News

Let’s Keep Going!

Great news! We just received a major gift from a donor of $50,000 and our Board of Trustees has made a $10,000 matching gift to go toward our annual goal for June 2017 of $125,000. Let’s keep the momentum going, we are almost there! Please join their generous support, only... Read MoreRead more

Beautifying Day: Thank you All!

To all our wonderful SC LAMP volunteers and supporters, thank you for donating your time and resources towards making South Central LAMP a more beautiful and friendly environment for the families we serve! Monetary Donations, Gardening Supplies, and helping hands, helped create a new landscape for our front yard. We... Read MoreRead more

South Central LAMP Receives The Father George Mader Award

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, South Central LAMP was given The Father George Mader Award by the The Catholic Volunteer Network and was recognized for outstanding  leadership in promoting the value of faith based volunteer service. When accepting the award, our Executive Director Diana Z. Pinto expressed her gratitude and... Read MoreRead more

We are Better Together

We are excited to announce a grant matching opportunity. The timing couldn’t be better! Recent cutbacks in public funding have put some of our literacy programs at risk so new donor dollars are needed more than ever. Friars Charitable Foundation, a long time SC LAMP champion, is supporting our effort... Read MoreRead more

Thank you for all the treats!

We are thrilled with the outstanding turnout we had this year for our Trick or Treat for Books drive and we want to thank all of our generous donors for taking the time to purchase books for our families!Read more

Camp LAMP Gives Back

Every year South Central LAMP provides a family summer program that focuses on bringing memorable experiences that many would not necessarily have access to in South Los Angeles. This year our theme was Camp LAMP Gives Back. Families participated in on-site activities and field trips that stimulate learning, creativity, and fun!... Read MoreRead more

The Latest News from South Central LAMP

On May 20 we honored Sister Mary Genino, RSHM, as the 2015 SC LAMP Person of the Year for her service in education and social service, to her order of Catholic sisters and, in particular, as a mentor and founder of SC LAMP. After the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbances,... Read MoreRead more