Every child deserves a chance.

  • underprivileged children in at-risk neighborhoods Los Angeles
  • We use athletics as a vehicle to give young people a stronger sense of self-esteem
  • Coach Derek teaches sports fundamentals to disadvantaged children of poverty
  • Lets Give Them A Shot is a non-profit 501(C-3) organization
  • Our Mission

    To make a difference in the
    lives of at-risk children

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    influence young lives

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  • Los Angeles Poverty Department:
    Founded in 1985, is made up of people who make art and live and work on Skid Row. LAPD tells the rest of the story, what you don't hear elsewhere.
  • aefk.org:
    AEFK's encompassing mission is to give disadvantaged children a fighting chance for a happy, productive life.
  • heartofla.org
    HOLA: at-risk youth are exposed to a wide array of experts including artists, executives, chefs, athletes, engineers, and counselors who truly commit themselves to providing programs of the highest quality, giving kids the best chance to become successful in life.
  • wootencenter.org:
    The Wooten Center provides a safe and nurturing environment where boys and girls ages 8 to 18 can participate in academic enrichment programs and recreational activities exploring a world of opportunities.
  • cfc-ca.org:
    Connections For Children is the unrivaled child care expert in the Westside and South Bay communities. We guide families and child care professionals towards quality services and programs.
  • elnidofamilycenters.org:
    El Nido -- "the nest" in Spanish -- has helped LA's kids become responsible, productive, educated, healthy adults, and has provided adults with the guidance and resources they need to help their kids flourish.
  • drewcdc.org:
    Drew Child Development Corporation is a multipurpose community based organization committed to providing quality services to underserved, culturally diverse families in the South Central Los Angeles community of California.
  • www.nccp.org/:
    The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation's leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children.


  • freearts.org:
    Free Arts for Abused Children has been delivering on our philosophy that ART HEALS! This is what drives our organization, a network of passionate and concerned individuals coming together to share the healing power of art.
  • childwelfare.com:
    Child Welfare Gateway to Resources
  • healthychild.org:
    We ignite the movement that empowers parents to protect children from harmful chemicals
  • cyfcla.org:
    Children Youth Family Collaborative
  • helpthechildren.org:
    HELP THE CHILDREN: Rescuing God's Little Ones Worldwide
  • westsidechildrens.org:
    Westside Children's Center, a non-profit agency, supports underserved, vulnerable children and their families in west Los Angeles County by providing a full range of crucial, multidisciplinary services
  • operationschoolbell.org:
    Operation School Bell (OSB) provides new clothing, shoes and personal grooming products to children from families with extreme need.