THR Philanthropy Resource Guide (A-S)

12:12 PM 7/27/2011

by THR Staff

A resource guide for giving in Hollywood.

  • A Place Called Home

    2830 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011

    Contact: Melissa Melina
    Phone: (323) 232-7653 ext. 324
    Fax: (323) 232-0139

    Description: APCH helps inner-city youth find their dreams through educational enrichment.

    Select supporters: Stephanie Allain, Geoffrey Ammer, Aspect Ratio, Doug Atchison, BET, Johnny Carson Foundation, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kimberly Elise, Shannon Elizabeth, Endeavor Foundation, Giselle Fernandez, The Firm, Focus Features, Sanaa Hamri, HBO, Taraji P. Henson, Janet Jackson, Randy Jackson Regina King, L.L. Cool J, Lifetime, George and Ann Lopez, Garry Marshall, Penny Marshall, Dawn Ostroff, Keke Palmer, Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete, Delores Robinson, Michelle Rodriquez, Roselyn Sanchez, Marc Shmuger and Louise Hamagami, Shout! Factory, Molly Sims, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Will Smith, TV Land, Mark Wahlberg, Warner Bros., Alfre Woodard

  • A Window Between Worlds

    710 Fourth Ave., Suite 5
    Venice, CA 90291
    Contact: Leah Sexeny
    Phone: (310) 396-0317, ext 212
    Fax: (310) 396-9698     
    Description: A Window Between Worlds uses the creative arts as a healing tool for battered women and children.

    Select supporter: Entertainment Industry Foundation, The Ahmanson Foundation, Gary Saltz Foundation, The Green Foundation

  • Achievable Foundation

    5901 Green Valley Circle, Suite 320   
    Culver City, CA 90230-6469        
    Contact: Danise Lehrer    
    Phone: (310) 258-4256, ext 4171
    Fax: (310) 258-4156          

    Description: The Achievable Foundation strives to improve the lives of disadvantaged people with developmental disabilities.

    Select supporters: Kathy Bates, Roma Downey,  Fox Studios, Dustin Hoffman, Joe Mantegna, Michael Nouri, Antonio Sabato Jr., Amber Tamblyn, NBC, William Morris Foundation, Walt Disney Company, Telemundo, Moving Pictures Entertainment

  • After-School All-Stars

    5670 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 620
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Contact: Emily Ausbrook

    Phone: (323) 938-3232, ext 11
    Fax: (323) 938-3210         


    Description: After School All-Stars provides year-round after-school programs to inner-city children in 15 cities across the United States.

    Select supporters: Kobe Bryant, Common, Arnold Schwarzenegger, FOX Sports Networks


  • Aid For AIDS

    8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200
    West Hollywood, CA 90046         
    Contact: Carol King
    Phone: (323) 656-1107
    Fax: (323) 650-4323          

    Description: One of the oldest AIDS organizations in Southern California, AFA aims to prevent homelessness and hunger, enhance self-sufficiency and help facilitate and maintain client wellness.           

    Select supporters: Jason Alexander, Khandi Alexander, Loni Anderson, Carol Channing, Melinda Clarke, Jennifer Coolidge, Marcia Cross, Michael Feinstein, Teri Garr, Kathy Griffin, Sam Harris, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eric McCormack, Kathy Najimy, John C. Reilly, Debbie Reynolds, Caroline Rhea, Tori Spelling, Holland Taylor, Rachel True, Bruce Villanch, Jennifer Tilly, Jo-Anne Worley


  • AIDS Project Los Angeles

    The David Geffen Center
    611 S. Kingsley Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
    Contact: Jennifer Duarte         
    Phone: (213) 201-1600, ext 1407
    Fax: (213) 201-1595          

    Description: APLA provides prevention, advocacy and services to people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County.     


    Select supporters: Clear Channel Communications, DreamWorks, Fox Entertainment Group, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, HBO, ICM, Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg, Paramount Pictures, Showtime Networks, Universal Entertainment, Vivendi, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros.

  • AIDS Research Alliance

    1400 SW Grand Avenue, Suite 701
    Los Angeles, CA 90015        
    Contact: Lillian Miller
    Phone: (310) 358-2423
    Fax: (310) 358-2431          

    Description: AIDS Research Alliance strives to improve the quality of life for HIV-positive individuals by developing more effective treatments for HIV/AIDS and studying vaccines to prevent the further spread of the virus.

    Select supporters: Sandy and Nancy Bresler, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Richard Gere, Mark Allen Itkin, Viggo Mortensen, R.E.M., Nancy Sinatra, Sony Pictures, Video Industry AIDS Action Committee, The Walt Disney Company

  • Alliance for Lupus Research

    28 W. 44th St., Suite 501
    New York, NY 10036         
    Contact: Andrea Dudley
    Phone: (212) 218-2840
    Fax: (212) 218-2848          

    Description: The Alliance aims to prevent, treat and cure systemic lupus erythematosus by supporting scientific research.

    Select supporters: Michael Douglas, James N. Gianopulos, Mary Tyler Moore, Zenia Mucha, Robert W. Pittman, Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Alzheimer's Association (Los Angeles, Riverside & San Bernardino Counties Chapter)

    4221 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
    Los Angeles, CA 90010   
    Contact: Jean Dickinson  
    Phone: (323) 938-6265
    Fax: (323) 930-1036          

    Description: Supports people with Alzheimer's disease and their families, as well as supporting prevention and cure research.     

    Select supporters: Wayne Brady, James Burrows, Kate Burton, Bradley Cooper, Bryan Cranston, Olympia Dukakis, Hector Elizondo, Shelley Fabares, Jack Ford, Vivica A. Fox, Peter Gallagher, Victor Garber, Phyllis George, Leeza Gibbons, Deborah Gibson, Laurie Burrows Grad, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Ken Howard, Ricki Lake, Sharon Lawrence, Eric McCormack, Terry Moran, Kate Mulgrew, Megan Mullally, Steven Pasquale, David Hyde Pierce, Sarah Polley, Billy Porter, Ron Rifkin, Molly Sims, Jean Smart, Brent Spiner, Lea Thompson, Tracie Thoms, Dick Van Dyke

  • American Cinematheque

    6712 Hollywood Blvd.
    Hollywood, CA 90028       
    Contact: Andrew Crane    
    Phone: (323) 461-2020 ext. 112
    Fax: (323) 461-9737

    Description: American Cinematheque offers public screenings uniting filmmakers and filmgoers. It is responsible for the renovation of the Egyptian and Aero Theatres.

    Select supporters: Rick Nicita, Arnold Rifkin, James G. Robinson, Henry Shields Jr., Steve Tisch

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California

    1313 West Eight St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90017  
    Contact: Lindsay Rachelefsky
    Phone: (213) 977-9500
    Fax: (213) 250-3919          

    Description: The ACLU fights for fundamental civil liberties and civil rights, including free speech, fair police practices and nondiscrimination in every aspect of public life.

    Select supporters: Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Peter Benedek, Mark Brazill, Barbara Corday, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ken Hertz, Barry Hirsch, Norman Lear, Camryn Manheim, Rick Nicita, David Lee Strasberg, Barbra Streisand

  • American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

    120 Wall St., 13th Floor
    New York, NY 10005         
    Contact: Bennah Serfaty
    Phone: (212) 806-1607
    Fax: (212) 806-1601          

    Description: amfAR is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.

    Select supporters: Woody Allen, Clive Davis, Jane Eisner, Richard Gere, Elton John, Milla Jovovich, Liza Minnelli, Sharon Stone, Elizabeth Taylor, Stanley Tucci, Harvey Weinstein, Michelle Yeoh

  • American Friends Service Committee

    634 S. Spring St., 3rd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90014
    Contact: Anthony Marsh
    Phone: (213) 489-1900
    Fax: (213) 489-1910          

    Description: Works to challenge injustice and war, bring an end to poverty and the exclusion and denial of rights.

    Select supporters: Ellen Burstyn, Blythe Danner, Rufus Jones, Mimi Kennedy, Bonnie Raitt

  • American Heart Association

    7272 Greenville Ave.
    Dallas, TX 75231-4596
    Contact: Larry Bloustein   
    Phone: (800) AHA-USA1, (818) 760-8481                    

    Description: Aims to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

    Select supporters: Ed Asner, Joy Behar, Toni Braxton, Bill Clinton, Anderson Cooper, Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Dempsey, Michael Clarke Duncan, Hector Elizondo, Morgan Fairchild, Jennie Garth, Randy Jackson, Larry King, Joan Lunden, Andie MacDowell, Marie Osmond, Donny Osmond, Jane Pauley, Rachel Ray, Robin Roberts, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jane Seymour, Jaclyn Smith, Sharon Stone, Cecily Tyson, Vanna White, Vanessa Williams, James Woods.      

  • American Humane Association

    11530 Ventura Blvd.
    Studio City, CA 91604
    Contact: Karen Rosa         
    Phone: (818) 501-0123
    Fax: (818) 501-8725

    Description: Works to protect children and animals. The Film and TV Unit promotes the humane care of animals used in filmed media.     

    Select supporters: AMTPT, SAG

  • American Society of Young Musicians

    468 North Camden Drive, Suite 200
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210  
    Contact: Jarvee Hutcherson
    Phone: (310) 358-8300
    Fax: (310) 358-8304          

    Description: Provides a variety of services based on the needs of struggling artists, ranging from financial assistance and shared housing referrals, to mentorships at labels, employment services and a support network of fellow artists encompassing counseling, artistic support and an alcohol and substance abuse referral component.

    Select supporters: Sony Music, VH1, RIAA, Gibson

  • Amnesty International

    5 Penn Plaza 

    New York, NY 10001 

    Phone: (212) 633-4254

    Fax: (212) 627-1451  

    Description: Works to free prisoners of conscience, to ensure fair and prompt trials for political prisoners, to abolish the death penalty, torture or other cruel treatment of prisoners, and to end extrajudicial executions and disappearances. 

    Select supporters: Antonio Banderas, Halle Berry, Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle, Jennifer Connelly, Harrison Ford, Richard Gere, Danny Glover, Salma Hayek, Dave Matthews, Phillip Noyce, Tim Roth, Susan Sarandon, Martin Sheen, Mira Sorvino, Julia Stiles, Patrick Stewart, Sting


  • Angel Harvest

    5461 West Jefferson Blvd. 
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    Contact: Helen verDuin Palit       
    Phone: (323) 256-6881, (800) 227-5346
    Fax: (323) 315-5184          
    Web site:

    Description: Picks up unused perishable food and other leftovers from events, caterers, studios, corporations, schools, churches and synagogues, delivering it immediately to nearby soup kitchens and shelters in Los Angeles.

    Select supporters: The Academy Awards, Country Music Awards, DreamWorks, EMA, Fox, The Grammys, Paramount, Universal, the Walt Disney Co.

  • Angels At Risk

    115 Barrington Walk,

    Los Angeles, CA 90049

    Contact: Susie Spain

    Phone: (310) 457-1421 Fax: n/a



    Description: As a community the issue of drug and alcohol use and abuse in teenagers and families is an epidemic crisis, we know that early education, prevention, intervention, and treatment can change families futures forever, our mission is to raise this awareness, our Angels at Risk education programs and services are designed to encourage communication on a parent to parent, teen to teen, and parent to teen level. 

    Select supporters: Susie Spain, Jenny Belushi, Robert Belushi, Heather Thomas Brittenham & Skip Brittenham, Josh Brolin, Linda & James Caan, Chris Contopulos, Paul Cummins, Katrina Danson, Mary Steenburgen & Ted Danson, Robyn Moore & Mel Gibson, Jena & Michael King, Lauren & Richard King, Diane Lane, Judy Levy, Tobey & Jennifer Maguire, Tom Nolan, Jack Osbourne, Susie & Jon Sheinberg

  • Anti-Defamation League

    10495 Santa Monica Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90025    
    Contact: Maggie Howard
    Phone: (310) 446-8000
    Fax: (310) 470-8712         

    Description: Combats prejudice, bigotry, anti-Semitism and discrimination and promotes harmonious relations between diverse religious and ethnic groups through education, advocacy and inter-group dialogue.      

    Select supporters: All major studios and networks, production companies, talent agencies, entertainment-based companies and private businesses

  • Arthritis Foundation, Southern California Chapter

    800 West 6th Street, Suite 1250
    Los Angeles, CA 90017     
    Contact: Kathy Dianco
    Phone: (323) 954-5750, (800) 954-CURE
    Fax: (323) 954-5790          

    Description: Provides free literature, exercise classes, self-help courses, support groups and physician referrals for those with arthritis and more than 100 other related diseases.

    Select supporters: William Friedkin, Kathy Ireland, Sally Struthers, Nancy Travis, Aida Turturro, Jane Wyman

  • Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund

    65 S. Grand Avenue, first floor 
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    Contact: Ellen Fontana
    Phone: (626) 304-1380
    Fax: (626) 304-1386          

    Description: Raises funds toward children's causes worldwide and works toward preventing child abuse and ensuring basic, quality education with UNICEF’s “All Children in School” program.

    Select supporters: Audrey Hepburn CARE Centers at: Hackensack University Medical Center (NJ), Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Children’s Hospital New Orleans

  • Autism Speaks

    2 Park Avenue, 11th Floor
    New York, NY 10016         
    Contact: Dana Marnane
    Phone: (212) 252-8584
    Fax: (212) 252-8676          

    Description: Autism Speaks has a goal to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.

    Select supporters: Jason Alexander, Marc Blucas, Gary Cole, Richard Cox, Tom Colicchio, Keith David, James Denton, Gary Dourdan, Minnie Driver, Todd English, Don Felder, Scott Foley, Bruce Greenwood, Sam Harris, Jane Kaczmarek, Matt Lauer, Dermot Mulroney, Catherine O’Hara, Elizabeth Perkins, Donald J. Pliner, Monica Potter, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Schiff, Jason Schwartzman, Dougray Scott, Amanda Seyfried, Talia Shire, Bradley Whitford

  • Baby Buggy

    Baby Buggy, founded in 2001, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing families in need with essential equipment, products, clothing, and services for their infants and children up to age 12.

    306 W. 37th Street (btw. 8th & 9th Ave),

    8th Floor
    New York, NY 10018

    Contact: Lisa Kussell
    Phone: (212) 736-1775

    Description: Baby Buggy, founded in 2001, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing families in need with essential equipment, products, clothing, and services for their infants and children up to age 12. With an extensive network of community-based organizations across the country, Baby Buggy has donated over 6 million items to thousands of children.

    Select supporters: Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Feuerstein, Kourtney Kardashian, Natalie Morales, Bridget Moynahan, Busy Philipps, Alec Baldwin, Elisabeth Röhm, Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson, Tiffani Thiessen, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Mariska Hargitay, Kelly Ripa.

  • Barbara Sinatra Children's Center for Abused Children

    39000 Bob Hope Dr.
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    Contact: Susan Reynolds
    Phone: (760) 773-1627
    Fax: (760) 876-8666          

    Description: Counsels sexually, physically and emotionally abused children, regardless of a family's ability to pay for services. Seeks to prevent and break the generational cycle of abuse.  

    Select supporters: Tony Bennett, Tony Danza, Kirk Douglas, Dennis Farina, Joe Mantegna, Joe Torre, Dick Van Dyke, Robert Wagner

  • Best Friends Animal Society

    5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, Utah 84741-5000

    Phone: (435) 644-2001



    Best Friends Animal Society is a national animal welfare organization building no-kill programs and partnerships that will bring about a day when there are No More Homeless Pets®. The society's leading initiatives in animal care and community programs are coordinated from its Kanab, Utah headquarters, the country's largest no-kill sanctuary. This work is made possible by the personal and financial support of a grassroots network of supporters and community partners across the nation.

    Select Supporters: Jennifer Aniston, Gabrielle Anwar, David & Kelly Backes, Marlane Barnes, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Julie Marie Berman, Ashley Borden, Neko Case, Seth Casteel, David Chokachi, Travis Clark, Kevin Conway, Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Chaz Dean, Laura Dern, Juliana Dever, Seamus Dever, Lauren Shuler Donner, Richard Donner, Lisa Edelstein, Will Estes, Patrick Fabian, Sia Furler, Jackson Galaxy, Dr. Jane Goodall, Jason Gray-Stanford, Emmylou Harris, Tricia Helfer, Linda Hunt, Eric & Tanya Idle, Carrie Ann Inaba, Hawk Koch, Joanna Krupa, LA Kings, Lassie, Maggie Lawson, Cloris Leachman, Rachelle Lefevre, Nils & Amy Lofgren, Jes Macallan, Bill Maher, Jillian Michaels, Alyssa Milano, Tomo Milicevic, Moby, Kevin Nealon, Willie Nelson, Josef Newgarden, Todd Newton, Tim Omundson, Valery Ortiz, Lu Parker, Maggie Q, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Autumn Reeser, Denise Richards, Eric Roberts, Charlotte Ross, Emmy Rossum, Amy Smart, Yeardley Smith, Ian Somerhalder, JD Souther, Eric Stonestreet, Cecily Strong, Hilary Swank, Charlize Theron, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Daniel Tosh, Danny Trejo, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Kelly Wearstler, Bruce Weber

    Supporters: UTA Foundation, Warner Bros. Impact Employee Giving Program

  • Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program

    9903 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 830
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    Contact: Suzy Henschel
    Phone: (323) 308-0508
    Fax: (323) 904-9331         

    Description: Dedicated to funding clinical hands-on research for the treatment and cure for cancer, leukemia and AIDS, giving more and more children a chance for life.        

    Select supporters: Les Bider, Ronnie Dashev, Neil Diamond, Toby Emmerich, Whoopi Goldberg, Randy Jackson, Jay Landers, Sherry Lansing, Queen Latifah, Rob Light, Jay Marciano, Jonathan McHugh, Rick Shoemaker, Britney Spears, Barbra Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor

  • Breathe California of Los Angeles County (Breathe LA)

    5858 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300
    Los Angeles, CA 90036    
    Contact: Enrique Chiock
    Phone: (323) 935-8050|
    Fax: (323) 935-1873          

    Description: Promotes lung health and the prevention of lung disease through education, advocacy and research in Los Angeles County.

    Select supporters: Ed Begley Jr., Shirley Temple Black, Carol Burnett, CBS Entertainment, Shannon Doherty, Linda Gray, Louis Gossett Jr., Ron Howard, Chris Lemmon, Dawnn Lewis, Mary Tyler Moore, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Primitive Entertainment, Will Smith, Kevin Sorbo, Univision, Dick Van Dyke

  • California Community Foundation

    221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Contact: Eva Brune
    Phone: (213) 413-4130 ext. 232
    Fax: (213) 383-2046          

    Description: Annually grants over $100 million as investments in the future of local communities.

    Select supporters: Jim Abrahams, Barbara Bosson, Nicholas Scott Cannon, Jamie Foxx, Annette Funicello, Angelina Jolie, Ed O’Neill, Gene Reynolds, Jay and Linda Sandrich, David Spade, Noah Wyle

  • California State Summer School for the Arts (InnerSpark)

    1875 Century Park East, Suite 700
    Los Angeles, CA 90067    
    Contact: Joan Newberg
    Phone: (310) 277-7072
    Fax: (310) 277-7074          

    Description: Provides a pre-professional residential training program for talented high school students in the visual, performing and literary arts, film and animation who are aspiring to careers in the arts and entertainment industries.

    Select supporters:
    California Arts Search Program: The Cimarron Group, Mcgarrybowen, Paramount Pictures
    Programs: Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, “Herb Alpert Scholarships for Emerging Young Artists,” The Herb Alpert Foundation, The Walt Disney Company
    CSSSA Scholarship Funds: Bloom Hergott Diemer, CBS Television, Creative Artists Agency Foundation, The Herb Alpert Foundation, Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes), Motion Picture Corporation of America, Pixar Animation Studios, The Schiff Company, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
    Endowment Program: The Jamie and Steve Tisch Foundation, The Walter Lantz Foundation
    In-Kind Contributors: Apple, Inc., Baker & Hostetler, LLP, Creative Artists Agency, Morris, Yorn, Barnes & Levine, Paramount Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, Remo Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., USC School of Cinema and Television, Yamaha Corporation of America

  • Camp Laurel

    75 S. Grand Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    Contact: Margot Anderson
    Phone: (626) 683-0800
    Fax: (626) 683-0890   

    Description: Year-round camp and membership programs that teach children and youth (6-21) living with HIV and AIDS to believe in themselves and understand that each one of them has the ability to make his or her life as full and rich as the next child, regardless of their illness.               

    Select supporters: David Arquette, Tai Babalonia, CBS Studios, Courteney Cox-Arquette, Entertainment Industries Foundation, Randy Gardner, Rudy Galindo, Lauren Graham, L.A. Center Studios, Mary McCormack, Raleigh Studios, Sony Pictures, Britney Spears, Kerri Strug, Universal Studios, The Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros.

  • Camp Ronald McDonald For Good Times

    1250 Lyman Place
    Los Angeles, California 90029
    Contact: Laurie Dubchansky       
    Phone: (310) 268-8488
    Fax:(310) 473-3338

    Description: Provides a cost-free sleep-away camp for children with cancer and their families.             

    Select supporters: 20th Century Fox, The CW, Fox-Walden, Dustin Hoffman, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Universal Studios, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros.

  • Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters

    1530 James M. Wood Blvd., 2nd floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    Contact: Ken Martinet
    Phone: (800) 463-4066, (213) 251-9800 ext. 201
    Fax: (213) 251-9855          

    Description: Helps young people through enriching and rewarding relationships between trained mentors and youth of all faiths and backgrounds.

    Select supporters: CBS Television - "The Price is Right," Stan Chambers, Vin Di Bona, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Jackie Flynn, Patricia Heaton, Reginald Vel Johnson, Greg Kinnear, Tawney Little, Rob Moran, Steve Paskay, Ray Romano, Michel Stern, Oliver Stone, Lynn Swann

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    8700 Beverly Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90048

    Contact: N/A
    Phone: (310) 423-3661
    Fax: (310) 423-8244          

    Description: Provides patient care, research and community services while seeking donations to support its efforts.                  

    Select supporters: Tom Arnold, Kobe Bryant, Bill Cosby, Fran Drescher, Mary Hart, Ruta Lee, Monty Hall, Megan Mullally, Sharon Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Debbie Reynolds, John Salley, Raven Simone, Steven Spielberg, Michelle Trachenberg, Denzel & Paulette Washington, WMA


  • Chambon Foundation

    8033 Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90046-2471
    Contact: Pierre Sauvage  
    Phone: (323) 650-1774 ext. 4
    Fax: (323) 654-4689

    Description: This educational foundation and archive is committed to documentary exploration of the Nazi era, with an emphasis on the necessary lessons of hope intertwined with the Holocaust's unavoidable lessons of despair.  

    Select supporters: Ruth Gruber, Dennis Prager, Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Elie Wiesel


  • Childhelp, Inc.

    15757 N. 78th St.|
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    Contact: Heather DeFrancesco  
    Phone: (480) 922-8212
    Fax: (480) 922-7061          

    Description: Dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

    Select supporters: Leeza Gibbons, Kathie Lee Gifford, Merv Griffin, Mary Hart, Cheryl Ladd, Martina McBride, Collin Raye, Jane Seymour, Efram Zimbalist Jr.


  • Children Affected by AIDS Foundation

    6033 W. Century Blvd., Suite 280
    Los Angeles, CA 90045    
    Contact: Cathy Brown
    Phone: (310) 258-0850
    Fax: (310) 258-0851          

    Description: Provides social, educational, recreational and other critical support programs to vulnerable children impacted by HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and other countries.       

    Select supporters: CBS, Jamie Lee Curtis, Melina Kanakaredes, Marlee Matlin, Nickelodeon, Doris Roberts, Ray Romano, Universal, The Walt Disney Company, Where’s Lunch

  • Children Now

    1404 Franklin St., Suite 700
    Oakland, CA 94612|
    Contact: Ronald Pineda
    Phone: (510) 763-2444
    Fax: (510) 763-1974          

    Description: This nonpartisan research and advocacy organization works to raise children’s well-being to the top of the national policy agenda.

    Select supporters: Neal Baer, Allan K. Jonas, Craig A. Parsons, Michael Tollin

  • Children's Action Network

    11849 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 101
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    Contact: Nicole Cadena               
    (310) 477-7611
    Fax: (310) 477-7239         

    Description: CAN uses the power of the entertainment community to increase awareness about children’s issues and to make them a top priority in everyday life.    

    Select supporters: Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, Robert A. Daly, Lezlie and Mark Johnson, Diane Meehan and Gary Goldberg; Nancy Daly Riordan, Lorraine and Sid Sheinberg, Stacey and Henry Winkler

  • Children’s Alopecia Project

    P.O. Box 6036
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
    Contacts: Jeff Woytovich, Betsy Woytovich      
    Phone: (610) 468-1011
    Fax: (302) 372-1818          

    Description: Devoted to children living with the incurable autoimmune hair loss disease, Alopecia Areata.

    Select supporters: Margaret H. Baker, Kermit Cintron, Amy Gibson, Art Harris, Kristy Kowal, Gail Porter, Georgia Van Cuylanberg, Staciana Stitts-Winfield.

  • Children's Burn Foundation

    5000 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 450
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    Contact: Marilyn W. de Leo
    Phone: (818) 907-2822
    Fax: (818) 501-4005          

    Description: Provides treatment and psycho-social services for children who have been severely burned and burn prevention and fire safety programs for children, families, caregivers and emergency providers.           

    Select supporters: David Arquette, Tom Bosley, CAA, Courteney Cox-Arquette, Tony Danza, Sam Elliott, Chris O’Donnell, Charles Pratt Jr.

  • Children’s Defense Fund

    1625 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 701
    Los Angeles, CA 90015    
    Contact: Hanif Houston
    Phone: (213) 201-0833
    Fax: (213) 355-8795          

    Description: This non-profit child advocacy organization has worked for 35 years to ensure a level playing field for all children.

    Select supporters: CAA Foundation, Dr. Phil Foundation, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros.; Board members include Ruth-Ann Huvane, Katie McGrath, Laura Wasserman, and Actresses Jurnee Smollett and Reese Witherspoon

  • Children’s Diabetes Foundation

    4380 S. Syracuse Street
    Suite 430
    Denver, CO 80237
    4380 S. Syracuse Street
    Suite 430
    Denver, CO 80237
    4380 S. Syracuse Street
    Suite 430
    Denver, CO 80237

    4380 S. Syracuse St., Suite 430
    Denver, CO 80237

    Contact: Christine Lerner 
    Phone: (800) 695-2873 , (303)-863-1200
    Fax: (303) 863-1122          

    Description: Funds programs of healthcare and research at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver, where more than 5,000 children and young adults come from all over the world to receive the finest care available for type 1 diabetes.    

    Select supporters: CAA, CBS, The Fox Group, Guess, Inc., ICM, Mercedes-Benz, MGM, NBC Universal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Viacom, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., William Morris Agency

  • Children’s Tumor Foundation

    11601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500
    Los Angeles, CA 90025  
    Contact: Kelly Mills
    Phone: (310) 216-9570, (888) 314-6633
    Fax: (310) 216-7789          

    Description: Dedicated to ending Neurofibromatosis through research.                 

    Select supporters: Steve Auer, Rick Jaffa, Shinbone Prods., Michael Silver, Sunset-Gower Studios

  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

    4650 Sunset Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027    
    Contact: Lorenzo Benet      
    Phone: (323) 361-4823, (888) 631-2452
    Fax: (323) 664-6917          

    Description: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is acknowledged throughout the United States and around the world for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health.

    Select supporters: Among the members of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Board of Trustees are Giselle Fernandez-Farrand, Mary Hart, Arnold J. Kleiner, Alex Meneses, Ron Preissman, Cheryl Saban, Paul Schaeffer, Joyce Bogart Trabulus

  • City of Hope

    1500 E. Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010  
    Contact: Roya Alt
    Phone: (800) 826-HOPE (4673), (800) 888-5323             

    Description: City of Hope is a research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.        

    Select supporters: AEG Live, Clear Channel Communications, EMI Records Group, Jonas Bros., Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood, Universal Music Group, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Music Group

  • City Year

    606 S. Olive Street
    2nd Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90014

    Contact:Erin Ross

    Phone:(213) 596-5875

    Fax:(213) 596-5910



    Description: City Year is a youth service corps that administers school-based service and youth leadership programs.

    Select Supporters: Stacey Snider

  • Coalition for Clean Air

    800 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1010
    Los Angeles, CA 90017    
    Contact: Liz Ernst
    Phone: (213) 223-6872, (213) 223-6867
    Fax: (213) 630-1158

    Description: For more than 35 years, the non-profit Coalition for Clean Air has been committed to restoring clean, healthy air to California.

    Select supporters: Buzz Aldrin, Ed Begley Jr., Jayni Chase, Christopher Cross, Blythe Danner, Ted Danson, Disney Corporation, James Garner, Don Henley, Alan Horn, Jane Kaczmarek, Norman Lear, Lisa Rawlins, Lindsay Wagner, Warner Bros. Corp., Bradley Whitford


  • Comic Relief

    6404 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1559
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Contact: Mike Miller
    Phone: (888) 586-7389
    Fax: (323) 482-1095   

    Description: Creates live TV shows and special events that unite the comedy community behind some of society’s most relevant causes and pressing needs. Thus far, Comic Relief has distributed more than $50 million.  

    Select supporters: Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams and the entire comedy community

  • Communities in Schools

    2345 Crystal Dr., Suite 801
    Arlington, VA 22202
    Contact: Alison Bourgault        
    Phone: (800) CIS-4KIDS, (703) 518-2597
    Fax: (703) 519-7213          

    Description: CIS champions the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people learn, stay in school and prepare for life.

    Select supporters :J.J. Abrams, Herb Alpert, Wally Amos, Burt Bacharach, Michael Bolton, Jerry Breslauer, Jenna Elfman, Lance Freed, Mark Gill, Dan Glickman, Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, Rob Light, Richard Lovett, Russ Meyer, Jerry Moss, Richard Plepler, Lionel Richie, Russell Simmons

  • Community Partners

    1000 N. Alameda, Suite 240
    Los Angeles, CA 90012    
    Contact: Lauren Kay
    Phone: (213) 346-3200, (213) 346-3245
    Fax: (213) 808-1009          

    Description: Provides a range of services to assist individuals, organizations and institutions in effectively addressing the complex social, economic and policy issues facing the Southern California region.

    Select supporters: City Ballet of Los Angeles, Triumverate Pi

  • Covenant House California

    1325 N. Western Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90027    
    Contact: Patrick McCabe
    Phone: (323) 461-3131
    Fax: (323) 461-6491          

    Description: Provides street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional housing, health services, employment assistance and a variety of other supportive services to homeless and at-risk youth.        

    Select supporters: Gilbert Arenas, Tom Arnold, Ed Begley Jr., Beau & Wendy Bridges, Collin & Elizabeth Callender, Sway Calloway, Pam Dawber, Oscar De La Hoya, Deluxe Laboratories, Vin Diesel, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Dean & Shannon Factor, Whoopi Goldberg, Scott & Tracie Hamilton, Keyshawn Johnson, Charlie Kauffman, Larry King, Lisa Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Tobey Maguire, Bill Maher, MGM, Brittany Murphy, Sharon Osbourne, Paramount Pictures, Scott Paterson, Keanu Reeves, Susan Sarandon, William & Liz Shatner, Martin Sheen, Terry Thoren, Steve Tyrell, Universal Studios, Valerie Van Galder, The Walt Disney Studios, Robert Wuhl

  • Create Now!

    1611 S. Hope St., Suite E
    Los Angeles, CA 90015-4115
    Contact: Jill Gurr    
    Phone: (213) 747-2777
    Fax: (213) 341-2408         

    Description: Provides creative arts mentoring, resources and opportunities to thousands of the most troubled children and youth in Southern California who have been abused, orphaned, left homeless, or are foster kids, teen parents, gang members or incarcerated.            

    Select supporters: Cirque du Soleil, Def Leppard, Michael Lington, Paramount Studios Paint Department Debra Skelton, Warner Bros. Encore!, Writers Guild of America Foundation

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    4929 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 760
    Los Angeles, CA 90010      
    Contacts: Judy Ranan
    Phone: (323) 939-0758
    Fax: (323) 939-5046         

    Description: Funds research and patient care for people afflicted with cystic fibrosis.                 

    Select supporters: The Disney Company, Inside 12x12, Krikorian Premiere Theatres, New Line Cinema Corp., Sony Pictures Entertainment, Transfilm, Universal, Warner Bros. Home Video, WEA,

  • Daniel Pearl Foundation

    2365 Westwood Blvd., Suite 21
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    Contact: Dana Larkin
    Phone: (310) 441-1400
    Fax: (310) 441-1404

    Description: Works domestically and internationally to promote cross-cultural understanding, combat cultural and religious hatred, encourage responsible and creative journalism, and to enrich people’s lives through music

    Select supporters: Christiane Amanpour, The Barbra Streisand Foundation, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, La Fondation André Lévy, Herbie Hancock, Elton John, Jolie-Pitt Foundation, The Los Angeles Times, Itzhak Perlman, R.E.M., The Samuel Bronfman Foundation, The Skirball Foundation, Arthur Sulzberger, The Wall Street Journal

  • Deaf West Theatre Company

    5112 Lankershim Blvd.
    North Hollywood, CA 91601        
    Phone: (818) 762-2998
    Fax: (818) 762-2981          

    Description: Presents productions in American Sign Language and simultaneous spoken English. Also provides educational outreach workshops for deaf and hard-of-hearing children and their families, summer conservatory for actors and ASL storytelling. 

    Select supporters: Deanne Bray, Gordon Davidson, Phyllis Frelich, Rocco Landesman, John Lithgow, Camryn Manheim, Richard Masur, Marlee Matlin, Mark Medoff, Joseph and Carolyn Sargent, Bradley Whitford


  • Dedication and Everlasting Love to Animals (D.E.L.T.A. Rescue)

    P.O. Box 9
    Glendale, CA 91209          
    Contact: Nancy Wedlock  
    Phone: (661) 269-4010
    Fax: (661) 269-5049          

    Description: The largest no-kill, care-for-life sanctuary in the world, home to more than 1,500 rescued dogs and cats who were abandoned in the wilderness.         

    Select supporters: Ed Asner, Kim Basinger, Alec Baldwin, Charles Bronson, Kari Clark, Robert Davi, Donna Douglas, Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Karn, Yolanda Kopell, John Lithgow, Rue McClanahan, Johanna McCloy, Pam McMahon, Glenn Morshower, George Putnam, Dee Wallace-Stone, Betty White

  • Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières)

    333 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10001-5004          
    Contact: Jason Cone
    Phone: (212) 679-6800
    Fax: (212) 679-7016          

    Description: Sends volunteer doctors, nurses and non-medical staff to provide humanitarian medical assistance to victims of war, natural disasters and epidemics.          

    Select supporters: Bob Bookman, Marsha Williams

  • The Dream Foundation

    1528 Chapala St., Suite 304
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    Contact: Stefani Canin-Mullen
    Phone: (805) 564-2131
    Fax: (805) 564-7002                      

    Description: Grants wishes to adults who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and have a life expectancy of less than a year.  The only adult wish-granting organization in the United States.         

    Select supporters: Jolie Fisher, Brad Garrett, Kim Kardashian, Kenny Loggins, Kevin Nealon, Peter Noone, Priscilla Presley, Ray Romano, Bruce Springsteen, Matt Dillon, Fran Drescher, Jeff Bridges, Dan Aykroyd, Bruce Jenner

  • Drumming for Your Life Institute

    2132 Montana Ave., Suite B
    Santa Monica, CA 90403 
    Contact: Steven Angel      
    Phone: (310) 453-2348
    Fax: (310) 453-2344          

    Description: Dedicated to using the power of rhythm to help children and youth develop the emotional, academic and social skills they need to succeed in school and in life.                   

    Select supporters: Bob Badami, Julian Bratolyubov, Justin Burnett, Vella M. Cameron, John Densmore, Gavin Greenaway, P.J. Hanke, Marylata and Daniel Jacob, Alan Meyerson, John Powell, Bonnie Raitt, Timothy Roder, Peter Rotter, Geoff Zanelli.

  • Earth 911

    1375 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 104
    Scottsdale, AZ 85257
    Contact: Jennifer Giacoppo     
    Phone: (480) 889-2650
    Fax: (480) 889-2660          

    Description: Provides a free environmental resource with information about local facilities to help individuals with recycling and environmental efforts in their communities.            

    Select supporters: Mario Andretti, Mauricio Cienfuegos, Gordon Clapp, Ted Danson, John Force, Kenny Loggins, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Wendie Malick Bernardo Osuna, Luke Perry

  • Earth Communications Office (ECO)


    Description: Uses the power of communication to improve the global environment.

    Select supporters: Kevin Bacon, Orlando Bloom, Pierce Brosnan, Peter Coyote, Cindy Crawford, Linda Hunt, Joshua Jackson, Susan Sarandon, Kyra Sedgwick, Patrick Stewart

  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

    11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1050
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    Contact: Darin Dusan
    Phone: (310) 314-1459
    Fax: (310) 314-1469          

    Description:  Raises money to fund medical research for pediatric AIDS.   

    Select supporters: Debbie and Jim Burrows, CAA, CBS, Fox Entertainment Group, Lionsgate Entertainment, Lucasfilm Ltd., Mark Burnett Productions, MTV, NBC, Paramount Pictures, Radar Pictures, Universal Studios, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Entertainment, William Morris Agency

  • Elton John AIDS Foundation

    584 Broadway, Suite 906
    New York, NY 10012         
    Contact: Scott Campbell

    Description: Funds AIDS prevention education and patient-care services worldwide.     

    Select supporters: Audi, Bath and Body Works/The Limited Inc., Chopard, Delta Airlines, M.A.C., Miramax, VH-1, The Walt Disney Corporation, Wells-Fargo


  • Entertainment Industries Council

    111 N First St., Suite 301
    Burbank, CA 91502

    Contact: Larry Deutchman
    Phone: (818) 861-7782
    Fax: (818) 861-7186         

    Description: To bring the power and influence of the entertainment industry to raise health issues.    

    Select supporters: Dick Askin, John Badham, Thora Birch, Erika Christensen, Penelpoe Cruz, Barbara Eden, Donald Faison, Sally Field, Leeza Gibbons, Casey Kasem, Christine Lahti, Michele Lee, Peter Liguori, Parker Posey, Melissa Rivers, Peter Roth, Katey Sagal, Martin Sheen, Tony Viniciquerra

  • Entertainment Industry Foundation’s National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (EIF’s NCCRA)

    1201 West 5th St., Suite T-700
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    Contact: Maurine Slutzky
    Phone: (213) 240-3900
    Fax: (213) 481-3100          

    Description: Dedicated to the eradication of colon, breast and ovarian cancer by promoting education, fundraising, research and early medical screening for the disease.

    Select supporters: Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Heidi Klum, Dennis Quaid, Ray Romano, Carmen Marc Valvo

  • Environmental Media Association

    8909 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 200
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211  

    Contact: Patie Maloney    
    Phone: (323) 556-2790
    Fax: (323) 556-2791         

    Description: Works directly with the entertainment industry to promote environmental content in film and television.     

    Select supporters: Ed Begley, Keely & Pierce Brosnan, Blythe Danner, Julie Darmody, Lisa & Dean Devlin, Frances Fisher, Dave Flemming, Eve & Bill Gerber, Paul Haggis, Jena & Michael King, Wendie Malick, Cristin & Kevin Reilly, Carla & Michael Shamberg, Susan & Jon Shienberg, Amy Smart, Larry Winokur

  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF)

    2757 Anchor Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Contact: Andrea Pett-Joseph         
    Phone: (310) 205-5119                 

    Description: Dedicated to helping medical scientists learn more about EB, its causes, the development of successful treatments, and, ultimately its cure.

    Select supporters: Jennifer Aniston, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, CAA Courteney Cox & David Arquette, Catherine Keener, James Marsden, Brad Pitt

  • Famous Done Friends

    9101 Sawyer St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    Contact: Randye Howard        
    Phone: (310) 204-5683
    Fax: (310) 204-5683          

    Description: Organization where celebrities call hospitalized children throughout the country to lift their spirits. Calls are made throughout the year to more than 300 participating hospitals.       

    Select supporters: Corbin Bleu, Nancy Cartwright, John Cena, Jimm Cummings, Miley Cyrus, Tom Kenney, Jeff Kinney, Jay Leno, Jannette McCurdy, Ben Roethlisberger, Robin Williams


  • Farm Sanctuary

    P.O. Box 150
    Watkins Glen, NY 14891  
    Contact: Tricia Berry
    Phone: (607) 583-2225
    Fax: (607) 583-2041          

    Description: Rescues abandoned and abused farm animals.          

    Select supporters: Casey Affleck, Kim Basinger, Thora Birch, James Cromwell, Daryl Hannah, Peter Max, Mary Tyler Moore, Kevin Nealon, Doris Roberts, Alicia Silverstone, Debra Wilson, Noah Wyle

  • Film Independent (FIND)

    9911 W. Pico Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    Contact: Folayo Lafaki                  
    Phone: (310) 432-1221, Fax: (310) 432-1203   

    Description: Champions independent film and supports artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision.        

    Select supporters: Adobe, Eastman Kodak, Entertainment Weekly, Independent Film Channel, In Style, Intel, Los Angeles Times, Netflix, Pop Secret

  • FilmAid International

    24 W. 23rd St., 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10010         
    Contact: Steve Mendelson
    Phone: (212) 529-1088, Fax: (212) 529-1084   

    Description: Screens films at refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia. 

    Select supporters: Danny Glover

  • FINCA International (The Foundation for International Community Assistance)

    1101 14th St. NW, 11th Floor
    Washington, DC 20005    
    Contact: Diane Jones, Public Relations Manager      
    Phone: (202) 682-1510
    Fax: (202) 682-1535          

    Description: Provides financial services to low-income entrepreneurs internationally so that they can create jobs and improve their standard of living.

    Select supporters: AIG, GE Capital Global Banking, Visa

  • For the Arts

    1649 16th St.          
    Santa Monica, CA 90404 
    Contact: Linda Gross
    Phone: (310) 396-4557
    Fax: (310) 396-4557   

    Description: Dedicated to supporting and enhancing quality education for all students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.

    Select supporters: Entertainment Industry Foundation, Intel, Panavision, The Recording Academy, Yahoo!

  • Frank Nelson Memorial Sick and Benefit Fund of AFTRA

    5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Contact: Olga Perez          
    Phone: (323) 634-8104
    Fax: (323) 634-8107          

    Description: Provides emergency financial aid and other resources to qualified AFTRA members in western U.S. faced with injury, illness, prolonged unemployment or other emergencies.            

    Select supporters: AFTRA members, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Theatre Authority West

  • Free Arts for Abused Children

    12095 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 104
    Los Angeles, CA 90066    
    Contact: Stephanie Abrams
    Phone: (310) 313-4ART (4278)
    Fax: (310) 313-5575          

    Description: Uses art as therapy for abused and neglected children.

    Select supporters: Warner Bros.

  • Friends of the Family

    15350 Sherman Way, Suite 140
    Van Nuys, CA 91406
    Contact: Brenda Hillhouse          
    Phone: (818) 988-4430
    Fax: (818) 988-4633          

    Description: Fosters strong, self-sufficient families and resilient children by providing effective mental health and human development programs in the greater Los Angeles area.

    Select supporter: Melissa Joan Hart

  • Friends of the Observatory

    2800 East Observatory Road
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-0310
    Contact: Melissa Devor
    Phone: (213) 473-0879
    Fax: (213) 473-0819          

    Description: Supports the Griffith Observatory

    Select supporters: Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg, Leonard and Susan Bay Nimoy

  • Fulfillment Fund

    6100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600
    Los Angeles, CA 90048    
    Contact: Kari Roberts,
    Phone: (323) 900-8761
    Fax: (323) 525-3095          

    Description: The Fulfillment Fund is a college access organization.

    Select supporters: Creative Artists Agency, Fox/Newscorp, Revolution Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios/Imagine, The Walt Disney Company, William Morris Agency

  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

    5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Contact: Nick Adams         
    Phone: (323) 933-2240
    Fax: (323) 933-2241          

    Description: Dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.    

    Select supporters: Bravo, Bunim-Murray Productions, CBS Corporation, Comedy Central, Court TV, Disney/ABC Television Group, HBO, Lifetime Networks, MTV Networks, NBC Universal, Scripps Network, Sundance Channel, Showtime, Time Warner, Warner Bros./Reprise Records, The Weinstein Company

  • Got Theater? Project

    7885 W. Flamingo Rd., Suite 2023
    Las Vegas, NV 89147       
    Contact: Jason Dinant
    Phone: (702) 275-2428                 

    Description: Theater company produces entertainment for charity.  

    Select supporters: Corey Blake, Carole Montgomery

  • GRAMMY Foundation


    3030 Olympic Blvd.             
    Santa Monica, CA 90404  
    Contact: Christina Cassidy;
    Phone: (310) 392-3777      
    Fax: (310) 392-2188           


    Description: Promotes the understanding, appreciation and advancement of recorded music in American culture through GRAMMY in the Schools music education programs for high school students, and preservation, advancement, and grant-making programs.

    Select supporters: Gary Borman, Darrell Brown, Tim Bucher, Dan Cherry, Greg "Stryke" Chin, Geoff Cottrill, Robert Aubry Davis, George J. Flanigen IV, George Jones, Debra Lee, Amanda Marks, Jeanne Meyer, Elizabeth Moody, Beatriz R. Perez, Neil Portnow, Michael Rapino, Rusty Rueff, David Webster,

  • Habitat for Humanity

    17700 S. Figueroa Street
    Gardena, CA 90248
    Contact: Alison Treleaven
    Phone: (310) 323-4663
    Fax: (310) 323-0789          

    Description: Builds homes for underserved but deserving members of the community.

    Select supporters: John Abraham, Patricia Arquette, Elgin Baylor, Jon Bon Jovi, Julie Bowen, Ryan Braun, Garth Brooks, Michael Cera, Baron Davis, Kristin Davis, Mike Dunleavy, A.C. Green, Seth Green, Green Day, Paige Hemmis, Dustin Hoffman, Quincy Jones, Greg Kinnear, Talib Kweli, Linkin Park, Constance Marie, Ricky Martin, John Mayer, Barry Pepper, Tyler Perry, Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon, Doug Savant, William Shatner, Maria Shriver, Switchfoot, Third Day, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Glynn Turman, Blair Underwood, Bradley Whitford, Robin Williams, Chandra Wilson and Trisha Yearwood.

  • Haven House

    P.O. Box 50007                  
    Pasadena, CA 91115    
    Contact: Sheila Halfon   
    Phone: (626) 564-8880, (323) 681-2626 (hotline)       
    Fax: (626) 564-9348

    Description: Provides various programs to battered women and their children. It is also the first shelter of its kind in the United States.                     

    Select supporters: Kim Basinger, Kevin Costner, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, Brad Garrett, Erin Gray, Jane Kaczmarek, Christine Lahti, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Ali McGraw, Leonard Nimoy, Rob Reiner, Bob Saget, Courtney Thorne-Smith

  • Heal the Bay

    1444 9th St.             
    Santa Monica, CA 90401 
    Contact: Matthew King     
    Phone: (310) 451-1500     
    Fax: (310) 496-1902

    Description: Dedicated to making Santa Monica Bay and Southern California coastal waters safe and healthy for people and marine life.          

    Select supporters: Dorothy Green, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Amy Smart

  • Healthy Child Healthy World

    12300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 410  
    Los Angeles, CA 90025    
    Contact: Christopher Gavigan     
    Phone: (310) 820-2030     
    Fax: (310) 820-2070

    Description: Nonprofit organization that raises public awareness on how chemicals affect children's health and development

    Select supporters: Gerald Brelauser, Amy Brenneman, Erin Brockovich, Nancy and James Chuda, Laura Dern, Anna Getty, Dr. Harvey Karp, Michael and Jena King, Tobey Maguire, Olivia Newton-John, Gwyneth Paltrow, Brooke Shields, Meryl Streep

  • Heart of Los Angeles Youth (HOLA)

    2701 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 100     
    Los Angeles, CA 90057    
    Contact: Tony Brown        
    Phone: (213) 389-1148     
    Fax: (213) 389-1085          

    Description: A nonprofit youth center serving kids 6-18 in education, fine arts and athletics. 

    Founder: Mitchel D. Moore

    Select supporters: Jessica Biel, Fox Sports en español, Los Angeles Lakers, Carl Reiner

  • Hollygrove, an EMQ Children and Family Services Agency

    815 N. El Centro Ave.                   
    Los Angeles, CA 90038    
    Contact: Martine Singer
    Phone: (323) 463-2119     
    Fax: (323) 463-9291

    Description: Helps children, strengthens families and builds community and advocates for systems change to ensure that families thrive. 

    Select supporters: Mrs. Dan G. Stephens and Mrs. Frank A. Gibson         

  • Hollywood Arts Council

    P.O. Box 931056                
    Hollywood, CA 90093-1056         
    Contact: Nyla Arslanian   
    Phone: (323) 462-2355     
    Fax: (323) 465-9240          

    Description: With its mission to promote, nurture and support the arts in Hollywood, HAC works for the betterment of the community through the arts.

    Select supporters: Oscar P. Arslanian, Randall Baumberger, Judy Doherty, Joan McCarthy, George Pennacchio, Maureen Schultz

  • Hollywood Entertainment Museum

    1140 N. Citrus Ave.           
    Los Angeles, CA 90038    
    Contact: Stephanie Surabian      
    Phone: (323) 465-7900     
    Fax: (323) 469-9576          

    Description: Promotes the empowering spirit, history and diversity of Los Angeles and honors its achievements and innovation, and continues the movement to integrate education and culture through exhibits and programs that nurture the creative arts.

    Select supporters: Jack Haley Jr. , Sherry Lansing, Earl Lestz, and David Roberti

  • Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity

    15464 Ventura Blvd.                     
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403-3002 
    Contact: Danielle Lemmon
    Phone: (818) 503-2154     
    Fax: (818) 907-0819          

    Description: Unites influential players in Hollywood with Habitat for Humanity to build homes.            

    Select Supporters: ABC, CAA, Disney, EIF, Endeavor, Fox, HBO, Paramount Pictures, People Magazine, Rogers & Cowan, Shady Acres, Sony, UTA, Universal Studios, Randall Wallace, Warner Bros., Wheelhouse Entertainment, William Morris Agency

  • House Ear Institute

    2100 W. Third St.               
    Los Angeles, CA 90057    
    Contact: Kirsten Holguin
    Phone: (213) 483-4431     
    Fax: (213) 483-8789          

    Description: Research institute for hearing loss, ear and balance disorders. The institute's Children's CARE Center provides care for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

    Select supporters: Ahmanson Foundation, Nanette Fabray, David Foster, David and Larraine Gerber, Florence Henderson, Dolores Hope, Howard P. House, M.D., MIX Foundation, SHURE, Inc., Skirball Foundation

  • Human Rights Watch

    11500 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 441
    Los Angeles, CA 90064    
    Contact: Camille Joseph, Coordinator, Outreach & Development
    Phone: (310) 477-5540     
    Fax: (310) 477-4622          

    Description: Defends and protects human rights through investigations, promoting awareness, and advocacy.

    Select supporters: Bob Bernstein, Bob Daly, Barry Diller, Mike Farrell, Dennis Haysbert, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jeri Laber, Norman Lear, Barry Meyer, Ron Meyer, Aryeh Neier, Skip Paul, Victoria Riskin, Orville Schell, Terry Semel, Sid Sheinberg, Casey Wasserman, Noah Wyle

  • In Defense of Animals

    3010 Kerner Blvd.
    San Rafael, CA 94901      
    Contact: Sarah Lux
    Phone: (415) 448-0048     
    Fax: (415) 454-1031          

    Description: Committed to advocacy, rescue and protection of animals.     

    Founder: Elliot M. Katz, D.V.M.  

  • Inner-City Arts

    720 Kohler St.                     
    Los Angeles, CA 90021    
    Contact: Sharyn Church
    Phone: (213) 627-9621     
    Fax: (213) 627-6469          

    Description: Professional artists teach students in visual arts, dance, drama, music, ceramics and animation in a real studio environment. Inner-City Arts has served 150,000 of the city’s most at-risk children at no cost to the students.

    Select Supporters: Bob Bates, Endeavour Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Carla Gugino, Patricia Heaton, Irwin Jaeger, Lisa Kudrow, LMNO Productions, Sara Ramirez, Philip and Monica Rosenthal, Variety

  • Inner-City Filmmakers

    3000 W. Olympic Blvd. Building 3, Suite 2413 
    Santa Monica, CA 90404 
    Contact: Stephania Lipner, (310) 739-1469      
    Phone: (310) 264-3992     
    Fax: (310) 264-3981          

    Description: Provides education, career development, and job placement services for diverse low-income and minority youth who have a desire to build careers in the entertainment industry.     

    Select supporters: Stephania Lipner, Fred Heinrich

  • InsideOUT Writers/Alethos Foundation

    1171 S. Robertson Blvd. Suite 134        
    Los Angeles, CA 90035    
    Contact: Renee Herman, Executive Assistant 
    Phone: (310) 858-1245     
    Fax: (310) 858-1219          

    Description: Creative writing program for at-risk and incarcerated youth aimed at discouraging violence while providing a structured teaching and mentoring program led by professional journalists.  

    Founders: Sr. Janet Harris and Karen Hunt

    Select supporters: Steven Bochco, Scott Budnick, Antwone Fisher, David Gale, Jamie Gertz, Gigi Levangle Grazer, Susan Koch, Todd Phillips, Greg Silverman, Michael Sugar, Jeff Werner

  • IsraFest Foundation

    6404 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1240  
    Los Angeles, CA 90048    
    Contact: Jennifer Nerad-Sultan
    Phone: (323) 966-4166     
    Fax: (323) 658-6346          

    Description: Aims to enrich the American vision of Israeli life and culture and create an intercultural exchange through film.

    Founder: Meir Fenigstein  

    Select Supporters: The Hollywood Reporter, Time Warner, and many others

  • James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness (JRI)

    10573 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 214   
    Los Angeles, CA 90064    
    Contact: Annie Aft, Jamie Redford (310) 441-4906
    Phone: (310) 559-6325, (310) 441-4906    
    Fax: (310) 559-6370          

    Description: Dedicated to educating the public, youth in particular, about the need for organ and tissue donation through film, educational outreach materials and the Web.          

    Select supporters: Britt Allcroft, Neal Baer, Tom Brokaw, Sandy Climan, James Denton, Jake Eberts, Fredi Edwards, Reg Gipson, Mariska Hargitay, Katherine Heigl, Chris Meledandri, Ryan Merriman, Tim McGraw, James Redford, Robert Redford, Dr. Byers Shaw, Barry Tyerman, Phil Vassar

  • Jewish Community Foundation

    6505 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 1200   
    Los Angeles, CA 90048    
    Contact: Lewis Groner
    Phone: (323) 761-8700     
    Fax: (323) 761-8729          

    Description: Founded in 1954 by the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, the Jewish Community Foundation manages charitable giving in order to maximize its effect on the community. 

    Select supporters: Mitch Kaplan, Doug Mankoff, Ben Reder

  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS)

    6505 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 500     
    Los Angeles, CA 90048    
    Contact: Remy Glick          
    Phone: (323) 761-8800     
    Fax: (323) 761-8801          

    Description: Jewish Family Service offers family services for people in need. Provides care and support for the homeless, the hungry, the elderly and the abused, as well as counseling for families and individuals in crisis, regardless of age, ethnicity or religion.  

    Select supporters: Marc Graboff, Howard Kurtzman, Rick Kurtzman, David Lonner, Debby Barak Milgrom

  • John Wayne Cancer Institute

    2200 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 131
    Santa Monica, CA 90404 
    Contact: Garrett Durand
    Phone: (310) 315-6111     
    Fax: (310) 315-6195          

    Description: Cancer research institute. 

    Select supporters: Joyce Green, Donald L. Morton, the family of John Wayne.

  • Jumpstart

    1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 210

    Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Contact: Joshua Avedon

    Phone: (310) 424-3671

    Fax: (310) 424-3655

    Description: Jumpstart is a philanthropic research & design lab that helps community leaders expand what they know, adapt how they think, redefine what is possible, and advance the common good. Jumpstart's unique combination of research, convenings, and funding vehicles enables creative changemakers to make informed, collaborative, and effective choices.  This fall, Jumpstart will publish the groundbreaking "National Study on American Jewish Giving" and the "National Study on American Religious Giving."  In addition to data collection and analysis, Jumpstart is producing a series of tools and trainings for philanthropic and nonprofit organizations.

    Select supporters:  Jumpstart's key supporters include the Andrea & Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, The Samuel Bronfman Foundation, Max M. & Marjorie Fisher Foundation, Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, Harold Grinspoon Foundation, Richard & Lois Gunther, Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego/Leichtag Foundation Partnership, Lippman Kanter Family Foundation, Peter & Janine Lowy, Marcus Foundation, Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund, The Morningstar Foundation, The Natan Fund, Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation, Rose Community Foundation, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.

  • Junior League of Los Angeles

    630 N. Larchmont Blvd.                
    Los Angeles, CA 90004    
    Contact: Minna Taylor
    Phone: (323) 957-4280     
    Fax: (323) 957-2072          

    Description: Comprised of more than 1,300 trained women volunteers, the Junior League sponsors projects and programs focused in the areas of health and education for women and children. 

    Select supporters: Mrs. Harold Braly (Henriette Janss), Michael Eisner, Mrs. Victor Jacomini (Katharine Thomas), Jim Henson Studios, Sherry Lansing, Sony Studios, Warner Chappell Music


    3224 Riverside Dr.             
    Los Angeles, CA 90027    
    Contact: Bert Ball, Executive Director
    Phone: (213) 485-1097                 

    Description: Collects donations of reusable goods and materials from local businesses and redistributes them to nonprofit agencies and schools. 

    Select Supporters: Abrams Artists Agency, CAA, Carsey-Werner, Endeavor, ICM, MGM Studios, NBC Universal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Turner Broadcasting, Universal Studios, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., The William Morris Agency


  • L.A. Works

    570 W. Avenue 26, Suite 400      
    Los Angeles, CA 90065    
    Contact: Mark Meinhardt, 
    Phone: (323) 224-6510     
    Fax: (323) 224-6518          

    Description: Provides volunteers for other volunteer organizations.

    Select supporters: Donna Bojarsky, CAA, Jim Carrey, Comcast, Richard Dreyfuss, DreamWorks, E! Entertainment, Bob L. Johnson, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Sony, Spyglass Entertainment, Barbra Streisand, Turner Broadcasting, Universal Pictures, Viacom, Warner Bros.

  • Leeza's Care Connection

    9903 Santa Monica Blvd. #180
    Beverly Hills, CA  90212
    Contact: Bobby Xydis, Marketing & Communications Director
    Phone: (888) OK-LEEZA

    Burbank Center for Caregivers
    501 South Buena Vista Street
    Burbank, CA 91505
    (Located in the South Tower)

    Description: Leeza’s Care Connection is “A Place for Caregivers”; a community gathering place and resource center committed to providing free support services, resources and programs for family caregivers taking care of a loved one with a memory disorder or any chronic and/or progressive illness.

    Supporters: Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care


  • Liberty Hill Foundation

    2121 Cloverfield Blvd., Suite 113
    Santa Monica, CA 90404 
    Contact: Barbara Osborn, (310) 453-3611 x118
    Phone: (310) 453-3611     
    Fax: (310) 453-7806          

    Description: Funds organizations working for social justice and social change in Los Angeles County.           

    Select supporters: J.J. Abrams, Laurie McDonald, Walter Parkes, Sarah Pillsbury, Mary Steenburgen, Alfre Woodard, Steve Zaillian

  • Literacy Network of Greater Los Angeles

    202 West 1st St.                 
    Los Angeles, CA 90012    
    Contact: Nikki McAndrew, Manager, Operations & Special Projects
    Phone: (213) 237-6643    
    Fax: (213) 237-6499          

    Description: Works with a coalition of literacy providers, provides volunteers and advocates for literacy.

    Select supporters: Arenas Entertainment, David E. Kelley Productions, Endeavor, HBO, KTLA, Lifetime Television, Mohawk Productions, Olive Bridge Entertainment, Showtime, Time Warner, United Talent Agency, Warner Bros.

  • Los Angeles Free Clinic

    8405 Beverly Blvd.             
    Los Angeles, CA 90048    
    Contact: Chuck Sawyer
    Phone: (323) 330-1670     
    Fax: (323) 658-5072          

    Description: Founded in 1967, the clinic offers free professional medical, dental, health and human services to men, women and children of all ages at three sites in Los Angeles.    

    Select supporters: Lenny Somberg       

  • Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

    1734 E. 41st St.                  
    Los Angeles, CA 90058    
    Contact: Darren Hoffman, (323) 234-3030 x134          
    Phone: (323) 234-3030     
    Fax: (323) 234-0943                      

    Description: Collects surplus food from all sectors of the food industry for redistribution to 1,000 local charities throughout L.A. County.

    Select supporters: Tony Collier, Hilton Hotels, KCAL-TV, KLSX-FM, KNBC-TV, Louis and Harold Price Foundation, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Rose Hills Memorial Foundation, Trader Joe’s Co.

  • The Look for Success

    8981 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 310
    West Hollywood, CA 90069
    Contact: Kim Goedde,
    Phone (305) 681-5665

    Description: Impacts the lives of at-risk teens and women diagnosed with cancer through its makeover programs.     

    Select supporters: Kim Delaney, Estée Lauder Inc., Kim Goedde, Jackie Kallen


  • The Lopez Foundation

    4000 Warner Blvd. BLg, 8 Rooms 9 &10

    Burbank CA 91522

    Contact: Linda D. Small

    Phone: (818) 954-3320



    Description: The George Lopez Foundation strives to create positive, permanent change for under privileged children, adults and military families confronting challenges in education and health, as well as increasing community awareness about kidney disease and organ donation.

    Select Supporters: George Lopez, Jeff Bridges


  • Love Our Children USA

    220 E. 57th St., 9th Floor, Suite G          
    New York, NY 10022-2820          
    Contact: Ross Ellis, founder/CEO          
    Phone: (888) 347-KIDS    
    Fax: (212) 753-1989          

    Description: Dedicated to creating safety and positive change for children by breaking the cycle of abuse. 

    Select supporters: Tom Arnold, Mario Batali, Tom Bergeron, Ashlie Brillault, Martha Byrne, Melissa Etheridge, Jo Frost, Alex Kingston, Demi Lovato, Mandy Moore, Brittany Snow, Alan Thicke, Blair Underwood            

  • Lupus LA

    8383 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 232
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211
    Contact:Patti Koltnow
    Phone: (310) 657-5667
    Cell: (323) 793-1967


    Description: Promotes lupus research, awareness, and education and serves the needs of those with lupus.

    Select supporters: Paula Abdul, Julie Benz, Bernie & Carrie Brillstein, Howie “D” Dorough, Melissa Joan Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Wayne Newton, Sharon Stone, Daniel Wallace, M.D.

  • Madison’s Foundation

    P.O. Box 241956                
    Los Angeles, CA 90024    
    Contact: Angela Guzman 
    Phone: (310) 264-0826     
    Fax: (310) 264-4766          

    Description: Dedicated to helping doctors and parents with children who have rare diseases through research, education and support.            

    Select supporters: Tom Hanks, Matthew Lillard, Marcy Smith, John Stamos, Charlize Theron, Rita Wilson

  • Make-a-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles

    1875 Century Park East, Suite 950        
    Los Angeles, CA 90067    
    Contact: Shelley Ginsburg;, (310) 788-9474
    Phone: (310) 788-9474, ext. 109 
    Fax: (310) 785-9474          

    Description: Fufills wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their experience with hope, strength and joy. Founded in 1983, the chapter has granted over 5,200 wishes.      

    Select supporters: Kelli Seely, President and CEO    

  • March of Dimes

    3699 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 520
    Los Angeles, CA 90010        
    Contact: Debbie Martin, (213) 637-5041
    Phone: (213) 637-5050     
    Fax: (213) 637-5055          

    Description: Oldest nonprofit in the US, the March of Dimes helps with premature births and infant mortality issues.      

    Founder: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt           

    Select supporters: Tom Bergeron, Kelly Clarkson, Diane Farr, Angie Harmon, Melissa Joan Hart, Cheryl Hines, Lauren Holly, Kevin James, Kellie Martin, Nancy O’Dell, Holly Robinson Peete, Jaime Pressly, Tori Spelling, Thalia, Vanessa Williams

  • Much Love Animals Rescue

    P.O. Box 341721                 
    Los Angeles, CA 90034-1721      
    Phone: (310) 636-9115      
    Fax: (310) 234-5310           

    Description: Saves animals from euthanasia at animal shelters.

    Select supporters: Nikki Ferraro, Ruthanne Secunda, Niki Wior

  • Multicultural Motion Picture Association

    3250 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 808      
    Los Angeles, CA 90010     
    Contact: Jarvee Hutcherson         
    Phone: (310) 358-8300      
    Fax: (310) 358-8304           

    Description: Promotes diversity in the arts, especially in television.

    Select supporters: Bravo Networks, The Coca Cola Co., Comedy Central, E! Network, Fox Broadcasting, Fuji Film, The Hollywood Reporter, NBC Universal, Scripts Networks

  • Museum of the Moving Image

    35 Avenue at 36th St.
    Astoria, NY 11106          
    Contact: Tomoko Kawamoto,  
    Phone: (718) 784-4520      
    Fax: (718) 784-4681                       

    Description: Museum that promotes public understanding and appreciation of art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media.

    Founder: Rochelle Slovin

    Select supporters: DreamWorks, ESPN, Fox Filmed Entertainment, NBC Universal, New Line Cinema, Paramount, Screen Actors Guild, Showtime Networks, Sony, Time Warner, Viacom

  • MusiCares


    3030 Olympic Blvd.             
    Santa Monica, CA 90404  
    Contact: Christina Cassidy;
    Phone: (310) 392-3777      
    Fax: (310) 392-2188           

    Description: Provides a confidential safety net of health and human services and addiction recovery resources for music people in need. 

    Select supporters: Martin Bandier, John Burk, Paul Caine, Rod Essig, Pete Fisher, George J. Flanigen IV, Susan Genco, Jerry Greenberg, Arnie Herrmann, Kevin Lyman, Tero Ojanperä, Scott Pascucci, Alexandra Patsavas, Jon Platt, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack, Neil Portnow, Bill Silva, Howard Stringer, Stasia Washington, Gary Veloric

  • MusiCares MAP Fund


    3030 Olympic Blvd.             
    Santa Monica, CA 90404  
    Contact: Christina Cassidy;
    Phone: (310) 392-3777      
    Fax: (310) 392-2188          

    Description:Provides addiction recovery resources for music people in times of need.

    Select supporters: Martin Bandier, John Burk, Paul Caine, Rod Essig, Pete Fisher, George J. Flanigen IV, Susan Genco, Jerry Greenberg, Arnie Herrmann, Kevin Lyman, Tero Ojanperä, Scott Pascucci, Alexandra Patsavas, Jon Platt, Tom Poleman, Alissa Pollack, Neil Portnow, Bill Silva, Howard Stringer, Stasia Washington, Gary Veloric

  • My Friend's Place

    5850 Hollywood Blvd.
    Hollywood, CA 90028        
    Contact: Shawn D. Ingram, Executive Director (x109)
    Phone: (323) 908-0011      
    Fax: (323) 468-1243           

    Description: Offers food, clothing, and health and education services to homeless youth.

    Select supporters: Steve LePore, Craig Schultz     

  • National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF)

    14 Mitchell Blvd.                  
    San Rafael, CA 94903       
    Contact: Lisa Butler
    Phone: (415) 472-3780      
    Fax: (415) 472-5343           

    Description: Encourages and funds medical research for better treatment and ultimate cure; provides support and resources for those with the condition; and raises public consciousness of the disease.            

    Select supporters: Barry Corbin, Ryan McPartlin, Charlie Villanueva

  • National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF)

    870 Market St., Suite 1113
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    Contact: David Wells          
    Phone: (415) 392-7291      
    Fax: (415) 392-7293           

    Description:  Aims to preserve America's film heritage.           

    Select supporters: Academy Foundation, Charles Benton, Leonard Maltin, Roger Mayer, Annette Melville, John Prak, Cecilia DeMille Presley, Robert Rehme, Martin Scorsese, Fred Thompson, Paula Wagner, Alfre Woodard

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Southern CA Chapter)

    2440 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 115         
    Los Angeles, CA 90064     
    Contact: Marni Deckter, x115       
    Phone: 1-800-FIGHT-MS; (310) 479-4456         
    Fax: (310) 479-4436           
    Website: or      

    Description: Dedicated to achieving a world free of multiple sclerosis. Funds more MS research, provides more services to people with MS, offers more professional education and furthers more advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world.              

    Select supporters: 20th Century Fox, Deluxe Labs, New Wave Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, Regal Entertainment Group, Revolution Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment

  • Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    1314 Second St.                 
    Santa Monica, CA 90401  
    Contact: Ella Tabasky:           

    Phone: (310) 434-2300      

    Fax: (310) 434-2399           


    Description: The Natural Resources Defense Council is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals to safeguard the Earth: its people, its plants and animals and the natural systems on which all life depends.

    NRDC’s dedicated staff works with businesses, elected leaders, and community groups on the biggest issues we face today. Priorities include:

    • Curbing Global Warming and Creating the Clean Energy Future
    • Reviving the World's Oceans
    • Defending Endangered Wildlife and Wild Places
    • Protecting Our Health by Preventing Pollution
    • Ensuring Safe and Sufficient Water
    • Fostering Sustainable Communities

    Leadership: Frances Beinecke, President; Peter Lehner, Executive Director; John Adams, Founding Director; Joel Reynolds, Western Director. 

    Select Supporters: JJ Abrams and Katie McGrath, Colleen and Bradley Bell, Dayna and Steven Bochco, Scott Burns, Laurie David, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ariel Emanuel, Viveca and Will Ferrell, Janet Friesen, David Geffen, Cami and Howard Gordon, Cindy and Alan Horn, Van Jones, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jena and Michael King, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Lynton, Adam McKay and Shira Piven, Kelly and Ron Meyer, Peter Morton, Robert Redford, Barbara Streisand, Lauren and Benedikt Taschen.


  • NKLA (No-Kill Los Angeles)


    1845 Pontius Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025

    Contact: Marc Peralta

    Phone: (424) 208-8840



    Description: NKLA, an initiative of Best Friends Animal Society, is made possible by a coalition of animal rescue organizations, city shelters, and passionate individuals dedicated to making Los Angeles a No-Kill city by 2017. Last year, over 13,000 healthy or treatable animals were killed in L.A. city shelters. But together, we can bring that number to zero. We can Save Them All. Visit the new NKLA Pet Adoption Center in West Los Angeles (opening August 2013). Join us and help turn L.A. into NKLA.

    Select Supporters: 

    Jennifer Aniston
    Gabrielle Anwar
    James Avery
    Kristin Bauer
    Julie Marie Berman
    Neko Case
    Travis Clark
    Kevin Conway
    Portia de Rossi
    Ellen DeGeneres
    Laura Dern
    Seamus Dever
    Lauren Shuler Donner
    Richard Donner
    Lisa Edelstein
    Patrick Fabian
    Dr. Jane Goodall
    Jason Gray-Stanford
    Emmylou Harris
    Tricia Helfer
    Linda Hunt
    Carrie Ann Inaba
    Hawk Koch
    Joanna Krupa
    Maggie Lawson
    Cloris Leachman
    Rachelle Lefevre
    Nils Lofgren
    Bill  Maher
    Jillian Michaels
    Alyssa Milano
    Kevin Nealon
    Willie Nelson
    Tim  Omundson
    Valery Ortiz
    Lu Parker
    Maggie Q
    Autumn  Reeser
    Denise Richards
    Eric Roberts
    Amy Smart
    Yeardley Smith
    Ian Somerhalder
    John David Souther
    Eric Stonestreet
    Charlize Theron
    Emmanuelle Vaugier
    Kelly Wearstler
    Bruce  Weber
    Robin Williams

  • Oceana

    1351 Third St., Suite 301   
    Santa Monica, CA 90401  
    Contact: Dana DuBose, Director of Southern CA        
    Phone: (310) 899-3026      
    Fax: (310) 899-3027           
    Description: The world's largest international ocean conservation organization.

    Select supporters: Keith Addis, Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, Leonardo DiCaprio, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Diane Lane, The Streisand Foundation

  • OPCC (Ocean Park Community Center)

    1453 16th St.                       
    Santa Monica, CA 90404  
    Contact: Donna Miller (x235), Associate Development,
    Phone: (310) 264-6646      
    Fax: (310) 264-6647           

    Description: Serving the human casualties resulting from this unprecedented economic crisis.

    Select supporters: Rosario Dawson, Vivica A. Fox, Greg Germann, Seth Green, Jennifer Love-Hewitt, Wendie Malick, Julianna Margulies, Kathryn Morris, Kate Mulgrew, Lisa Rinna, Victor Rivers, Nigel Sinclair, Allison Sweeney, Chandra Wilson

  • Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services

    6957 N. Figueroa St.                      
    Los Angeles, CA 90042     
    Contact: Silvio John Orlando
    Phone: (323) 443-3175      
    Fax: (323) 443-3264           

    Description: Provides culturally sensitive treatment, specialized education and support services for abused, family impaired and at-risk youths.                 

    Select supporters: Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Tracy Bingham, Steven Bochco, Mindy Burbano, Bill Clark, Oscar De la Hoya, Giselle Fernandez, George Foreman, L.A. Dodgers, Kate Linder Corey Maggette, David Milch, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Michaela Pereira, Raquel Welch


    1546 Argyle Ave.                 
    Hollywood, CA 90028        
    Contact: Pamela Magette, Executive Director,
    Phone: (323) 464-7297      
    Fax: (323) 464-0511           

    Description: Helps people living with life-threatening illnesses by providing assistance in the care of their animals--pet food and supplies, veterinary care and pet foster homes--while clients are in the hospital.

    Select supporters: Jeff Bridges, Ellen DeGeneres, Wendie Malick, Mike Meyers, Megan Mullally, Elizabeth Taylor, Lily Tomlin

  • Peace Through Parenting

    12025 1/2 Ventura Blvd.                
    Studio City, CA. 91604      
    Contact: Jan Hunt:, Eliza Simons:      
    Phone: (818) 769-3899, (818) 769-5099,
    Fax: (818) 227-0804

    Description: Provides information on child development and parenting.

    Select supporters: Eliza Roberts, Eric Roberts, Keaton Simons, Morgan Simons

  • Penny Lane

    15305 Rayen St.                 
    North Hills, CA 91343        
    Contact: Julia Robinson Shimizu
    Phone: (818) 332-8260; (818) 892-3423
    Fax: (818) 892-3574           

    Description: Provides residential treatment, foster care, adoption services, schooling, mental health services, and transitional housing for foster youth.

    Founder: Ivelise Markovits

    Select supporters: Rosanna Arquette, Simon Baker, Enrico Colantoni, Benicio del Toro, Elliott Gould, Dylan McDermott, Danica McKeller, Shanna Moakler, Edward James Olmos, Alan Rosenberg, Forest Whitaker

  • People for the American Way Foundation

    100 North Crescent Dr., Suite 113           
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210     
    Contact: Valerie Israel        
    Phone: (310) 385-4181      
    Fax: (310) 385-4188           

    Description: Provides information for policymakers, scholars and activists nationwide. Engages in legal action to protect the rights and liberties of American citizens. Committed to countering the forces of social discord and fragmentation with an affirmation of “the American Way:” respect for diversity; freedom of thought, expression and religion; equal justice; and a sense of community.

    Select supporters: Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, The Dixie Chicks, Norman Lear, George Lopez, Edward Norton, Sharon Stone, Kathleen Turner

  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

    1536 16th St NW                 
    Washington DC, 20036     
    Contact: Colleen O’Brien, Director of Communications; Marissa Angeletti:
    Phone: (202) 483-7382      
    Fax: (202) 540-2206           

    Description: The largest animal rights organization in the world, PETA promotes the welfare of animals, particularly on factory farms, in laboratories, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry.

    Founder: Ingrid E. Newkirk           

    Select supporters: Bryan Adams, Casey Affleck, Emily Deschanel, Joan Jett, Sir Paul McCartney, Shanna Moakler, Alicia Silverstone, Joss Stone, Forest Whitaker

  • Phoenix Houses of California

    11600 Eldridge Ave.                       
    Lake View Terrace, CA 91342      
    Contact: Stephanie Horsley, (818) 896-1211 x4027    
    Phone: (818) 686-3028      
    Fax: (818) 896-3701           

    Description: Helps thousands of young men and women to overcome the problems associated with substance abuse and to lead healthy, productive and rewarding lives.       

    Select supporters: Mitchell S. Rosenthal, M.D.

  • Planet Hope

    4335 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 413  
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
    Contact: Lea Yardum, Perception PR     
    Phone: (818) 461-9120      
    Fax: (818) 981-1421           

    Description: Offers innovative programs to transition families from homelessness to self-sufficiency through filed trips, hot meals, holiday meals and gifts, and an annual summer camp.     

    Select supporters: Tom & Shelby Arnold, David Arquette and Courteney Cox-Arquette, Ed Begley Jr., Thora Birch, Quincy Jones, Jack Nicholson, Matthew St. Patrick, Kelly and Sharon Stone, Noah & Trace Wyle, Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America


    434 West 33rd St.                
    New York, NY 10001          
    Contact: Caren Spruch, Senior Advisor, Arts & Entertainment Engagement    
    Phone: (212) 261-4631; (800) 230-PLAN           
    Fax: (212) 765-4711           

    Description: Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education.  With nearly 750 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect and without judgment.  No matter what.

    Select supporters: Rachel Bilson, Blythe Danner, Lena Dunham, Scarlett Johansson, Kathleen Turner, Aisha Tyler, Gabrielle Union

  • POWER UP (Professional Organization of Women in Entertainment Reaching UP)

    419 N. Larchmont Blvd., Suite 283          

    Los Angeles, CA 90004     

    Contact: Angela Hartman, (310) 246-9388        

    Phone: (323) 463-3154      

    Fax: (323) 467-6249           




    Description: Endeavors to make films that challenge perception. Four years as an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival and winner of over 75 national and international awards. Educational organization.


    Select supporters: Stacy Codikow, Kodak, Logo, Showtime, Universal Studios

  • The HollyRod Foundation

    9250 Wilshire Blvd.Suite LL15
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    Contact: Lynne Bennett
    Phone: (310) 385-1590
    Fax: (310) 385-1599

    Description: Dedicated to providing mental, physical and emotional support to victims of Parkinson’s disease and other debilitating diseases. 

    Select supporters: Wallis Annenberg, Ron Burkle, Bernadette and “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Nicole and Eddie Murphy, Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete      


  • The Humane Society of the United States (Hollywood office)

    5551 Balboa Blvd.
    Encino, CA 91316
    Contact: Sue Blackmore;
    Phone: (818) 501-2275
    Fax: (818) 501-2226

    Description: Raises consciousness of animal issues with the help of Hollywood media.  Promotes legislation and investigation of causes relating to animals’ welfare. 

    Select supporters: Nigel Barker, Sid Caesar, James Cromwell, Ellen DeGeneres, Emily Deschanel, Richard Donner, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Maher, Wendie Malick, Sheila Nevins, Portia de Rossi, Lauren Shuler Donner, Ben Stein, Michael Vartan, Persia White, Gretchen Wyler

  • The International Myeloma Foundation

    12650 Riverside Dr., Suite 206
    North Hollywood, CA 91607
    Contact: Suzanne Battaglia (x227)
    Phone: (818) 487-7455; (800) 452-CURE
    Fax: (818) 487-7454

    Description: Funds research and educational programs while spreading awareness of the disease. 

    Select supporters: Band from TV (Hugh Laurie, James Denton, Bonnie Somerville, etc.), Geraldine Ferraro, Robin Leach, Michael McKean

  • Project ALS

    900 Broadway, Suite 901  

    New York, NY 10003          

    Contact: Andrea Brown

    Phone: (212) 420-7382      

    Fax: (212) 420-7387           




    Description: Raises awareness and funds toward treatments and a cure for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).           


    Select supporters: William Baldwin, Jenifer Estess, Meredith Estess, Valerie Estess, Brad Grey, Julianne Hoffenberg, Richard Kind, Julianna Margulies, Ben Stiller

  • Project Angel Food

    922 Vine St.             

    Los Angeles, CA 90038     

    Contact: Margaret Steele; CEO

    Phone: (323) 845-1800      

    Fax: (323) 845-1818           




    Description: Prepares and delivers more than 1,300 free, nutritious meals daily to men, women and children disabled by HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses.


    Select supporters: Selma Blair, CAA, David Geffen, The Gersh Agency, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hanks, Anjelica Huston, Kathy Kinney, Eric McCormack, Paramount, Pauley Perrette, Doris Roberts, Sharon Stone, Elizabeth Taylor, UTA, Warner Bros., Marianne Williamson

  • The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

    83 Riverside Dr.
    New York, NY 10024
    Contact: Jo-Ann Geffen: (818) 905-5511,
    Phone: (212) 873-9300
    Fax: (212) 579-4320

    Description: Provides programs that encourage students to play and write music, record, and produce video projects using high-quality equipment. 

    Select supporters: Black Eyed Peas, Clive Davis, Lamont Dozier, Don Felder, Fergie, Macy Gray, Wyclef Jean, John Legend, Yoko Ono Lennon, Kevin Lyman, Tim McGraw, Brian Rothschild, David Sonenberg, Bob Weir

  • Regenerate

    1408 Thousand Oaks Blvd                       

    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362          

    Contact: David Miller, Mark Barker          

    Phone: (805) 495-9709; (805) 497-8617

    Fax: (805) 497-8609           




    Description: Engages youth in filmmaking to spread awareness about health and safety.         


    Select supporters: Mark Barker, CAA, City of Thousand Oaks, Countrywide, DW Drums, Farmers Insurance, Fast Carrier Pictures, Guitar Center, KTLA, Merex Inc., David Miller, Oxygen Network, Roaring Mouse Entertainment, State Farm Insurance, THQ, Tribune Entertainment

  • The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation

    7257 Beverly Blvd.   Suite 218
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Contact: Bobby Xydis, Special Projects West Coast Office,
    Phone: (323) 634-0581
    Fax: (305) 571-9506

    Description: Provides information, empowerment and support for caregivers and those recently diagnosed with memory disorders. 

    Select supporters: Laila Ali, Julie Andrews, Jessica Biel, Michael Buble, Brooke Burns, Jose Canseco, Cindy Crawford, Fran Drescher, Hilary Duff,  Joey Fatone, David Foster, Melissa Gilbert, Whoopi Goldberg, Teri Hatcher, Tony Hawk,  Paris Hilton, Hugh Jackman,  Allison Janney,  Magic & Cookie Johnson, Larry King,  Eva La Rue, Sharon Lawrence, Mario Lopez,  Cindy Margolis, Dr. Phil & Robin McGraw, Mary Murphy, Oliva Newton-John, Terrell Owens,  Ken Paves, Holly Robinson Peete,  Rodney Peete,  Lisa Rinna, Diane Sawyer,  Ryan Seacrest,  Jane Seymour, Maria Shriver,  Amy Smart, Suzanne Somers, Travis Stork, Elizabeth Taylor,  Donald Trump, Dick & Louis Van Amstel, Diane Warren, Forest & Keisha Whitaker, Betty White, Henry Winkler,  Ryan Yerdon



  • The Lili Claire Foundation

    3435 Ocean Park Boulevard #107, PMB 305
    Santa Monica, CA 90405
    Contact: Dana Collinson,
    Phone: (310) 396-4355
    Fax: (310) 396-2127

    Description: Provides support services to families with children who have neurogenetic disorders, as well as offering medical, psychosocial, educational and vocational programs for the children themselves. 

    Select supporters: Boyd Gaming, Bright/Kauffman/Crane, CBS Television, Danny Gans Prods., NBC Universal, Matthew Perry, Keith Resnick, Leslie Litt-Resnick, The Tannenbaum Co., Warner Bros. Television

  • Roots of Peace

    1299 Fourth St., Suite 200

    San Rafael, CA 94901       

    Contact: Heidi Kuhn, founder/CEO        

    Phone: (415) 455-8008      

    Fax: (415) 455-9086           




    Description: Dedicated to eradicating landmines worldwide and rehabilitating the land to make it productive once more.       


    Select supporters: Mary Apick, Diane Baker, Judy Collins, Jeffrey Skoll

  • The Media Project

    3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd.Suite 237
    Studio City, CA 91604
    Contact: Melissa Havard, Director
    Phone: (323) 318-0825

    Description: Offers information on sexual and reproductive health issues for entertainment professionals, as well as promoting messages within the media about sexual health. 

    Select supporters: Advocates for Youth Washington D.C., Neal Baer, Greg Berlanti, Suzanne Daniels, Joey Gutierrez, Mickey Liddell, Tom Nunan, Jonathan Prince, Mike Tollin

  • The Minorities in Broadcasting Training Program

    P.O. Box 67132                   
    Century City, CA 90067     
    Contact: Patrice Williams, CEO/Founder           
    Phone: (310) 652-0271      
    Fax: (866) 769-8741      

    Description: Provides training opportunities to minority college graduates in TV/radio news reporting and news management and production.       

    Select supporters: Sam Donaldson, Charles Johnson, George Lucas, Jane Pauley, Dan Rather, Cokie Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Tom Selleck, Patrice Williams, Bob Wright

  • Rosie’s For All Kids Foundation

    P.O. Box 1001                    

    New York, NY 10108          

    Contact: AJ Pietrantone, Chief Operating Officer         

    Phone: (212) 703-7388      

    Fax: (212) 703-7381           




    Description: Fosters emotional and cognitive development of children in need with childcare centers in low-income neighborhoods throughout the United States. 


    Select supporters: HBO, ICM, Miramax, MTV, Nickelodeon, Rosie O’Donnell, Paramount Pictures, Sony Music Entertainment, Telepictures Productions., Universal Pictures, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Books, Warner Bros.

  • RP International

    P.O. BOX 900

    Woodland Hills, CA 91365

    Contact: Helen Harris;   

    Phone: (800) FIGHT-RP; (818) 992-0631           

    Fax: (818) 992-4049           




    Description: Raises money to fight Retinitis Pigmentosa (blindness), spreads awareness about the disease, and counsels victims. 


    Supporters: Alec Baldwin, George H. W. Bush, James Cameron, Bill Cosby, Tom Cruise, Matt Damon, Mel Gibson, Helen Harris, Charlton Heston, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Mann, George Lucas, Vin and Sandra Scully, Stevie Wonder

  • The Museum of Broadcast Communications

    360 N. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60654  
    Contact: Gina Loizzo          
    Phone: (312) 245-8200      
    Fax: (312) 245-8207           

    Description: Collects, preserves, and presents historic and contemporary radio and television work and educates and entertains through the use of its resources.

    Select supporters: Lee Phillip Bell, Bob Hope Enterprises, Hugh Downs, Bruce DuMont, DisneyHand, Edgar Bergen Foundation, Paul Harvey, Casey Kasem, Larry King, Rush Limbaugh, NBC Universal, Jerry Springer, TV Land, Betty White, Oprah Winfrey


  • Rx Laughter, Inc.

    P.O. Box 143            

    Cambria, CA 93428

    Contact: Sherry Dunay Hilber, Founder and Executive Directior/CEO,         

    Phone: (805) 927-4197      

    Fax: (805) 927-4219           




    Description: Creates projects that examine the health benefits of entertainment in alleviating the trauma of physical and emotional problems. 


    Select Supporters: Madelyn Pugh Davis, Goldie Hawn, Kevin James, Ray Romano, John Wells, Gene Wilder          

  • The Nancy Davis Foundation for MS

    1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1400    
    Los Angeles, CA 90067     
    Contact: Liz, (310) 440-4842           
    Phone: (310) 440-4842      
    Fax: (310) 471-4975            

    Description: Dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of MS. Funds research to find both the cause and cure of the disease. 

    Select supporters: Associated Television International, Jerry Bruckheimer, David Geffen Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Tommy Hilfiger, Viacom, William Morris Agency

  • Santa Monica Baykeeper

    P.O. Box 10096                   

    Marina del Rey, CA 90295

    Contact: Tom Ford, Executive Director   

    Phone: (310) 305-9645      

    Fax: (310) 305-7985           




    Description: Dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay and adjacent coastal waters.    


    Select supporters: James Brolin & Barbra Streisand, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Environment Now, David Foster, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.Gil Segel, Terry Tamminen, Linda Thompson-Foster, Frank G. Wells

  • The Natural Child Project

    PO Box 3183                       
    Sunriver, OR 97707
    Contact: Jan Hunt,           
    Phone: (541) 593-1547                  

    Description: Aims to create a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion so that they can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.

    Select supporters: Eliza Roberts, Eric Roberts, Keaton Simons, Morgan Simons

  • The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

    14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1400        
    New York, NY 10122          
    Contact: Lindsey Weeks,       
    Phone: (212) 268-1002; (800) 873-9569
    Fax: (212) 947-5652             

    Description: Provides funding to investigators whose research focuses on early detection, screening, and basic translation research. Also dedicated to raising awareness and educating women.    

    Select supporters: In Style, Donna Karan, L'Oréal, Kyle MacLachlan, Kelly Ripa, Sol Schreiber, Molly Sims

  • Save Our Selves

    4773 Hollywood Blvd.                    

    Los Angeles, CA 90027     

    Contact: James Christopher, (323) 666-4295,        

    Phone: (323) 666-4295      

    Fax: (323) 666-4271           




    Description: Founded in 1985 as an alternative to AA, this self-help group for recovering alcoholics and addicts is also known as Secular Organizations for Sobriety.            


    Select supporters: Jim Christopher, CAS, DAPA, Robert Forster Veronica Redd, Julia Sweeney

  • The Paley Center for Media

    465 N. Beverly Dr.               
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210     
    Contact: Terry Lynn Ebright (310) 786-1042;      
    Phone: (310) 786-1000      
    Fax: (310) 786-1086      

    Description: Examines the intersections between media and society through a collection of media and programs for the public that encourage discussion and debate.  

    Founder: William S. Paley

    Select supporters: NBC/ Universal, New Line Cinema, Sony Corporation, Time Warner, Viacom, The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers

  • Save the Whales

    1192 Waring St.                  

    Seaside, CA 93955

    Contact: Maris Sidenstecker         

    Phone: (800) WHALE-65; (831) 899-9957         

    Fax: (831) 394-5555           




    Description: Focuses on educating children and adults about marine mammals, their environment and their preservation. Save the Whales has educated over 275,000 students with hands-on school outreach programs.


    Select supporters: Eva Longoria, Hayden Panettiere, Isabel Lucas

  • The PAPARAZZI Reform Initiative

    269 S. Beverly Drive, Suite #228 
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212                             
    Contact: Sean Burke, Founder     

    Description: Aims to create a safer environment for the public and the right to privacy for celebrities through education, legal action, lobbying, and other methods. 

  • Screen Actors Guild Foundation

    5757 Wilshire Blvd.            

    Los Angeles, CA 90036-3600      

    Contact: Nurit Siegel, Director of Strategic Planning and Marketing

    Phone: (323) 549-6711      

    Fax: (323) 549-6710           




    Description: Invests in programs that benefit actors’ careers and communities.    


    Founder: Philip Sterling


    Select supporters: The Candy & Aaron Spelling Foundation, Elliott Gould, Paramount Pictures, People Magazine, Alan Rosenberg

  • The Peacock Foundation

    P.O. Box 372            
    North Hollywood, CA 91603         
    Contact: Lisa Peacock (310) 946-5567.        
    Phone: (818) 763-1072      
    Fax: (818) 763-1072      

    Description: Aims to empower youth with programs that will build social skills, communication skills, and alleviate stress and conflict.          

    Select supporters: CBS, NBC, Paramount Pictures, Lisa Peacock

  • The Wellness Community -- West Los Angeles

    2716 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 1040        
    Santa Monica, CA 90405  
    Contact: Bonnie Schuman (310) 314-2563;         
    Phone: (310) 314-2555      
    Fax: (310) 314-7586      

    Description: Helps people with cancer and their loved ones enhance their health and well-being by providing a professional program of emotional support, education and hope, absolutely free of charge.           

    Select supporters: David Arquette, Harold H. Benjamin, Ph.D, Courteney Cox-Arquette, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Daisy Fuentes, Steve Guttenberg, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Eric McCormack

  • Society of Singers

    15456 Ventura Blvd., Suite 304   

    Sherman Oaks, CA 9403  

    Contact: Judy Varley, Director of Operations

    Phone: (818) 995-7100      

    Fax: (818) 995-7466           




    Description: Provides assistance to professional singers worldwide who are experiencing financial hardship due to an emergency or other extenuating circumstances, and supports the future of aspiring singers with vocal arts scholarships.      


    Select supporters: Gloria Estefan, Quincy Jones, K.D. Lang, Ginny Mancini, Barry Manilow

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