Category Archives: Organizations

5 Uplifting Ways MPTF Helps the Entertainment Community

5 Uplifting Ways MPTF Helps the Entertainment Community

The Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) has been a key supporter of the entertainment community in Los Angeles since 1921. At first, the organization served as a safety net for individuals in the entertainment industry, providing health and social services to people in need. Over time, the organization has grown immensely in terms of… Read More…

The Important Work of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Healthcare Ethics

The Important Work of the Cedars-Sinai Center for Healthcare Ethics

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center stands out among leading hospitals in Los Angeles because it offers a number of programs to support patients and connect them to potentially life-saving research. The center has comprehensive initiatives focused on a wide range of medical conditions, from Alzheimer’s disease to colon cancer. In addition to conducting scientific research, Cedar-Sinai is… Read More…

How to Help Aviva Support Kids This Holiday Season

How to Help Aviva Support Kids This Holiday Season

Dedicated to helping individuals who do not have the means to help themselves, Ryan Kavanaugh supports a number of organization that benefit animals and children. One of the organizations that he supports is Aviva Family and Children’s Services, which has worked to provide key services for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in Los Angeles for more… Read More…

Your Baby Is in the NICU: How Can the March of Dimes Help?

Your Baby Is in the NICU: How Can the March of Dimes Help?

The March of Dimes works both domestically and internationally to improve outcomes for babies and their mothers through a number of different programs. Some of the organization’s key efforts include research on premature birth and birth complications, international education, and advocacy for the rights of mothers and their unborn and newborn children. In addition, the… Read More…

How a Charity Is Helping People Get Land

How a Charity Is Helping People Get Land

When people think of Habitat for Humanity, they likely first consider the construction of new houses in the United States and other countries around the world. Indeed, the heart of Habitat for Humanity’s mission remains the provision of affordable, dignified housing for all people. However, the organization has a much broader mission than building new… Read More…

Elysium Bandini Studios — A Nonprofit Project to Benefit The Art of Elysium

Elysium Bandini Studios — A Nonprofit Project to Benefit The Art of Elysium

A staple in the Los Angeles entertainment industry, Ryan Kavanaugh provides significant support for organizations dedicated to helping professionals in the industry or in mobilizing artists to create change. One of the organizations that he has supported is The Art of Elysium, which allows artists to give back to the community using the skills that… Read More…

The TREAT Asia Initiative and amfAR’s Global Approach to Ending AIDS

The TREAT Asia Initiative and amfAR’s Global Approach to Ending AIDS

One of Ryan Kavanaugh’s primary interests as a philanthropist is health care research and advocacy. Today, HIV and AIDS are among the most pressing health issues. In order to facilitate progress on this problem, Ryan Kavanaugh offers support to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. One of amfAR’s major focuses is public policy and creating… Read More…

The March of Dimes Global Network for Maternal and Infant Health

The March of Dimes Global Network for Maternal and Infant Health

A supporter of several medical research and advocacy organizations, Ryan Kavanaugh provides substantial support to the March of Dimes, which undertakes a number of initiatives to prevent premature births around the world. Since its inception, the March of Dimes has made major strides both in the United States and abroad through its focused programming, such… Read More…