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If you would like to support HEC through a tax-deductible donation, please click the Donate button below.

By contributing to HECs general fund, you make Hawthorne a better place for all of us by supporting our parks (Hawthorne and Ridgeway), community events (at Hawthorne Park and the Hawthorne Cultural Center), community meetings on important issues that affect the neighborhood, and HECs day-to-day operations.

Here are some examples of activities we are planning for the next 12 months and our fund raising goals for them:

Jazz in Hawthorne Park (monthly free jazz concerts May-Aug) $3000
HEC’s newsletter, The Source (printing and distribution for 4 quarterly editions) $3000
Summer Movie Series in Hawthorne Park (3-5 movies) $3000
Summer performance series in Hawthorne Park (play readings, concerts, and more) $1000
Publicity for community events and meetings (flyers, newspaper ads, email service) $500
Family Halloween Party and Christmas Concert in Hawthorne Park $500
Plantings and maintenance for Ridgeway Park and Hawthorne Park $500 web hosting $250

Thank you for supporting HEC! The Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Donations to HEC are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.