Spotlight on service – Sharefest Youth Center

Peninsula philanthropists Melanie and Richard Lundquist donated $1 million to Sharefest Community Development, enabling the launch of the Lundquist Youth Leadership Center. The center’s programs support the academic achievement of at-risk students in the Los Angeles Harbor area. The Lundquists announced their gift at Sharefest’s 16th Annual Gala, “Rise” on October 19th in front of more than 450 Sharefest students, families and supporters, along with Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, who was instrumental in working with the City of Los Angeles to grant Sharefest its first permanent program site: a 3,800-square-foot space in the San Pedro Municipal Building. Learn more at

Photos by Danny Gonzalez 


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