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In the trades and beyond.
Read stories of MPTF in the news.
IN THE NEWS
Enjoy these stories from newspapers both far and wide and entertainment industry centric trade publications who understand the need we fill in our community, and generously support our cause.
‘We’re the collateral damage’
Bob Beitcher says his support org has received “over 500-1,000 calls a week” from financially struggling entertainment workers
The Motion Picture & Television Fund will host a food drive August 24 to help out industry members affected by the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Volunteers are being provided by IATSE and Teamsters Local 399, with donations from the Matthew 25: Ministries and Labor Commission Services Los Angeles.
Max Greenfield, Yvette Nicole Brown and Darren Criss were among those who attended the Motion Picture & Television Fund event, as the group is currently receiving 10 times its usual number of requests for financial assistance.
Hollywood Rallies To Rescue Motion Picture & Television Fund, But Charity’s Financial Needs Remain “Urgent”
Hollywood has answered the call and rallied to the rescue of the Motion Picture & Television Fund, which late last year was facing its “imminent demise” and the very real prospect of closing its doors and going out of business. f
For 100 years, MPTF has served entertainment industry workers when they had nowhere else to turn — now they need your help.
MPTF Raises Over$800K DuringTelethon
MPTF To Hold Telethon December 10 On KTLA
Today is Giving Day at the Motion Picture & Television Fund – a day on which it celebrates the 101st anniversary of its first donation. But on this Giving Day, MPTF is sending out an urgent call so that it can continue to help industry professionals in need.
Andrew Garfield, Sydney Sweeney, Kaitlyn Dever, Lee Jung-jae, Hannah Waddingham, Himesh Patel, Sebastian Stan and Ben Stiller were among the guests at the star-studded soiree in Century City.
50 Cent, Greg Berlanti and Pearlena Igbokwe Tapped to Chair MPTF’s Evening Before Fundraiser
The mogul offered the anecdote during MPTF’s 100th-anniversary celebration, which raised nearly $2 million to support the organization’s wide range of services for industry professionals
"100 Years of Hollywood" Raises Funds for MPTF
Over the century, entertainment’s biggest heavyweights have given support.
MPTF Sets 100th Event with Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jodie Foster, Yvette Nicole Brown and Tori Kelly
A star-studded host committee mixed and mingled with nominees and presenters
Facing rising costs to fund their retirement homes and assistance programs, the Actors Fund and the Motion Picture & Television Fund are urging supporters to donate on this Giving Tuesday
Ruthie Tompson, who began her career at the Walt Disney Studios as a painter in the Ink and Paint Department during the first golden age of Disney animation, died peacefully in her sleep at her home at MPTF at age 111.
Mental health resources are available to everyone in the entertainment industry, but not everyone knows where to find them or how to access them.
$300 Million Fundraising Drive Announced To Support Generations Of Industry Workers To Come
MPTF Has Helped Industry’s Military Veterans Collect $1 Million In Unclaimed VA Benefits
MPTF Says Helpline Calls For Counseling More Than Tripled In 2020
Seth MacFarlane's Valentine Concert
MPTF to Receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Oscars®
MPTF Combats Isolation with Live Broadcasts
Hollywood's Charities in 2020
Batman Parody for Charity
Ruthie Tompson, Disney Animation Pioneer, Turns 110 in Quarantine
Known and loved: These six residents of LA’s Motion Picture home died of coronavirus
‘This isn’t a drill’: How LA’s Motion Picture home battled coronavirus
MPTF And Milken Institute To Host Summit On Social Isolation During Shutdown
Teamsters Local 399 Membership Approves $500,00 COVID-19 Releif Fund to Aid Members in Extreme Financial Hardship
Amazon Studios Donates $1 Million To Help Feed Angelenos In Need
George Clooney, Leslie Odom, Jr. Wanda Sykes and Allison Janney set for MPTF Benefit
After Deadly Outbreak, Motion Picture & Television Fund Home Eyes Path to Recovery
Ron Howard, Funny or Die Collaborate on Motion Picture & Television Fund Pitch
MPTF Reports No New Coronavirus Cases in 19 Days at its Skilled Nursing Home in Woodland Hills
Greg Berlanti Commits $1M to Aid TV Crews, Production Staff, Organizations With COVID-19 Relief
Ryan Murphy Brings Sneak Preview Of ‘Hollywood’ To MPTF Home As He & Netflix Donate To Industry Hardship Fund
Stanley Kramer’s Executive Secretary, Leah Bernstein, dies of Coronavirus at MPTF retirement home
MPTF Seeks Matching Funds For $250,000 Pledged By John Wells Family For PPE, Food & Supplies For Nursing Home’s Caregivers
People Making A Difference: MPTF Retirement Community Staff Get Creative To Keep Seniors Connected Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
‘Magnum P.I.,’ ‘77 Sunset Strip’ Producer Joel Rogosin Is Fifth MPTF Motion Picture Home Resident To Die Of Coronavirus
John & Marilyn Wells Joined By Billy Ray, Mark Gordon & Other Industry Creatives In Raising Money For MPTF Emergency Fund
In-House Channel Gives MPTF Residents Creative Outlet and News
MPTF Chief Blames Lack of Testing for Coronavirus Deaths at Nursing Home
Allen Daviau, ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’, ‘Empire of the Sun’ Cinematographer dies of Coronavirus at 77
Musicians Create ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ video to help unemployed entertainment workers
Ann Sullivan, Longtime Disney Animator, Is Third Coronavirus Death At Motion Picture Home Facility
Film Academy Donates $6 Million to Support Motion Picture Employees Affected by Coronavirus
Directors Guild Foundation Launches Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund
Coronavirus concerns locked down the motion picture home, but can’t stop the show
MPTF Stands Ready To Help Industry Workers Displaced By Coronavirus Shutdown
MPTF Taking Extraordinary Steps To Protect Wasserman Campus Retirees From Coronavirus
Meet Hollywood’s stars of yesteryear still going strong
Inside ‘Night Before’: Leonardo DiCaprio, Bob Inger, Greta Geriwg Help Raise $5.4M for MPTF
A new haven for dementia patients – funded by a Hollywood icon
It was about time a superstar of Hollywood’s silent-film era got her due at a Woodland Hills community
Hollywood Stars Gather to Support MPTF at the 8th Annual Reel Stories, Real Lives Event
Meet Bob Beitcher of MPTF
Awkwafina to Host MPTF’s ‘Reel Stories, Real Lives’ Event
Motion Picture & Television Fund Holds First Annual Giving Day
Now and Gen
CAA to Donate Funds from Scrapped Emmy Party to MPTF
MPTF Joins Forces With The Actors Fund To Provide Health Insurance Counseling Services
NBC Nightly News: Senior community of Hollywood entertainment veterans finds new inspiration with Channel 22
The Motion Picture and Television Fund home ‘isn’t your typical retirement community."
MPTF has helped Industry’s Military Veterans collect $500k in unclaimed VA Benefits
MPTF CEO Bob Beitcher Recounts Heroic Evacuation Of Residents As Woolsey Fire Approached