January, 2020
Happy New Year!
It's a New Year and a New Decade
Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers and supporters of The Matt Garcia Foundation. With your incredible help we have been able to support youth in our community. This was very important to the late City Councilman Matt Garcia. The foundation is made up of all volunteers. We proudly come together to live out Matt’s mission by Supporting youth, Helping stop crime and Strengthening our Community.

A special thanks to Alex Meza, Community Service Clean-up Volunteer of the Year. He showed up for every single monthly clean-up during 2019!
Upcoming Events
Monday, January 20, 2020
The Matt Garcia Foundation will be joining Rebuilding Together Solano County for their Fairfield workday on Dr. Martin Luther King Day. On this day volunteers will work at Fairfield High School providing interior cleaning, constructing minor renovations in the faculty lounge, creating both an interior and exterior wall mural, constructing garden boxes, and landscaping/weeding.

Workday: Monday, January 20, 2020. 8:30am – 3:00pm
Location: Fairfield High School, 205 East Atlantic Ave, Fairfield, CA 94533

Note: All volunteers are required to be 14 years of age or older unless affiliated with Kaiser Permanente

For more information visit their website: www.RebuildingTogetherSolanoCounty.org
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Matt Garcia Foundation Monthly Community Clean-up:

Workday: January 25, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 11am. Lunch provided after the clean-up.
Where: Meet in front of Starbucks (700 Texas Street, Fairfield).

For more information visit www.FFINEST.org
Students can earn community service hours. Gloves, buckets and trash pick up tools will be provided.
To receive information on our volunteer opportunities:

Through text-message
Enter this number: 81010
Enter this message: @mgfv

Through Email
Send an email to mgfv@mail.remind.com
PG&E Scholarship Opportunity 
PG&E to offer scholarships
More than 150 scholarships totaling nearly $500,000.00 are available to high school and college students for tuition. Pacific Gas & Electric Company is accepting applications through February 7, 2020. Students must live in Northern and Central California. Information, including criteria and application is available at pge.com/scholarships
Writing 2020 Tip
Tip: When signing or dating legal documents don’t use “20” as the year.

For example: March 3, 2020. DON’T write it as 3/3/20. The reason being is someone can modify it to 3/3/2017 or 3/3/2019. 

Always write out the year completely to protect yourself.
If you get a chance, take it.
“Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, so love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don’t, and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.” - Harvey MacKay
Did you know?
You can support your local small business without spending a cent?

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Everyday we learn something new. Take life as a test and shoot for a better score each day… It doesn’t have to be an “A” the next day,
but let’s hope it improves.
-Matt Garcia
P.O. Box 3301
Fairfield, CA 94533

DIRECT: 707.372.4160
EMAIL:  info@ffinest.org
Keep the Dream Alive
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