When Solutions Sound Like Punishment

I am following conversations about how to reduce the number of homeless people living on the streets of Los Angeles. I have very patiently been reading without comment. I really want to see what ideas other people have. And now I really want to move to a mew planet call a bunch of mothers andContinue reading “When Solutions Sound Like Punishment”

There is fun in FUNdraising!

Sometimes helping people means sitting with them and listening sharing a meal connecting people to housing teaching life skills arranging public assistance But if case management, therapy or social work isn’t your thing, there are other ways to help out. Galas are fun! Some folks enjoy attending them and using their money for good acts.Continue reading “There is fun in FUNdraising!”

MEND Gala Wrap Up

Every well run fundraiser is well planned. Sometime in September the lights stay on for late Wednesday evening meetings at the MEND center on San Fernando. I have never been a “lady who lunches”, instead I am a “lady who grabs my kid from daycare, zooms through McDonald’s and rushes up a flight of stairsContinue reading “MEND Gala Wrap Up”

@MENDPoverty and The Oscar Experience

Oscar Experience with MEND Poverty at Universal Studios from the http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/oscars-experience/benefits/index.html  Home : Awards : Academy Awards : Oscar® Experience: Benefits Oscar® Experience: Benefits 1234Oscar® Experience: Benefits, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ grassroots program that enables charities to host glamorous fund-raising parties on Oscar Sunday, will kick off its 20th year in 2013.Continue reading “@MENDPoverty and The Oscar Experience”

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