Brimmer Street Theatre Co. Presents “And Then They Fell,” Benefitting My Friend’s Place

Brimmer Street’s world premiere of “And Then They Fell,” a new play by Tira Palmquist, is an egaging new play about two young people who find themselves without the safety of home. 100% of ticket sales during the show’s Sept. 8-Oct. 2 run in L.A. benefit of My Friend’s Place, so be sure and reserve […]

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My Friend’s Place Partners With Hard Rock Cafe For The Fourth Annual Run Hard Rock Cafe 5K/10K

The 4th Annual Hard Rock Cafe 5K/10K is returning to Hollywood on November 5, 2016 and My Friend’s Place is once again the official nonprofit partner! Starting and finishing at the Hard Rock Cafe, Hollywood, this year’s run will blend iconic Hollywood with iconic music in a one-of-a-kind interactive experience featuring bands, musicians and DJs […]

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July In-Kind Top 5

1.  Insect Repellent Spray or Wipes 2. Backpacks 3. Portable Fans 4. Bike Locks 5. Earbuds/Headphones Please contact our team to schedule a drop-off: (323) 908-0011 x. 109 or email: development@myfriendsplace.org

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Are You Wondering What Happened To James?

Earlier this month, we shared with you the story of a young man named James, who, at the age of 16, became homeless after years of watching his mother struggle with illness, addiction and homelessness. Alone in the world, James wondered if he could ever have a life that was more than a constant struggle […]

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James thought for sure that he would die on the streets before he turned 25.

As a child, James watched his mother struggle with illness, addiction and homelessness, and eventually, incarceration. At the age of 16, James became homeless too. Alone in the world, James wondered if he could ever have a life that was more than a constant struggle to survive. Earlier this year, the City of Los Angeles […]

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Memorial Day Hours Notice

My Friend’s Place will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume accepting in-kind donations on Tuesday, May 31, at 9 a.m. Should you need further information, please e-mail development@myfriendsplace.org Thank you for supporting youth experiencing homelessness in our community.

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May In-Kind Top 5

 1.  Backpacks 2.  Headphones 3. Sketchbooks 4. Men’s Pants 5. Belts Please contact our team to schedule a drop-off: (323) 908-0011 x. 109 or email: development@myfriendsplace.org

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Supporter of the Month: Mike Geary

Our volunteers are truly an extension of the My Friend’s Place family, which is clearly the case when it comes to Mike Geary. For seven years, Mike has spent his Wednesday afternoons running our improv workshop, leading our youth through exercises that leave a far more profound impact than just an hour of laughter. Through […]

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April Showers At My Friend’s Place

This April, help My Friend’s Place ensure our youth can get so fresh and so clean by hosting a shower supplies or clothing drive with your coworkers, classmates or family and friends! April Showers Wish List Towels Travel-size toiletries, including: Dental Floss, Deodorant, Hairbrushes/Combs, Hair Product, Hand Sanitizer, Lotion, Shampoo/Conditioner, Shower Gel, Soap, Sunscreen, Toothbrushes, […]

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A Video Tour Of My Friend’s Place

Welcome to My Friend’s Place, a day shelter and service provider for homeless youth and their children. Video by Chris Alessandra

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