City Council Member, Claudia Bill de la Pena presented the Conejo Compassion Coalition a Commendation from the city of Thousand Oaks, CA in commemoration of the organization's 10th anniversary.  The text of the commendation is as follows

Whereas Conejo Compassion Coalition is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation based in the Conejo Valley that serves the poor and needy at home and around the world,and

Whereas their mission is to heal a broken world - one child, one family, one village at a time, envisioning a world where hunger is the exception rather than the rule, where people do not suffer and die from preventable, treatable diseases; poverty no longer robs individuals and nations of their right to a sustainable lifestyle; and

Whereas the Conejo Compassion Coalition has provided assistance in the local community through its support of the Homeless Shelter Program and the Conejo Valley Crop Walk; and in the wider Southern California area, the organization has helped wildfire victims put their lives back together, and

Whereas throughout the United States Conejo Compassion Coalition has provided volunteers on the ground in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and in Lufkin Texas following Hurricane Rita; and financial support to disaster victims following tornadoes in Oklahoma and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy; and

Whereas Internationally Conejo Compassion Coalition has provided support for the poor and victims of disasters in Uganda, Haiti, The Philippines, Japan, Somalia, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, and Sri Lanka; and

Whereas Conejo Compassion Coalition has bee instrumental in providing assistance to those in need: locally, nationally, and worldwide.

Now therefore I, Joel R. Price, Mayor of the City of Thousand Oaks, on behalf of the entire City Council do hereby commend


on the celebration of their 10th Anniversary and offer congratulations and praise for all their charitable contributions