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MOTHERS IN ACTION

Mothers In Action is an active group of over 5,000 members and volunteers who roll up their sleeves on a regular basis to execute projects and services that benefit at-risk youth and families in need. The organization was founded as a result of the 1992 civil unrest and has since been dedicated to improving the quality of life for those in our community. Mothers in Action provides a wide range of essential services, including life skills training, mentoring, financial literacy, job placement, health screenings, food distribution, and volunteer opportunities.

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DOWNTOWN WOMEN’S CENTER

Downtown Women’s Center is the only organization in Los Angeles focused exclusively on serving and empowering women and gender-diverse individuals experiencing homelessness. In 2023 alone, the center served more than 5,000 individuals in the heart of Skid Row, providing warm beds to sleep in, job opportunities, and basic health services for unhoused individuals.

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GIRLS INC LOS ANGELES

Girls Inc. LA works with and for girls to advocate for policies to overcome the social and systematic barriers that threaten their ability to succeed. Through the Girls Inc. experience, their professionally trained staff and volunteers provide mentorship, safe spaces, and programming that address the unique challenges girls face and are proven to help girls succeed.

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HOLLYWOOD FOOD COALITION

Hollywood Food Coalition aims to nourish the community by rescuing and distributing food, preparing nightly meals, and uniting efforts to achieve food equity. Hollywood Food Coalition rescues over 49,000 pounds of food every week and serves over 7,500 meals monthly, and since its founding in 1987, the organization has not missed a single night of meal service.

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ONE TREE PLANTED

One Tree Planted aims to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Their projects span the globe and are done in partnership with local communities and environmental groups to create an impact for nature, people, and wildlife. In 2023 alone, One Tree Planted proudly planted 51.9 million trees across 72 countries.

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EASTERSEALS

Easterseals strives to lead the way to full disability inclusion, providing life-changing autism services to more than 19,000 children and adults throughout Southern California. Their services include speech and occupational therapies, behavior analysis, social skills groups, and more.

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ASIAN PACIFIC COMMUNITY FUND

Asian Pacific Community Fund was founded in 1990 with the mission to cultivate philanthropists to invest in organizations that empower the AAPI community, with a focus on creating a stronger AAPI voice and developing AAPI leaders. Asian Pacific Community Fund serves over 1.25 million people annually, and since its inception, over 30,000 donors have worked with the organization to distribute over $15.5 million to AAPI nonprofits.

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GOALS ARMENIA

GOALS Armenia believes in harnessing the power of sport to help every girl reach her full potential. GOALS Armenia supports thousands of girls across rural Armenia through leagues, tournaments, summer camps, and leadership initiatives, and earlier this year, the organization won the 2024 UEFA Grassroots Award for Best Amateur Club.

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MI CENTRO

Mi Centro Community Center in Boyle Heights is a partnership between the Los Angeles LGBT Center and the Latino Equality Alliance. Opened in 2015, Mi Centro aims to reach and empower underserved Latine/LGBTQIA+ populations around their health, mental health, legal matters, and other social services in their neighborhood.

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URBAN PEACE INSTITUTE

Urban Peace Institute works to end injustice, violence, and oppression of people who have been historically criminalized and marginalized. By dismantling harmful systems and creating community safety, Urban Peace Institute furthers their mission of every individual experiencing a life of peace, hope, and power.

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SEARCH TO INVOLVE PILIPINO AMERICANS

SIPA (Search to Involve Pilipino Americans) enriches and empowers generations of Pilipino Americans and others by providing health and human services, community economic development, arts and culture, and a place where people of all backgrounds come together to strengthen the community.

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PLAY EQUITY FUND

The Play Equity Fund is focused on bringing the transformational power of sport and play to all children, regardless of their race, gender, zip code, sexual orientation, ability, or socioeconomic status. The Play Equity Fund is the only nonprofit in the country focused solely on Play Equity as a social justice issue. The Play Equity Fund was established by The LA84 Foundation as its 501(c)3 public charity partner. The Play Equity Fund partners with LAFC as part of its Alliance program.