Kobe at HomeWalk surrounded by volunteers

How Kobe Bryant helped the homeless in L.A.

On January 26, America stopped, shocked by disbelief over the news that basketball icon Kobe Bryant had been killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Not only did the crash take the life of the NBA MVP who had a 20-year career with the Lakers, but also his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Nine people in […]

Outraged by detained migrant children living in ‘inhumane conditions’? Here’s how you can make a difference

Many have seen the images — the horrifying, squalid-like conditions that currently are the reality for migrants held in Detention Centers in America. The details of their day-to-day life are nothing short of appalling: Children sleeping on the floor in filthy, overcrowded conditions, scared, hungry and sick. On June 27, the NPR published this account […]

Feeding the homeless & hungry in Los Angeles: How one organization is on track to provide 204,000 meals to those in need by recycling food

In statistics released earlier this year, the homeless population in Los Angeles County surged by 12 percent. In a city already in the midst of a homeless epidemic, the numbers are alarming, with 59,000 people living on the streets, and the new figures representing a 50 percent increase since 2011. The data was presented by […]

How far she’s come! A former female veteran who was sexually abused & ended up in a psych ward turns her life around: Read her inspiring story

On January 24, 2017, we first brought you the heartwrenching story of Lisa Spencer, a US Navy Veteran who was stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana, for boot camp and after, for seaman apprenticeship classes, when just three weeks in, she was sexually abused in 1998. Rape is becoming increasingly prevalent among women who serve — […]

Living with Autism: How a family’s efforts will help others affected by the developmental disorder

In 2001, Kate Walsh’s eldest son was diagnosed at age two-and-a-half with PDD-NOS, an Autism Spectrum Disorder. “Our journey with autism began when I took our daughter to the pediatrician for her six-month check-up,” Walsh told Westchester Magazine. “I had just dropped off James, two-and-a-half, at daycare and noticed that his classmates were speaking in sentences. […]

Women Run LA: All The Photos From The Day

Last Sunday (March 3, 2019), women, men, and, children in Los Angeles slipped on their running shoes for a good cause — the annual Women Run LA (WRLA), which seeks to empower women in the community. Over 300 people descended upon Hansen Dam (Lakeview Terrace Recreational Center) for the historic event, which benefited Safe Passage […]