How the Laugh Factory’s Jamie Masada Became Comedy’s King of Philanthropy

The philanthropist-founder of the iconic Hollywood comedy club is the hardest working man in show business when it comes to giving back
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Each Year, This Local Program Helps Hundreds of Foster Kids Get Glammed Up for Prom

Glamour Gowns and Suit Up offers suits, purses, makeup, and a lot of confidence

How Homeless People’s Animal Companions Get the Care They Need

A free DTLA clinic is a lifesaver for pet owners living in poverty

The Faces—and Stories—of Skid Row

For five years, street photographer Suzanne Stein has been telling the stories of the vulnerable unhoused people who call downtown L.A.'s encampments home. But is anybody listening?
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L.A. Foster Parents Face an Agonizing Reality

Couples who foster may fall in love with children only to have them taken away; but for many, the risk is worth the reward
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Looking for Ways to Give Back this Giving Tuesday? Here Are 27 Good Causes

There’s a lot we can do to help our communities. These local charities and philanthropic effots will welcome your time and/or your money
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Here’s What’s Being Done to End L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis

Where your money is going, what steps are being taken, and what's coming next
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Meet 13 Powerful Women Who Are Making L.A. a Better Place

From a venture capitalist to a comedian, these L.A. women are changing the city for the better

The L.A. Conservancy Is Celebrating 40 Years of Saving Historic Structures

It's now the largest preservation organization in the U.S.
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Steven Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation Is Battling Injustice, Bigotry, and Hatred

With the profits from Schindler's List, the director started a nonprofit that's still going strong