People Making A Difference: Torrance Music Philanthropist Donates Instruments To South LA YouthThe Rheuben Allen Music Education Foundation donates musical instruments to aspiring musicians. "In the last three, four years, we've given over 500 instruments to young people to learn to play," Allen said.
People Making A Difference: Nonprofit Connects Artists With Those In NeedFrom fashion and film to movement and music, art comes in many different forms and can reach people in infinite ways. And one nonprofit is tapping into those outlets of expression to help those in need.
People Making A Difference: CSULB Accounting Students Offering Free Tax Prep For Low-Income FamiliesFiling a tax return and taking advantage of all the breaks can be tough, especially for those who cannot afford professional help. But one group of local accounting students is hoping to change that.
Cedars Relief Effort Sending Medical Supplies To Beirut Blast VictimsSix months ago, Beirut was leveled after a large amount of ammonium nitrate exploded at the port, pushing an already struggling country even closer to the brink of collapse.
'I Have Always Loved Animals': Shelter Volunteer Helps Save Pups One Snuggle At A TimeDogs are often called man's best friend, but sometimes the four-legged creatures are the ones in need of a friend.
William Burrows, OC Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer, Nominated For National AwardThere are many ways people can make a difference in their communities, and for William D. Burrows that means mentoring children.
'It Feels Good To Give Back': High Schoolers Seek To Make Hospital Stays More Comfortable For KidsFrom poking and prodding to strange rooms and unfamiliar sounds, hospital stays are never fun — especially for children — which is why two high school students are working to make the experience more comfortable.
'I Really Like To Help The People': Boyle Heights Man Turns Desire To Help Into Successful Food Distribution EffortNicolas Pinedo didn't have much in the first few weeks of the pandemic, but he had time, a truck and a desire to help those in need.
'This Is What I Was Born To Do': Local Nonprofit Aims To Eradicate Veteran HomelessnessFrom post-traumatic stress disorder and poverty to hunger and homelessness, far too many veterans are in need of help in the greater Los Angeles area — help that local nonprofit Village for Vets is hoping to provide.
West Valley Group Spreads Hope While Helping HomelessSince 2016, The Sunshine Club has been tackling homelessness and doing what it can to support the unhoused community in the West Valley area.
Costa Mesa's Dream Seam Team Raises Money For Charity By Making MasksSince March, the Dream Seam Team has made more than 7,000 masks. And while some are donated to different groups in need, many are sold for $5 each with profits donated to Feeding America. So far, the group has raised $15,000.