Biography of Jacqueline Jacobs Caster, President and Founder of the Everychild Foundation
In 2000, Jacqueline Jacobs Caster founded the Everychild Foundation, which she has headed since its formation on a completely volunteer basis. The grant making organization’s mission is to ease suffering of Los Angeles-area children, whether due to disease, disability, abuse, neglect or poverty.
The group is comprised of over 200 Los Angeles women who each contribute $5,000 annually. The dollars are pooled, and the organization makes a single $1 million grant in the community each year f to fund a new innovative project serving a critical unmet need of local children.