Los Angeles News
Big Sunday event hits LA, supports needy organizations
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Sunday morning was filled with Bingo and Bagels at Canter's Deli on Fairfax Boulevard in Los Angeles. The event is hosted by Big Sunday, a nonprofit aimed at building community through community service.
"There's a lot of forces in the world these days working overtime trying to divide us," said David Levinson, founder of Big Sunday. "I think most people really want to focus on what we have in common."
This weekend, thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds from all over California came together to help out non profits, schools and other agencies in need of help. Bingo and Bagels is just one event among the many.
About 40 people from local women's shelters and other organizations participated in the event, which featured prizes for bingo winners.
Big Sunday holds events all year round and anyone can participate. The nonprofit has grown from 300 volunteers when it started 15 years ago to nearly 1 million.
"Community is always important and Big Sunday is always giving back, it's all about giving back, and I really enjoy this," said Monica Maxwell.
community activity, charity, los angeles news, darsha philips
- Malaysia Airlines missing jet: Oil slicks found
- LAPD officer recovering after fatal BH crash 45 min ago
- Teen survives 5 Fwy crash, killed by traffic
- Sheila MacRae of 'The Honeymooners' dies
- Cat rescued from 91 Fwy divider in Riverside 36 min ago
- Temecula man arrested in drug sales bust
- Westminster deadly car crash: Driver sought
- Obama to preserve California federal lands 32 min ago
- abcnews: Woman has 'out of body' experience at will
- Bond set for mom who drove kids into ocean
- Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea
- New Toyota Highlander carries on legacy
- L.A. man wanted in attempted Banksy theft
- OTRC: Khloe Kardashian topless in first Vine video