Category Archives: Philanthropy

What You Need to Know about MPTF’s Health and Wellness Programs

Ever since it was founded in 1921, the Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF) has worked to support members of the entertainment community in living and aging well. Over the years, the organization has greatly expanded the scope of its health and wellness services; today, MPTF offers a broad range of physical and mental health… Read More…

7 Things You Need to Know about Being a “Big”

7 Things You Need to Know about Being a “Big”

For more than 100 years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA) has been helping make a difference in the lives of Jewish boys and girls in Los Angeles by matching these Littles with committed, attentive and positive adult volunteers, known as Bigs, who serve as role models and mentors for young people… Read More…

How to Help the National MS Society – 7 Things You Can Do

How to Help the National MS Society – 7 Things You Can Do

More than 2.3 million people worldwide are affected by multiple sclerosis, and while both our understanding of the condition and the technologies and therapies available to help manage symptoms are improving every year, the search for a cure is still an ongoing process. That’s why organizations like the National Multiple Sclerosis Society need all the… Read More…

What You Need to Know about Fostering a Dog

What You Need to Know about Fostering a Dog

Thanks to major advocacy efforts in recent years from charitable organizations and concerned individuals, the number of dogs entering animal shelters annually in the United States has declined from 3.9 million in 2011 to 3.3 million at present. Despite this, however, many animal shelters nationwide are still struggling to properly care for these lost or… Read More…

Spotlight on the Work of the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation

Spotlight on the Work of the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation

The Sheriff’s Youth Foundation is one of the leading organizations dedicated to changing the lives of young people in Los Angeles County. Inspired by the belief that it takes vigilance, teamwork, and dedication to build safe communities, the Sheriff’s Youth Foundation brings deputies, civilian employees, and volunteers together to create safe havens for at-risk youth… Read More…

ADL Outlines Recommendations to Combat Online Bullying

ADL Outlines Recommendations to Combat Online Bullying

Ryan Kavanaugh provides financial support to a wide range of organizations that focus on issues as diverse as children in need and rescue animals. Deeply concerned with the issues of equality and prejudice, he also donates to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an organization that was initially founded to combat anti-Semitism and has since widened its… Read More…