Ending Youth
Homelessness Gala

May 13th, 2023 at 6:30 PM
at the Hollywood Palladium

Dear Friends,

We are immensely grateful for the incredible support shown by our community during our 35th Anniversary Gala on May 13th at the Hollywood Palladium. More than 300 supporters attended this special evening to celebrate young people and honor our 2023 champions: Vans, Isaiah Johnson and Michelle Storm, Support + Feed, and the founding leaders of My Friend's Place.

Your remarkable and unwavering generosity and love has fueled our dedication and strengthened our vision to move boldly into the future to continue providing vital and transformative services for young people experiencing housing insecurity on their journey toward lives of greater stability and wellness. On behalf of all of the Board of Directors, staff and young people, thank you! 

With deep gratitude,
Heather Carmichael, LCSW
Executive Director

2023 Champions of the Year



    Isaiah Johnson & Michelle Storm

    Support + Feed

    Support + Feed

Event Details

  • Saturday, May 13, 2023
    at 6:30 P.M.
  • Hollywood Palladium

For one special night, more than 500 leaders, community members and advocates will come together to celebrate My Friend’s Place and the champions of our community.

Please join us at Ending Youth Homelessness: A Benefit For My Friend’s Place, an unforgettable evening of entertainment, dining, awards and auctions in support of My Friend’s Place and the youth experiencing homelessness in our community.

My Friend's Place is celebrating 35 years of uplifting youth and young adults experiencing homelessness at  Ending Youth Homelessness: A Benefit for My Friend’s Place on May 13th at the Hollywood Palladium! The evening will be hosted by  Chrishell Stause, star of the Netflix series “Selling Sunset.”

Chrishell is a dedicated and passionate supporter of the young people of My Friend's Place, and her commitment extends through her efforts to ensure that the young people have access to vital resources, including bottled water, and her efforts to raise visibility around the issue of youth homelessness in Los Angeles.

Join us at Ending Youth Homelessness:

Benefit for My Friends Place on May 13, 2023 beginning
at 6:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Palladium.

2019 Highlights

Look back on Ending Youth Homelessness 2019, featuring our Champions of the Year, including Halsey, Lee Daniel, Maddie and Kenzie Ziegler and ModCloth!

Together We Can!

Assist and inspire homeless youth to build self-sufficient lives.