"Sharing is Caring" art contest winners, 1st place from top: Keyry, Seana and Divine. Congratulations, ladies! Beautiful.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thank you for visiting our 2018 Christmas card site for more information on contributing to this year-end fundraiser.

There is more than one way to contribute!


  • Volunteers
    Homework helpers, tutors, clerical, construction, muralists, proposal writing and more. Click here for more info.


  • In-Kind Support
    School or art supplies, laptops, tablets, musical instruments or snacks--all are needed and wanted! Click here for more info.

  • Program Partners
    Your expertise, information and referrals can help provide quality instruction and materials. Click here for more info.

  • Stock Donations
    Click here for information on stock liquidations managed by our broker at Merrill Lynch.

  • Financial Support
    Click on Donate below to give online. To give by mail, send your check/money order payable to Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center to:

Naomi McSwain

Executive Director

Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center

9106 S. Western Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90047

(323) 756-7203

Click here to email.

About Us

The Wooten Center is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation may be tax deductible. Check with your tax advisor. Contact Naomi for our IRS letter or Form W-9.


Our appreciation and best wishes to you and your family for a beautiful holiday season and happy new year!





Great job to our students for participating in our art contest to create original drawings based on the theme, "Sharing is Caring." 

The winners will receive gift cards of $100, $50 and $25 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at our Wooten Family Christmas dinner on Dec 13. 

Thank you to Miss Jesse and Miss Christelle for conducting the art contest. Great job to all Wooten students who participated. Congratulations to our winners!

Thank you to our graphic designer Pepperdine alum Joshua Gray.

Click below to download the card.




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Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center
9106 S. Western Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90047

(323) 756-7203

Se Hablamos Espanol


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formerly Al Wooten Jr. Heritage Center

GuideStar 2018 Platinum seal of transpar

GuideStar has awarded the
Wooten Center their Platinum Seal of Transparency, their highest honor for agencies sharing information on their finances and services​.


Click on the seal to go to our GuideStar profile. Click on Donate to make a contribution to our youth center online or by mail. Thank you!