What We Do

The Giving Spirit provides immediate aid and a human connection to homeless women, children and families in Greater Los Angeles. We also educate volunteers and communities about the human face of homelessness with the goal of recognizing that homelessness does not mean hopelessness and lives can be improved and housing challenges resolved through community awareness and action.

Summer 2017 Outreach

Summer Outreach:
May 19-20, 2017

Volunteer. Give. Learn.

Registration for our LA Summer Outreach event is now open! REGISTER NOW!

Use the JOIN button on the right to stay informed of all our activities. 


The HuffPost RISE show helps spread the word about The Giving Spirit and the Homeless Survival Kits being distributed throughout Los Angeles


"A Simple Act of Kindness" - State Farm and AOL/Huffington Post recognizes The Giving Spirit

The Giving Spirit is humbled and honored that State Farm on Giving Tuesday recognized the community service commitment of Founder and Chairman Tom Bagamane in its AOL/Huffington Post series “A Simple Act of Kindness”. This national series profiles people from across the country who take action to positively affect their communities. 

Take a few minutes and watch this wonderful tribute to our friend and founder Tom Bagamane.

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More videos about our leaders and volunteers >


 51f166ba84ae7c752c809f3d.jpegNow you can help The Giving Spirit every time you shop with the Ralphs Rewards Community Contribution Program. It's easy! Instructions >


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