'A Small If': How a man with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is changing the world

As a teen doctors told Elijah he would need a surgery to correct his spine. It’s a painful operation that inserts a metal rod into a patient’s back. But Elijah wasn’t ready to accept that fate. He decided to beat the odds and fix his spine without surgery. It had never been done before… but his doctor gave him "A Small If."

Third-grader overcomes dyslexia to become a published author

Kiara is like many third-grade kids… bubbly, outgoing, and excited. But it hasn’t always been that easy for her. Kiara was diagnosed with dyslexia, a learning condition that can make it difficult to read. Despite the challenges she faced, Kiara overcame the odds and has written six of her own books.

Volunteer opportunities to help combat hunger in SoCal

There are several ways you can help make sure families in Southern California have access to healthy, nutritious meals. Whether you’d like to offer your time and volunteer, donate in person, or even make a monetary donation online… you can help make a difference. Here is a list of just a few options available in all Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties.