Charitable Donations

Hollywood Half Marathon & Los Angeles Youth Network Donation Drive

The Hollywood Half Marathon is partnering up with the Los Angeles Youth Network to bring awareness to the increasing rate of homeless youth in Los Angeles.

Please consider donating to better the life of another individual. Donations of tangible items will help youth to navigate their daily lives, and help promote success.


Items to consider donating:

Canned food
New sports bras
New boxers or briefs
New girls’ undergarments
Sweatpants (solid color)
Sweatshirts (solid color)
Gym shorts
New socks
Non-perishable food items
Gift Cards (Target, Walgreens, Ross, Costco, etc.)
New shoes
Hair care products
Make-up and nail polish
New jeans (all sizes for girls and guys)
Back packs and school supplies
Hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, face wash, tissue, chapstick, hand sanitizer)
New bedding (twin size only)
Denim/Khaki shorts, Basketball shorts

Items can be donated at the following designated facilities:

Los Angeles Youth Network:
7033 Sunset Blvd., Suite 225, Los Angeles CA 90028

Covenant House of California
1325 N Western Ave. Los Angeles CA 90027

(Each person who donates will be entered to win a free Hollywood Half Marathon entry)

“Many of our youth want to attend school along with their peers. Not having clothing or a uniform reminds them of their homeless status and makes them feel neglected. They will often wear the same clothing and must wash them each day.”

-LAYN staff member