Help Ralphs help The Giving Spirit

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Now through the Ralphs rewards Community Contribution Program, every time you shop at your local Ralphs, a contribution will be made to TGS.  It's easy.  Click one of the links below, and get either the online sign up instructions, or print out the ScanBar form and take it to your local Ralphs.

 

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Summer Outreach - TV Coverage on Univision34 and ABC7

          “Simply put: We have so much; they have so little. It was easy to be inspired to act.”   - Tom Bagamane, Founder, The Giving Spirit

 

 

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Niko Vlahakis, ABC7 Cool Kid

 "It's that feeling every time that you're helping others, that you're making them realize there's someone looking out for them," says Niko Vlahakis of Culver City High School.    From ABC7 Los Angeles, by Danny Romero, Jan 22, 2015.

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NBC4 - The Giving Spirit - Dec 2014

A small group of volunteers at The Giving Spirit has served over 31,000 homeless women, children and families on a grass roots level since 1999.  

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The Giving Spirit on KTLA

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Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors’ survey says.

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OFFICIAL ARE WORRIED ABOUT RECENT CUTS TO FOOD STAMPS  AND BY THE NEW CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET DEAL, WHICH DOESN NOT RENEW JOBLESS BENEFITS FOR THE LONG-TERM EMPLOYED.

By Matt Pearce
  December 11, 2013, 7:21 p.m.

Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday.

Homelessness and hunger have increased and are expected to keep rising in many cities next year, according to the latest U.S. Conference of Mayors survey of 25 large and midsized metro areas.

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LA Times covers The Giving Spirit summer 2013 Outreach

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By Rosanna Xia      June 1, 2013, 11:52 a.m.     

GROUP DISTRIBUTES ‘SURVIVAL BACKPACKS’ TO THE HOMELESS

      Hundreds of “survival backpacks” will be distributed to L.A.’s homeless Saturday as part of a program organized by nonprofit group The Giving Spirit.

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19,000 Homeless Children and Women in L.A. Need Your Help

Make An Instant Impact On Our City- Los Angeles has the largest population of homeless children and women in the country. Nearly 40% of all the homeless in LA, numbering over 19,000 are women and children under the age of 18. Not only are they the most vulnerable to every predator on the streets, they are the fastest growing segment of homelessness in the US.

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Thank You Whole Foods!

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 This Spring, Whole Foods Brentwood continued their tremendous support for The Giving Spirit by making us the beneficiary of their “5% Days” program.  

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