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It’s never too late to reinvent yourself. “Even at 60…people can resolve to make themselves more the people they would like to become,” according to Ravenna Helson, professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, director of the Mills Study of 120 women over 60 who made positive changes in their lives. Why not you? Why not now? Why not do something […]Continue reading
The Pioneer of the Year dinner, an industry tradition for 75 years, honors leaders of the motion picture industry and within the philanthropic community. In April 2016, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation honored Donna Langley, Chairman of Universal Pictures, as the 2016 Pioneer of the Year honoree. She’s credited for reinvigorating and growing some […]Continue reading
Thanks to our generous sponsors, golfers and volunteers, this past May’s Twenty-Fourth Annual Film Row Charity Golf Classic raised a record $117,000 for the Pioneers Assistance Fund, an industry charity that helps movie industry veterans who are encountering an illness, injury or life-changing event. Guests enjoyed a golf-filled morning, complimented by lunch and afternoon cocktails while […]Continue reading
Check out this year’s Pioneer Press and see great things that are happening here at the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.Continue reading
A Tradition of Support.
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Partner with WRMPPF and help us save the lives of premature infants. Easy fundraising tools can be sent directly to your theatre and help from Will Rogers staff is a phone call away.
A Future of Possibilities.
Each summer over 500 theatres around the U.S. raise funds for our Neonatal Program. The theatre that raises the most funds this summer will be featured in the Will Rogers Newsletter and receive thank you gifts for theater managers.