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San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Provides Refuge and Restoration to the Homeless

Homelessness has reached crisis levels in the San Fernando Valley and throughout much of the United States. In the Valley and so many other places, the sight of people living in tents, makeshift shelters, and encampments is sadly all too common. The Friese Foundation believes that people experiencing homelessness should have the opportunity to rebuild… Continue Reading

Project Angel Food Provides Over 1 Million Life-Saving Meals in 2020

The Friese Foundation is committed to causes that support low-income families and people with serious health issues, such as Project Angel Food, which delivers free medically tailored meals to people affected by life-threatening illnesses. When someone has a serious or chronic health condition, a healthy, nutritious diet can go a long way toward helping them heal.… Continue Reading

Baby2Baby: Helping Children in Poverty Receive the Necessities They Deserve

The Friese Foundation believes every child deserves to grow up in a comfortable, enriching environment that allows them to reach their full potential. The foundation is proud to support organizations that strive toward this same goal, such as Baby2Baby. Based in Los Angeles, Baby2Baby works to provide children living in poverty with the necessities that every… Continue Reading

Always By Their Side: How the USO Supported Troops Deployed to Afghanistan and Post-Evacuation Efforts

As the Force Behind the Forces®, the United Service Organizations (USO) is a nonprofit dedicated to serving the U.S. military and their families, particularly during times of crisis. The USO provided round-the-clock support to service members carrying out Operation Allies Refuge military operations in various locations around the world during the recent fall of Kabul and subsequent airlift in… Continue Reading

A Sense of Home Prevents Homelessness among Former Foster Youth

The Friese Foundation is proud to work with organizations that help groups vulnerable to homelessness find the support they need to build stable lives. A Sense of Home is one of those organizations. Its mission to prevent former foster children from becoming homeless aligns seamlessly with the goals of the Friese Foundation. Homelessness among Former Foster Children… Continue Reading

Above & Beyond Award Ceremony: Celebrating Exemplary Service

On September 23, 2021, The Friese family was honored to attend the Los Angeles Police Foundation’s Above & Beyond Award Ceremony and Luncheon for the Los Angeles Police Department, celebrating those who have demonstrated exemplary service in the LAPD. At the event, 15 officers received the LAPD’s highest honors – the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, and/or… Continue Reading