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Menemsha Solutions teams with Kobe Bryant’s foundation to help homeless youth

Los Angeles, California – Menemsha Solutions, a leading provider of retail development services has teamed up with Kobe Bryant’s foundation to assist My Friend’s Place with renovations in their facility to help serve Los Angeles’s homeless youth.

Kobe Bryant, star of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, held a press conference on Wednesday, September 12th to announce the success of renovations at the My Friend’s Place Hollywood facility.  Menemsha Solutions CEO, John Daigle and Vice President of Architectural Services, Reza Hadaegh were recognized for their efforts and contributions in making the renovations possible.

“We are honored to work with Kobe Bryant’s foundation and be able to contribute to an incredible organization like My Friend’s Place. They do amazing work for the homeless youth in downtown Los Angeles. We hope the new facility will allow them to reach even more kids to make a difference in the community.” – John Daigle, CEO, Menemsha Solutions.

Menemsha provided design and construction services for the facility’s renovation project so the non-profit agency may better serve the 1,700 homeless youth that come through their doors every year.

About Menemsha Solutions

Menemsha Solutions is a national survey/design/build firm specializing in high-volume programs for the full retail spectrum including banking, big box, c-stores, grocery, hospitality, restaurant, and specialty retail. Services include architectural design, prototype design and branding, brand & market analysis, production design, value engineering, permit expediting & entitlement, 3D modeling & animation, Laser2CAD as-built surveys, ADA compliance assessments, acquisition inspections, general contracting, open-store roll-outs, in-house procurement & estimating departments, and more.

Menemsha’s multidisciplinary approach creates a synergy for shared knowledge and best practices. Founded in 1992, Menemsha Solutions is headquartered in Los Angeles and Boston with resources across the country.

About My Friend’s Place

My Friend’s Place is a 99% privately funded non-profit agency serving homeless youth in Los Angeles County.  The agency and its 400 volunteers provide a free and comprehensive continuum of care that combines emergency necessities with therapeutic, health and education services through three core programs: Safe Haven Program, Transformative Education Program, and Health & Well Being Program.  This past year, My Friend’s Place served over 1,700 individual youth through nearly 21,000 visits to their Hollywood facility.

The Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation

The Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation is a public charity dedicated to improving the lives of youth and families in need, both domestically and globally.  By providing financial resources and developing unique programs, the Foundation strives to strengthen communities through educational and cultural enrichment opportunities.

Other media:

Los Angeles Times

My Friend’s Place Gallery