Donating to the Hollywood Food Coalition

Driving through LA and into Hollywood, sunshine, traffic, palm trees, graffiti, tall buildings, it felt familiar. It also felt very different. We had never seen as many homeless people living in tents on the sides of the freeways, on sidewalks, in front of closed down businesses and buildings, in LA, as we saw that day.

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Learning a Language Through Quarantine

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit hard last year, taking a leisurely trip became increasingly difficult, and nearly impossible internationally with strict quarantine conditions. And granted my travel plans came to a complete halt, to cope with staying at home nearly 24/7, I re-adapted one of my practices before visiting another country: learning the native

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Making a Dream Come True

This past weekend, Campaign One At A Time fulfilled 9-year-old Brianna’s dream of becoming a model for a day! Not only is Brianna an aspiring model, but she is also battling pediatric cancer for the second time. Brianna was Campaign One At A Time’s December campaign child and after a month of planning, they were able

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Announcing the “Mambacita” Keep Hoopin Winner

We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our raffle and helped make it a success!  We were able to raise a considerable amount for Three Sisters Gardens. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER! Ramon P. “Our goal for 2021 is to donate 40-60% of our vegetables here locally to food-secure homes

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Spending Abroad

When I took my first international trip over 5 years ago, there were so many things I read about to try and prepare myself.  There’s the typical search for what to see, what to do, and where to go.  When I’m feeling extra studious, I’ll try to memorize key phrases and look into the customs

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2020 is ending

Mykonos, The Philippines, multiple cities across the US… We ALL had plans this year. 2020 will go down in history as the year of the lockdown for so many of us. Although some of us were still able to hop on a few flights and enjoy some road trips, for the most part, travel was

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