The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The mission statement was affirmed by the Delegate Assembly at its meetings of June 1993, June 1996 and June 1999. The mission statement undergoes a formal review process every third year. www.americanheart.org
AIDS Walk Los Angeles
The money raised by AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles and other AIDS service organizations across Los Angeles County. AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Founded by four friends in 1982, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach. www.aidswalk.net/losangeles/
Cure Autism Now Foundation
Cure Autism Now (CAN) is an organization of parents, clinicians and leading scientists committed to accelerating the pace of biomedical research in autism through raising money for research projects, education and outreach. Founded by parents of children with autism in 1995, the organization has grown from a kitchen-table effort to the largest provider of support for autism research and resources in the country. The organization's primary focus is to fund essential research through a variety of programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, prevention, treatment and a cure for autism and related disorders. www.cureautismnow.org
Free Arts for Abused Children
Free Arts for Abused Children was founded in 1977 by a group of caring artists from Malibu who believed the healing and therapeutic power of the arts could help transform the lives of abused and neglected children. When Free Arts opened its doors, it conducted a single program at a residential facility. As Free Arts grew, thousands of children benefited from the Weekly Volunteer Program and participated in Free Arts Days and Children’s Events. www.freearts.org
Susan G. Komen Foundation
For more than 20 years, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has been a global leader in the fight against breast cancer through its support of innovative research and community-based outreach programs. Working through a network of U.S. and international Affiliates and events like the Komen Race for the Cure®, the Komen Foundation is fighting to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by funding research grants and supporting education, screening and treatment projects in communities around the world.www.komen.org
The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging
The Guardians of the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging provides funding for the Home's daily operations. The Guardians have developed lifelong friendships and successful businesses while at the same time, addressing the needs of our parents and grandparents. www.laguardians.com
HOT in HOLLYWOOD
Join us for a celebratory event in the grand Hollywood tradition, benefiting the AIDS Healthcare Foundation! The centerpiece of the party will feature stars from television's hottest shows performing their favorite musical numbers from the 70s and 80s, hosted by Jaime Pressly. In addition, there will be DJs, a silent auction, eats/drinks, dancing and much, much more!
This event is brought to you by Artists Take Action, a group with one goal in mind: throwing a fantastic party to benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). AHF is a direct service and advocacy group whose mission is: "Cutting edge healthcare and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay." Many know the organization from their OUT OF THE CLOSET Thrift Stores, but that's just a small part of the services they provide.
To find out more about the Foundation, please visit the AHF site at www.aidshealth.org