Embracing the Community

These are some of the awesome organizations that JO PESSIN whole-heartedly embraces as she stands proudly along side them donating her time and services while giving her support to their fundraising and awareness efforts. Won't you consider doing so, too? 

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PLEASE put this on your calendar! For your YES RSVP you will receive a free raffle ticket! LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!


MAMA LOVE- April 25th 6-8pm

A very special evening at Blackbird General Store in Calabasas, CA supporting the community and the Baby Shower for The LIGHTHOUSE- A Place of Refuge that supports foster children and homeless adults, www.thelighthouse-aplaceofrefuge.org. On this day 20% of all event sales (with actual or phone flyer) will be donated to The Lighthouse. Complimentary Party Lashes by Gaby, “YES I CAN!” guided imagery by JO Pessin, an exciting raffle and delicious treats and wine throughout the evening will make for a wonderful evening shopping, socializing and supporting a great cause. Please bring your family and friends with you! The more the merrier and the more we can support those in need. A tremendous amount of gratitude to Sharon Repass of BLACKBIRD GENERAL STORE www.blackbirdgeneralstore.com for her extremely generous support. Please stop by her store! You will be hooked!

The LIGHTHOUSE BABY SHOWER WISH LIST: Diaper Bags, Diapers, Baby Wipes, Baby hygiene items (ie. nail clippers, wash clothes, baby soaps and shampoos, hair brush, lotions and baby rash creams), Toys, Books, Blankies, Bottles, new and gently used Clothes, Cribs, Car Seats (regulated), Books, Hgh Chairs, Tubs, Towels, Mats.

Bel Air Preschool Masquerade Gala- April 12th

So proud to be supporting this lovely preschool for my second year. This year sounds like it’s going to be extra fun in masquerade! Please consider helping the children of this very special community.

It takes a village!


Our House Game Day- December 8th, 2018

Just what we all need! A fun filled day at El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana of games, brunch and exciting raffles for this amazing organization. Bring your foursome together and have some wholesome fun slowing down for a great time connecting and playing games for a great cause. Thank you OHGSC for inviting me to partipate in your fun event!


Best Buddies Gala- October 30th

What a wonderful organization that fosters one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. So extremely proud to be a part of this very special event. Please consider supporting the efforts of one special young lady, Lexie Ben Meir, on her quest to make a difference and be the Best Buddy Champion. Great job Lexie!


Dec My Room Ladies Fundraising Tea- Oct 7th

So very excited to be a part of this wonderful event! Children in hospitals such as CHLA, Mattel UCLA, Kaiser Sunset recovering for extended periods of time, benefit by being in a pretty and cozy room that is more like being at home. Helping to make that happen warms my heart. Please consider supporting this love filled organization!


for goodness cakes LA fundraiser at Demitasse- August 23rd

For years I have baked and cooked to help support the community. It puts a smile on my heart knowing I can make a small difference in the hearts and tummies of others when I bake a homemade birthday cake full of love for a foster child who otherwise may not have a birthday cake with a bright candle to blow out and make a wish on their special day. So happy to be a part of FGC! EVERYONE deserves a sweet treat in celebration- simply acknowledging and cheering the special day that he or she came into this miraculous world. EVERYONE is special simply for being themselves and no other reason. Don't you agree?


American Cancer Society Relay For Life- May 19th

Cancer has touched the lives of so many incredible, beautiful and amazing beings! Personally, I know way too many!  Grateful for the opportunity to support this amazing event and mission! Please consider doing the same!


LOS ANGELES YOUTH NETWORK Hollywoodland Uncorked- May 31st

Proud to be a supporter of this amazing organization working hard to empower homeless, runaway and foster youth of our community!



Proud to support the mission of this amazing group to END all forms of BULLYING and to educate both children and parents of the rapidly expanding uncensored world of social media! Every human being deserves to be safe from any bullying! ALWAYS BE KIND!

Bel Air Presbyterian Preschool Benefit Gala- April 20th

This event will be heavenly! Full of gratitude to be included as part of this momentous gathering for the first time at their breath taking property. Be sure to check it out and support these precious children and this wonderful school.


WTJ- I (heart) Bingo Feb 6th

What a fun night with lively Bingo callers at what is sure to be another sold out event! Women of Temple Judea works tirelessly to help the community in so many wonderful ways.

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Ambassadors of Hope Project-   Feb 11th

On Sunday February 11th, Ambassadors for Hope will be again partnering with FitSquad LA to host our 5th annual Zumbathon .It is going to be a fun filled 2 hour Zumba Dance Party complete with an auction style raffle. "Be The Match" will be there to screen and answer questions for people who are interested in becoming a Marrow Donor. Thank you for including me! 


Jason Alexander's 16th Annual Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament for weSPARK- March 25th

So fortunate to have JA support weSPARK the way he does...and in such a fun way, too! If you like poker, you should definitely come out and play for a great cause! Can't wait!


The Love Story's BROKEN- Feb 28th

The Love Story does it again! So excited to be a part of this awesome evening full of authenticity and artistry!! Love is in the air! So real! So meaningful!