Emmett Miller was live at the Palisades Park in Santa Monica with a group of Charity Organizations that will be a part of the LA Marathon. For more information on the LA Marathon log onto lamarathon.com. Here is a list of all the charities that participated;
Hostelling International USA
Hostelling International's (HI) mission is "to help all people, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people, through hostelling." In the Los Angeles area HI operates hostels in Santa Monica, San Pedro, and Fullerton.
To further its mission HI conducts educational programs on the environment, cultural awareness and world travel. Programs include: Discover Your World with a focus on environmental and marine science. The LAUSD Water Science Program addresses conservation issues. The Cultural Kitchen Program helps LAUSD school groups and the Girl Scouts explore other cultures through cuisine. World Travel 101 Workshops are seminars geared to helping the first-time traveler.
In 2009 HI celebrates 75 years of its vision - that hostellers become caring world citizens who are catalysts for intercultural understanding and who are stewards of the earth.
(310) 451-1353 x100
The Painted Turtle is the sixth addition to Paul Newman's family of Hole in the Wall Camps for seriously ill children. It is the only multi-disease camp and family care center of its kind on the West Coast. Through educational, therapeutic, safe and just plain fun summer camp and year-round programs, The Painted Turtle provides a life-changing experience to children whose daily struggles often diminish both their desire to be well and their ability to lead a rich, productive life.
PICO Youth & Family Center*
Oscar de la Torre
Pico Youth & Family Center (PYFC), in Santa Monica is committed to preventing youth violence. Through various services and caring staff support we bring hope to the lives of youth.We serve hundreds of youth annually, ages 16-24 who are most at risk, through case management, counseling, tutoring, job readiness training, leadership development, music, art and computer training. The PYFC is a positive alternative to the streets for many of Santa Monica's youth and young adults who seek guidance, support and service.
Santa Monica PAL