All posts tagged homeless

  • The Bench – A Benefit Performance

    A Pop-Up BENEFIT PERFORMANCE by New York Actor & Playwright Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders

    Robert Galinsky, who is also the coach of our weekly Improv & Acting Workshop, is raising funds to help us pay rent, so that we can continue to serve young adults experiencing homelessness. 100% of the proceeds go to A Million Drops.

    Based on true stories, THE BENCH explores the emotional heartbreak of five individuals experiencing homelessness. With brutal honesty and absurd humor, Galinsky transforms himself into five incorrigible and equally lovable people whose lives become forever entwined.

    TICKET PRICE/ONLINE: $15
    TICKET PRICE/DOOR: $20
    Admission is free to clients of A Million Drops
    DOORS: 7:30 PM
    SHOWTIME: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
    FREE PARKING in the church parking lot

    Benefit Raffle Items Provided by MPOWERD

  • The Bench – A Benefit Performance

    A Pop-Up BENEFIT PERFORMANCE by New York Actor & Playwright Robert Galinsky, directed by Jay O. Sanders

    Robert Galinsky, who is also the coach of our weekly Improv & Acting Workshop, is raising funds to help us pay rent, so that we can continue to serve young adults experiencing homelessness. 100% of the proceeds go to A Million Drops.

    Based on true stories, THE BENCH explores the emotional heartbreak of five individuals experiencing homelessness. With brutal honesty and absurd humor, Galinsky transforms himself into five incorrigible and equally lovable people whose lives become forever entwined.

    TICKET PRICE/ONLINE: $15
    TICKET PRICE/DOOR: $20
    Admission is free to clients of A Million Drops
    DOORS: 7:30 PM
    SHOWTIME: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
    FREE PARKING in the church parking lot

    Benefit Raffle Items Provided by MPOWERD

  • Poetic Perspectivez with Kiki – Friday, March 29th, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

    Kiki is a professional spoken word poet set to lead us through another poetry workshop this week! Do you enjoy creative writing? Spoken word and performance? Are you just interested? Come try it out!

  • Improvisation & Acting Workshop With Robert Galinsky

    A Million Drops is hosting an acting workshop with actor/teacher Robert Galinksy (creator of The Bench https://thebenchplay.com/)! This workshop is free for all clients of A Million Drops and is available to the public as well (at only $10 per person. Such a great price.)! Money received from outside visitors attending goes towards supporting A Million Drops! So whether you have big aspirations, a beginners interest or you just think it sounds like fun, please come on out for our acting workshop!

  • The Making Of An Organic Food Forest (Make Up Classes)!

    For those who have taken part in at least five (5) out of ten (10) classes, they may make up some missed classes this Wednesday. Material for 2-3 classes will be covered each of the next two weeks. The Making of an Organic Food Forest. Concepts taught will include, but not be limited to, learning ‘new era’ methods for planting, caring & propagating all types of fruits & vegetables; plus improving soil, irrigation options & fertilizing. Those who participate in the classroom lesson will have the added incentive of $5, which upon completion of all 10 classes can earn a $50 gift (what type of gift has not been decided yet). Additionally, those who graduate the class will receive an IV Organic Certificate of Completion, plus recommendation for any horticulture or nursery-based business; as it is expected that those who complete the course to have an understanding that will place them in the top 10% in the industry.

  • Poetic Perspectivez with Kiki

    Kiki is a professional spoken word poet set to lead us through another poetry workshop this week! Do you enjoy creative writing? Spoken word and performance? Are you just interested? Come try it out!

  • Improvisation & Acting Workshop With Robert Galinsky

    A Million Drops is hosting an acting workshop with actor/teacher Robert Galinksy (creator of The Bench https://thebenchplay.com/)! This workshop is free for all clients of A Million Drops and is available to the public as well (at only $10 per person. Such a great price.)! Money received from outside visitors attending goes towards supporting A Million Drops! So whether you have big aspirations, a beginners interest or you just think it sounds like fun, please come on out for our acting workshop!

  • The Making Of An Organic Food Forest (Make Up Classes)!

    For those who have taken part in at least five (5) out of ten (10) classes, they may make up for missed classes over the next two (2) Wednesdays. Material for 2-3 classes will be covered each of the next two weeks. The Making of an Organic Food Forest. Concepts taught will include, but not be limited to, learning ‘new era’ methods for planting, caring & propagating all types of fruits & vegetables; plus improving soil, irrigation options & fertilizing. Those who participate in the classroom lesson will have the added incentive of $5, which upon completion of all 10 classes can earn a $50 gift (what type of gift has not been decided yet). Additionally, those who graduate the class will receive an IV Organic Certificate of Completion, plus recommendation for any horticulture or nursery-based business; as it is expected that those who complete the course to have an understanding that will place them in the top 10% in the industry.

  • Streetwise – An Improv Show by A Million Drops’ Improv Players

    Streetwise – An Improv Show by A Million Drops’ Improv Players, under the direction of Robert Galinsky

    After four months of weekly workshops, our Improv Players are ready for their first show in front of a live audience! A Million Drops’ motto is Homeless, Not Hopeless. In our society, humans are too often valued and credited for superficial reasons and not on the basis of their qualities and talents. It is our goal to provide a platform for the many talented and compassionate people who experience homelessness.

    Come join us for an hour of fun; and support A Million Drops’ Improv Players by being there for this show!

    When: Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
    Where: A Million Drops Learning Center
    (behind the Hollywood Adventist Church)
    1711 N. Van Ness Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90028
    Parking: Free
    Admission: Free

    A Million Drops is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. We do not receive any public grants and depend on the support of individual donors.

  • Game Night At A Million Drops!

    So we had our first ever Game Night at the A Million Drops Learning Center! It was a full house with games of Scrabble, Jenga, Chess, Catan and others! It was lots of fun and had a bunch of delicious food! Thanks to our awesome supporters Heidi and Robert Urbina, Ed and Dana Robledo and Karen Cota Sheahan. A special thank you to Mother Moo Creamery for donating the most delicious, organic ice cream!