Colin Kaepernick’s Million Dollar Pledge Tracker: $950,000
10K a day for TEN DAYS!
Day FIVE Of Ten:
Colin Kaepernick’s Donation: $10,000
Celebrity Match: Serena Williams ($10,000)
Organization: Imagine LA
Imagine LA ends the cycle of family homelessness by mobilizing trained mentors, collaborative public and private resources, and community leaders who understand that a roof over one’s head is merely the starting point to a better life. Imagine LA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of family homelessness, poverty and neglect. We work within the Los Angeles area and the surrounding communities of Hollywood/Downtown, Inglewood, South LA, Pasadena, and the San Fernando Valley.
Our professional staff train and guide volunteer mentor teams to help families go from barely surviving to thriving.
Total Amount: $20,000
Both Colin Kaepernick and Serena Williams are donating $10,000 to Imagine LA! Their donations will specifically pay for:
- $10,000 to Family Emergency and Investment Fund
- Medical expenses, rent, food, car repairs, school supplies, etc
- Provide 100% matching funds for every $500.00 saved by a family
- $10,000 to the Yetunde Price Resource Center
- Bi weekly community education mental health and trauma sessions for parents and other adults that have experienced homelessness
- Bi weekly expressive arts sessions for children who have experienced homelessness. This includes drawing, public speaking, dancing, coding, gardening, which research has proven reduces depression, anger, and violence.
For more action, check out their website: www.imaginela.org