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The Week in Do Gooding LA

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Summer is coming to a close and we don't know about you, but we're feeling a little charitable. As nonprofits gear up for their busiest season with traditional calls to action for annual funds and holiday donations, we are going to bring you a few other ways you can become involved, and hopefully, inspired to give a little bit back too. Do you have an event, benefit, item for sale that you would like to see included in future editions of Do Gooding? Email us.

Good Art

Do It Now: Live Green @ Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design
August 25-October 20, 2007
Public Reception: Friday, August 25, 4-7 pm
This exhibition features household products and services made from renewable, recycled, and repurposed sources by individuals and companies who are manufacturing and distributing with environmental integrity. It celebrates today’s evolving consciousness and innovation in green technology.

Good Benefits
Dukes of Malibu – Big Wednesdays (through August 29th)
Wednesday, 7-10 pm
To benefit the Surfrider Foundation there are drink and food specials and raffle items up for grabs including surfboards, skateboards and other gear.

Good Buys
Featuring Reusable Bags
Baggu Bags
Raw Bags
Village Tote Bags

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Good Food
Share our Strength - USA Dine Out
Sunday, August 19 - Thursday, August 23, 2007
and Sunday, August 26 - Thursday, August 30, 2007
Read our review of this event here and below:

The S.Pellegrino™ Dine OutSM Program is a rapidly growing annual restaurant week, with more than 100 restaurants in seven markets participating to date. For every Dine Out meal served, $1 is donated to a worthy charity, Share Our Strength®, to help the fight against childhood hunger. For more information about Share Our Strength®, please visit

Good Galas
Project Angel Food - Angel Awards 2007 honoring Shirley Maclaine
and Xorin Balbes
Saturday, August 25th
6:00pm cocktail reception
7:00 dinner & program
Project Angel Food facility at 922 Vine Street
Tickets starting at $295

Good Jobs
Women's Foundation of California is hiring:
Senior Development and Communications Officer
Development & Communications Officer
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Good Music
Rhythm & Soul Live! featuring Brian McKnight , Marques Houston and other SUPER surprise guest appearances! Special engagement with proceeds to benefit Inner City Industry youth organization.
Henry Fonda Theater
Sunday, August 26 at 8:30 PM
7:00pm Red Carpet includes $75 VIP Rooftop Donor reception at sundown and star studded after party. $40 general admission doors are open at 8:30pm

Good Reads
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