L.A. Marathon 9200 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA90069 This is the office of the Los Angeles Marathon, the annual 26.2-mile race held across the city. Registration is open to…More runners of all ages and levels, though participants must complete the course within eight hours to receive an official time. The course has had several layouts in its history, and since 2010 stretches from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier. Opportunities to volunteer for the race are available. The event also includes bands, cheering groups, the Expo and Finish Line Festival. Many local charities participate in the race to raise money.
The Trevor Project is a national non-profit organization devoted to suicide prevention among lesbian, gay, bisexual,…More transgender and questioning youth. The organization was founded by James Lecesne, Peggy Rajski and Randy Stone, creators of the 1994 short film, Trevor, about a gay teenager who attempts suicide.
Efforts of the organization include a 24-hour crisis intervention lifeline, an on-line community and various advocacy and educational programs. Internship and volunteering opportunities are available in the organiziation.
The Trevor Project has received support from such corporations as AT&T, Levi Strauss & Co., Wells Fargo and Google. The Trevor Project has also been advocated and supported by such celebrities as Neil Patrick Harris, James Marsden, Emma Stone, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kristin Davis, Katy Perry, Daniel Radcliffe, Kathy Griffin, Chelsea Handler and many others.
APLA Sierra Bonita Site 7530 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA90046 APLA (AIDS Project Los Angeles) is an organization committed to causes related to HIV. Its goals include improving the…More lives of those affected by HIV, reducing HIV infections and promoting public policy related to the disease. APLA provides such services as public benefits, transportation, information, referrals, education, dental care, home health, mental health, prevention, peer support, publications, research and residential services. For more than two decades, the organization has been fundraising and growing its programs to adapt to the needs of the Los Angeles HIV/AIDS affected community. Fundraising programs include AIDS Walk Los Angeles, National AIDS Marathon Training Program, Art Project Los Angeles and Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event. Many other opportunities are also available to volunteer or donate to APLA. This is one of the organization's newest offices in the Los Angeles area, opened in 2010.