How L.A. helped its most vulnerable Angelenos through COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic uncertainty across many cities worldwide and the poorest communities have been among the hardest hit. In Los Angeles, a cause-based donation campaign and emergency financial assistance card helped raise and distribute over $35MM in aid to help put the most vulnerable Angelenos back on their feet.

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