Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Glad to help GLAD

I joined about 200 people at the House of Blues last week for a fundraiser for the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness. Recently, I submitted a grant application for $275,000 on their behalf requesting community redevelopment block grant funds for them, which got approved. The money will be used to help GLAD demolish a building that has hindered their plans to expand much needed services at their Eagle Rock facility. GLAD provides a variety of services to the deaf and hard of hearing community, such as social services and health education, interpreter referral services, senior low-income housing, employment development and programs for at-risk youth. Thank you GLAD for the quality work you are doing on behalf of the deaf and hard of hearing community, as well as the Northeast community you call home.