Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles Company Profile

15:22 EST 11th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true can have positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. The Greater Los Angeles Chapter celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2013, having granted more than 8,300 wishes to local wish children between the ages of 2 ½-18. With the help of generous donors and more than 25,000 volunteers, the network of Make-A-Wish chapters grants a wish every 38 minutes somewhere in the country. It has granted more than 226,000 wishes since its inception in 1980; more than 14,000 in 2013 alone. Visit Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles at to learn more.

News Articles [708 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Announces Disaster Relief Fund for Hill and Woolsey Fires

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way of Greater Los Angeles announced today that it has opened a Southern California Disaster Relief Fund Read more...

Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles Welcomes Yoshikazu Maruyama to Board of Directors

Under Maruyama’s Leadership, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Grants Hundreds of Wishes for Children with Critical Illnesses As Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles c...

Ryan named one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been selected to the Los Angeles Business Journal's Read more...

Amgen Contributes to Nonprofit to Support Greater Diversity in Clinical Trials

White Americans make up the vast majority of clinical trial participants, despite evidence that some cancers affect minority populations in greater numbers.

LA Sports Equinox to Occur Sunday in Los Angeles

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American sports history will be made tomorrow in Los Angeles, as the first-of-its-kind Sports Equinox Read more...

AutoMobility LA der Los Angeles Auto Show: Visa und General Motors sind Sponsoren des Hackathon 2018

Branchenführer suchen neue Wege bei der Verknüpfung von vernetzten Fahrzeugen mit E-Commerce LOS ANGELES, 7. September 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Die AutoMobility LA der Los Angeles Read more...

Los Angeles Honored with Connected City Award for its Commitment to Close the Digital Divide

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Eric Garcetti accepted the Connected City Award on behalf of the City of Los Angeles for its Read more...

Cosmetic Town Now Makes Finding the Best San Diego Doctors Easier with Their Latest “Best Doctors” Lists

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) July 20, 2018 Cosmetic Town, a Los Angeles based online plastic surgery and information community, is ready to m...

Drugs and Medications [316 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Esika [Ventura Corporation (San Juan, P.R)]

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Blemish Control Blotting Paper

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Stila SPF 30 Oil-Free Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer Medium 01

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Stila Sheer Color tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 Oil-Free

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PubMed Articles [730 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Parks after Dark Evaluation Brief.

Parks after Dark is a Los Angeles County (County) program that began in 2010 as the primary prevention strategy of the County's Gang Violence Reduction Initiative. It has since evolved into a key Coun...

Look before you leap: the role of negative urgency in appraisals of ambiguous and unambiguous scenarios in individuals high in generalized anxiety disorder symptoms.

Negative interpretation bias, the propensity to make threatening interpretations of ambiguous information, is associated with symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Apart from its relationshi...

Disclosing psychiatric diagnosis to close others: a cultural framework based on older Latin@s participating in a depression trial in Los Angeles county.

The objective of this qualitative study is to explore disclosure of depression diagnosis to close others among older adult Latinas/Latinos (Latin@s) recruited from an urban health care system speciali...

Adapting Urban Water Systems to Manage Scarcity in the 21st Century: The Case of Los Angeles.

Acute water shortages for large metropolitan regions are likely to become more frequent as climate changes impact historic precipitation levels and urban population grows. California and Los Angeles C...

Availability of long-acting reversible contraceptives in Los Angeles County clinics through a Medicaid state plan amendment program.

To assess the availability of long acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) methods in Los Angeles County through providers participating in a California State Medicaid State Plan Amendment Program call...

Clinical Trials [2951 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Patient-Directed Lifestyle Change and Health Promotion Program or Usual Care in Low-Income, Uninsured Participants in Los Angeles County, California

RATIONALE: Clinic-based health programs may be effective in improving the diets and physical activity levels of low-income, uninsured participants in Los Angeles County, California. PURPO...

Increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Uptake in Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Adolescents in Los Angeles County

The primary aim of the study is to evaluate, in a randomized trial, a theoretically driven intervention to increase receipt of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among underserved, high ri...

Healthy Lifestyles for Mentally Ill People Who Have Experienced Weight Gain From Their Antipsychotic Medications - 2

This program aims to help veterans who take antipsychotic medications lose weight. We use a program based on the American Diabetes Association's "Diabetes Prevention Program," and we have...

Palliation of Thirst in ICU Patients

Patients in Intensive Care Units are often extremely thirsty due to their medicines, illness, treatments or medicines that they receive. This study will test whether patients who receive ...

Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) Evaluation

The Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) is designed to inform, encourage, and support older adults as they take steps to improve their lives and stay engaged in their communities. The program in...

Companies [1681 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Make-A-Wish® Greater Los Angeles

Make-A-Wish® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study o...

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter) provides programs and services free of charge to individuals wi...

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American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles

A volunteer-led humanitarian organization, the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Serving more than 35 cities in the Los Angeles re...

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles is the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned-giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles ...

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