A sincere thank you to the following for their participation in making the holidays a magical time for the women and children living at Good Shepehrd Center.
Employees at Grant Thornton and their families for hosing a Halloween party for the families.
Woman's Auxilary and the children from Giggles & Grasstains Preschool for providing Thanksgiving luncheon to those receiving services through our drop in center.
Pasquale Vericella and his family and staff from Il Cielo Restaurant in Beverly Hills for preparing and serving Thanksgiving dinner for all residents of GSC.
Big Sunday patrons for gift baskets of food for our families.
Dan Schwala for Christmas trees and decorations for each of our residences.
Clippers basketball wives hosts: Gloria and Laura Govan and co-hosts: Vanessa Byrant, Janice Hollis, Jada Paul, Mercedes Javid, Jermaine Jackson and John Marshall Jones for throwing a Party With a Purpose event to raise awareness, funds and toys for the children that live at GSC.
United States Secret Service for hosting A Better Christmas, to the LAPD for their participation, and to the Ali Family for sponsoring Christmas dinner.
Saint Michael’s Church in Studio City for hosting a Holiday Cheer Party for the families at GSC. A special thanks to Jane Wilson for organizing this event.
Walsh Austin employees for providing food, gifts and a professional photographer for our resident "Christmas Boutique" shopping day.
Folllowing is a list of those that provided gifts through our Adopt-A-Family/Resident Program, held toys drives, food drives, raised funds, or brought gifts that could be used where most needed. Where an organization donated, the name of the organization and the contact person is listed.
Meredith Alexander (Milk & Bookies- Ex. Director)
Kayla Alpert (Papile Accountancy Inc.)
Kimberly Basile (Cedars Sinai)
Vivian Bernstein (First Legal Support)
Russell Cowan (New Village Charter High School)
Odessa Creer (HBO)
Jennifer J. Elias
Paula Jane Hamilton
Eric and Audrey Lapidus
Lisa Ledson (The Ledson Group)
Martha Lucero (LA City Sanitation Dept.)
Needlework Guild of America (NGA)
Lori Mountain (Cedars Sinai 4 South East)
Samantha Nissenboim (Warner Brothers)
Lesley Reisinger-Green (Steptoe & Johnson)
Salina Ruiz (Valley Presbyterian Hospita)
My Favorite Place in Larchmont Village
Many thanks to all that donated, participated and held us in prayer this holiday season. We could not have done it without you. We wish you much happiness, love, and prosperity in 2013.