Ocean Park Community Center received a $25,000 grant from the McDonnell Douglas Employees Community Fund to be used toward renovating a building in Santa Monica. The money follows the loss of the center's Turning Point Shelter for the homeless in the earthquake.
United Jewish Fund raised more than $3.5 million at its Feb. 13 Major Gifts Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel. UJF is the fund-raising arm of the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles. The federation is the central planning, coordinating and fund-raising organization for 16 agencies providing health, education, welfare and social services on a non-sectarian basis. Harriet Hochman was general campaign chair.
Museum of Contemporary Art will be the recipient of $16,000 raised at the Feb. 5 "Une Nuit Fauve" (A Wild Night) gala at the Twin Palms Pasadena restaurant. It was hosted by the MOCA Contemporaries, a museum support group of young professionals.
Los Angeles Women's Foundation will distribute a $100,000 gift from the Peter Norton Family Foundation to nonprofit agencies suffering damage from the Northridge earthquake.