Brentwood School parents of students in every grade know that service learning is an integral part of our educational experience in all three divisions. In fact, the "season of giving" has officially begun and you will soon be asked to contribute to our annual Thanksgiving Food (and Turkey) Drive—please help! From time to time, there are also service learning opportunities available just for Brentwood employees and other adults in our community. Last Friday was the culmination of one such opportunity: the 3rd Annual VA Stand Down at the West Los Angeles campus, our neighbor to the south...To get a better sense of the Stand Down, please enjoy these photos and this video....
Veteran Center for Recreation and Education (VCRE)
Brentwood School has a more than 30 year strategic partnership with the West Los Angeles (WLA) VA, and is unique in that we can immediately offer veterans and their families at the WLA VA campus substantial veteran-centric opportunities funded by Brentwood School. Physical recreation, health and wellness, education, and vocational training can all take place at existing facilities built and maintained by Brentwood School.
Brentwood School is committed to supporting The Veterans’ Center for Recreation and Education as an integral part of our 21st century community.
On August 1, a very excited group of female Veterans stepped off of a school bus in West Hollywood, ready to be pampered. Thanks to alums Nicki Maron '05 of Blushington and Wendy Marantz Levine '91, Founder of The Beauty Bus Foundation, these Veterans received complete make-overs including hair, make-up, and nails, as well as a goody bag filled with beauty products. They enjoyed a catered breakfast and lunch while they moved from station to station, laughing and chatting with new friends along the way...
For the second year in a row, Brentwood School will support the efforts of the WLA VA Stand Down event on Friday, October 27. The Stand Down is an all-day event providing supplies and services to homeless Veterans, such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings and VA Social Security benefits counseling...
Brentwood Middle School Chorus members reflect on their visit to the Cal Vet Hospital. Click here to watch the video.
by Gennifer Yoshimaru, Assistant Head of School for Advancement
The East Campus had the privilege of a special visit from VA Secretary Robert McDonald yesterday. Secretary McDonald is the driving force behind the Department of Veterans Affairs ambitious vision to become the number one customer-service agency in the Federal government. He has also led the effort to create and implement the new master plan that will transform the West Los Angeles VA campus into a true community consisting of housing, healthcare, and education, recreational and vocational resources...
Organizations We Serve
VA West Los Angeles
Salvation Army Haven
Veterans Home of California
Village for Vets