When theater producers Pierson Blaetz and Whitney Weston established Friends of Fairfax to help Fairfax High School in 1998, they came up with the Melrose Trading Post, a flea market held every weekend in the high school’s parking lot. But the annual $200,000 from the Trading Post has not been enough to help Fairfax High cover the shortfall it’s currently facing due to statewide cuts in education spending.
Profiles of Jewish philanthropists.
The Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer Medical Center,which will be dedicated Oct. 29 as the newest facility at the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda.
There's a pretty good reason why the breast cancer center at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica is named after Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer.
"The John Wayne Cancer Institute kept my husband alive for 10 years," said Eisenberg-Keefer, who established the Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer Breast Center and has given a total of $3 million toward the facility. "That's why I got involved. What I do is a 'thank you' for life."