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A little giving can go a long way

A little giving can go a long way

| October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Giving a little time, attention or resources can have a ripple effect in people’s lives, doing more good than we can imagine. The holiday season provides ample opportunities for helping others in the community and making a difference. The following local charities would love help and donations. Often events are available throughout the year, so […]

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Buy a toy, give a toy at these local organizations

Buy a toy, give a toy at these local organizations

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is easy to go “off list” and get in the habit of impulse buying during the holidays. Put some of those impulses to work and donate toys and gift cards to some of these local organizations. In most cases, toys should be unwrapped and gift cards are requested to be from major retailers. Olympic […]

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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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