In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, I hope you will decide to contribute to one of our 4 seasonal programs designed to build stronger, more resilient communities. We recognize that we have been fundraising year round through several platforms and events. If you have never donated, there is no better time than today to show your support and help our programs thrive.
Everyone has the power to make a positive impact in our hearts, our lives, and our communities. During this season of thanks, the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation is extremely grateful for the generosity of our supporters, volunteers, and donor partners that make it possible for us to continue our goal to sponsor and create programs and initiatives that lead to the development of stronger communities and positively impact individuals wanting to lead happier and healthier lives.
The D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation met with our donor partners, Kiss the Monkeys yesterday to coordinate and organize disaster relief supplies at the front lines of the fire.
While organizing supplies at Los Angeles Fire Station 84, volunteers saw first hand what the first phase of a disaster response looks like. They’re doing the best they can on behalf of residents and cooperative partnership community organizations is an absolutely necessity so that they can focus on what they are trained to do best.
It is with great sadness that we are once again confronting another mass shooting. My heart breaks for the victims and their families. We may never understand what leads a person to such senseless, horrific violence. But it is clear we can all come together as a country to prevent such tragic actions. The majority of the victims were college students – individuals who had plans to make a significant contribution to society. They were our neighbors, our friends, and our future. And now, we may never know the full potential of their legacy. Even more tragic, Ventura County Sheriff’s Sergeant Ron Helus’s rushed in to save lives as patrons rushed out. He sacrificed his own safety to ensure others could go home. He is the epitome of a hero.
The D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the Foundation’s 2019 Scholarship Program in service to students who participate in social good initiatives and programs and can envision becoming a part of a more socially responsible corporate climate. This is an interactive process and we are excited to showcase one of our very own supporters, Dr. Alison Thompson, as part of our presentation.
7 million children in the United States suffer from pediatric pulmonology related diseases. As a result, children spend a significant amount of time in the hospital being treated for their illness. Children miss school, family gatherings, and time playing with friends. While the prospect of taking a family photo sounds exciting, imagine a mother and father having to make the difficult decision to take a photo without their little guy or princess because the wheezing is too severe to discharge them from the hospital. Even more disheartening is the inability to afford a family photo because the hospital bills and cost of outpatient care is too overwhelming.
(ONTARIO, California – October 23, 2018) – On Friday, September 28, 2018, approximately 100 donors and supporters f the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation gathered for the Lampkin Foundation’s annual Social Good Benefit Gala. The red carpet took place at the 100 year old historic Beverly Hotel (now Beverly Banquets) located in Ontario, California. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the programs and initiatives designed to support education, economic development, climate change research, health and wellness, and healthy alternatives for underserved communities.
It is with great honor that we introduce our 2018 Social Good Gala Honorary Co-Chair and emcee, His Royal Highness, Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe of Germany.
About Prince Mario-Max Schaumburt-Lippe:
Prince Mario-Max Schaumburg-Lippe is a Royal, multiple Award-Winning international TV-Anchor, Emmy Awards Judge, Hollywood Correspondent, Television Host, interactive Media Producer and Actor. In the USA he is known from BRAVO, VH1, CBS, ABC and NBC. He started his media career as a student writing celebrity reports for Bertelsmann Magazines. In Germany he landed work with the biggest TV Networks RTL and Sat1 Pro7 Media.
Ernestine Allen is a 32-year resident of the city of Ontario who has seen many changes over the years on her mostly palm-tree-lined street, Plaza Serena. But one thing has stayed constant: everyone communicates and looks out for one another.
In May, Ernestine noticed the diadora pine tree located in her front yard beginning to lean as winds battered the Ontario area. She was concerned parts of the tree would fall and damage adjacent homes or neighbors walking by her home.
Hector is five years old and, he too, already believes he is strong enough to make his community stronger. Last Saturday was the second time he and his family participated in our Gardening for Healthier Communities series.
Thanks to donors and supporters, like you, the Lampkin Foundation is not only able to sponsor and create programs and initiatives that lead to the development of stronger communities, we are able to get people THINKING about how they can make a positive impact – no matter how old they are.
We have a vision for communities that are strong, fully engaged, and resilient. And thanks to community members like Hector, we are reminded that there are no limitations to what we can accomplish when we work together.
Thank you to all who have participated, supported, or donated to our Developing Neighborhood Agriculture Initiative thus far. Your kindness and generosity is making a difference. Thank you!