Hewlett-Packard & Other Silicon Valley Leaders Bring Holiday
                     Spirit to Children of the Unemployed

PR Newswire

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Santa and his
helpers will pay an early visit to JobTrain on December 19 where he will 
distribute gifts to kids whose unemployed parents are pursuing vocational
training and employment assistance. Parents who cannot afford the added
expense of the holidays will now appreciate watching their children enjoy a
Christmas filled with toys and holiday cheer. Children's wish lists are being
granted by donations from community partners and JobTrain's Board of
Directors. Hundreds of gifts and toys will be distributed to struggling
families.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111018/DC88783LOGO)

For nearly half a century, JobTrain has provided free vocational training and
job placement services to more than 160,000 unemployed and underemployed Bay
Area residents. JobTrain proves that the best social service program in the
world is a job. And on December 19^th, JobTrain also will prove that there's
more to life than work when they transform the training facility into a
magical Winter Wonderland for their students' children. 

JobTrain's corporate supporters are key partners in Winter Wonderland. Between
TE Connectivity, Hewlett-Packard and JobTrain's board, all JobTrain children
will have their Holiday wishes granted. Others who are contributing to day-of
festivities and gifts are San Mateo Credit Union, The Four Seasons Hotel,
Slingshot Connections, Bay Network, and Crescent Alliance Group.

EVENT TIME:3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

PRESS PHOTO OPP:3:15 pm

WHERE:JobTrain, 1200 O'Brien Drive, Menlo Park CA

CONTACT:KAIL LUBARSKY @ 650.330.6569 or 408.439.9121

About JobTrain
JobTrain transforms lives and communities in Silicon Valley. Since 1965,
JobTrain has helped more than 160,000 men and women reclaim their lives from
welfare, incarceration and unemployment by preparing them for successful
careers in high-demand and emerging fields. JobTrain, formerly OICW,
transforms personal motivation into cutting edge skills that are the
foundation for self-sufficiency and self-esteem. In addition to vocational
training, JobTrain helps students attain a high school diploma or GED and
computer literacy. Students benefit from one-on-one counseling, Lifeskills
and employability training and are linked with important services such as
housing, transportation and childcare. JobTrain maintains 75% placement
rates. JobTrain transforms lives.

SOURCE JobTrain

Website: http://www.jobtrainworks.org
Contact: Kail Lubarsky, Director of Marketing & Public Relations,
+1-650-330-6569, klubarsky@jobtrainworks.org
 
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