Candy Spelling has served on American Humane Association’s board since 2012. She was honored in 2012 with the National Humanitarian Medal, American Humane Association’s highest honor.
Her efforts on behalf of children and animals are well-known. She has worked with many organizations to assist needy children and their families, volunteered with animal rescue and shelter groups, is a judge for the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, and even enlisted the help of her own dog, Madison Spelling, who chaired a fund-raising event, “Bark for the Cure,” to benefit research into canine cancer. She was named “Ambassador for Tourism” for Los Angeles, joining Tom Hanks, Kobe Bryant and others representing the city for tourism. She was invited to join the Board of Directors for LA INC., the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau. Ms. Spelling also became a board member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. She is a founding board member of the Los Angeles Parks Commission and was instrumental in creating the first non-profit Parks Foundation in Los Angeles. She is a Commissioner Emeritus for the Board of Recreation and Parks for the City of Los Angeles, an active panel overseeing hundreds of public parks and recreational areas serving millions of people who annually visit the public areas. She is an active Board of Governors Member of LA’s Best, the after-school enrichment program that serves children in need through the city in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District, the City of Los Angeles and the private sector.
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Candy Spelling has supported the following charities listed on this site: