12 charities to receive grants from Pacific Union Community Giving Fund

Pacific Union International is pleased to present the twelve remarkable charity beneficiaries of the Pacific Union Community Giving Fund.
“I’m thrilled to share that on the heels of giving more than $40,000 at our June companywide philanthropic casino night event—our first together as Pacific Union Los Angeles— we have selected 12 new beneficiaries of the Pacific Union Community Giving Fund,” Pacific Union LA President Nick Segal said. “These organizations will be presented checks from our Fund this December 2018.” 
These organizations are devoted to helping those struggling with grief, homelessness, and debilitating diseases; and giving children a positive start through arts education, healthcare, and foster services. We are proud to be a part of their vital efforts.
“As our newly-founded Pacific Union Community Giving Fund takes shape, our Board Members are pleased to promote a company-wide initiative to impact these 12 incredible causes,” said Cassandra Petersen, real estate professional and Community Giving Fund board member. “This combined effort is the soul of Pacific Union International and what our company stands for.  We’re real estate agents with heart.”
Door of Hope (DOH) seeks to end the cycle of homelessness for every man, woman, and child we serve. We provide families with case management and other services to empower families to achieve the ultimate goal of finding and maintaining housing and providing a better future for their children.
Camp Del Corazon provides a medically supervised, residential summer camp for children ages 7-17 who are living with heart disease, as well as additional programs for these children and their families.
ALS Association Golden West Chapter is dedicated to the fight against ALS in many ways, including funding global research efforts, supporting scientific and clinical collaboration, connecting people with ALS to clinical trials, partnering with multidisciplinary ALS clinics and centers, educating the public about ALS, providing professional care management services to families facing ALS, pursuing important public policy initiatives, and bringing the ALS community together.
P.S. Arts is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools & communities
 
Raise A Child is the nationwide leader in the recruitment and support of LGBTQ and all prospective parents interested in building families through fostering and adopting to meet the needs of the 437,000 children in the foster care system.
PHASE ONE is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting ground-breaking Phase I and Phase II clinical cancer research, innovative education and treatment programs, and funding forward-thinking leaders in the scientific and medical community. A donation from the Pacific Union Community Fund would be used for a local community grant.
Examples of recent funding include a grant to the Los Angeles Unified School District to create a testicular cancer prevention and education program and a grant to provide more peer-to-peer services and support to breast and ovarian cancer patients in Los Angeles hospitals.
Impact: PHASE ONE’s immediate funding goes to researchers at all the main medical institutions in Los Angeles and Southern California, including UCLA, USC.
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation: The mission of the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation is to raise and manage funds in order to meet the highest priority healthcare needs of the Foothill communities that the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital serves.
 
OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center provides the community with grief support services, education, resources, and hope, serving children, teens, and adults. We provide essential grief support for a universal experience that deserves heightened education and acceptance. OUR vision is creating a world in which grief is embraced, understood, and respected.
City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts is dedicated to providing the highest quality Arts education and experiences to children in the most economically stressed neighborhoods of southern California, thereby enhancing self-esteem, creativity, literacy, social and academic skills while strengthening the health and vitality of the children and their communities. 
Young & Healthy provides access to high-quality healthcare for uninsured and underserved children and families, and seels to improve quality of life for all children in the greater Pasadena area through prevention education.
LA’s BEST Afterschool Enrichment Program provides a safe and supervised after school education, enrichment, and recreation program for children ages 5-12)
Sojourn, A Project of The People Concern provides. without prejudice, shelter and support services to adult and child victims of domestic violence.
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