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As the Pandemic Turned Life in L.A. Upside Down, Local Nonprofits Had to Pivot on the Fly

Three local charities explain how they adjusted their missions to help vulnerable communities weather COVID-19—and why it will be key to California’s recovery
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MacKenzie Scott’s $2.7 Billion Round of Giveaways Was a Boon for L.A. Charities

The former Mrs. Jeff Bezos infused a bunch of local organizations with cash
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A $500k Gift from Alex Trebek Is Helping Fund a Bridge Housing Center for L.A.’s Homeless

The Jeopardy! host passed away last year, but his legacy will live on at the Trebek Center in Northridge
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After a Pair of Failures at the Ballot Box, Michael Weinstein Still Has Affordable Housing on His Agenda

AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s polarizing president has become an advocate for tenants—and a vocal critic of Governor Gavin Newsom
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When Disaster Struck in Texas, These Two Angelenos Rented a Truck and Hit the Road to Help

As Chris Petroff and Regina Carpinelli made their way from L.A. to Austin last week, their mission to deliver essential supplies turned into something bigger than they'd planned

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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Alex Trebek’s Land Gift to the City Is One of Its Best Kept Secrets

The beloved host’s death has reminded many to appreciate the park he donated

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Spotted Delivering Meals to the Needy in West Hollywood

The royal-adjacent duo are doing good in their new neighborhood
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‘Solidarity Not Charity’: How L.A.’s ‘Mutual Aid’ Groups Are Creating Community During a Crisis

Throughout the Southland, volunteers are determining where help is needed—and then they're organizing
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Buy a Restaurant Gift Card, Help an L.A. Community in Need

In partnership with Wagstaff and Los Angeles, L.A.'s restaurant community is stepping up with One More Helping