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 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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How L.A. Works Is Empowering Angelenos to Volunteer and Collaborate

The local non-profit is doing everything from fighting hunger among kids to creating dance parties for those with special needs
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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

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?

Volunteering with Family Is a Valuable Lesson in the Meaning of Service

The founder of Big Sunday shares four ideas for family-friendly volunteering
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These 11 Organizations Are Working Hard to Stem the Tide of Homelessness in L.A.

Nearly 70,000 people are homeless in L.A. County. Here are some local organizations trying to change that

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

Tiffany Haddish and the Man Behind the Free Comedy Camp that Saved Her Life

When she was a 15-year-old foster kid, the megawatt actress-comedian attended Jamie Masada's comedy camp at the Laugh Factory—and the rest is history
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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