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  • Sarah Mihaila donated her hair to Wigs for Kids for her 8th birthday.
  • Sarah Mihaila is a little girl with a big heart. When she turned 8 last week, her birthday wish was to make someone else happy.
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charity, bizarre news, leticia juarez
  • Sarah Mihaila, 8, holds up her hair after cutting it to donate to Wigs for Kids.
  • Sarah Mihaila is a little girl with a big heart. When she turned 8 last week, her birthday wish was to make someone else happy.
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charity, eyewitness news
  • Cycle for Survival, taking place this Saturday at three L.A.-area Equinox clubs, raises money for rare cancer research.
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cancer, exercise, charity, food coach, lori corbin
  • Cycle for Survival, taking place this Saturday at three L.A. Equinox clubs, raises money for rare cancer research.
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cancer, exercise, charity, food and recipes
  • The Pope's message to end hunger hit home in San Bernardino, where Good Samaritans are helping the underprivileged.
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charity, inland empire news, leticia juarez
  • Kathleen Brooks and Amy Puls are seen hugging in this photo.
  • As part of our Pay It Forward series, a local woman makes life a little easier for a fellow mom facing incredible challenges.
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charity, in your community, elex michaelson
  • A $4.6 million mansion in Calabasas (pictured) is the grand prize in the 2014 Dream House Raffle, benefiting the Special Olympics of Southern California.
  • A Calabasas mansion worth millions could go to one lucky Dream House Raffle winner for just $150.
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charity, los angeles news
  • A beloved Santa Claus struggling with illness receives a generous Christmas gift as part of our Pay It Forward series.
  • A beloved Santa Claus struggling with illness receives a generous Christmas gift as part of our 'Pay It Forward' series.
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charity, in your community, elex michaelson
  • Thousands of kids packed the Fremont High School gymnasium in South L.A. Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 for the 48th annual Ruth Moore Christmas party.
  • Thousands of kids packed the Fremont High School gymnasium in South L.A. for the 48th annual Ruth Moore Christmas party.
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christmas, charity, holiday, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • Garth the Elf poses with a child at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
  • Come out to the Honda Center in Anaheim today to help Garth the Elf stuff buses full of toys for less-fortunate kids.
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spark of love toy drive, stuff a bus, garth the elf, benefit, charity, in your community
  • A local woman helped make a Christmas wish come true for her friend, who is a single mother.
  • A local woman helped make a Christmas wish come true for her friend, who is a single mother. See her story.
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charity, in your community, elex michaelson
  • Garth the Elf celebrates with some cake after stuffing 16 buses at the Honda Center in Anaheim with some cake on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
  • Generous ABC7 viewers helped Garth the Elf stuff buses in Anaheim for children in need. See photos of all the fun!
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holiday, charity, stuff a bus, in your community
  • Garth the Elf poses with a child at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
  • JAKKS Pacific and Starbucks were just a few big names that brought toys to help Stuff-A-Bus in Anaheim on Friday.
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stuff a bus, spark of love toy drive, garth the elf, benefit, charity, vod
  • Inner-City Arts in downtown Los Angeles is seen in an undated file photo.
  • Charity Navigator is a website that rates charities on how efficiently they're run and how effectively they spend donations.
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charity, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • Garth the Elf poses with a family at the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Come out to Westfield Topanga in Canoga Park today to help Garth the Elf stuff buses full of toys for less-fortunate kids.
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  • Representatives from JPMorgan Chase and Speedy Cash dropped off loads of toys at Westfield Topanga Mall on Friday.
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  • Rachel with toy company Spin Master dropped off thousands of toys for Friday's Spark of Love event in Canoga Park.
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  • David from Soboba Casino stopped by with friends to drop off a tour bus with toys stuffed inside on Friday.
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  • Scott from Exxel Outdoors dropped off boxes and boxes of family camping gear at Westfield Topanga Mall Friday.
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  • Jessica from Serenity Palms in Palm Springs stopped by Westfield Topanga Mall to drop off a sack of toys Friday.
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  • JAKKS Pacific hauled in 13,000 toys to help Garth Stuff-A-Bus at the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • JAKKS Pacific hauled in 13,000 toys to help Garth Stuff-A-Bus at the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park Friday.
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  • A generous donor gave 25 brand new bicycles to the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • A generous donor gave 25 brand new bicycles to the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park on Friday.
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spark of love toy drive, stuff a bus, garth the elf, benefit, charity, in your community
  • Pinecrest students collected toys from their fellow students and brought them to the Spark of Love Toy Drive in Canoga Park on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Pinecrest students collected toys from their fellow students and brought them to the Spark of Love Toy Drive.
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spark of love toy drive, stuff a bus, garth the elf, benefit, charity, in your community
  • One local woman whos battling cancer got a little good news from an unexpected source in our latest Pay It Forward story.
  • One local woman who's battling cancer got a little good news from an unexpected source in our latest 'Pay It Forward' story.
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charity, in your community, elex michaelson
  • A Salvation Army bucket is shown in this undated file photo.
  • A secret Santa has brightened the holidays for the Salvation Army in Joplin, Mo. for the eighth year in a row!
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  • Joe and Ava brought toys to help Garth the Elf at the Stuff-A-Bus event in Ontario on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Come out to Mathis Brothers in Ontario today to help Garth the Elf stuff buses full of toys for less-fortunate kids this holiday season.
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  • Loma Linda Academy students brought toys to support the Stuff-a-Bus event in Ontario on Friday.
  • Loma Linda Academy students brought toys to support the Stuff-a-Bus event in Ontario on Friday.
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stuff a bus, spark of love toy drive, garth the elf, benefit, charity, eyewitness news
  • Garth the Elf and a little girl are shown at our Stuff-A-Bus event at Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
  • Come out to Los Cerritos Center today to help Garth the Elf stuff buses full of toys for less-fortunate children this holiday season.
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  • A traditional Thanksgiving meal is served up on a plate at the Los Angeles Mission on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
  • The Los Angeles Mission served up a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal Wednesday for thousands in need this holiday.
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holiday, food, charity, los angeles news
  • Tens of thousands of people were fed a free Thanksgiving Day meal at the Honda Center in Anaheim Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, thanks to La Casa Garcia and the We Give Thanks Foundation.
  • Thousands were fed at the Honda Center in Anaheim during the largest free Thanksgiving Day feast in Orange County.
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charity, holiday, orange county news, darsha philips
  • Thanksgiving brunch was served to thousands of homeless and near-homeless men, women and children in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
  • Fred Jordan Mission volunteers served over 4,000 people a Thanksgiving meal in downtown Los Angeles Thursday.
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charity, holiday, thanksgiving, los angeles news, q mccray
  • A traditional Thanksgiving meal is served up on a plate at the Los Angeles Mission on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
  • The Los Angeles Mission served up a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal Wednesday for thousands in need this holiday.
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  • Volunteers serve a Thanksgiving meal at the Los Angeles Mission in this file photo.
  • The L.A. Mission is cooking up a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal Wednesday for thousands in need this holiday.
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  • A limo company's turkey giveaway begins Tuesday, but they say this year there's a shortage of donations.
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thanksgiving, charity, south los angeles, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • After several delays, Prince Harry has arrived in Antarctica to participate in a race to raise money for wounded veterans.
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charity, world news
  • Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant speaks with Eyewitness News at the United Way HomeWalk event in Exposition Park in Los Angeles on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.
  • Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and hundreds joined the annual HomeWalk, an event aimed to end homelessness.
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  • A shy 3-year-old came out to donate toys to this years Stuff-a-Bus event Friday in Cerritos.
  • A shy 3-year-old came out to donate toys to this year's Stuff-a-Bus event Friday in Cerritos.
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  • The 2013 Los Angeles Mustache Dache was held at Elysian Park Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, to raise money to help combat prostate and testicular cancer.
  • The 2013 Mustache Dache was held at Elysian Park Sunday to raise money to help combat prostate and testicular cancer.
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men's health, health, charity, los angeles news, elex michaelson
  • Aftermath from Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the Philippines Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, is seen.
  • A specialized group of volunteers has left Southern California to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
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storm, charity, weather, leanne suter
  • People participate in a 5K walk in Van Nuys on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
  • Southern Californians are stepping up to raise money for those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan with a 5K walk.
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storm, charity, weather, q mccray
  • A walkathon was held in Chino Sunday morning to help end hunger, Sunday, October 27, 2013.
  • A walkathon was held in Chino Sunday morning to help end hunger.
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charity, inland empire news
  • Nearly 25,000 people marched through West Hollywood for Aids Walk Los Angeles Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012.
  • Thousands of people filled the streets of West Hollywood Sunday for the 29th annual AIDS Walk.
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west hollywood, road closure, charity, los angeles news
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat childrens brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat children's brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
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charity, cancer, children's health, los angeles news, david ono
  • A local artist is using his incredible talent to combat childrens brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
  • A local artist is using his talent to combat children's brain cancer in memory of the little girl he lost.
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children's health, charity, cancer, eyewitness news
  • Orange County Race for the Cure participants cheer during the race in Newport Beach on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
  • A wave of pink kicked off the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Newport Beach on Sunday.
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  • Orange County Race for the Cure participants cheer during the race in Newport Beach on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
  • A wave of pink kicked off the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Newport Beach on Sunday.
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  • Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad poses with Mayor Eric Garcetti during a tour of a new contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • The Broad, the new contemporary art museum that will open in downtown Los Angeles, will offer free general admission.
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charity, downtown, los angeles news, adrienne alpert
  • Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad poses with Mayor Eric Garcetti during a tour of a new contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.
  • Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad gave a behind-the-scenes tour of his new contemporary art museum in downtown L.A.
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  • A young pit bull named Indy recovers at Westlake Village Animal Hospital after someone strapped fireworks to him and lit them on fire.
  • The dog that nearly died after someone strapped fireworks to him and lit them on fire is almost ready for adoption.
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animal news, charity, los angeles news, rob hayes
  • A young pit bull named Indy recovers at Westlake Village Animal Hospital after someone strapped fireworks to him and lit them on fire.
  • The dog that nearly died after someone strapped fireworks to him and lit them on fire is almost ready for adoption.
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animal news, charity, eyewitness news