Up To Us

Opportunities to shape the world we live in. It’s up to us: right here, right now. Are we bystanders or doers?

Nov 132016
Change Lives, Donate Books

One Human Community (a grassroots movement in San Fernando Valley) provides FREE books and FREE access to books to support education and reading. Would you please donate books you have already read and / or books your kids have outgrown? The books you no longer read or need can help One Human Community prevent poverty […]

Oct 082016
Anything L.A. Magazine Bone Marrow Donor Drive For Adam Krief

Adam lives in Los Angeles. He is a member of our community. Anything L.A. Magazine serves millions of Angelenos and asks YOU to get tested as a potential donor for Adam Krief. We are organizing a Bone Marrow Donor Drive in the hope of finding a match for Adam Krief. (The drive will take place […]

Oct 082016
Anything L.A. Magazine Search For A Matching Bone Marrow Donor For Adam Krief

Anything L.A. Magazine helped spread the news about Adam Krief’s pursuit of a matching bone marrow donor. We watched the pursuit’s progress. Thousands of people came forward to get tested. (There are MANY caring and compassionate people out there!) Unfortunately, no matching donor was found, yet. Having watched the search for a matching donor from […]

Sep 292016
Clean Streets L.A.

Reeyan Raynes is accustomed to having unusual weekends for a high school senior. While many of his peers may have been at the beach or watching football on a recent Saturday, Reeyan was organizing the Kiwanis Club, Girl Scout troops, and neighbors for a roadside clean-up in his West Hills community. And this isn’t something […]

Jul 192016
Volunteer For Better Los Angeles

There are many ways to make a difference as a volunteer in Los Angeles area. It may surprise you that one of the places that could benefit from volunteer help is City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. Our very own Department of Recreation and Parks is involved in an enormous amount of […]

Jul 102016
CTG Sponsors Library Readings

CENTER THEATRE GROUP EXPANDS FREE BILINGUAL LIBRARY PLAY READINGS FOR BOYLE HEIGHTS COMMUNITY FROM JULY 19 THROUGH DECEMBER 15, 2016 Center Theatre Group continues its free play reading series with the reading of six plays at three public libraries in Boyle Heights. Continuing for the fourth year in a row, the series has expanded to […]

Jul 022016
Tarzan? Volunteer At The L.A. Zoo

No, becoming L.A. Zoo volunteer isn’t particularly easy but – as long as you have no criminal record, no tuberculosis and are willing to learn – it is possible and can be very rewarding. According to the L.A. Zoo Website: “Volunteers play a vital role in fulfilling the Zoo’s mission of “Nurturing Wildlife and Enriching […]

Jun 302016
Show LA Youth The Way

Hire LA’s Youth is one of the City’s most exciting programs to put young adults to work, ensuring they have “first time” job experience that will set them on the path of lifetime earners. This year we are committed to providing 15,000 jobs for young people ages 14 to 24 who live in the city […]

Jun 292016
Up To Us

Life can get busy. It can be overwhelming at times. When a natural or man-made disaster strikes, we can feel powerless. The Up To Us section of Anything L.A. Magazine is here to empower YOU. No matter what comes our way, we are NEVER entirely helpless. There is always something that each of us can […]