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Pitch in, help out with Big Sunday all month long in May

Pitch in, help out with Big Sunday all month long in May

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Month of Big Sundays (MoBS) is off and running with charity projects for everyone, every single day in May. Started in 1999 by Hancock Park resident David Levinson and about 300 others from his synagogue, Temple Israel of Hollywood, Big Sunday has morphed from a one-day event to year-round activities, with the emphasis on […]

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Volunteer opportunities open to all at Big Sunday

Volunteer opportunities open to all at Big Sunday

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Big Sunday, an independent nonprofit organization, is gearing up to host its biggest event of the year, A Month of Big Sundays (also known as MoBS), which hosts and/or sponsors charity projects every single day of the month of May. One of the hardest things about volunteering is getting started. There are thousands of nonprofit […]

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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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Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

Jill Bauman helps families exit homelessness with ‘Imagine’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jill Bauman is passionate about solving family homelessness. Seated in her art-lined and book-filled living room, Bauman recounts the road to becoming head of Imagine LA, the non-profit agency that is using creative methods to remedy the homeless dilemma. Born in Pasadena and raised in Santa Barbara, she briefly lived on June St. Bauman graduated […]

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Big Sunday grows from a single day to a month

Big Sunday grows from a single day to a month

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting May 1, Big Sunday will launch a month-long campaign to bring volunteers together with projects and organizations in need of support. But they need your help. You can volunteer to help clean up a neighborhood, collect and sort sports equipment or work with homeless youth. Whatever your interests or skills, there are fun, free […]

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Volunteering can be life changing, just ask Charlie

Volunteering can be life changing, just ask Charlie

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

When then five-year-old Eloise Hess walked into a nursing home in West Adams many years ago, her family’s lives changed forever. They had signed up for the volunteer effort at the last minute. The place was dark and, well, creepy, Charlie Hess, Brookside, recalled. Then they entered a patient’s room, and “my very shy daughter […]

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