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About the D'Andre D. Lampkin Foundation

The Lampkin Foundation was established to create positive opportunities and change for individuals, communities, and environments. Our goal is to sponsor and develop programs and initiatives that lead to the development of stronger communities and positively impact individuals wanting to lead happier and healthier lives.

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October 12, 2021

Assemblymember Rodriguez visits D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation During Disaster Relief Effort Initiative Season

Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) toured the newly re-opened offices of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation last week alongside local healthcare workers and Foundation Board Members. The tour included an overview of the Foundation’s current projects, food pantry, and community workspace.

August 5, 2021

Alumni Donate Backpacks and School Supplies to Audubon’s Entire Student Body

Giving back is more than a phrase for alumni of Audubon Middle School and Gifted Magnet in L.A.’s Leimert Park neighborhood. In response to a request to help current students, several graduates united to donate nearly 600 backpacks filled with supplies, which was enough to provide a goody-packed satchel to each of school’s 500 pupils.

July 28, 2021

The D’Andre D. Foundation Joins Emergency Network Los Angeles (ENLA)

Emergency Network Los Angeles (ENLA) recently announced in its July update call the acceptance of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation into the Los Angeles County unit of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD), a coalition of volunteer organizations whose mission is to help survivors and their communities in the wake of natural or man-made disasters.

July 26, 2021

The Lampkin Foundation Announces New Board Members

Board Members serve as advocates for the Lampkin Foundation’s nationwide initiatives. The D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation recently announced the appointment of two new members to its board: Tywanna Hill and Thomas Burciaga. Both began their board terms on July 1, 2021.

June 10, 2021

Volunteers sought to help refurbish exterior of Ontario’s Bethel Congregational Church

The Ontario-based D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation is seeking volunteers to help with a community-led effort to refurbish the exterior of Bethel Congregational Church, 536 N. Euclid Ave., Ontario. Work days are 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays from June 12 through July 3.

June 8, 2021

Lampkin Foundation’s Efforts Applauded by Congresswoman Norma Torres

Congresswoman Norma Torres visited the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation Headquarters to applaud the efforts of foundation supporters and learn more about how the foundation is working collaboratively with community partners to promote civic engagement and assist residents recovering from the pandemic and other local disasters.

May 3, 2021

D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation Announces 2021 Social Good Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation awards three scholarships to high school students who are leaders in their community. Students are tasked with illustrating how they plan to use their chosen field of study to promote civic engagement.

February 22, 2021

D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation will host blood drive in Ontario

The D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation and Care Staffing Professionals will host a community blood drive 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Lampkin Foundation headquarters, 2151 E. Convention Center Way, Suite 210, Ontario. LifeStream Blood Bank, a nonprofit providing blood products to hospitals in Southern California, will collect blood donations at the drive.

January 25, 2021

Ontario boosts homeless services with $800,000 program

In Southern California, a housing shortage combined with high rents, aggravated by people losing their income due to 10 months of coronavirus-related shutdowns, has increased homelessness and made it tougher on cities working to solve the problem.
August 2, 2020

Ontario teen with leukemia gets box loads of birthday cards from community

Steven Davidson found out on his birthday three years ago he had leukemia. On Sunday, Aug. 2, he celebrated his 13th birthday on the third anniversary of his diagnosis. But this time, the day was marked with love and support from the Ontario community and his Creekside neighbors.

May 19, 2020

Ontario Nonprofit Starts Food Giveaway to Help With Census Count

The wall of food donations is something new at the Lampkin Foundation Office in Ontario. Their main focus just months ago, was the census count, but they know that’s the last thing many people are thinking about now. D’Andre D. Lampkin, founder, and CEO of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation says it’s still their goal to get people to take part.

April 30, 2020

Ontario nonprofit seeks donations to continue food giveaways

As a cancer patient, her treatments have left her immunocompromised, so much so that she’d carefully plan her trips to the market to limit human interactions. Since the novel coronavirus pandemic hit, Billie-Jean Ruiz found herself stuck in her downtown Ontario home, unable to access the market to buy food or pick up prescriptions.

April 6, 2020

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

Ontario and San Bernardino will have the largest percentage of residents receiving federal coronavirus stimulus checks than those living in any other California cities, according to a recent survey. A recent report by SmartAsset, a technical financial advisory company, ranked Ontario as No. 12 and San Bernardino at No. 22 in the nation, both within the list of Top 25 cities with the highest percentage of households expecting a check.

April 12, 2019

Lampkin Foundation Annual Report Highlights Stories and Impact of Key Initiatives

The wall of food donations is something new at the Lampkin Foundation Office in Ontario. Their main focus just months ago, was the census count, but they know that’s the last thing many people are thinking about now. D’Andre D. Lampkin, founder, and CEO of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation says it’s still their goal to get people to take part.

March 31, 2020

Census outreach efforts hampered by coronavirus pandemic

When members of the Orange County Herald Center saw their face-to-face census outreach campaigns screech to a halt with the coronavirus pandemic and statewide lock-downs, they got creative.

Developing Neighborhood Agriculture Gardening for Healthier Communities April 2018
July 28, 2019

D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation Announces 2019 Social Good Scholarship Fund Recipients

Each year, the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation awards three scholarships to high school students who are leaders in their community. Students are tasked with illustrating how they plan to use their chosen field of study to promote social good. Unlike most scholarships, selection criteria was not based on academic or athletic abilities.

MLK Day of Service in class D'Andre Lampkin Foundation
January 22, 2019

D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr Legacy Through Service

The wall of food donations is something new at the Lampkin Foundation Office in Ontario. Their main focus just months ago, was the census count, but they know that’s the last thing many people are thinking about now. D’Andre D. Lampkin, founder, and CEO of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation says it’s still their goal to get people to take part.

The Lampkin Foundation held its Social Good Benefit Gala at the Beverly Hotel Building at Beverly Banquets in Ontario, Calif., on Sept. 28, 2018. Guests were entertained by students from the Inland Conservatory of Performing Arts.
October 26, 2018

Ontario’s Lampkin Foundation holds Social Good Benefit Gala at historic Beverly Hotel

About 100 donors and supporters of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation gathered Sept. 28 for the group’s Social Good Benefit Gala at Ontario’s 100 year old Beverly Hotel, now called Beverly Banquets.

D'Andre Lampkin Prince Mario-Max Inland Conservatory for the Performing Arts
October 26, 2018

The D’Andre D. Lampkin 2018 Social Good Benefit Gala

On Friday, September 28, 2018, approximately 100 donors and supporters of the D’Andre D. Lampkin Foundation gathered for the Lampkin Foundation’s annual Social Good Benefit Gala.

October 5, 2017

Ontario officer injured in Las Vegas said to be part of city ‘family’

It’s not often that a City Council meeting becomes an emotional experience — well, except when someone becomes angry. But that wasn’t the case Tuesday night in Ontario, when the shooting of Michael Gracia in Las Vegas became the prime topic of conversation. Gracia, an Ontario police officer, was off-duty at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival when he and his fiancee were among the nearly 500 injured in the mass shooting Sunday

Guidestar Seal of Transparency

For the fourth consecutive year, the Lampkin Foundation has again been awarded a Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on U.S. nonprofits. The Platinum designation is the highest level bestowed by GuideStar, an honor shared by just two dozen of the 2,500 nonprofits GuideStar tracks in the greater Ontario California region. The rating designates the “highest level of recognition and an opportunity for nonprofits to share their progress in a meaningful way,” according to the organization’s website. the Lampkin Foundation has earned the Platinum status every year since 2017.

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