Dare to Dream LA was founded by attorney and philanthropist Kristen M. Hart
We have an amazing group of people who have joined the Dare to Dream team, and who are utilizing their diverse backgrounds, educations, and experiences to reach out to community leaders, co-workers, friends, and family in order to spread awareness about our organizations' dreams.
Dare to Dream Founder
Dare to Dream Officers
Dare to Dream Board Members
Dare to Dream LA is a non-profit organization aimed at inspiring children to fall in love with learning, and making sure that they are healthy enough to do so. We are currently partnered with the Los Angeles Children's Hospital and have pledged to raise funds to aid the hospital in continuing to provide amazing care, continue life-saving research, and work with families fighting to keep their children alive and healthy. For every event we donate 50% of all net proceeds to our partnered medical institution to help fund their medical research, as they search for new and innovative treatments. We have also partnered with Los Angeles schools and teachers in efforts to go straight to the source for information about ways we can ensure that our children are receiving the necessary books, supplies, and the one-on-one time necessary for our kids to learn new concepts and master them. At the ground floor it is our plan to provide yearly career day assemblies, where successful members of the community volunteer in classrooms throughout the county, and speak to the students about their futures, and the tools they believe would make a difference. We have created an essay competition to encourage students to write about their life, their school, or anything that has inspired them in their lives, but also to tell us what they believe they need to succeed. But we seek to go one step further, to fill the gap that has been created by a changing society, budget cuts, larger classroom sizes, and low test scores. We dream to find creative ways to inspire kids with an aptitude for science, math, or music, but who aren't able to go to science camp, 4H, band or theater. As our non-profit grows, we plan to create other programs to inspire learning, with input from the students, teachers, and the community, in order for our programs to have real-world applicability.