Color Me Bright Youth Foundation's piano recital performed by Ronald Altbach, whose performances benefit many charities, was held April 7 at Maple Drive Restaurant and netted $3,000. Altbach is senior vice president for Development and Creative Affairs for HKM Films. The foundation will use the proceeds to help provide camp experiences and special education programs for underprivileged children.
* Biola University in La Mirada received a $5,000 grant April 17 from the Fieldstone Foundation for its Partnerships in Nonprofits internship program. The grant will sponsor six student internships with nonprofit organizations.
* Senior Health and Peer Counseling Center's 1990 Dinner Dance was held April 21 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. The event netted $167,000 to be used to continue health screening physicals, peer counseling and other programs for senior citizens. Richard K. Eamer, CEO and chairman of the board of National Medical Enterprises, was dinner chair.
* UCLA Medical Center's George Konheim Artificial Limb Fitting Laboratory received a $130,000 check from Variety Children's Charities at a dedication luncheon May 1. The laboratory was funded by money raised at a gala that honored Konheim for his more than 50 years of service and philanthropy on behalf of underprivileged and disabled children throughout the Southland.
* People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) raised more than $105,000 at its third annual Spring Luncheon May 3 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. Proceeds will be used for programs at Day Center (which provides food, clothing, counseling), Emergency Shelter for Men, Orange Grove Residence and Affordable Housing Program. Sooky Goldman and Gloria Wolper chaired the event.
* San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic's May 5 dinner-dance benefit celebrating the "Decade of the Child" was held at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills. The evening netted $40,000 to provide therapy for emotionally disturbed children treated at the clinic. Scott London was dinner chair.
* Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center's Comprehensive Cancer Center welcomed 140 guests to "Fromage au Jardin" May 6 at the home of Richard and Marcia Ray. The event raised $27,000 for the center to use to help purchase a second linear accelerator for radiation therapy and an express van for cancer patients who have no means of transportation to the center.
* St. Francis Medical Center's annual charity ball was attended by nearly 400 guests May 6 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The event netted $90,000 for children's services at the center.
* The Children's Bureau of Los Angeles held its ninth annual President's Invitational Golf Tournament May 7 at Lakeside Golf Club. Major sponsors were the Original Pantry, Bateman Eichler, Occidental Petroleum and Karsten Realty Advisors. More than $170,000 was netted and will be used for ongoing programs, including professional treatment and prevention services for abused and neglected children and their families. Co-chairs were Gregory W. Schultz, vice president of Metropolitan Structures, and Douglas M. Hayes, managing director of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette.
* The Jeffrey Foundation's 18th annual dinner and dance with "Steve Allen and His Friends" was attended by more than 300 guests May 11 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The $25,500 netted will go to benefit a new multipurpose day care center in South Central Los Angeles. Sybil Brand and Peter Mark Richman were co-chairs.
* UCLA School of Medicine's Aesculapians Ball was held May 19 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Approximately $115,000 was raised to support research and teaching. John Argue Sr., partner in the law firm of Argue, Freston, Pearson, Harbison and Myers, chaired the ball.