826LA Dubbed a ‘Wallet-Friendly’ Activity for Kids

“Wallet-Friendly Activities – Free Enrichment Activities for Kids in Los Angeles” ParentPick September 18, 2014 FREE READING & WRITING ACTIVITIES 826LA All year round 826LA offers FREE workshops, one-on-one tutoring, book production/publication and a program that offers elementary kids additional … read more

Judd Apatow Highlights 826LA’s Literacy Efforts in ‘Hollywood Reporter’

“Olivia Wilde, Paul Rudd and Judd Apatow Reveal Their Top Philanthropic Causes” The Hollywood Reporter By Tatiana Siegel August 14, 2014 Judd Apatow Cause: Literacy Apatow’s first industry job introduced him to the concept of philanthropy. Working for HBO’s Comic … read more

NBC-4 Gives a Nod to 826LA Kids Creating Pizzas at Mohawk Bend

“826LA Fundraiser: Kids Create Pizzas at Mohawk Bend” NBC-4 By Alysia Gray Painter July 14, 2014 Parents very often line up the makings for pizza — the crusts, the jars of sauce, the pepperoni, the chopped peppers and olives — … read more

takepart looks behind the curtain and finds volunteer Eric Stolze

“The Man Behind THIS Curtain Isn’t the Wizard of Oz—but He’s Got Real Heart” takepart By Sarah Beston April 24, 2014 826 National, a nationwide nonprofit writing and tutoring center, works with students on their creative and expository writing skills … read more

Mentoring Young LA: 826LA in Long Beach Union Weekly

“Mentoring Young LA” Long Beach Union Weekly by Marco Beltran March 3, 2014 As students, our minds are constantly focused on one thing: advancement toward the goal of reaching an ideal sense of self. Whether that be socio-economical or professional, … read more

826 and the Future of Education on the Huffington Post

“826 and the Future of Education” The Huffington Post Jesse Dylan February 25, 2014 In the Echo Park and Mar Vista neighborhoods of Los Angeles, you’ll find an establishment selling unexpected selection of mastodon meat, dodo bird chow and dinosaur … read more

USC Price course gives $10,000 to local educational nonprofits

“USC Price course gives $10,000 to local educational nonprofits” USC Price Newsletter Cristy Lytal January 27, 2014 Tasked with giving away a total of $10,000 to up to five Los Angeles-based nonprofits, USC students in the course, “The Nonprofit Sector … read more

Mar Vista Time Travel Mart featured in Communication Arts’ typography issue

“Typography Annual 2014″ Communication Arts January/February 2014 2. Stefan G. Bucher, 344 Design, LLC, designer/art director Mac Barnett/Jon Korn/J. Ryan Stradal, 826LA, writers Scott Powers, D’Andrea Visual Communications, print producer 344 Design, LLC (Pasadena, CA), design firm 826LA, client “Just … read more

The Argonaut calls 826LA volunteer David Malki a Westsider making a difference 2013

“Westsiders Making A Difference in 2013″ The Argonaut Joe Piaseki December 11, 2013 David Malki: Bringing Kids’ Creativity to Life An author and illustrator who also heads his own publishing company, David Malki produces some of his most important books … read more

Discoveries: Buying time at a storefront nonprofit

The Sacramento Bee Sam McManis Sunday, November 24, 2013 “Sometimes – no, often – I ask stupid questions. Are you surprised? See, another stupid question. My latest cringe-inducing query came shortly after I set foot into a store called the … read more