As part of a national organization, 826LA provides free after school writing workshops, drop-in tutoring and in-school tutoring to underserved students, schools, and communities through their two Los Angeles based sites. 98% of drop-in students are from low-income families and come from communities that would not otherwise have access to the free resources they offer.
Established in 1978, The Center for the Partially Sighted is recognized as a premier low vision rehabilitation center and will use our grant of $18,199.00 for their Pediatric Low Vision Program. They will purchase portable equipment including 2 computerized vision assessment charts, 1 set of teller acuity cards and 1 computerized auto-refractor and carrying case.
LACER has been awarded an $18,498.86 grant to purchase musical instruments for the music component of their arts and literacy-based after-school program. LACER’s goal is the improvement of the educational environment and opportunities for 10-18 year olds in under-funded schools in the Hollywood area and they are currently in 4 high schools and...
Women Helping Youth has awarded $11,567.31 to Vista Del Mar for the renovation of an existing recreation/game room. Vista Del Mar is an expansive, multi-service agency whose mission is to provide comprehensive, family-centered social, educational, and behavioral health services, which encourage children, adolescents and their families to lead self reliant, stable, and productive lives.