2009

Camp Laurel

Founded in 1993, Camp Laurel is committed to providing educational and support programs for children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. They serve approximately 450 children per year, ages 3-17, through their camping programs, which are free to all participants. Their grant for $5,439.80 will fund the purchase of 4 medical carts, 5 medical bags, 4 stethoscopes...

Five Acres

Five Acres received a $16,875.00 grant to restore their pool in order to comply with city requirements. Started as an orphanage in 1888, Five Acres now serves severely emotionally disturbed, abused and neglected children through a variety of programs and services. Education, treatment and recreation are provided within a safe, stable and controlled environment.

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

HOLA is using their $6,832.32 grant for two distinct yet interconnected projects. Part of the money will be used to purchase audio/visual equipment which will build the capacity of their current performing arts and filmmaking programs and enhance special events like sport celebrations, athletic tournaments, banquets, artist speaker series and family gatherings.

Upward Bound House

For over a decade, Upward Bound House has provided housing and supportive services for up to one year to homeless children and their families at their transitional living home called Family Place, in Santa Monica. Family homelessness is a regional issue in Los Angeles with over 10,000 homeless children, nearly 8,000 living in places unfit for human habitation.