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Bountiful ways to give back during season of giving

Bountiful ways to give back during season of giving

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Climate change, homelessness, mental and physical diseases, and other societal issues pepper our newsfeeds letting us know what is wrong or chaotic in the world. But these issues also can be motivating, inspiring us to reach out to others to try to do good in small ways close to home. Then we can have some […]

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The Ebell of Los Angeles celebrates 100 years of aiding women in need

The Ebell of Los Angeles celebrates 100 years of aiding women in need

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For 100 years, The Ebell of Los Angeles has assisted women in need through the club’s Rest Cottage Association (RCA). Its centennial will be celebrated at a luncheon on Mon., April 23 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at 741 S. Lucerne Blvd. Ten nonprofit agencies providing safety nets for women and children will receive $10,000 each. […]

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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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Gifts, donations sought for St. Brendan toy drive

Gifts, donations sought for St. Brendan toy drive

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Children living at Alexandria House, and St. Anne’s Social Service Agency and the Adopt-a-Family program are among recipients of this year’s holiday toy drive sponsored by St. Brendan Catholic Church. “We are in need of new, unwrapped toys and $25 Target gift cards,” said Stacy Herman, event co-chair along with Nancy Muller. “Both are greatly […]

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Around the Town by Patty Hill covers gardens, libraries, music

Around the Town by Patty Hill covers gardens, libraries, music

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Garden Conservancy came to town on May 10. The national organization that works with visionary gardeners and community leaders to preserve some of the country’s most beloved flora began the day early at the Ebell of Los Angeles with a seminar on “The Splendor and Purpose of Persian Design.” An impressive array of lecturers included […]

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