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Children's Institute, Inc.: Ways to Help

  • CII Trustee Todd Rosen helps CII kids find the perfect toy at our annual holiday festival.

  • PSLA members give back by making Easter baskets for CII preschool students.

  • Volunteers from Kind Healthy Snacks distribute diapers to CII families.

  • A Back to School event at CII’s Watts site provided backpacks for young students in the community.

  • Les Amies Member Laurie LaShelle reads to CII children in the Hameetman Family Children’s Library at Otis Booth Campus.

  • A Back to School event at CII’s Watts site provided backpacks for young students in the community.

  • Clippers players spend the afternoon doing various activities with young students, including some quality reading time in the Hameetman Library.

  • The “Friends of CII” have been providing holiday toys to CII children for more than 25 years.

  • Books and Cookies Founder Chudney Ross makes cookies with kids at CII’s holiday festival!

  • A child at the CII holiday festival spends time with Santa.

Ways to Help

For more than 100 years, CII has been helping children and their families overcome the devastating effects of violence, abuse and neglect. As a direct result of today’s challenging economic times, the demand for our services is greater than ever. With the help of our generous supporters, we are committed to meeting those needs. Our supporters include individuals, small businesses and leading corporations, and foundations throughout Los Angeles and the world. Please join us with a donation of your time, talent, or financial support.

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