Callouts 2008

DateIncident/StageDescriptionAgenciesHOPE Teams
Nov 2007 – May 2008Hapeville Elementary - Fulton County Atlanta, GAHapeville Elementary HOPE Project. This project began as a classroom activity and instruction on dog safety, different kinds of working dogs, care for dogs, and emotional support for students. The students write letters to Brinkley and Tikva and the dogs write letters back and provide emotional support.
Fulton County SchoolsDeborah Hatherley & Brinkley/Tikva
February 8Ridgewood Elementary - Portland, ORTeams provided comfort to students and staff following the death of a student.Ridgewood Elementary SchoolMary Rioux-Forker & Zach; Carol Markt & Katie
March 15 & 17Cedar Mills Elementary SchoolTeams provided comfort to students and staff following the death of a student.
Cedar Mills Elementary SchoolJenny Collins & Patience; Joanne Huntley & Miss Lillie; Julie Jensen & Lucy; Marcy Lowy & Willy; Richard Lowy & Otis; Carol Markt & Katie; Jill & Joe Mohr & Finnegan
April 3Los Angeles City Firefighter Memorial - Los Angeles, CATeams attended the candlelight memorial for a fallen LA City firefighter killed in the line of duty.Los Angeles City Fire DepartmentGeorgia Whitlock & Tobi; Harry Adler & Lucy; Pam Bertz & Cinder; Barbara Forsell & Denmark; Lois Abrams & Romeo; Diane Sopher & Shadow; Dave Valantine & Bonnie
April 16Temecula Valley High School - Temecula, CATeams attended the “Every 15 Minutes” program for high school students. Teams consoled students and parents during DUI presentations.Trauma Intervention Program (TIP)Georgia Whitlock & Tobi; Susan Harris & Denali; Sandra Younger & Terra; Dave Valantine & Bonnie
April 17Temecula Valley High School -Temecula, CATeams attended the “Every 15 Minutes” parent/student reunion. Teams consoled students and parents during DUI presentations.Trauma Intervention Program (TIP)Georgia Whitlock & Tobi; Susan Harris & Denali
May 1Paloma Valley High School - Menifee, CATeams attended the “Every 15 Minutes” program for high school students. Teams consoled students and parents during DUI presentations.Trauma Intervention Program (TIP)Georgia Whitlock & Tobi; Lisa Fry & Gizelle; Roxanna Sanchez & Tuk
June 30Apartment Fire - Spokane, WAResponded to assist with an apartment fire investigation.Spokane Valley Fire DeptLori Bryant & Zena
August 18Operation Purple - MarylandSummer camp for children from military families with at least one parent deployed.National Military Family AssociationAmy Rideout & Janie
September 7Family Day - Ft. Belvoir, MDAttended family day to support families of active duty personnel.Army Reserve Child & Youth ServicesJill Cucaz & Willoughby; Laurie Brandt & Kota; Christine Bunce & Beamer
September 12Metrolink Crash - Chatsworth, CAProvided comfort to families and friends of passengers on a commuter train that crashed with a freight train.
Red Cross LA County Disaster Mental Health - Los Angeles City Fire Dept.Claudine Singer & Clifford; Roxanna Sanchez & Tuk; Dave Valantine & Bonnie
September 17Benton County - WashingtonAssisted with child interview with prosecutors officeBenton┬áCounty Prosecutor’s OfficeKaren Klein & Jazz
September 19Candlelight Vigil - Chatsworth, CAProvided comfort to families and friends of passengers on a commuter train that crashed.Citizen Organization - LA City FireClaudine Singer & Clifford; Roxanna Sanchez & Tuk; Dennis Cajili & Riley; Lisa Fry & Gizelle; Diane Valantine & Bonnie; Dave Valantine – Team Leader
November 4Georgia Financial InstitutionHelp comfort brokers and employees at the firm due to stress as a result of the financial crisis.Financial InstitutionEleanor Hager & Maya; Shelly Weininger & Buddy; Aliza Levenson & Tigger; Bill Hatherley & Brinkley; Neil Smith – Team Leader; Susie Aga – Team Leader
November 15Corona Fire - Corona, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Corona Fire at a Red Cross shelter.Red CrossTaryn Hefler & Darby
November 15Sayre Fire - Sylmar, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Sayre Fire at a Red Cross shelter.Red CrossLisa Fry & Gizelle; Karen Crum & Esther ; Barbara Hoelzle & Denmark; Dave Valantine & Bonnie
November 15Anaheim Fire - Orange County, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Anaheim Fire at a Red Cross shelter.Red CrossLois Abrams & Duke; Pam Bertz & Cinder; Liz Martin & Romeo; Deborah Yee Litt & Zack
November 16Sayre Fire Base CampProvided encouragement and thanks to firefighters for there work fighting the wildfires.Cal FireLisa Fry & Gizelle; Karen Crum & Esther; Stacy Wolf & Angel; Barbara Hoelzle & Denmark
November 16Fire Camp - Irvine Regional Park - Irvine, CAProvided encouragement and thanks to firefighters for there work fighting the wildfires.Cal FireLois Abrams & Duke; Pam Bertz & Cinder; Liz Martin & Romeo; Deborah Yee Litt & Zack
November 16Anaheim Fire - Anaheim, CAProvided comfort and encouragement to evacuees of the Anaheim Fire at a Red Cross shelter.Red CrossHeather Vari & Bernie; Melanie Davis & Coebe
November 16Fire Camp - Irvine Regional Park - Irvine, CAProvided encouragement and thanks to firefighters for there work fighting the wildfires.Cal FireMary Milton & Oz; Sandra Younger & Terra; Robert Newman & Logan; Harry Adler & Lucy; Kerri Heon-Bautista & Maui
November 17Sayre Fire Base Camp - Hansen Dam, CAProvided encouragement and thanks to firefighters for there work fighting the wildfires.LA County FireConstance Howell & Cigfa; Lisa Frey & Giselle; Karen Krum & Ester; Roxanna & Tuk
December 7Ft. Belvoir, MDAttended family day to support families of active duty personnel.Ft. BelvoirLaurie Brandt & Kota; Christine Bunce & Beamer; Sherri Foster & Zoey; Alice Cranz & Willow
December 23 & 25Operation Homefront Christmas Day - Georgia300 soldiers just arrived from Iraq and can’t be with family for the holiday. Operation and Homefront and Hooters and HOPE AACR coordinated to provide comfort and support and help celebrate the holiday.Operation HomefrontAliza Levenson & Tigger; Shelly Weininger & Buddy; Myla Mitchell & Eli; Sherri Foster & Zoey; Howard Shore & Kisses; Bill Hatherley & Tikva; Debbie Hatherley & Brinkley; Suzie Aga – Team Leader; Neil Smith – Team Leader