Category Archives: Philanthropy

107th Street Elementary School playground refurbished on behalf of the Yael & Scooter Braun Family Foundation

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Yael Cohen Braun wanted to make a contribution towards the 107th St Elementary School playground after meeting the schools principal through a mutual friend.  Braun began with a post on GoFundMe which blossomed into a coordinated effort with the Yael & Scooter Braun Family Foundation,  LA Clippers Guard Patrick Beverley and the Clippers Foundation after […]

California Dairy Families and the Los Angeles Rams Award Inglewood Unified School District $10,000 Grant

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This is a great example of a public/private partnership in the City of Inglewood.  The Los Angeles Rams and the California Dairy Families have given $10,000 to the Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) to support student wellness.


Inglewood Mayor honored at Frontline Soldiers Awards Breakfast

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From SCVNews.Com CSUN Athletic Director Dr. Brandon Martin delivered the keynote address Saturday at the 17th Anniversary Frontline Soldiers Awards Breakfast and Fundraiser, put on by the non-profit Pathways to Your Future. Dr. Martin spoke about the event’s theme, “It’s time to do more,” as he addressed attendees, including honorees Los Angeles City Councilman Herb […]

Local rapper steps up efforts to end homelessness

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Ice Cube continues to support issues surrounding homelessness in the city of Los Angeles.  In 2005 he was honored at the annual Butterfly Ball put on by Chrysalis.  Chrysalis is located in Skid Row and trains the homeless in both job and life skills.  Chrysalis is supported by Downtown Los Angeles businesses who in turn hire […]

Jay Z’s donation to Black Lives Matter won’t reach Los Angeles

Last May, Dream Hampton let it be known that Jay Z and his wife Beyoncé, are supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement. Having previously sent bail money for protestors in Baltimore and Ferguson, his music streaming service, Tidal, has announced a $1.5 million dollar donation to the cause.  Unfortunately, organizations in Los Angeles were not […]

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