SAG-AFTRA Delegates Support Homeless Youth At My Friend’s Place

As the second SAG-AFTRA National Convention closed on Oct. 4 at the Sheraton Universal, convention delegates came together to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. Taking collections throughout the convention, delegates collected hundreds of unused hotel amenities, including soap, shampoo, conditioners, lotion, mouthwash, tissues and other toiletries. The donation was then […]

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Thank You!

After an exciting opportunity to have all gifts up to $100,000 tripled matched in the month of June, we are thrilled to announce that we not only met our $100,000 goal, but we surpassed it! Thanks to your tremendous generosity, together we were able to raise more than $115,000 to support our homeless youth! Your […]

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Your Gift For Homeless Youth Will Be Tripled Today!

Time is running out to make your support for homeless youth go three times as far! Thanks to an amazing friend, your gift will be tripled through a generous match, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000—but only through June 30, 2015. Every dollar that My Friend’s Place receives makes a tremendous impact in providing safety, inspiration […]

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Triple Your Impact For Homeless Youth

Today, 100 homeless youth on the streets of Los Angeles will turn to My Friend’s Place. Some will be in search of safety and a hot meal, while others will be looking for clothing, a shower or a trusted professional to confide in. Many will return tomorrow as they continue on their journeys toward self-sufficiency, and […]

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KPCC’s “Off-Ramp” Visits My Friend’s Place

John Rabe and KPCC Photographer Maya Sugarman recently visited My Friend’s Place to learn about our expanding services and programs and the impact that Miley Cyrus’ Happy Hippie Foundation has had for homeless youth. Click here to listen to the “Off-Ramp” segment.

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Miley Cyrus Launches Happy Hippie Foundation To Fight Youth Homelessness

Nearly nine months after first visiting My Friend’s Place, Miley Cyrus has officially launched her Happy Hippie Foundation, which will work to end injustices, including youth homelessness. After a successful fundraising campaign in the fall of 2014 for My Friend’s Place, Miley is now casting a wider net to support numerous organizations, while using the power of […]

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My Friend’s Place and USC Partner to Prevent the Spread of HIV

USC researchers have teamed up with My Friend’s Place to address a public-health problem—the spread of HIV—using an unlikely method: mathematics. According to USCNews, relying on word-of-mouth advocacy among the social connections of homeless youth, USC computer scientists created an algorithm that can pinpoint the best person to spread the word while accounting for uncertainties […]

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Thank You for Making 2014 a Tremendous Success!

Together, we were able to raise over $318,000 in the month of December to support our programs and services for homeless youth! This tremendous outpouring of generosity ensures that My Friend’s Place can kick off 2015 with the resources needed to continue to create a safe space for the most vulnerable young people in our […]

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Double Your Gift To My Friend’s Place Today!

This December, a generous, longtime friend of My Friend’s Place is matching your gift, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000! These is no better time to support My Friend’s Place and the more than 1,400 homeless youth who turn to us for help each year—youth like Morgan, who found herself on her own in Los […]

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Catch the “Christmas Without Tears” Sing-Along Benefit For My Friend’s Place

Ring in some hilarious holiday cheer while supporting My Friend’s Place on Saturday, Dec. 13, as Harry Shearer and Judith Owen Present…Christmas Without Tears (aka: Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?”) at the Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles. In a series of intimate evenings full of music, laughter and special guest performances, […]

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