“Back to School Thank You! This year’s Back to School community event was a huge success! A total of 998 children from 305 families received a backpack full of school supplies in South Central!!”
UTA’s 3rd Annual #ProjectImpact Week of Philanthropy
“What a day! More than 70 BGCV teen and middle school members paired up with volunteers from United Talent Agency for their 3rd annual week of philanthropy and volunteerism. We gathered together for some beach soccer and volleyball, sailing and Fulcrum’s high ropes course! The course tested everyone mentally and physically and created an instant bond between members and their partners. Thank you to everyone from UTA who spent the day with us!”
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rock climbing, swimming, and so much more! They will come back with memories and friendships that will last a lifetime.
Doing Good Together is a great organization that helps empower families to raise children who care and contribute.
“In a culture that so often appears to reward materialism and greed, volunteering together is a powerful way to pass on the values of caring, compassion and social responsibility to children. Researchers have discovered that children whose parents model helping behaviors and provide opportunities to volunteer are more likely to adopt healthy social values and attitudes and to help others when they grow up.”
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PATH works to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities throughout Southern California. They strive to do this by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need. This is a story of a Veteran who was recently helped.
“Please help us welcome home Terence, a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. After chronically experiencing homelessness for years, Terrence has finally made it home with the help of PATH’s VASH and SSVF programs. Terence is happy to have stable housing and loves to spend his time volunteering and teaching pottery. He also creates and sells his own custom pieces at art fairs and to clients. Congratulations!”
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“Before a teenage girl reaches that crisis point where she feels she has no other alternative but to run away, she can come live at Laurel House for six months to one year for a safe and structured “cooling off” period from her parents.
Our goals are to provide a temporary, safe home for the teens, properly diagnose and treat for any existing disorders, keep them in school, achieve academic success, and ultimately reunify the teens with their families or find an alternative resolution if reunification is not possible.”
This video is a testimony of one of their success stories.
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Camp Kesem’s provides children affected by a parent’s cancer with a supportive, lifelong camp community that recognizes and understands their unique needs. Also, they empower college students to make a difference and build invaluable leadership skills by developing and managing every aspect of their Camp Kesem chapter.
This is a video about one of their recent camps.
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“The mission of Furnishing Hope is to improve the living space for people in crisis one room at a time, to provide a home-like environment for kids and families in stressful situations. It is our goal, whatever the situation, to ensure the children in these homes are the benefactors of our transactions.”
These are a couple of pictures of two more shipments of furniture and supplies have left the warehouse and are headed to wounded heroes!
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“The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge. ”
This video shows some highlights of one of their recent camps.
Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation donates both new and refurbished instruments to school music programs that lack the resources to keep up with equipment loss due to attrition, depreciation and wear over time, and to accommodate students on waiting lists or who have to share instruments. An infusion of instruments enables more students to participate and to experience a quality music education. This is a great picture of students from Booby Shaw Middle School enjoying their instruments.