Chosen Heart of the Month
August 2017
 
Fabian Cooke is a special guy with a huge heart, positive outlook, patient demeanor, and warm smile that fills every room with kindness. EAMF is so blessed to have a volunteer like Fabian.
Chosen Heart of the Month
July 2017
Ashley S. - She's a beautiful ballerina with an amazing heart, infectious smile, and willingness to help EAMF in any way she can. Ashley brings her light of warmth and kindness to both the SOS and SSP programs.
Chosen Heart of the Month
June 2017
Donielle Abron's insight and expertise in the field of nonprofit management and fundraising has brought a renewed energy, direction, and purpose to EAMF. Her guidance and heart will be key to our growth and continued success.  EAMF is grateful to have Donielle on our team.
Chosen Heart of the Month
May 2017
Anjelika Washington
Energetic. Friendly. Inclusive... making everyone feel welcome. A ray of sunshine in the room. Willing to go above and beyond. Always there to help when asked. Just a few ways to describe one of EAMF's most supportive and willing volunteers. We are so proud to have Anjelica on our team.
Chosen Heart of the Month
March 2017
Hollywood Schoolhouse
The children again chose EAMF as their charity. They learn the importance of giving back to the community by making & selling their crafts. EAMF is so proud and honored to be the recipient of all of your hard / creative work & kindness.
Chosen Heart of the Month
February 2017
Brenda Quezada, Child Life Specialist and EAMF point person for CHLA monthly events, continuously lends her support, expertise, and infectious smile to Shine On Siblings, making each event a success.
Chosen Heart of the Month
December 2016
Chandler Parker, EAMF's new Director of Development. Her knowledge, energy, and insight into the world of giving has been instrumental in creating a solid foundation and implementing a plan for raising the funds needed to continue servicing our families and promote growth within EAMF.
Chosen Heart of the Month
November 2016
Mickey Nissman is a generous man. Not only with his resources but with  his time and advice as well. His insight into the mindset of a donor is invaluable and helps support our fundraising efforts. You can't put a price tag on the kindness and we are very grateful for the assistance.
Chosen Heart of the Month
September 2016
Brennen Lea, CW2L hairstylist, has been handling the more intense cuts for our most critically ill patients with confidence, competence, and a sweetness which puts the children at ease. We are going to miss her very much as she moves away and begins the next chapter of her life. Thank you & Best of Luck.
Chosen Heart of the Month
August 2016
Tracy Reyes, Child Life Specialist at UCLA Children's Hospital / Santa Monica, the newest member of the EAMF family. Tracy has been instrumental in bringing the CW2L program to yet another major pediatric hospital.  Her sweet demeanor, warm smile and flexibility make her a joy to work with.  Welcome Tracy!
Chosen Heart of the Month
July 2016
Stephanie Abrams is one of the loveliest, friendliest, and talented volunteers for EAMF. She falls easily into a leadership role and welcomes any and all challenges we put in her hands. Always quick to smile and laugh, she is genuinely committed to ensuring each child has an awesome time at our events. We feel very fortunate to have Stephanie on our team.
Chosen Heart of the Month
June 2016
Germain Arroyo, energetic, engaged, present, caring, kind, the list goes on to describe Germain, one of EAMF’s most loyal volunteers. Whether he is under siege in a balloon sword battle or translating for Hispanic families, he is always there with a huge smile and a willingness to help. We are all so fortunate that he is a part of our SOS program.
Chosen Heart of the Month
May 2016

Rita Villanueva, the welcoming face of CHLA.  As Supervisor of Guest Services, Rita and her staff greet families, friends and visitors in a kind, professional, and helpful way.  She has embraced the programs of EAMF, going out of her way to make all of our interactions easy and smooth.
Chosen Heart of the Month
April 2016
Hollywood Schoolhouse Early Childhood Education
The annual Helping Hands Day, sponsored by the children of the ECE, raised nearly $2000 for EAMF! The children (aged 3-6) learn the importance of thinking about others and giving back to the community by making and selling their crafts. EAMF is so proud and honored.
Chosen Heart of the Month
March 2016
Jimmy Holguin
Energy. Engaging, Endearing. Authentic. The Real Deal. All words that describe this funny, sweet, and extremely talented magician who gives his time and talents to EAMF's Sibling events helping to Shine the Light of support and laughter.
Chosen Heart of the Month
February 2016
Fran MacDonald 
EAMF Board Member whose incredible work ethic, research and organizational skills have made EAMF the success it is today. Fran is always 100% committed to whatever is asked of her.
Chosen Heart of the Month
January 2016
Natalie Fabry Ballard, actress, model, and loyal EAMF Sibling supporter who is always there to help when needed. Don't let her beauty deceive you, Natalie is amazing working with the kids and has played an instrumental part in making the Sibling programs so successful.
Chosen Heart of the Month
December 2015
Carla Zuniga 
An amazing hairstylist with as much heart as beauty. EAMF can always count on Carla to fill last minute hair requests, to be adaptable, reliable, understanding. No matter how tricky or hard the situation, Carla is all in! Not sure what the CW2L program would do without her.
Chosen Heart of the Month
November 2015
Heidi Atherton Arroyo, longtime friend and supporter of EAMF, generously donated her time and unique talent as seamstress to create the adorable and powerful hero capes for each child who attends our Star Sibling Program.
Chosen Heart of the Month
October 2015
Alice Capello, regularly donates to EAMF in honor of her friend, Sharon Zimmer, supporting our work initially because someone she admires loves the cause. Her kindness and generosity embrace the true spirit of giving. EAMF is deeply grateful for supporters like Alice. 
Chosen Heart of the Month
September 2015
Katie Cooper 
This beautiful actress has been EAMF’s main Supporter for the CW2L program from the very beginning. Trustworthy, reliable, willing, and unbelievably amazing with the young patients and their families.
Chosen Heart of the Month
August 2015
Scott Ferguson, MSW, LCSW, ACM, Administrator.  Scott has been our main point person at CHLA since EAMF began.  It has been through his support and guidance that our programs have been able to grow and flourish.  We will be forever grateful.
Chosen Heart of the Month
July 2015
Katy Bodenhamer
Katy Bodenhamer 
Actress & Graphic Designer
Thanks to Katy and her amazing graphic talents, incredible work ethic, understanding, and flexibility, EAMF has become visually and stunningly branded. She has an uncanny ability to take our ideas and thoughts and create the beautiful images that tell the story of EAMF.
Chosen Heart of the Month
June 2015
Howard Hensley 
Actor - Host - Producer - Amazing Friend There is never a request not answered with a resounding “Yes,” or a sad or shy sibling whose day is not transformed through Howard’s huge smile and kind heart.  EAMF is so proud to have Howard on our team.
Chosen Heart of the Month
May 2015
 
L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, dedicated their 2nd Annual Spring Auction to EAMF. It was an evening filled with laughter and camaraderie as these generous and caring office folks generously donated to our cause.
Chosen Heart of the Month
April 2015
Antonia
Her bright smile, and cameras are a constant at the monthly Siblings Only events. It is through her kind heart and artistic eye that EAMF can show the impact of SOS and further Shine the light on the story of these lost and forgotten siblings.
Chosen Heart of the Month
December 2014
Trevor Zimmerman, talented Chef & owner of the successful catering company Deuce Events. Every December Trevor takes the time to bake make create and donate the most beautiful gingerbread houses to our SOS events so that every child can decorate and keep their very own. We are so grateful for Trevor...it is through his kindness that we are able to bring the joy of the season to so many lost and lonely siblings.
Chosen Heart of the Month
April 2014
  
When it comes to giving of her time and talents, Danica Shaefer gives all she has, and then gives much more. This pretty young woman is just as pretty inside; patient, flexible, kind, and loving with all the pediatric patients. EAMF can always count on Danica to make a huge effort and a lasting impact.
Chosen Heart of the Month
March 2014

Hollywood School House, EAMF is so grateful for all the children, families, and staff of Hollywood School House for adopting EAMF as one of their charities and for their continued support.
Chosen Heart of the Month
February 2014


Hayes Timothy Curran, born 5:28am, February  4, 2014. EAMF Board Member and new mother Kimberly Willis Curran, father Paul Curran, and the entire EAMF family are proud to welcome this handsome little boy into the world.

Chosen Heart of the Month
January 2014

The EAMF Volunteers! We are so proud and appreciative of the volunteers that gave of their time, talents, and hearts throughout 2013…the Hair Stylists, Supporters, Sibling friends, IT help, Photogs, Board of Directors, as well as, all of the EAMF supporters. Thank you all.

Chosen Heart of the Month
December 2013

Joy & Danni Tamburro, Mother and Daughter, have volunteered at every EAMF sibling event (SOS) since the very first.  It is because of volunteers like this dynamic duo, who so graciously give of their time, talents, and huge hearts, that EAMF is able to make a difference in the lives of so many.

Chosen Heart of the Month
November 2013

Jamie Allen Black, EAMF’s trusted advisor and consultant. Jamie's expertise in organization, fundraising and board development have been instrumental in guiding EAMF to reaching many of our goals this year. We are grateful for her patience, understanding, and kind heart. 

Chosen Heart of the Month
October 2013

MaryAnn Crall, Child Life Specialist (CHLA), saw the merit in our SOS program and believed in it enough to become our CHLA SOS point person/champion. Thanks to Mary Ann going above and beyond, we will be Shining the Spotlight on countless siblings at events planned until the end of the year.
Chosen Heart of the Month
September 2013

Pamela Marie Hobby, childhood cancer survivor and lead EAMF Supporter. Watching Pamela tell her story of survival to the patients and parents is truly magical…as if she is surrounded by a beam of light lifting their fear uncertainty and sadness. She is EAMF’s Living Beacon of Hope.
Chosen Heart of the Month
July 2013

Amanda Ozard, hairstylist at Hairroin Salon in Hollywood, Ca., has an amazing spirit and huge heart. No matter what challenge is thrown her way, she eagerly accepts, and even when things get tough, that beautiful smile is always there brightening the day of everyone she meets along the way. 
Chosen Heart of the Month
June 2013

Cristie Suzukawa, Child Life Specialist Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit (CHLA), an avid cheerleader of EAMF whose brilliant ideas and keen attention to detail motivated the universal redesign of our programs in order to better serve every hospital treating pediatric patients.
Chosen Heart of the Month
May 2013

Kent Seton, Managing Partner at Seton & Associates, has played an instrumental part in the development, growth, and success of EAMF. Not only is he a gifted lawyer specializing in non-profit organizations, but he serves as a trusted mentor through his knowledge, insight, and caring guidance.
Chosen Heart of the Month
April 2013

Cynthia Ramos, hair stylist from the acclaimed Chaz Dean Studio, not only gives freely of her time and talents to, but her insights and ideas have helped it become a truly successful and universal program.
Chosen Heart of the Month
March 2013


 
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