A personal mission for families in need

A personal mission for families in need

My nephew was born with Congenital Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia, a rare form of arrhythmia. He was in and out of the hospital frequently, for the first year of his life. Thereafter, there were numerous visits to doctors and therapists for continued treatments. It was a very difficult time for my nephew’s parents and extended family [...]
A helping hand – it’s in the bag!

A helping hand – it’s in the bag!

To kickoff National Homeless Awareness Week and launch MyPocketChange, our nonprofit organization, my wife Van and I held an event on November 15th where we made 4,083 meals for the homeless. We based this event upon our previous experiences participating in Operation: Brown Paper Bag in Long Beach. The students that organized O:BPB have done amazing work over the past [...]
Too many veterans are homeless

Too many veterans are homeless

To all our Veterans, we thank you for your service!   This Veterans Day let’s do more than take the day off, let’s remember that so many of those who have served our country with honor are now homeless and in need of our support. To learn more about what you can do to help [...]
L.A. drops appeal of ban on taking homeless people’s property

L.A. drops appeal of ban on taking homeless people’s property

The city of Los Angeles is dropping an appeal of a court ruling banning the seizure and destruction of property that homeless people leave unattended on public sidewalks, Rob Wilcox, spokesman for City Atty. Mike Feuer, said Monday. Feuer's decision ends three years of legal wrangling over health and safety on skid row. Eight skid [...]