2021 Recipients

Aquarium of the Pacific This $10,000 grant will support the Ocean Science Education Program to inspire the next generation of scientists and environmental advocates, via new high-tech classrooms on-site and a Mobile Education Classroom to visit Title 1 schools.  https://www.aquariumofpacific.org
 CHLA-Butterfly-Logo-2_300 WYCF 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 $15,500 and WYCF gifted $15,500 for a total of $31,000.00. https://www.chla.org
nationalcharityleague This $10,000 grant will fund 3 college scholarships for high school graduates and 4 continuing scholarships for college students, all of whom have demonstrated academic success and great financial need. https://www.nationalcharityleague.org/chapter/peninsula/
pediatrictherapynetwork This $10,000 grant will sponsor Club SENSATIONal and the Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Camp experience.https://momentum4all.org/PediatricTherapyNetwork/
helpinghands This $5,000 grant will support the exploration of the use of technology, including robotics, AR, VR, and AI, to help individuals with disabilities live better lives.https://monkeyhelpers.org
This $5,000 grant will provide Equine Assisted Therapies and activities to children and adults with special needs in the South Bay community. https://www.manesformovement.com
Journey_Out_Final_Logo_Web This $5,000 grant will support the Teen Advocates Program, with the overall goal of educating and providing skills to girls at risk of being commercially exploited, including how to speak about it and educate others. https://journeyout.org
This $5,000 grant to the Palos Verdes Performing Arts, Education Department 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.https://palosverdesperformingarts.com
providencelittlecompanyofmary This $5,000 grant will provide infant CPR kits to educate NICU/Pediatric parents at discharge.https://www.providence.org
RSR Logo This $7,500 will be used for specialized adaptive tricycles (and to recycle bikes during supply issues) for kids who face physical limitations and health obstacles.  The bikes develop strength and confidence and promote inclusion. https://www.redstarriders.com/index.php
SF_logo_hrz_rgb_new This $5,000 grant supports the Workforce Development program designed to provide job placement, apprenticeship match, and enrollment in a Career Technical Education Program.https://sharefestinc.org
Harbor Interfaith Services This $7,500 grant will support the HIS Kids Club for school-age youth while parents are being trained and/or employed.  Funds will be used to hire staff and buy computers, learning and enrichment materials. https://www.harborinterfaith.org
lachallenge This $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 and educational achievement in an optimal school environment. https://www.losangeleschallenge.org
sunshinekids This $5,000 grant will enhance the quality of life for children with cancer by providing them with positive group experiences so that they can continue to play, dream and achieve.https://www.sunshinekids.org

This $5,000 grant is directed to mental health and suicide prevention of K-12 students in the South Bay* https://www.southbayfamiliesconnected.org
This $5,000 grant will support Youth Programs focused on increasing empathy and resilience while using volunteer service as the means of imparting these lifetime gifts.https://volcenter.org
sandiegomesa This $3,000 grant will provide scholarships for 2 deserving students who are pursuing a career in child development, teaching, and/or related fields involving children, as they complete studies at Mesa JC or transfer to a four-year institution. https://www.sdmesa.edu
Screen Shot 2015-02-14 at 4.03.58 PM This $2,500 grant will be used to prevent homelessness by creating first-ever homes for youth (18 and older) who aged out of foster care with donated furniture and home goods.https://asenseofhome.org
comfortzonecamp This $2,500 donation will provide programming and scholarships for local children who have lost a parent or sibling.  The goal is to grieve and heal together in a fun and safe place while attending camps (in person or virtually) with other grieving children. https://comfortzonecamp.org
Las Floristas Logo This $5,000 grant will support the Adaptive Driving Program which gives pediatric drivers with disabilities the opportunity to learn to drive and provide adaptive features for their cars and also support the Pediatric Art Program for both inpatient and outpatients as they develop artistic skills and expression. https://lasfloristas.org
This $5,000 grant will ensure children with visual impairment and their families receive quality, affordable vision care, and education even during the time of COVID-19, which may require video chat, YouTube, environmental adaptations, telehealth visits, magnifiers, and telescopes. https://www.partnersforpediatricvision.org

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This $7,500 grant will help youth experiencing homelessness move toward wellness, stability, and self-sufficiency, by providing meals, clothing, emergency medical care, and assessment, as well as case management services and housing support. https://www.myfriendsplace.org
The Posse Foundation, Los Angeles This $5,000 grant supports the Pre-Collegiate Training (PCT) program, a 6-month series of weekly workshops for newly selected Posse Scholars prior to matriculating.  Workshops focus on writing, financial literacy, résumé, and cross-cultural communication. https://www.possefoundation.org
peninsulacommitteechildrenshospital This $2,500 grant will support two endowments at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles that benefit endocrinology and transplant surgery pediatric patients. https://www.chla.org
Rainbow-Logo-Square_400x400 This $3,500 grant will help meet the increased need for shelter as the number of survivors of domestic abuse has increased during the pandemic.https://rainbowservicesdv.org
This $5,000 donation will support the We Are Brave Together Podcast and virtual support groups, workshops, and retreats for mothers of special needs children so they know and believe they are not alone.https://www.wearebravetogether.com
Logo_Vertical_Square_350x350 This $2,000 grant will support the work of the 12 Pediatric MS Centers which provide comprehensive evaluation and care to children (up to age 18) with MS and related disorders. https://www.nationalmssociety.org
longbeachronaldmcdonald This $1,500 gift will support the 2021 Walk for Kids and RMH efforts to provide a “home-away-from-home” for ill children and their parents.https://rmhcsc.org/longbeach
This $5,000 grant will support the Angel Fund to help music specialists on the PV Peninsula enhance their music programs via the purchase of music scores, new instruments, and instrument repair* https://pclaphil.org
This $3,000 donation to Walk Like MADD will support educational efforts regarding the dangers of drinking and driving and serve the victims of this violent crime. https://www.madd.org