2019 Recipients

Aquarium of the PacificThis $10,000 grant will be split: $5,000 to support the Aquarium Scholarship Fund, as a matching donor to the “Field Trip Face” campaign, which raised $20,000 for student field trip scholarships, and $5,000 to support Ocean Science Education Program which includes the “Aquarium Live” initiative with 175 children’s hospitals.
 CHLA-Butterfly-Logo-2_300WYCF issued a $10,000 challenge grant to members of the Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital to donate money for the purchase of books for the “Literally Healing” program at CHLA, which provides new books for patients and siblings. PCCH exceeded the challenge, donating $13,000and WYCF gifted $13,000 for a total of $26,000.00
nationalcharityleagueThis $10,000 grant will fund 10 college scholarships: 3 for high school graduates and 7 continuing scholarships for college students, all of whom have demonstrated academic success and great financial need.
pediatrictherapynetworkThis $10,000 grant was used to sponsor Camp Escapades Summer 2019 so that children and families will continue to benefit from this program and volunteers’ career paths will be influenced by the opportunity to work and interact with these special children.
logo27This $10,000 grant will sponsor two kids who have been living with congenital limb loss or have suffered amputation from illness or injury, for a week long sports camp focused on the fundamentals of playing ball sports. Their coaches are USA Patriots who have suffered an amputation.
helpinghandsThis $5,000 grant will be used to provide the recipients of these service monkeys and continue training and placement programs.
ica_logoThis $5,000 grant is to be used to support music classes within “Learning and Achieving Through the Arts”, the flagship school-day program –providing sequential music instruction to 500 K-5 skid row area LAUSD students and their classroom teachers.
New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc.*This $5,000 grant will be used in the annual Children’s Christmas Store to provide a new pair of shoes and toys to children and grocery gift cards to homeless and low income families during the holidays.
Journey_Out_Final_Logo_WebThis $5,000 grant is to support 16 youth prevention, with the overall goal of educating and providing skills to girls at risk of being commercially exploited or those who have been victimized by sex trafficking.
This $5,000 grant is to be used primarily to assist with the continuation and expansion of the “Ready, Willing and Able” class for special needs students, as well as to provide class scholarships for needy students at the PVPA.
providencelittlecompanyofmaryThis $5,000 grant will be used to install a DVD system in the pediatrics section of the medical center and to create a DVD library, thus enhancing patient experience.
RSR LogoThis $5,000 will be used for specialized adaptive tricycles for deserving kids who face physical limitations and health obstacles. The bikes develop strength and confidence and promote inclusion.
SF_logo_hrz_rgb_newThis $5,000 grant is to be used to sponsor 5 students for the 2020 Summer Youth Development Academy, which supports the positive development of underserved middle and high school students by linking them with mentor/role models, healthy activities, and a network of supportive peers.
Harbor Interfaith ServicesThis $5,000 grant will be used by Harbor Interfaith Services to support children in the Children’s Center which provides care and education for ages 6 weeks to 17 years old and provides a safe haven for children of low income parents who are going to school or work.
lachallengeThis $5,000 grant will assist with scholarships for economically disadvantaged children from the greater Los Angeles area so that they can experience a private-school education . Donations fund tuition, supplies, tutoring and mentoring support with the goal of promoting educational achievement in an optimal school environment.
sunshinekidsThis $5,000 grant will enhance the quality of life for children with cancer by providing them with positive group experiences so that they can do what kids are supposed to do –have fun and celebrate life.
This $5,000 grant will fund vital research needed to find treatments for children living with KAT6A, a rare syndrome resulting from a mutation in the KAT6A gene.
This $5,000 grant supports the new
“Engaging Hearts and Minds” program that focuses on mental health-related strategies and includes a new “Teen Program” that teaches healthy coping skills and more authentic, face-to-face interaction.
sandiegomesaThis $3,500 grant will be used to provide 4 scholarships for deserving junior college or transfer students who are pursuing a career in a child-related field.
Screen Shot 2015-02-14 at 4.03.58 PMThis $2,500 grant will help former foster children who age out of the system at 18 to set up their own homes with donated furniture and housewares, so that they can realize their talents and skills.
comfortzonecampThis $2,500 donation will provide scholarships for CA children who have experienced a significant loss, so that they may grieve and heal together in a fun and safe place, as they attend camps for grieving children.
Las Floristas LogoThis $2,500 grant will support the dental clinic at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center which provides quality care to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities, as well as debilitating chronic medical conditions.
This $2,500 grant will ensure that a growing number of children with visual impairment and their families receive quality, affordable vision care and education which turn possibilities into achievements for these children.
MFP Logo CMYKvect2This $2,500 grant is to support the Safe Haven Program for homeless teenagers which provides daytime shelter as well as basic services such as meals, showers, clothing, hygiene supplies, transportation and communication tools.
This $2,500 donation to iTouchUp will be used to fulfill their mission to help former inmates (ages 16-24) by teaching them the basics of coding, programming and software design and helping them identify a career path.
peninsulacommitteechildrenshospitalThis $2,500 grant will support two endowments at CHLA that benefits orthopedic, liver and intestinal patients.
Rainbow-Logo-Square_400x400This $2,500 grant is to be used so the children and moms who are victims of domestic abuse can engage in community and enrichment activities.
This $2,500 donation will be used to underwrite expenses for the 48 hour retreats sponsored but We Are Brave Together, which offers a weekend of rest and respite for caregiving mothers of special needs children of any age.
Logo_Vertical_Square_350x350This $2,000 grant will be used to provide college   scholarships for young adults with multiple sclerosis.
longbeachronaldmcdonaldThis $1,500 gift is to support the 2019   Walk for Kids and RMH efforts to provide a “home-away-from -home” for ill children and their parents.
LogoThis $1,500 grant will provide college prep workshops,, consultants and college field trips for teenagers living in low-income housing served by the Little Tokyo Service Center in downtown LA.
maddThis $,1000 donation to Walk Like MADD will support educational efforts regarding the dangers of drinking and driving and serve the victims of this violent crime.