Volunteers of the Month

Volunteers of the Month: February 2016

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Josh Jackson has been volunteering at 826LA in Mar Vista since 2013, and is a proud member of Centaur Club for After-School Tutoring (AST), meaning he comes to AST once a week, and has also … read more

Volunteers of the Month: January 2016

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Jonathan Hoffer is a human being who has been volunteering at 826LA since January 2014, helping students at Tuesday/Thursday Night Tutoring (TNT). A native of Southern California, he moved to Los Angeles after stints in Santa Barbara, … read more

Volunteers of the Month: December 2015

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Beth Hagenlocker is a co-founder of the Detroit Creativity Project (DCP), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that funds improv programs for Detroit middle and high school students. She serves as the DCP’s Treasurer. Through her work with … read more

Volunteers of the Month: November 2015

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Margi began her career as an art historian, and managed an art gallery in Boston for years after graduating from college. She has done everything from selling 20th century art, editing arts journals, compiling 25 … read more

Volunteers of the Month: October 2015

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Sylvie Rabineau co-founded Rabineau Wachter in 2000 (which evolved to become The RWSG Literary Agency). Prior to RWSG, Sylvie was an agent at Sanford Gross and Associates, and began her agency career with International Creative Management. She … read more

Volunteers of the Month: August 2015

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Starting out as an intern in May 2014, Dave Hawryluk had the invaluable opportunity to work closely with the students and staff members of 826LA. After his internship ended in December, he remained involved with 826 … read more

Volunteers of the Month: February 2015

With Valentine’s Day being almost synonymous month of February, we decided to highlight couples who lend a helping hand at 826LA as dual Volunteers of the Month. Find out all about these dream teams below. From 826LA in Echo Park: … read more

Volunteers of the Month: September 2014

From 826LA in Mar Vista: Debbie Dao has been a devoted volunteer and tutor serving the Los Angeles community for the past several years. This fall, she is beginning her fifth year tutoring at Mar Vista Elementary School, where she works … read more

Volunteers of the Month: June 2014

From 826LA at Manual Arts High School: Scott Doyle spent almost all of his first 40 years on the planet in New England. He studied History and Political Science at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he stayed to … read more

Volunteers of the Month: May 2014

From 826LA in Echo Park: Anita Kantrowitz was born and raised in New York City, a place that is still near and dear to her heart—even though she has been living in Los Angeles for many years and is very happy … read more