Downtown Women’s Center Opens a New Permanent Supportive Housing Site for Survivors of Domestic Violence
By Giving List Staff   |   May 16, 2024

On May 9, the Downtown Women’s Center celebrated the grand opening of NoHo 5050, a new permanent supportive housing site that […more…]

The Inspiring Journey of Ricardo Ibarra
By Giving List Staff   |   April 5, 2024

Ricardo Ibarra’s story is one of perseverance, passion, and the pursuit of excellence. Born to Mexican parents who immigrated to […more…]

A Hero’s Journey: Reluctant Reader Turned Prolific Author
By Giving List Staff   |   April 4, 2024

Her eyelids grew heavy. She was irritable. The number of words on the page was overwhelming. This is what it […more…]

A Dream Job: Changing Lives
By Giving List Staff   |   March 1, 2024

Kathy Macaraeg, a credentialed California teacher with a busy family, was looking for an opportunity, a place where she could […more…]

ACCESS U Helps Youth Find Academic Success
By Giving List Staff   |   February 29, 2024

ACCESS U Foundation’s co-founders, Brad Rothenberg and Joaquín Escoto, ran a successful for-profit youth soccer company for nearly twenty years, […more…]

Student Success is Powerful Fuel
By Giving List Staff   |   February 27, 2024

Finding Success – Where They Least Expect It Sevan, newly arrived from Armenia, found himself in a California third grade […more…]

Spirit of Giving: A Special Night of Giving and Gratitude
By Giving List Staff   |   January 9, 2024

ACCESS U Foundation celebrated the end of 2023 with a special night of giving and gratitude at its first-ever public […more…]

Act Now, or React Later? The Choice is Clear
By Giving List Staff   |   January 3, 2024

Imagine that you could invest $1,500 to prevent a house fire. Without that investment, the cost to rebuild this hypothetical […more…]

Building Truth
By Giving List Staff   |   December 20, 2023

Holocaust Museum LA broke ground on November 15, 2023 on the Jona Goldrich Campus, designed by award-winning architect Hagy Belzberg. […more…]

15th Annual Gala
By Giving List Staff   |   December 20, 2023

Holocaust Museum LA honored icon Arnold Schwarzenegger with the “Award of Courage” at the 15th annual gala on Monday, November […more…]

J3: Now Reaching Twice as Many Struggling Readers
By Giving List Staff   |   November 27, 2023

Exciting changes are happening in J3 Foundation’s Cozy Reading Club. The non-profit is expanding their free literacy program to reach […more…]

Making College Dreams Come True for Underserved, Talented Student-Athletes
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Julie López played soccer for as long as she can remember. Growing up in a family of seven in Sylmar […more…]

All Roads Head Toward Success at Boys & Girls Clubs LA Harbor
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor (BGCLAH) launched the Pathways to Success initiative to ensure that […more…]

Show Gun Safety – Modeling Safe Gun Use in TV and Film
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

In the world of TV and cinema, being shot with a handgun often has the fallout of a stubbed toe […more…]

Meeting Young People’s Greatest Needs with Trusted, Credible Voices
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Alonie will never forget the day she nearly lost her home.  Her apartment’s new management company moved her rental payment […more…]

Crop Swap LA Helps Urban Communities Grow Healthy Food
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

If you drive through South Los Angeles these days, you might come across a seemingly incongruous sight sprouting from the […more…]

Reimagining High School, Da Vinci RISE Gives Students a Rewarding Future
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

At first, Donnaysia thought it strange the teachers at Da Vinci RISE High, a charter school in Los Angeles designed […more…]

Debbie Allen Dance Academy Gives Kids the ‘Opportunity to Dream’
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Debbie Allen started her dance academy in 2001 because she wanted to give as many young people as possible – […more…]

The Path to Help All Unhoused Women in L.A. County
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

From 2013 to 2020, the number of women experiencing homelessness increased by nearly 70%, according to the Greater Los Angeles […more…]

Five Keys: Incarceration Meets Aspiration
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

“Hope.” This overworked noun can read like a blasé greeting card shorthand to those who have no need of it. […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

Inspiring a More Dignified and Humane World
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

On a recent morning at Holocaust Museum LA (HMLA), Betsy, a docent, was leading a tour group of 20 LA […more…]

More Young Readers Means Fewer Prisons
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Diane Ausbon had every reason to drop fourth grader Jolonne from J3’s reading intervention program when he wouldn’t stop disrupting […more…]

Kidsave: Helping Older Foster Kids Find Their Forever Home
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

“When people think about adopting, they typically think about adopting a baby. But every child deserves a family. At Kidsave, […more…]

A Shining Example of Helping Under-Resourced Communities Become Self Sufficient
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Lightforce One is a shining example of the difference one human being can make when they concentrate a laser-like focus […more…]

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Puts First Responder Boots – and Paws – on the Ground
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

In the wake of Maui’s tragic 2023 wildfires, relief organizations and the goodwill of the world at large poured into […more…]

Over a Century of Inspiring Harmonies and Transforming Lives
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

When the Lalin Family’s four school-aged children get restless, they don’t watch television or browse social media, they play music […more…]

No Us Without You Feeds the Most Vulnerable
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Three years after a global pandemic ground the world to a halt, California’s COVID-19 state of emergency was finally lifted […more…]

One Love: Saving Young Lives from Relationship Abuse One Workshop at a Time
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Yeardley Love was a vibrant University of Virginia lacrosse player when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend three weeks before […more…]

Para Los Niños Provides Children on Skid Row with the Support They Need
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Without access to proper food, education, or toys to play with, how can a child truly grow into a healthy […more…]

Private School Axis Creates Equitable Access for Students of Color
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Collette Bowers Zinn, a fourth-generation educator and former litigator, founded the nonprofit Axis in 2020 to address persistent disparities in […more…]

PUENTE Learning Center – Delivering Quality Education for Lifelong Achievement
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

During her undergraduate studies at UC Davis, Nelly Escalante wrestled with what many first-generation college students encounter: imposter syndrome. Often […more…]

Ready To Succeed Empowers Underserved Students to Graduate College and Launch Successful Careers
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Few foster youth and first-generation college students ever make it to their graduation. The numbers are dismal. As little as […more…]

Skirball Cultural Center: A Good Place for Everyone
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

You can’t understand the history of the United States without understanding the immigrant story. This is the idea that motivated […more…]

StrengthUnited – Dedicated to Ending Abuse
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

The aptly named nonprofit StrengthUnited harnesses resources from its community to bring mental health healing and equal access to opportunities […more…]

Venice Community Housing Is Transforming Lives Through Stable Housing
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

A new apartment building in the heart of Venice, California, stands as a testament to the successful work that Venice […more…]

Providing Glasses To Help Children Succeed in School
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Six-year-old Yahaira’s favorite part of school was looking at picture books. But as her vision became worse, she couldn’t enjoy […more…]

Lighting the Way for Children With Special Needs
By Giving List Staff   |   November 17, 2023

Imagine the rush of thrilling emotions that comes with preparing to adopt for the very first time. Making it through […more…]

Two Upcoming Events for Show Gun Safety in LA
By Giving List Staff   |   October 16, 2023

Check out the details below, and RSVP links for both of Brady’s upcoming events: Join us on Monday, October 23, […more…]

World Telehealth Initiative Receives the UN Association Peace Prize
By Giving List Staff   |   October 10, 2023

On the International Day of Peace, Sharon Allen, Co-Founder and CEO for World Telehealth Initiative, received the United Nations (UN) […more…]