More than 12,000 people in the United States have ALS
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
LA students have 1,300 new mentors thanks to LA2050
Last May, 826LA was named the Education winner in the My LA2050 challenge. Thousands of people voted for our project, and, with your support, we received a generous $100,000 grant from the Goldhirsh Foundation to implement it. Our project was … Read more →
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
Reminder: Register for the Volunteer Management Workshop
When: May 9, 2017 Place: The Salvation Army Kroc Center Cost: $69 per organization Deadline to Register: Friday, May 5th
Flood plains and commercial buildings
When a commercial building is located in a floodplain, a real estate transaction can become more complicated or even impossible. This webinar discusses techn...
Manual Arts Journalism Students Cover 826LA
This semester, The Writers’ Room at Manual Arts High School supported Mr. Tanara’s Journalism class in a project called, “Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary.” Each month, volunteers helped students navigate all aspects of feature writing — including story pitches, interview questions, media clips, … Read more →
What to Do the First Day of School (and Why)
Teaching is the profession that makes every other profession possible. It all starts that first day of school, Justin Minkel writes.
Home inspections: What they are and why you should get one
Before you place a bid on your dream home, here are a few things to know about home inspections—and why they’re so important.
What Is Messianic Judaism?
Messianic Judaism is the name given to New Covenant faith in Yeshua (Jesus) as Messiah by those who are of Jewish heritage. It also invites into fellowship Gentiles who are called to embrace an expression of faith in Yeshua in a Jewish communal context. One of the most disconcerting things about the separation that has grown between Christianity and Judaism is the belief by Jewish people that Jesus contradicts and opposes Judaism. On the contrary, Yeshua Himself was Jewish, as were most of His first followers and disciples.