Holiday Time At My Friend’s Place

Get into the holiday spirit and provide some cheer for our youth this holiday season! Partner with us to provide gifts for 250 homeless young people ages 12-25 receiving care from My Friend’s Place and support their journey toward futures of stability and self-sufficiency. Consider contributing items from the wish list, sponsoring a holiday gift […]

Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival Benefits MFP!

Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival Celebrates Globally Beloved Dish with Top L.A. Chefs Get more details and tickets HERE! The Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival is taking place on Sunday, September 15, from 4 pm to 7 pm at LOT 613 in the downtown L.A. Arts District. This chef-driven, all-inclusive event spotlights one of the world’s best loved and […]

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Coming of Age: A Night of Spoken Word to Benefit MFP!

See full event gallery here The event raised $10,000 and was a smashing success thanks to our talented and inspiring storytellers… Laura Krafft Michael Oates Palmer* Cindy Chupack Rob Long* Prentice Penny Alexa Junge Tim Long Wendy West And special guest….DAN SAVAGE Floral arrangements provided by Joanie Berkley* of JB Floral Design *MFP Board Member […]

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Join us for…A Cause for Celebration!

Celebration. (be) Cause. Community. Tickets to this event are sold out! Please contact Alexis McLeod, Director of Development, with any questions.   Event Sponsors   David and Shirley Lara   Renvy Pittman   N. Dexter Williams & Gina Padilla Williams     Presenting Sponsors         Diana Buckhantz and the Vladimir & Araxia […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Special Gift to MFP Moms!

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Join us for our 4th Annual Hollywood Hike!

Get your heart working for homeless youth! On Sunday, April 28th, MFP Friends showed up to get their hearts working for a great cause! It was a beautiful hike and we raised over $300 to support the vital services MFP provides to young people in Hollywood. Special thank you to Michael Yanovich for coordinating the […]

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Self-Defense Class for New Moms!

As part of our Parenting Program’s focus on wellness and safety, and at the request of new moms, our friends at Foxy and Fierce Women’s Kickboxing Bootcamp offered a special self-defense class. MFP moms learned valuable techniques on protecting themselves and their families against assault. The class emphasized use of intuition, effective escape tactics and self-defense tips […]

Noodle Bowl Fest Benefits MFP!

Check out the photo gallery here! We had a blast at Noodle Bowl Fest last held at the Viceroy Santa Monica on Sunday, February 10th! A HUGE thank you to the amazing Stacey and June for organizing such a fantastic benefit event for us. And thank you to all of the brilliant chefs for generously […]

A Special Day with Vanessa Bryant!

Vanessa Bryant hosted My Friend’s Place’s Parenting Program’s holiday celebration for 10 young families this week. This sweet gathering ensured that the young parents and children felt loved and cared for by our community. A huge MFP thank you to all of our extremely generous partners without whom this day would not have been possible: Kobe […]

MFP Welcomes Over 200 Youth for a Holiday Celebration!

Warmest Holidays Wishes from the MFP Family The holidays are the busiest time for MFP, and this year was no exception. On December 14th, staff and volunteers transformed MFP into a winter wonderland for our annual holiday party. The youth enjoyed a festive holiday meal including home-baked treats and of course, Santa! With the help […]

Category: Events · Tags: Celebration, Holidays, MFP, Santa, Youth