Events

Summer Soiree

Gentlemen and ladies who love a good glass of scotch — please join us at Aviva’s Summer Soiree. On June 7, we’ll gather at Burberry on Rodeo Drive for a fine whiskey and scotch tasting, along with cocktails and canapés. Please RSVP by Monday, June 4th by calling or clicking below. Erin Pierik, Vice President…

The Impact of Holiday Generosity

The 2017 Holiday Drive was a spectacular success, all because of our friends, corporate, and community partners.   A record 66 Aviva families were sponsored, in addition to 90 foster children. 168 Aviva children in our community based programs also received toys for the holidays, and many Aviva families in need received gift boxes or…

I am Jane Doe

The screening of the Mary Mazzio documentary  I am Jane Doe* in the Ray Kurtzman Screening Room at CAA was well-received by over 140 guests. Executive Producer Lorna Auerbach and Aviva therapist and CSEC expert Kelsi Yeakel were peppered by interested audience members. The conversation continued at a reception held at Craft Los Angeles. Our…

Teens Inspired by movie “Hidden Figures”

On February 5th, generous donors paid for our all of our teens to go see the movie Hidden Figures. The teens were amazed and inspired by the movie; they came away believing that they too can accomplish more than they had ever imagined. Aviva would like to thank Barbara Lazaroff, Kay Collins, Tonya Winfield, Tess…

New Digital Media Lab A Huge Hit!

Aviva Family and Children’s Services has opened our new Digital Media Lab, providing clients – and their caregivers — with cutting-edge technology, training in various digital media art and workforce development skills. This state-of-the-art lab provides a creative outlet for our clients; allows our professional staff to offer Expressive Remix Therapy as a therapeutic intervention; and…

Holiday Generosity Abounds

We are making our list, and checking it twice, of all the wonderful donors who brought smiles to so many in need. Check back next week to read more about all the incredible friends and supporters who made a significant impact by “adopting” families or making holiday dreams come true for hundreds of children and teens.

Ellen Pompeo selects Aviva as her charity!

We are so excited to announce that Ellen Pompeo selected Aviva as the recipient  of a significant donation through the Hope & Grace initiative of Philosophy – an organization committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of women worldwide.  The event “The Age of Cool” hosted by Philosophy and Ellen Pompeo was held at Quixote on September…

Past Gala Honorees

Aviva is pleased to share the names of past gala honorees who were recognized for their philanthropic work with Aviva and many other worthy causes. 2017 – Paris Barclay, Wrenn and Bill Chais, from I am Jane Doe film – Mary Mazzio, Jessica Chastain and Alec Sokolow 2016 – Avi Lerner, Millennium Films 2015 –…