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Building Hope

LARE's Building Hope Group is a strategic initiative for emerging leaders in the Los Angeles real estate community.
 
Founded in 2011, the mission of City of Hope’s Building Hope initiative, is to raise funding and awareness for City of Hope, by connecting with Los Angeles real estate professionals under 40 years of age. In order to accomplish this mission, Building Hope will plan and execute fund- and awareness-raising activities, including but not limited to, events, online initiatives, and microphilanthropy, compliant with the policies and resources, and under the auspices of City of Hope.
 
Benefits of joining Building Hope are networking with fellow real estate professionals, including the elite members of the LARE Council, as well as helping to support a state-of-the-art medical facility that saves lives.
 
Our Current Effort
For our 2014 - 2015 fundraiser, Building Hope’s goal is to raise $50,000 towards pediatric research. Every child fighting cancer is unique — and deserves treatment that recognizes differences in age, developmental stage, background and the cancer he or she is battling. City of Hope conducts groundbreaking research and practices compassionate care that addresses the needs of each child, tailoring treatment to overcome disease.
 
 
 
 
Download Information: 
 
For more information about Building Hope, or to learn more about upcoming events,
contact Brittany De La Torre at bdelatorre@coh.org or (626) 218-7168.
 
Past Efforts
2013 - 2014 fundraiser was a success! In 2013 Building Hope determined a goal to raise $50,000 to provide a Carescape B650 monitor for the children being cared for at City of Hope. The monitor will serve children in the Helford Clinical Research Hospital’s pediatric unit, which has 18 patient beds, and allows children to remain there until transfer to ICU is absolutely necessary. At the end of the year we raised over $50,000 and met our goal. Thank you to all those who supported this effort!
 
 
2012 - 2013 fundraiser was a success! In 2012 we determined a goal of $50,000 to be raised for City of Hope for the purchase of a DNA Extraction Robot for the laboratory of Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H., the Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences, to aid researchers in determining why some survivors of childhood cancers have serious complications later in life. City of Hope scientists will use this equipment to collect and analyze thousands of blood samples from children treated at 135 institutions across the country. At the end of the year we raised over $50,000 and met our goal. Thank you to all those who supported this effort!
 
Recent Photos
Building Hope's
MONTE CARLO GAME NIGHT
4/24/14
 
Building Hope's
"A Gourmet Experience" with Stefan Richter
6/11/13
 
 
Pictured Above: Building Hope Board Members at the 2014 Monte Carlo Game Night

Building Hope Board

2015 EXECUTIVE BOARD
 
PRESIDENT
Ada Chan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

CO-FOUNDERS
Yashaar Amin, Roll Global
Eliav Dan, Ladder Capital Finance LLP (Past President 2011-2014)
Alex Grigorians, Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP

EVENTS & AUCTIONS CO-CHAIRS
Natalie Gozini Aghaei, CBRE
Shiva Fatoorechi, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

LUNCH SERIES CO-CHAIRS
Farzin Emrani, Lucent Capital
Matt Howell, Lincoln Properties

BLOOD DRIVE CO-CHAIRS
Jae Yoo, CBRE
Heather Hassler, CIM Group

CROWDRISE CO-CHAIRS
Josh Bernstein, First Property Realty
Hugh Meyer, Wells Fargo Advisors

WALK FOR HOPE CO-CHAIRS
Stephanie Moskowitz, Provident Title Company
Michelle Steinhardt, Gordon & Rees

GS PARTNERS LUNCH CO-CHAIRS
Eliav Dan, Ladder Capital Finance LLP
Malcolm Davies, George Smith Partners

ADVISOR
Jeff Okyle, SP+
 
 
2015 Enrollment Open - Apply today!
Deadline: February 27, 2015
 
 
 
 

Upcoming LARE and Building Hope Events

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Lunch and Learn with Marty Caverly, Resourse Real Estate
Los Angeles CA
 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
City of Hope Campus Tour & Networking Breakfast
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Monte Carlo Game Night - Building Hope Fundraiser
The Mark for Events
Los Angeles, CA
 
Fall 2015
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Victor Coleman, Hudson Pacific Properties
Check back for details
 
Recent Events
 
Thursday, September 18, 2014
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Bill McMorrow, Kennedy Wilson
Beverly Wilshire
Beverly Hills, CA
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Monte Carlo Game Night – Building Hope Fundraiser
5900 Wilshire
Los Angeles, CA
 
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Shopping Works Wonders – Building Hope Fundraiser
Bloomingdale's Century City
Los Angeles, CA
 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Wayne Ratkovich, The Ratkovich Company
Hercules Campus at Playa Vista
Los Angeles, CA
 
Thursday & Friday, September 12 & 13, 2013
Century Park Blood Drive – City of Hope Bloodmobile
Century Plaza Towers – Valet Drive
Los Angeles (Century City), CA
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
"A Gourmet Experience" with Stefan Richter – Building Hope Fundraiser
Stefan's at Lantana
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 

Building Hope

Building Hope

LARE's Building Hope Group is a strategic initiative for emerging leaders in the Los Angeles real estate community.
 
Founded in 2011, the mission of City of Hope’s Building Hope initiative, is to raise funding and awareness for City of Hope, by connecting with Los Angeles real estate professionals under 40 years of age. In order to accomplish this mission, Building Hope will plan and execute fund- and awareness-raising activities, including but not limited to, events, online initiatives, and microphilanthropy, compliant with the policies and resources, and under the auspices of City of Hope.
 
Benefits of joining Building Hope are networking with fellow real estate professionals, including the elite members of the LARE Council, as well as helping to support a state-of-the-art medical facility that saves lives.
 
Our Current Effort
For our 2014 - 2015 fundraiser, Building Hope’s goal is to raise $50,000 towards pediatric research. Every child fighting cancer is unique — and deserves treatment that recognizes differences in age, developmental stage, background and the cancer he or she is battling. City of Hope conducts groundbreaking research and practices compassionate care that addresses the needs of each child, tailoring treatment to overcome disease.
 
 
 
 
Download Information: 
 
For more information about Building Hope, or to learn more about upcoming events,
contact Brittany De La Torre at bdelatorre@coh.org or (626) 218-7168.
 
Past Efforts
2013 - 2014 fundraiser was a success! In 2013 Building Hope determined a goal to raise $50,000 to provide a Carescape B650 monitor for the children being cared for at City of Hope. The monitor will serve children in the Helford Clinical Research Hospital’s pediatric unit, which has 18 patient beds, and allows children to remain there until transfer to ICU is absolutely necessary. At the end of the year we raised over $50,000 and met our goal. Thank you to all those who supported this effort!
 
 
2012 - 2013 fundraiser was a success! In 2012 we determined a goal of $50,000 to be raised for City of Hope for the purchase of a DNA Extraction Robot for the laboratory of Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H., the Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences, to aid researchers in determining why some survivors of childhood cancers have serious complications later in life. City of Hope scientists will use this equipment to collect and analyze thousands of blood samples from children treated at 135 institutions across the country. At the end of the year we raised over $50,000 and met our goal. Thank you to all those who supported this effort!
 
Recent Photos
Building Hope's
MONTE CARLO GAME NIGHT
4/24/14
 
Building Hope's
"A Gourmet Experience" with Stefan Richter
6/11/13
 
 
Pictured Above: Building Hope Board Members at the 2014 Monte Carlo Game Night

Building Hope Board

Building Hope Board

2015 EXECUTIVE BOARD
 
PRESIDENT
Ada Chan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

CO-FOUNDERS
Yashaar Amin, Roll Global
Eliav Dan, Ladder Capital Finance LLP (Past President 2011-2014)
Alex Grigorians, Safarian Choi & Bolstad LLP

EVENTS & AUCTIONS CO-CHAIRS
Natalie Gozini Aghaei, CBRE
Shiva Fatoorechi, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

LUNCH SERIES CO-CHAIRS
Farzin Emrani, Lucent Capital
Matt Howell, Lincoln Properties

BLOOD DRIVE CO-CHAIRS
Jae Yoo, CBRE
Heather Hassler, CIM Group

CROWDRISE CO-CHAIRS
Josh Bernstein, First Property Realty
Hugh Meyer, Wells Fargo Advisors

WALK FOR HOPE CO-CHAIRS
Stephanie Moskowitz, Provident Title Company
Michelle Steinhardt, Gordon & Rees

GS PARTNERS LUNCH CO-CHAIRS
Eliav Dan, Ladder Capital Finance LLP
Malcolm Davies, George Smith Partners

ADVISOR
Jeff Okyle, SP+
 
 
2015 Enrollment Open - Apply today!
Deadline: February 27, 2015
 
 
 
 

Events

Upcoming LARE and Building Hope Events

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Lunch and Learn with Marty Caverly, Resourse Real Estate
Los Angeles CA
 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
City of Hope Campus Tour & Networking Breakfast
City of Hope National Medical Center
Duarte, CA
 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Monte Carlo Game Night - Building Hope Fundraiser
The Mark for Events
Los Angeles, CA
 
Fall 2015
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Victor Coleman, Hudson Pacific Properties
Check back for details
 
Recent Events
 
Thursday, September 18, 2014
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Bill McMorrow, Kennedy Wilson
Beverly Wilshire
Beverly Hills, CA
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Monte Carlo Game Night – Building Hope Fundraiser
5900 Wilshire
Los Angeles, CA
 
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Shopping Works Wonders – Building Hope Fundraiser
Bloomingdale's Century City
Los Angeles, CA
 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
LARE Spirit of Life Celebration honoring Wayne Ratkovich, The Ratkovich Company
Hercules Campus at Playa Vista
Los Angeles, CA
 
Thursday & Friday, September 12 & 13, 2013
Century Park Blood Drive – City of Hope Bloodmobile
Century Plaza Towers – Valet Drive
Los Angeles (Century City), CA
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
"A Gourmet Experience" with Stefan Richter – Building Hope Fundraiser
Stefan's at Lantana
Los Angeles, CA
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Event Details
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Building Hope's 2nd Annual
MONTE CARLO GAME NIGHT
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Business/Cocktail Attire
 
The Mark for Events
9320 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guests will enjoy casino games, buffet dinner, drinks, raffle prizes, entertainment, networking and more!
 
Proceeds from this event will benefit pediatric cancer research at City of Hope.
Contact Us
Brittany De La Torre
Director, Corporate Philanthropy
bdelatorre@coh.org
 
Christy Wilson
Coordinator, Corporate Philanthropy
chwilson@coh.org
 
For general inquiries, please contact us:
 
PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS:
City of Hope
Los Angeles Real Estate & Construction Industries Council (LARE)
1500 E. Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010
(800) 272-2310 
 
 
Income Tax Deduction Rules
Event Tickets: The amount of your contribution, which is deductible for income tax purposes, is limited to the excess of your contribution over the value of goods received. The value, which is nondeductible, is a per person rate - check event information for amount. Tribute journal contributions and donations are 100% donation to City of Hope.
Patient Care Overview
City of Hope sees patients at all points in their care, from diagnosis, to treatment, through survivorship.
Mission Statement
City of Hope is transforming the future of health. Every day we turn science into practical benefit. We turn hope into reality. We accomplish this through exquisite care, innovative research and vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes.
Diabetes News

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11/19/2012 - Islet coordination garners $15 million

11/13/2012 - From the CEO

11/13/2012 - Leading the Fight to End Diabetes: Q&A with Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D.

11/13/2012 - Hope Restored: A Survivor’s Story