The Auxiliary of the Pregnancy Help Center of San Gabriel Valley held its annual luncheon recently at the San Gabriel Country Club. More than 120 auxiliary members from the local area enjoyed a luncheon and raffle prizes.
An update of the support provided to the center was presented by President Jackie Halpin and Executive Director Jane Chavez. Before the luncheon, a Mass was celebrated by Bishop Sartoris assisted by the Revs. Paul Fitzpatrick, Randall Meissen and Antonio Cacciapuoti. Bishop Joseph Sartoris was celebrating 65 years of service.
The Auxiliary, a group of local women who support the Pregnancy Help Center, has been in existence 36 years. The center is located in Temple City and assists women experiencing a crisis pregnancy. Free pregnancy testing, ultrasound and parenting classes are available and continuing help with clothes and supplies for the children for two years.