Posted Dec. 27, 2015, 10:21 am
The entire D-Fenders basketball team rallied to help children and families in poverty celebrate the holiday season at Connections For Children’s Santa Monica office on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Posted Dec. 4, 2015, 9:04 am
Present Now, the Santa Monica-based non-profit organization that provides gifts of necessities and specialty items for babies, children and teens living in domestic violence shelters, announced a new partnership this week with Alexandria House, a transitional residence for woman and children, located in the Mid-Wilshire area of Los Angeles.
Posted Dec. 1, 2015, 9:56 am
With an estimated 25,000 homeless residents in Los Angeles, homelessness in LA has increased 12 percent in two years.
Posted Nov. 20, 2015, 6:00 am
The holidays came early for 110 deserving boys and girls on Tuesday morning after they were set loose inside the Sears in Santa Monica with $100 gift cards to select coats, sweaters, shoes, and other winter-time necessities, just in time for the cooler weather.
Posted Nov. 4, 2015, 10:17 am
Santa Monica resident Dave Johnson, a U.S. Military veteran, put his body to the ultimate test to help post 9/11 veterans get back to work on Oct. 10.
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 3:57 pm
Did you know Oct. 24 was National Make A Difference Day, a childrens’ book drive sponsored by USA Weekend magazine for more than 20 years.
Posted Oct. 23, 2015, 9:01 am
Meals On Wheels West and the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel present MONSTER BASH on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 7 pm to midnight.
Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 9:57 am
The Assistance League of Santa Monica celebrated the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Optometric Options on Oct. 15.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:20 am
The Summer of Soul Art Exhibition is, to some Santa Monica residents, symbolized by the giant pair of neon sunglasses that people have been able to draw at the beach at the Twilight Concert Series each Thursday night.
Posted Aug. 24, 2015, 10:20 am
Since 1937, the Assistance League of Santa Monica chapter has been helping children and families in need in the Santa Monica Bay Area. They work closely with the Santa Monica/Malibu Unified School District and local Los Angeles Unified School District to identify those in need in the community.
Posted Aug. 24, 2015, 9:56 am
Kathryn Vernez, longtime City of Santa Monica government and community relations leader, has been named to the Board of the Directors of The Bay Foundation.
Posted Aug. 8, 2015, 9:37 am
Nick Arquette is the founder of Walk With Sally, a non-profit organization that offers a mentorship program that pairs cancer survivors with mentees that have a parent, sibling, or family member with cancer. The aim is to foster a loving friendship and a sense of community between all the parties involved.
Posted Aug. 7, 2015, 9:30 am
Assistance League of Santa Monica member volunteers gathered on Wednesday at the Chapter House to fill 420 backpacks with age appropriate school supplies, which includes notebooks, writing utensils, and other materials, as well as a hygiene kit including deodorant and toothbrushes.
Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 9:32 am
St. Vincent Meals on Wheels – the charity that does exactly what its name implies. People drive around and deliver food to the elderly or reclusive, which greatly helps the communities that it is involved in.
Posted Jul. 10, 2015, 9:34 am
Fight the good fight against cancer this weekend with sunshine and some beach yoga at the Santa Monica Pier. For a $25 ticket, yogi fundraisers will receive a free yoga mat and water while providing real immediate support for both those being diagnosed with cancer and those that have survived.
Posted Jul. 8, 2015, 9:31 am
An ‘Afternoon Tea & Fashion Runway’ will bring together women (and men) throughout the Los Angeles Westside to support WISE & Healthy Aging’s nonprofit mission of enhancing the independence, dignity and quality of life of the elderly.
Posted Jun. 19, 2015, 9:38 am
After years of singing at others’ events, crossover music star Nick Palance will be teaming up with the Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC) to put on his own benefit Sunday June 28, “Coming Home,” to raise money to help homeless people in Los Angeles.
Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 10:55 am
Assistance League of Santa Monica has a scholarship program with Santa Monica-Malibu and Olympic High Schools.
Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:13 am
Night Lights, an auxiliary of Santa Monica Assistance League, recently met to assemble duffle bags full of goodies for children that they help send to camp.
Posted May. 19, 2015, 9:41 am
Santa Monica actress Tanna Frederick has become a mainstay of the Los Angeles theatre community, but when she’s not on stage she’s busy doing her part to save the planet.
Posted May. 18, 2015, 10:02 am
TEEN LINE, the confidential teen-to-teen hotline, honored The Herzer Family with the “Above and Beyond Family Award” and Santa Monica residents Ellie Schneir and Peter Mezza with the “Humanitarian Award” at the annual Food for Thought Luncheon May 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Posted May. 17, 2015, 9:25 am
Walk with Love, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation’s parent-pleasing, kid-friendly, doggie-delighting annual 5K Walk/Run, will take place this morning, May 17 in Pacific Palisades.
Posted May. 15, 2015, 10:11 am
In this week's episode of In The Chair, editor Brenton Garen speaks to Dr. Bob Hamilton founder of Walk To Africa.
Posted May. 11, 2015, 10:03 am
The Santa Monica Sister City Association (SMSCA) recently inducted its newly elected Board of Directors for 2015-2016.
Posted Apr. 26, 2015, 9:31 am
Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors will hold a fundraiser this Monday, April 27, from 5 pm to 9 pm at Pono Burger.