Giving back for the holidays

A gift to a favorite charity in the name of a client is a meaningful way to say thanks, and has become increasingly popular with Hollywood. While most everyone in the biz has a favorite, below are several worthy industryconnected non-profits that may not be prominent on the radar.

Saban Free Clinic
Founded in 1967 as the L.A. Free Clinic, the Saban Free Clinic (endowed by Haim and Cheryl Saban) has four locations that handle approximately 90,000

patients.
The Saban Free Clinic,
8405 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 90048
Phone: (323) 653-8622

HOLA (Heart of Los Angeles)
Located close to downtown L.A., HOLA aims

to aid at-risk youth by providing activities that them off the streets. Volunteers come from all fields and include pro athletes and showbiz execs who are committed to helping these children find success.
Heart of Los Angeles,
2701 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 100,
Los Angeles, 90057
Phone: (213) 389-1148

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Woodsmoke exposure from cooking over open fires causes more than 2 million early deaths annually in the developing world.
This international private-public partnership, spearheaded by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, seeks to distribute energyefficient cookstoves; Julia Roberts is global ambassador.
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
1800 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 400,
Washington, D.C., 20036
Phone: (202) 650-5345

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