Making A Difference

Organization captures the art of preserving Fallen Fruit

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Fallen Fruit is an L.A.-based art collaboration originally conceived by artists David Burns, Matias Viegener and Austin Young. The artwork they create...

Organization stresses need for artistic outlets

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The art of craft has experienced a resurgence, especially during the pandemic. Almost overnight, people were caught...

Eisner Foundation supports bringing generations together

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Trent Stamp loves his job so much that he’s the first to tell you, he is exactly where he...

WriteGirl promotes confidence in young writers 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer With a name like WriteGirl, it stands to reason that it’s a creative writing organization for teen girls. But once...

Organization would like everyone to just take a breath

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer At Mandar Apte’s core is a man of peace. A calming spirit with a heart for people, Apte, originally from Mumbai, India,...

Grades of Green focuses on environmental lessons

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer In an effort to empower and inspire students of all ages and backgrounds to become the environmental leaders of...

Nonprofits merge to provide critical support services

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer The motto of AbilityFirst is “We look beyond disabilities, focus on capabilities and expand possibilities.” The organization does it by...

Nonprofit group actively cares by sharing

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer On a sunny Saturday morning last month about 40 caregivers gathered in Kenneth Hahn Park for the first time...

Organization’s mission is to end child abuse

MAKING A DIFFERENCE By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Little did Sara (Buckner) O’Meara and Yvonne (Lime) Fedderson know when they met as young actresses on the set...

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