Tracking The Millions Pouring Into LA's Mayor's Fund
At Mayor Eric Garcetti's nightly briefings, he often discusses case numbers, social distancing and the budget. He also namechecks the Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles, an outside nonprofit that has assumed a major role in the city's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The charity has raised $42 million for response efforts in recent weeks, an advisor said, blowing away its fundraising total of $4.3 million from the last fiscal year.
I was curious who had been giving, so I listened back to dozens of those briefings to build a database.
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