Our work is only as powerful as
the individuals behind it.
For more than a century, compassionate people like you have been a part of the Vista Family. No matter how big or small, your involvement makes a huge difference in ensuring a brighter future for our children.
Donations fuel the work we do to positively impact the lives of the children and families. Your generosity helps us continue to make a difference in their lives.
Our volunteer opportunities allow you to share your unique skills by filling important roles like mentor, tutor, or activity/skill based volunteer in our residential program.
We hold events all year long that range from conferences and seminars to monthly workshops and fundraisers. Come be a part of it!
Vista offers a robust corporate sponsorship program and tailored corporate volunteer opportunities on a select basis.
Leadership at Vista Del Mar offers exciting opportunities for seasoned and emerging leaders to enrich lives, hone their leadership skills, learn more about Vista services, and become involved with the most vulnerable children in Los Angeles.
Now Accepting 2023-2024 LAB Fellowship Applications Due – August 11th, 2023
2023-2024 Fellowship Information
Leadership Advisory Board (LAB)
This executive level advisory board for high level, diverse professionals ages 25-45 begins with a comprehensive 10-month program designed to engage and build future philanthropists in our community and beyond. In the first year, nominated members will learn from highly revered experts about philanthropy, fundraising, children's mental health as well as leadership skills such as public speaking and media training. After the first year, each member will then have unique opportunities to create dynamic activities with our youth as well as utilize their leadership skills in various capacities to include fundraising, advocacy and outreach.
For more information, please contact:
The Leadership Advisory Board 2023 Members
Jayme Bolden — Co-Chair
Emily Hakim — Co-Chair
Jessie Flesh - Vice Chair
Raghu Appasani, MD
Brittany Sherman Bahat
Kira Vidergauz Bahat
Gillian Binnie PsyD
Tamika Burrus, MD
Caroline Cameron (Health & Wellness Chair)
JR Davidson (Sports Chair)
Matt Kornberg (Dev/Fundraising Chair)
Daniel Mense (Arts & Music Chair)
Kimberly Kantor Pitson
Michael Polier (Former Chair)
Jennifer Green Rivera
Jessie Stewart, MD
The Friends of Vista Del Mar (FVDM)
FVDM is our core volunteer group who are passionate about enriching the lives of Vista’s youth. Members support activities and events for our youth throughout the year where they can all experience joy and connection.
Jill Friedman - President
Janis Black Warner
Terri Konheim Cooper
Jeanne K. Gerson
Jean G. Leserman
Gayle S. Rodgers