Join ABLA and Sharon Stone as we launch A Healthier & Better LA!
December 3, 2013
Please join us for a special event as ABLA launches a first of its kind effort to bring health care to at-risk communities.
Hosted by Actress and Activist Sharon Stone, the event, A Healthier & Better LA, will take place on December 11, 2013 at A Better Thrift Shop on 6200 Pacific Boulevard at 10:00 AM
Wednesday, December 11th, 10:00 AM
A BETTER THRIFT SHOP
6200 Pacific Blvd, Huntington Park
In this innovative public-private partnership, ABLA is identifying at-risk community outreach workers and their families who currently do not have healthcare coverage, helping them register, and providing their annual premium for one year. While this initial event will serve as a pilot program, ABLA hopes that with the success of this event to open the program up to give access to hundreds of Angelenos.
Actress and Activist Sharon Stone will be hosting the event and providing an enlightening message on the importance of ABLA's successful gang prevention and intervention, community development and empowerment efforts.
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP on Facebook or to Jeri at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Better Thrift Shop is now open!
October 30, 2013
Looking for a Halloween Costume?
Want to get an early start on Holiday Shopping?
We've Got It All! Head to A Better Thrift Shop today.
A Better LA's new thrift store opened on October 21 in Huntington Park at 6200 Pacific Boulevard and is fully stocked for Halloween and all your clothes shopping needs, including dozens of brand new items!
We also have several designer pieces including attire from Helmut Lang, Dolce & Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg, and many more. To bid on these pieces, please check out our eBay shop.
A Better Thrift Shop is now accepting donations onsite from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Donate one plastic grocery bag of clothing or accessories and receive ten percent (10%) off of any item in the store!
All proceeds from the thrift store will support the communities ABLA serves as well as our outreach programming.
We Still Need Your Clothing Donations!
1. Clean Out Your Closets and Call ABLA for a Donation Pick Up
Currently, A Better LA provides violence intervention and prevention services to more than 50,000 individuals in the greater Los Angeles community. Our new thrift store will directly support these programs and we need your help to stock the store. Don't throw your old clothes out -- DONATE. Clothing will be sold in our new thrift store "A Better Thrift Shop" and proceeds will directly support the communities we serve. Call (213-412-3111) or email Maria to schedule your pick up today.
2. Ask Your Employer If You Can Place A Clothing Donation Bin At Work
Make it a team challenge! See which teams of co-workers and colleagues can fill the bin first, or have a competition between departments. Don't forget that all donations are tax-deductible!
3. If You Are Part of a Non-Profit Organization, Stuff the Truck and We Will Send Your Organization a Check for $1,000!
Any non-profit qualifies. For every 14-foot truck filled with donated items (150 large trash bags), A Better LA will provide a $1,000 donation to your organization. If you are part of a sports team, church, youth organization, volunteer organization or civic group and could use $1,000 or more, please give us a call or email today.
Kids’ Day of Service
September 5, 2013
ABLA would like to encourage you to stop by Whole Foods Market, 4520 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91403, Saturday, September 7 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. … please see below:
Look forward to seeing you there…..thank you for your support!
Hey Sherman Oaks West!
I am so very excited to invite you all to participate and show your Team Spirit at our First EVER Kids Day of Service…
We will be collecting NEW Backpacks – Non – Perishable Food Items – Taking Donations for Whole Kids Foundation –
Participating in a Community Mural Project….AND enjoying A FREE SALAD Lunch!!
Please find time to Volunteer or Participate in our EVENT!
Let’s Make a difference in our Community!!
I have included a copy of the inspiration and the art that we will be creating…all in the name of Service…
We will have an official closing ceremony to Honor Ella Ishaya (teen Volunteer of the Year) and Jonah Pournazarian & Dylan Siegel (Junior Volunteers of the year)
These kids have made such an impact on our community through their passion for making a difference…it makes sense to honor them at our event!!
FYI!! I would like you to join me in sharing on your Instagram #WFMservice of our event…it is going to be a great day!!
6th Annual Community Festival
August 23, 2013
Please join ABLA this Saturday the 24 to support Ella and APUU with a back-to-school event! Help pack and hand out backpacks that these high schoolers worked so diligently to raise funds for. The event will be held from 10AM to 4PM at Manchester Park, 8800 S Hoover St. There will also be door prizes at the event including an iPad, xBox, refrigerator, and a flat screen TV! Bring donations of clothing and backpacks and help inspire 1,000 children!