grant recipients we benefit children

Prior Grant Recipients

Explore our legacy of impact. We Benefit Children has supported countless children’s charities in Los Angeles County for over thirty years. Each grant represents a step towards brighter futures for underserved youth, from playground equipment to educational resources. Explore the diverse range of organizations that have received funding for essential capital items, contributing to improving children’s lives since 1990.

Charities Funded 1990 – 2023

2023

  • Access Books
  • Arts Bridging the Gap
  • City Hearts- Kids Say YES to the Arts!
  • Code Read
  • Danny’s Farm
  • Educating Students Together- College Access Program
  • Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center
  • Film2Future
  • Get Lit
  • Giving A Smile Foundation
  • F.L.A.G/Nick’s Kids
  • Hands4Hope LA
  • Hope In A Suitcase
  • Inclusion Matters By Shane’s Inspiration
  • Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles
  • Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children
  • Make Good Inc.
  • Once Upon A Room
  • PACTL
  • Pico Youth and Family Center
  • Shero’s Rise
  • Team Prime Time Sports
  • The Book Foundation
  • The Book Truck
  • The HEAL Los Angeles Foundation
  • Thrive in Joy – The Nick Fagano Foundation
  • Urban Promise
  • Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
  • WeSpark
  • Why Can’t We Make A Difference Worthy Beyond Purpose

2022

  • 40 Love Foundation
  • Access Books
  • Code Read
  • Dance and Dialogue
  • Danny’s Farm
  • Film2Future
  • Football for Her
  • Get Lit
  • Hands4Hope LA
  • Hope In A Suitcase
  • Inclusion Matters By Shane’s Inspiration
  • Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles
  • Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children
  • Make Good Inc.
  • North Hollywood LAPD PALs
  • Off the Wall Graffiti
  • Once Upon A Room
  • Piece by Piece
  • Ready Set Read!
  • Shero’s Rise
  • Steam: Coders
  • Team Prime Time Sports
  • The Book Foundation
  • The Book Truck
  • The Young Shakespeareans
  • Urban Voices Project
  • Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
  • WeSpark Why Can’t We Make A Difference

2021

  • A Chance For Children
  • Access Books
  • AWOKE Foundation
  • Crossroads Youth Intervention Through Athletics
  • Debbie Allen Dance Academy
  • EmpowHer
  • Falcons Youth and Family Services
  • Foundation for Learning, Academics and Growth (F.L.A.G.)
  • Film2Future
  • Hands 4 Hope LA
  • Hope In A Suitcase
  • Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League
  • North Hollywood LAPD PALs
  • Operation Progress LA
  • Reading To Kids
  • Shero’s Rise
  • Sloane Stephens Foundation
  • The Book Foundation
  • Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
  • Urban Scholar Academy Why Can’t We Make A Difference

2020

  • Access Books
  • Children’s Hospital LA
  • EmpowHer Institute
  • Equitas Academy Charter Schools
  • Falcons Youth Family Services
  • Film2Future
  • Hands 4 Hope LA
  • Off The Wall Graffiti
  • Pico Union Project
  • Present Now- Teens for Teens Program
  • Principles of Success
  • Reading To Kids
  • Shero’s Rise
  • STEAM:Coders
  • The Book Foundation
  • USC Medical Center Pediatric Department
  • Why Can’t We Make A Difference?
  • YWCA of Pasadena -Foothill Valley

2019

  • Access Books
  • America Scores LA
  • A Chance for Children
  • Better Angels
  • Code Read
  • Crossroads Youth Intervention Through Athletics
  • Make Good
  • Once Upon A Room
  • San Fernando Valley Volunteer League
  • The Hero In You Foundation
  • The Book Foundation
  • V-TAC
  • Why Can’t We Make A Difference?
  • The Young Shakespeareans

2018

  • Access Books
  • Caesura Youth Orchestra
  • Children’s Music Fund
  • Concerned Citizens Community Involvement
  • Dan Hernandez Youth Foundation
  • For Goodness Cakes
  • Girls Empowerment of the Pasadena YWCA
  • Hope in a Suitcase
  • LAPD PAL 77th
  • Principles of Success
  • Ready Set Read
  • STEAM: Coders The Book Foundation

2017

  • Access Books
  • A Chance for Children
  • Crossroads Youth Intervention through Athletics
  • Las Fotos
  • Pay it Forward for a New LA
  • Phenomenal Angels
  • Rainbow Pack
  • The Book Foundation
  • Topanga Police Activities League
  • You Run this Town
  • Watts Bears

2016

  • Access Books
  • A Chance for Children
  • City Lacrosse
  • Dan Hernandez Youth Foundation
  • Fleet Street
  • Hands for Hope
  • Hope in a Suitcase
  • Libros Schmibros
  • Newton Community Youth Activities League
  • K.E.E.N.
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • Sheen Educational Foundation
  • STEAM: Coders
  • SLAM!
  • The Book Foundation
  • Urban Compass
  • Urban Scholars
  • Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
  • Why Can’t We Make a Difference
  • Young Warriors
  • Watts Bears

2015

  • Access Books
  • A Chance for Children
  • The Book Foundation
  • Boyle Heights Community Youth Orchestra
  • Danny’s Farm
  • Do It Yourself Girls
  • Girls Today, Women Tomorrow
  • Operation Progress
  • Reading to Kids
  • Topanga Police Activities League
  • USC Kinder 2 College
  • Santa Monica Youth Orchestra and Choir
  • So. California Falcons Family Services (Falcons)
  • Watts Bears

2014

  • City Stage
  • City of Angeles Las Fotos
  • Project ROPE – Fleet Street
  • SLAM!
  • Access Books
  • A Chance for Children
  • Boyle Heights Community Youth Orchestra
  • DIY Girls
  • MOSTE
  • Operation Progress
  • Santa Monica Youth Orchestra
  • Jester & Pharley
  • Reading to Kids Topanga Police Activities League

2013

  • Danny’s Farm Dream
  • A World Education
  • Hobart Shakespeareans
  • The Jester & Pharley Pfund
  • Outward Bound Adventures
  • Reading to Kids
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • The Giving Spirit
  • Stephan S. Wise Freedom School

2012

  • Volunteer League of SF Valley
  • Get Lit
  • Neighborhood Music School
  • Possibility Project (SoCal Foster Family)
  • Blazer Youth Services
  • L.A. Diaper Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Angels for Sight
  • Access Books Sarge’s Community Base

2011

  • Best Foot Forward
  • Create Now
  • MOSTE
  • Reading to Kids
  • The Giving Spirit
  • Team Prime Time Games
  • Mid-Valley Jeopardy Foundation
  • Determined to Succeed
  • From the Heart/One Voice
  • Urban Media Foundation
  • CRE
  • Danny’s Farm

2010

  • Baby Basket
  • Get Lit
  • Falcons Youth Services
  • Row LA
  • EmpowHer
  • Teen Line
  • Ready, Set, Read!
  • Sarge’s Community Base
  • Theatre of Hearts
  • LK Foundation
  • Loving, Giving Community Outreach
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Los Angeles Youth Orchestra
  • Ballroom Madness
  • Volunteer League of San Fernando Valley
  • Compton Jr. Posse Youth Equestrian Program
  • Birthday Box Project
  • Hands for Hope

2009

  • Arts in Education Aid Council
  • California Dance Institute
  • Century Park Elementary School
  • Jester and Pharley Phund
  • Manual Arts/Academy of Finance
  • Urban Compass
  • Teen Line
  • Sarge’s Community Base
  • Youth First/Theater of Hearts
  • LK Foundation
  • Ready, Set, Read!

2008

  • Get Lit
  • SOS Mentor
  • Reading to Kids
  • Happy hats
  • Teen Line
  • K9 Connections
  • Center for Lifelong Learners
  • Youth Peer Meditations
  • Grant School
  • Access Books
  • From the Heart
  • Animo Pat Brown School
  • Godparents Youth Organization

2007

  • Ballroom Madness
  • Godparents Youth Organization
  • Dispute Resolution Services
  • Bookends
  • The Children’s Nature Institute
  • The Wonder of Reading
  • Manual Arts/Academy of Finance
  • A-Man, International Science Discovery and Learning Center
  • Fostering Imagination
  • Hollywood Arts

2006

  • Horses in the Hood
  • Team Prime Time
  • The Harmony Project
  • Peace 4 Kids
  • Access Books
  • From the Heart
  • Animo Heights – Jefferson High School Zero to Five Foundation

2005

  • After the School Bell Rings
  • Locke High School
  • Virginia Avenue Project
  • Taking the Reins
  • Outward Bound Alternative
  • Teen Line
  • Access Books
  • Bookends
  • First Steps Early Literacy Program

2004

  • California Cool Caps
  • Operation School Bell
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • First Steps
  • Friends of the Manual Arts Academies
  • Book Ends
  • Oralingua School for the Hearing Impaired
  • From the Heart
  • Harmony Project
  • Rock the Classroom
  • Theater of Hearts/Youth First

2003

  • Operation School Bell
  • Rockdale Elementary School
  • Wright Foundation
  • Ready, Set, Read
  • Camp Chinnock
  • Teen Prime Time
  • The Blazers
  • Camp Erutan
  • Hollywood Indies Little League California Cool Caps

2002

  • Adaptive Sports
  • Ahead with Horses
  • Gail Doran Music Foundation
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Strides
  • Teen Line
  • W.S. Adaptive Recreation Center

2001

  • Camp Erutan
  • City of Angels Ballet
  • Hearts of L.A. Youth (HOLA)
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Preparatory High School
  • Reach, Reach, Reach and More Foundation

2000

  • Access Books
  • E.R.A.S. Center
  • Foundation for the Blind
  • Gail Dorin Music Foundation
  • Hamilton High School
  • Happy Trails
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Operation School Bell
  • Shadow Buddies
  • Stitches from the Heart

1999

  • Alexandria House
  • California Cool Caps
  • Foundation for the Blind
  • Happy Trails
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • L.A. Police Academy Magnet School
  • Love on 4 Paws
  • Operation School Bell
  • Peer Education Program
  • Puente Learning Center
  • Sneaker Sisters
  • U.S. Adaptive Recreation Center

1998

  • Camp Erutan Camp
  • Stepping Stone
  • Foundation for the Blind
  • Glendale YWCA
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • L.A. Team Mentoring
  • Our House
  • Teen Line

1997

  • African-American Male Achievers
  • Camp Harmony
  • Diabetic Youth Services
  • Extra Helpings Westside
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Phoenix House

1996

  • Camp Cookie
  • Camp Max Strauss/Jewish Big Brothers
  • E.R.A.S. Center
  • Florence Crittenden Center
  • Hearts of L.A. Youth (HOLA)
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Pearl White Theater of Performing Arts

1995

  • Adaptive Sports
  • Extra Helpings Westside
  • Hollywood Indies Little League
  • Our House
  • Peacekeepers/ARK
  • Westside YMCA

1994

  • Club Wilderness
  • Happy Trails
  • LA City Kidz
  • The Almansor Center

1993

  • Beverly Hills Family “Y” Inner City Camp
  • Camp Chinnock for Diabetic Kids
  • Cedars-Sinai Psychological Trauma Center
  • Hollywood Boys and Girls Club
  • Jewish Family Service of Santa Monica
  • Public Counsel
  • South Central Family Health Center

1992

  • Bella Vista Special Education
  • Caring for Babies with AIDS
  • Rancho Damacitas
  • The Sycamores

1991

  • Camp Erutan

1990

  • E.R.A.S. Center