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Morongo Helps Grant Holiday Wishes to 3,500 Children

Tribe provides $100,000 for annual Christmas Cheer All Year shopping spree to benefit disadvantaged children, including 600 kids from the San Gorgonio Pass.

ONTARIO, Calif. – Laughter filled the morning air Monday as 3,500 low-income children from across Inland Southern California eagerly hunted for their favorite toys during the sixth annual Christmas Cheer All Year shopping spree, sponsored by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians.

Morongo Donates 13,000 Turkeys to Mark 30th Anniversary of Annual Thanksgiving Outreach Program

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has given more than 100,000 Thanksgiving turkeys

over the past three decades to aid families, veterans and seniors in need.


Beaumont City Council Commemorating Morongo’s Thanksgiving Outreach Program

On Nov. 3, Morongo Tribal Council Member Brian Lugo accepted a resolution from the Beaumont City Council commemorating this year’s 30th anniversary of the tribe’s annual Thanksgiving Outreach Program. Read aloud by Mayor Brenda Knight, the city’s resolution stated, in part, that “Morongo’s Thanksgiving program is part of a fabric of generosity that extends throughout the tribe’s history,” and that the tribe’s “unwavering commitment to helping the community has improved lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the City of Beaumont and the San Gorgonio Pass.”

Open Ranch Rodeo Saddles Up at Morongo


MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION, CALIF. – Ranch-style calf roping, barrel racing, and other Western  events drew hundreds of spectators to the third annual Open Ranch Rodeo on Oct. 2-3  at the Morongo Indian Reservation in Cabazon.

The two-day, free event also included bull-riding, open team roping and Calcutta, as well as a delicious  frybread competition and a live band Saturday night.