2022 Giving Guide
With another year drawing to a close, it’s the time for many to gather and celebrate. But it’s also the season to consider those who are less fortunate across Southern California. This special section provides both inspiration and numerous ideas on how you can help those in need through charitable aid. On behalf of our sponsors and all the charities mentioned in this section, we wish you well and hope that the season brings you peace and joy.
Southern California is gaga over their pets - it’s evident from the number of puppies, kitties and other animals we see in our day-to-day experience, out enjoying the beautiful weather and terrain with their owners.
Financial services institutions play a vital role in the smooth functioning of our society and enable us, for example, to secure home mortgages, finance business transactions, and take out loans for college.
Whether it’s a monetary donation, a gift of goods or even volunteering, here are a myriad of worthy charities who can benefit greatly from the generosity of L.A. Times readers like yourself. Follow the links below for a guide to philanthropic organizations that are working diligently to better the lives of others - serving the unhoused, the elderly, animal welfare, the environment, and children and adults facing food insecurity, social justice and equity issues.
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At this time of year, people tend to spend a bit of time reflecting on how they can give back.
Charity and aid can take on many forms: nourishing the hungry, rebuilding communities lost to blight or caring for the sick and infirm.
In a time unlike any other, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) pivoted its significant grant-making ability towards COVID-19 relief.