More and more people are becoming homeless in Los Angeles County, California, than ever before. This is why it is so important to support the many non-profit organizations that are working hard to provide meals, shelter, and other life support services to those in need. But how do you decide which organization to support? In this article, we will take a look at some of the major charities and non-profit organizations based in Los Angeles County, and what they are doing to help those in need.
Maribel Marinis the executive director of 211 LA County, a non-profit organization that helps more than 500,000 individuals and families in Los Angeles County each year to access human and health services.
Maribel has an MBA from the Peter Drucker Graduate Management Center, a degree in Psychology from Georgetown University, and an Organizational Behavior degree from Claremont Graduate School. She also serves as an adjunct professor in the School of Social Work and the Department of Psychology at USC. Maribel believes in the power of technology and innovation to transform comprehensive care for people and service delivery. Writopia Lab is another non-profit organization based in Santa Monica. Their mission is to promote joy, literacy, and critical thinking in children and adolescents of all backgrounds.
The Red Chair production is a unique program that features Los Angeles's best young dancers, ages 7 to 18, in leading and supporting roles.