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SHARE, Inc. Awards $20,000 Grant to The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles

Funding will Help Support Dreamer Mentorship Programs

Los Angeles, CA – April 11, 2013: The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) is thrilled to announce that SHARE, Inc. has awarded the organization a $20,000 grant to support its Mentoring Programs. The mentoring program is a fundamental piece of IHADLA’s core programming, and provides a positive role model and one-on-one time that many of the Dreamers might not otherwise receive in their lives. SHARE, Inc. is a non-profit, philanthropic organization dedicated to improving the lives of some of L.A.’s neediest children and a long-time supporter of IHADLA. IHADLA Executive Director Katy Garretson and IHADLA mentor Alexandra Dupont, the grandniece of the Founder of the “I Have a Dream” Foundation Eugene Lang, accepted the check during SHARE’s Annual Funding Reception.

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The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles Launches Grass Roots Effort to Collect Prom Dresses and Accessories for Dreamers

“Prom Dress Day” will allow Senior Girls from Lincoln & Wilson High Schools to Select from Donated Items on Saturday, April 6th

 Los Angeles, CA – March 8, 2013:  The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) helps children from underserved schools in impoverished communities have a better life and get a good education. Today, however, the foundation is taking on a new mission; to help its graduating girls from Lincoln and Wilson High Schools in East Los Angeles prepare for their senior proms.  Staff and supporters of IHADLA have taken to Facebook and social media to launch a grass roots effort to collect dresses, accessories, shoes and handbags.  Items may be shipped to IHADLA or local pick-up  may be arranged with staff and volunteers.

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