Featured charities

Following are some charities that we support. Most of them offer opportunities for involvement. For more information, you can click on any that interest you.

Jewish Women’s Theatre– This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

Jewish Women’s Theatre– This Month’s Spotlighted Charity

Jewish Women’s Theatre debuted in in 2008 the backyard of a home in Pacific Palisades, California with the expressed purpose of giving voice to Jewish women on stage. They soon became a project of Community Partners, and launched their signature groundbreaking program, At-Homes Salon Theatre.  These theatrical presentations are created around a theme and curated to include stories, poems, comedic monologues, songs, and even art all designed to illuminate various aspects of the theme.  Since then, JWT has grown exponentially, drawing over...

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MS Society UK

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

MS Society UK

The MS Society-UK is a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers.  Its mission is to provide emotional, practical, and/or financial support to people with MS, to healthcare professionals, and to carers and families.  In addition, the MS society is the biggest charitable funder of MS research in the UK.  You can get involved with the MS society by fundraising, volunteering, or donating:  https://www.mssociety.org.uk/get-involved

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Nature of Wildworks

Posted by on Apr 30, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

Nature of Wildworks

The Nature of Wildworks (www.natureofwildworks.org) is a celebration of all the remarkable, diverse creatures with whom we are privileged to share this life on earth. Dedicated to the lifetime quality care of non-releasable wild animals, we are currently providing care for fifty animals encompassing 17 different species.  Our residents include mountain lions, bobcats, gray fox, barn owl, and many other birds and mammals, most of which are native to the California environment.  Some of the animals participate in wildlife educational programs...

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Occupy Wall Street

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement that began on September 17, 2011 in Liberty Square in Manhattan’s Financial District, and has spread to over 100 cities in the United States and actions in over 1,500 cities globally. #ows is fighting back against the corrosive power of major banks and multinational corporations over the democratic process, and the role of Wall Street in creating an economic collapse that has caused the greatest recession in generations. The movement is inspired by popular uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and...

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American Civil Liberties Union

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

American Civil Liberties Union

For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.  In these difficult times, their work is more important than ever.  If you go to their website, www.aclu.org, you can read about the issues, understand your rights, and learn about the ACLU’s important work.  You can get involved by becoming a member, taking recommended actions, and/or donating.

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Advocates for the Environment

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Featured charity | 0 comments

Advocates for the Environment

Advocates for the Environment is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) non-profit law firm and environmental advocacy organization.  They litigate, provide legal advice, and advocate on behalf of the environment. They also focus on developing legal tools that activists and other lawyers can use to protect the environment.  They are currently working with the Santa Monica Mountains Task Force of the Sierra Club to sue the California Coastal Commission for issuing a permit for the Edge Development in the hills of Malibu.  For information about the...

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Human Kindness Foundation

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Human Kindness Foundation

The Human Kindness Foundation (HKF), founded by Bo and Sita Lozoff, is a non-profit organization that promotes three common principles taught by the great sages of all religions: Simple living, service, and personal spiritual practice. For more than 40 years, HKF’s Prison-Ashram Project has shared these principles and practices with hundreds of thousands of incarcerated individuals around the world, with life-changing results. Each week, Human Kindness Foundation responds to approximately 300 letters from prison and jail inmates requesting...

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SWF International

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Featured charity | 0 comments

SWF International

SWF International was founded by Dr. Nina Smart in 2004 for the purpose of eradicating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  It operates both in the United States and in Sierra Leone to raise awareness, to protect young girls at risk, and to help FGM survivors. Programs supported by SWF International help educate both boys and girls, reduce gender inequality, and empower women and communities through non-violent culturally sensitive approaches developed at the grassroots.  You can go to http://www.swfinternational.org to learn more, to buy...

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UCLArts and Healing

Posted by on Oct 31, 2016 in Featured charity | 0 comments

UCLArts and Healing

UCLArts and Healing, founded by Ping Ho, offers professional development training and programs for the general public in the use of the arts for social, emotional, physical and cognitive benefit.   Creative expression enables us to externalize what is within.  We focus on the self that emerges in the process. UCLArts and Healing is an organizational member of the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine, which promotes education and research in complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to health and wellbeing. UCLArts...

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Inner Outer Partnership

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Featured charity | 0 comments

Inner Outer Partnership

Danielle Levy has been teaching meditation and the values that accompany it for a number of years. and in 1995 she founded the Inner Outer Partnership, a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicate to helping people discover their unity with humanity (www.innerouterpartnership.org ).  The services of the organization include meditation instruction, meditation groups, a bi-monthly newsletter, occasional commentaries, and occasional webinars and workshops.  These services are offered free of charge. Danielle hopes that her work on this website and on...

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