Humanitarian & Health
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
The private, nonprofit safety-net hospital is committed to providing the residents of South Los Angeles with compassionate, collaborative, and hig...
Since its founding in 1882, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles has been driven by four core values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Today, the organization operates 26 branches across Los Angeles County and serves nearly 265,000 members, a third of whom receive financial assistance to pay membership and program dues. The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles operates health and wellness classes, camps, child-care assistance, and programming supporting children, teens, and seniors. These diverse programs are operated in conjunction with more than 200 community partners across Los Angeles County, including schools, hospitals, clinics, and other community-based organizations.
Central to the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles' mission is civic engagement: The YMCA features the largest Youth & Government delegation in the world, as well as Model United Nations and Model Legislature & Court programs. Through this vast network of supportive services and enrichment programs, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles champions youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
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