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Covenant House hosts ‘Sleep Out’ to aid homeless youth

Covenant House hosts ‘Sleep Out’ to aid homeless youth

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Residents traded the comforts of home for a cold Hollywood parking lot Nov. 15 to find out what it’s like to be homeless in Los Angeles. Participating in a “Sleep Out” hosted by Covenant House California (CHC), located at 1325 N. Western Ave., more than 86 volunteers spent the night in the charity’s parking lot […]

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Thrive in Joy holds 11 days of giving for Nick Fagnano

Thrive in Joy holds 11 days of giving for Nick Fagnano

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Thrive in Joy Nick Fagnano Foundation held a “Day of Giving” last month to honor its namesake, the former Country Club Park resident tragically killed by lightning on Venice Beach in 2014. The second annual event didn’t limit the giving to just one day. In fact, each year the foundation recognizes 11 days of […]

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New roof and a new life for residents at Alexandria House

New roof and a new life for residents at Alexandria House

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

When a roofing job was needed at Alexandria House, a transitional residence for single women and their children, the men and women of Supreme Roofing, L.A. Roofing Materials, and the National Women in Roofing (NWiR) organization stepped in to do the job. “Nobody thinks about a roof, so that’s where we come in!” says Careylyn […]

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Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

Share joy of the season with others: Hollygrove, Big Sunday, local groups abound

| December 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

As the two gentlemen appealing to Mr. Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” pointed out, this is the time of year “when want is keenly felt and abundance rejoices.” If you feel the holiday spirit move you to give from your own abundance, here are several volunteer and donation programs. Hollygrove, 815 N. El Centro Ave., […]

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El Nino Garden Gala, LACO à La Carte in Fremont Pl.

El Nino Garden Gala, LACO à La Carte in Fremont Pl.

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills was the site of the second annual “Garden Gala” Sept. 24, where 350 supporters gathered for the El Nido Family Centers benefit. Founded in 1925, the organization is one of the city’s oldest and most respected social service agencies. At this year’s Gala, El Nido honored Luz Avila-Kyncl, Hancock Park, […]

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Hollywood Wilshire AYSO grows in popularity as fall season kicks off

Hollywood Wilshire AYSO grows in popularity as fall season kicks off

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The fall soccer season is well underway for Hollywood Wilshire AYSO Region 78, a nonprofit, all-volunteer youth soccer organization. Region 78 covers Mid-City, Hancock Park, Wilshire, Koreatown, Park La Brea, Fairfax, West Adams, Pico Union, Hollywood, West Hollywood, East Hollywood, Los Feliz and Silver Lake. The fall season began in September and runs through mid-December. […]

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