Education & Scholarships, Memorial

Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund For Literacy

Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund PhotoThe Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund supports a deserving college-bound student at View Park Preparatory Academy.

Les Nelson Shaw Junior was a lifelong resident of the Crenshaw neighborhood in Los Angeles who passed away on February 3, 2011 after a four-year battle with cancer. Les was the son of noted civic leaders Ann Shaw and the late Leslie Nelson Shaw Senior.

Les Junior was a retired real estate appraiser who loved helping hundreds of Los Angeles residents during his career in their quest to own a home. Les Junior was an old soul, a truth teller who lived and died with courage and integrity. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on the button below. You may also send checks payable to the California Community Foundation, noting that the donation is for the Les Shaw Junior Memorial Fund For Literacy. Checks should be mailed to:

California Community Foundation
717 W Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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