Local News Making a Difference West Edition

Changing the world begins at A Place Called Home

MAKING A DIFFERENCE On Jonathan Zeichner’s first day on the job as the executive director of A Place Called Home, he said employees were stressed and fearful about losing their jobs, the computers weren’t working, there was a fire in a dumpster and an accident happened on the street.  But when he went home to his Read More…

Cheers West Edition

CHEERS!

Wave Staff Report The Cedar-Sinai Blood Donor Services has awarded actor and cancer-survivor Haskell Anderson III a lifetime achievement award for 30 years as a blood and platelet donor. After surviving cancer in 2013, Anderson decided to help others by donating platelets –– small blood cells that help form clots and prevent bleeding –– 200 Read More…

L.A. Digest West Edition

L.A. DIGEST: Backpack giveaway attracts 3,000 students

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Officials from Charter Communications were joined by political dignitaries, community partners and educational leaders Aug. 5 at A Place Called Home in Los Angeles to kick off the back-to-school season with a complimentary backpack distribution event for low-income families. The annual event, attracted an estimated 3,000 students who were given the opportunity Read More…