When Lori Livacich sees health care workers, grocery employees and food servers, she is saddened by their tired eyes. After all, the two eyes are all she can see around required masks. 

The COVID-19 crisis has placed the homeless population at a higher risk of catching the virus, due to overcrowded shelters, lack of essential supplies like face masks and hand sanitizer, and limited access to food and bathrooms.  

Every June for the past five years, 826LA has hosted an annual gala that centers around the nonprofit organization’s students and their stories, along with celebrity guests and great food.  

From social distancing and being confined at home to other restrictions, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis has presented numerous challenges that affects the mental and psychological health of people around the world. 

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