Tag: Junior League of Los Angeles

New Board ‘Reignites, Rebuilds’ in Junior League’s 97th year

New Board ‘Reignites, Rebuilds’ in Junior League’s 97th year

| September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) marked 97 years of voluntarism with its annual change in leadership. Joy C. Williams is the new president. The headquarters of JLLA is on Larchmont Boulevard. Over 800 women volunteer through the JLLA network, which has become a local mainstay for transition-aged foster youth and underserved students seeking […]

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Housing solutions are on a fast track, says leader at PATH

Housing solutions are on a fast track, says leader at PATH

| September 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Housing-forward, person-centered solutions to homelessness have been Tessa Madden Storms’s work for the past decade. Madden Storms, who lives in Windsor Village, is the senior director of philanthropy at PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) and the regional director of PATH Santa Barbara. “Certainly, the geographical change of pace of going on up to Santa Barbara […]

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Santa on way through sleet, snow, pandemic

Santa on way through sleet, snow, pandemic

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter is upon us, and the pandemic continues to cast a shadow on the holidays. But there is plenty of reason to be of good cheer. Resilient and resourceful Angelenos are finding many ways to assist the less fortunate. • • • Imagine LA promises its most magical event yet, Winter Wonderland, the Drive-Thru Edition […]

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Resilience, staying connected in 2020

Resilience, staying connected in 2020

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s been quite a year, what with a once-in-a-century pandemic and a presidential election like no other in recent memory, or maybe ever. There were shining moments too, some surprises and glimmers of hope. When the lockdown came, religious leaders probably said a quick prayer before moving their services outdoors and online. Programs online Wilshire […]

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Nonprofits pivot for this year’s gala season — with success

Nonprofits pivot for this year’s gala season — with success

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Cocktails, a fine dinner, a silent auction, live entertainment, celebrities and a glittering array of guests — a standard formula for major gala fundraising events for many organizations. But not this year. While many nonprofits are canceling or postponing such events, others are pivoting, creating gala-type events that take social distancing or virtual connection into […]

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Climb and explore at Junior League’s ‘Touch-a-Truck’

Climb and explore at Junior League’s ‘Touch-a-Truck’

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Big rigs and emergency response vehicles will be parked at a family-friendly event sponsored by the Junior League of Los Angeles. Touch-a-Truck will be on Sat., April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Santa Monica Pier Beach Lot 1 North. Children can explore, climb and touch vehicles of all shapes and sizes, […]

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