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SOUTH GLENDALE — Organizers are expecting today's Homeless Connect Day at the Glendale National Guard Armory to be largest social services event for regional transients so far. The event connects homeless people to 50 private and public social...
Dozens of members of the Salem Lutheran Church on Sunday set aside their newly unwrapped Christmas presents in order to prepare and partake in a holiday meal with the local homeless. The second annual Christmas feast drew about 200 people, including...
Tags: Family, Holidays, Social Issues, Human Interest, Society
GLENDALE — Better coordination of health and social services available in Glendale is a top priority to better battle local health issues, a group of community leaders said Wednesday. Several dozen representatives from local health-care and...
Christopher McWhorter is one face of the state budget crisis, as state Sen. Carol Liu (D-Glendale) learned Thursday. McWhorter, 37, is bedridden because of muscular dystrophy. Sixteen hours a week, workers paid through the California Department of Health...
The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home. The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
Sister Guadalupe Stump, the daughter of Mexican immigrants, was a professor of social work when she decided to put her words into action and leave academia to assist social organizations. She later joined Sisters of Mercy and focused on social causes,...
A 24-hour charity marathon raised more than $600,000 for Anne Arundel County nonprofit groups this week. The "Great Give," organized by the Community Foundation for Anne Arundel County, encouraged donors to give to their favorite charities through a...
Tags: Charity, Annapolis, Social Issues
A free speed camp for 200 pre-registered Imperial Valley children, ages 10 to 18, will be hosted Saturday by G-Rob Fitness and the House of Hope Advisory Committee at Southwest High in El Centro, stated a press release from the Catholic Charities...
Hoping to lure car enthusiasts to local businesses while also raising money for children's charities, the Exchange Club of Pompano Beach is getting set to host its fifth annual Benefit Classic Car Show. Nearly 100 vintage cars will be on display from...
Tags: Charity, Social Issues, Passenger Cars, Pompano Beach, Business
Classic car events with tours or rallies are nothing new. One touring the largest military base on the West Coast is. For the first time ever, Camp Pendleton will open its gates for auto enthusiasts to tour its 125,000-acre facility on June 21. The...
Hundreds of Anne Arundel County charities are hoping to get a fundraising boost from a round-the-clock, online donation event. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County will host the "Great Give" from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. on Thursday....
Tags: Charity, Social Issues, Human Interest
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