Hike It Up

Rating: 4.93 stars   86 reviews

Issues: Human Services

Location: Studio City CA 91604 USA

Mission: Hike It Up brings communities and families together by producing progressive events and fundraisers that involve community based activities and improvement projects that serve youth, family, individual, environmental, and school-based programs. To join our monthly hiking events, please visit: http://www.meetup.com/www-hikeitup-org/ To read our blog please visit Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/hikeitupLA?focus_composer=true&ref_type=bookmark
Results: We have cooked for thousands of individuals. We have provided art supplies for several schools locally. We have provided art supplies to several shelters housing children. We have given away jackets and warm clothes to thousands on the street and shelters. We gave away 6,000 backpacks to 6,000 homeless children. We gave away thousands of blankets to homeless individuals. We have given non perishable foods for thousands of homeless individuals. We work closely with several local homeless shelters, collecting and donating much needed items every month! We also have a calendar of cooking events, renovations, and so much more!
Target demographics: individuals on a personal level.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Close to 3,000 homeless individuals and over 2,000 homeless children.
Geographic areas served: homeless shelters
Programs: We have monthly events to help the community, locally, but doing it globally! Volunteering is easy when you Hike It Up!
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

Hike it Up is an amazing organization. Haig is such an inspiring person that has an huge heart.
Please join and donate to this organization. I am a donor myself.

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Hike It Up is an amazing, dedicated organization. It aims to help those in need and to better the community by raising awareness and getting people involved. Hike's enthusiasm and commitment is contagious. He makes those around him strive to be better, and do better. We're lucky to have Hike It Up in our community. The world needs more organizations like this, and more people like Hike.

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Hike It Up is an amazing grassroots organization that is making a major impact in the lives of many local men, women and children. This organization rallies the support of the community, children and adults, to take an interest in making this world a better place for everyone. Hike has helped to teach my children the value of thinking beyond themselves...even with the little things like buying school supplies for disadvantaged children, or choosing toys and books from their own things to donate to homeless centers for children and teens. Keep up the amazing work, Hike It Up! Los Angeles could use more organizations like yours!

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Rating: 5 stars  

Hikeitup RockI had a great experience for Hike, amazing hike around Griffith Park.

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Hike is made of pure sunshine. I am happy to help him spread his rays of love to those who need it most. We need more people like him in the world. I am proud to call him a friend. I believe in him and his wonderful organization.

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Hike is not only a wonderful teacher but has a very dear servant's heart. He's motivated by helping and educating others, which is greatly appreciated by the rest of us as well as inspiring!

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A great organization that is truly engaged in a "boots on the ground" way. Volunteers can meaningfully interact with the beneficiaries of Hike It Up's efforts; donors always get a recap of how an event went, including measurable info (like the number of at-risk teens who participate in an event, or the number of backpacks distributed to homeless kids), rather than a canned thank you note. This is community activism and humanitarianism realized, not just idealized.

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Hike It Up just helps people without all the usual overhead and administrative nightmare. Hike It Up is where it is needed and helps real people in need.

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Hike it Up is a fantastic organization. The founder, Hike Mkhoian, is incredibly passionate about helping people and works tirelessly to make sure that donations & volunteer events are geared towards incredibly needy & deserving individuals. I am proud to support Hike it Up!

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Hike it up is a great way to be a part of a philanthropic organization that works low to the ground to help those who really need it. It's one person helping another. And in return we volunteer/donors receive the gratification of knowing we helped and with the hikes we receive great exercise and new experiences. It's a win/win.

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