Barneys Fundraiser for Heart of Los Angeles
Posted Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm
In this hyper competitive era, youngsters need all the help they can get in order to excel academically. However, for youth in struggling families, even getting something as commonplace as breakfast can be a challenge.
“If you didn’t have breakfast this morning, how can you be expected to do well on your math test?” asks Stephanie Silberman, Development and Communications Manager for Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA). The 30-year-old nonprofit gives underserved kids an equal chance to succeed through a comprehensive array of after-school academic, arts, athletics, and wellness programs.
The charity’s work resonates deeply with Barneys New York’s Beverly Hills location, which hosted its eighth annual fundraising shopping event this past week. Silberman estimated that last year’s Barneys shopping event, where a percentage of proceeds went to HOLA, translated to an approximately $100,000 donation.
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