11

HACLA Hosts Back to School Backpack and Chromebook Giveaway with Starry & A Child’s Dream-CA at Mar Vista Gardens

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) partnered with Starry and A Child’s Dream for a special Back to School Giveaway. As school children prepare for the Fall and more online learning, it has become increasingly apparent the need for more school supplies for learning at home. Starry donated nearly two dozen Chromebooks to families with school-aged children to equip them with the tools necessary to support virtual schooling during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Following the computer donation, A Child’s Dream-CA hosted a backpack giveaway to provide approximately 850 children and their families with back-to-school supplies, books, and personal hygiene products before the academic school year.

In June, Starry and HACLA announced a new partnership to expand access to affordable, high-quality broadband internet to the more than 600 households in Mar Vista Gardens. Residents now have the option to subscribe to service plans as low as $15 per month for true, high-speed broadband, with no data caps or extra fees. Most recently, Starry was excited to announce the extension of free internet service through the end of the calendar year to all Mar Vista residents!

News: NBCCBS, My News LA 

Categories: What's New | Tags: | View Count: (5552) | Return
  • Section 8 Videos
    Watch informational videos for applicants, participant families, and landlords in various aspects and processes of the Section 8 programs.    Please check here to watch videos: Section 8 Videos   ...
  • Emergency Housing Vouchers
    As part of the American Recovery Plan, HUD allocated 70,000 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHV) to public housing agencies throughout the nation to address the impact of COVID-19. The Housing Authorit...
  • A Message from HACLA on Coronavirus
      All HACLA Offices Closed to Walk-Ins In consideration of the recent order issued for the State of California by Governor Newsom, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles has transitioned...
  • Learn more about Novel Coronavirus from the County of Los Angeles Public Health
    Get background information, symptoms, testing and more resources on COVID-19 on this site: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/#