CMFA Financings Enable $200,000 in Contributions to California Non-Profits

The CMFA continues to give back to the communities in California by directing a portion of its issuance fees to charitable organizations. There were several non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that received grants an aggregate total of $200,000 from the California Foundations for Stronger Communities with funds donated by the CMFA.

The deserving organizations include:

After-School Boxing Program is a partnership with the Oscar de la Hoya Foundation to equip and refurbish several after school boxing programs in East Los Angeles and Orange County.  The programs were established as a safe place for the kids to get off the streets and receive positive reinforcement.

Asian Pacific Community Fund works to transform lives and meet the diverse needs of Asians and Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles County.

Cancer Angeles of San Diego provides support to address the financial needs of Stage IV cancer patients who are undergoing ongoing medical treatment.

Community Hospice Foundation of Stanislaus County provides compassionate care to terminally ill patients and their families.

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin stands with both public and private sectors to help families help themselves. The non-profit works in community organizing and advocating neighborhood changes, family strengthening to improve health, social, educational and economic outcomes, financial self-sufficiency, community violence prevention, health and wellness program and school readiness and high school tutoring.

Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group provides support and assistance to the children, dependents and spouses of the U.S. Marines and Sailors stationed at Camp Pendleton.

HANDS Together provides early childhood education and care to children and families living in one of the most poverty stricken areas of Santa Ana.  Their comprehensive care extends to the families providing job training and vocational assistance, English Literacy & Reading Readiness classes to parents as a way to mitigate chronic poverty.

JB Brown Fund is a philanthropic partnership between USA United and LifeSteps.  The organization provides low income residents with Scholarships, Client and Senior Assistance and Sponsorship of Sporting Events of low-income youth.

Operation Safehouse provides emergency shelter, intervention and outreach services to run away, homeless and other youth in crisis. For the past 25 years, Safehouse offers youth positive alternatives to becoming victims of the streets.

Phoenix Learning Center Program of Julian Charter School, Inc. works toward developing a community of compassionate, innovative, life-long learners who continually strive for excellence. The donation will be used to build a fence around the play area and purchase playground equipment.

Pico Youth & Family Center Based in Santa Monica, CA the non-profit is committed to serving hundreds of at-risk youths, ages 16-24 each year.  Through case management, counseling, tutoring, job readiness training, leadership development, music, art and computer training their clients find alternatives to a violent lifestyle.  

Ride 2 Recovery is dedicated to improving the mental and physical rehabilitation of wounded warriors and healing heroes utilizing cycling as the core activity. Cycling accelerates the recovery process and is an activity that everyone can do, no matter the disability. In partnership with the military and Department of Veterans Affairs, R2R supports spinning recovery labs and outdoor cycling programs at military and VA locations nation-wide in an effort to help injured veterans overcome obstacles they face.

Rural Community Assistance Corporation provides a wide range of community development services for rural and Native American communities. Their primary program areas focus on affordable housing, environmental infrastructure development and community development finance.

UCLA Mobile Clinic works toward improving the health of homeless and other vulnerable populations in the greater Los Angeles area by connecting their clients to ongoing medical care, health promotion and disease prevention activities.

United Cerebral Palsy – Wheels for Humanity provides increased self-sufficiency and mobility to persons with disabilities without regard to political affiliation, religious belief or ethnic identity the donation was restricted to fund supplies and basic medical equipment needed to help the homeless and less fortunate in California.

Vallejo Community Arts Foundation works toward the advancement of community arts through education and enjoyment and to promote music, theater and literary education whenever possible.

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