THANK YOU GENEROUS DONORS!!

Your donations provided ~100 Foster Youth with everything they needed to move into their Dorm rooms at UCLA. The students were so appreciative!


Hundreds of individuals donated and your generosity enabled us to give every student: 

  • Sheets, blankets, pillow, mattress pad, bath towels

  • Laundry Bag, Laundry Detergent, Hangers

  • Power strip, Lamp, and Fan (most dorms have no AC)

  • UCLA baseball hat, T-shirt, blanket, travel mug

  • Notebooks, Pens, Pencils, Highlighters

  • Pizza, Subway, Coffee Bean gift cards & snack bags (the kids run out of cafeteria 'swipes' during vacations)

  • Wall decals for decorating their dorm room

  • Shower Caddy and Toiletries: Soap & Soap Case, Shampoo & Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrush & Cover, Razors, Shaving Cream, Tampons, Pads, Panty liners, Deodorant, Advil, Chapstick, Cold Medicine, Bandaids, Face Wipes, Purell

Huge thanks to our corporate donors: Brentwood Home, Coffee Bean, eSalon, LevTex Home, Matteo LA, Pfizer, Trader Joe’s, UBM, UnderArmour, Zephyr Hats.

Thank you to KROQ’s Allie, & the Kevin & Bean Show for promoting on air!

If you want to further help these deserving students, click below


Note on Donations: Crowd funding sites take 7-9%. We are volunteers who are aggregating and matching donations, and making sure every penny goes directly to buying essentials. UCLA Foundation Tax ID #95-2250801 designate the gift to Bruin Guardian Scholars #62274O.  Donations above go to the Dorm Move In Event & Holiday party. Click below to donate directly to UCLA BGS Programs and Scholarships. Thank you! 


Mission

UCLA Bruin Guardian Scholars Program serves 140 current and former Foster youth who attend UCLA. These students have overcome barriers such as homelessness, family mental health issues, and abuse throughout their lives and are extremely resilient. This program builds a community of peers who have faced similar challenges in life. 


WATCH THE VIDEO THAT INSPIRED US!

First year college students who have experienced homelessness & foster care receive unexpected love and support on move-in day.