“The more I learned, the more I realized how unaware people are,” she says. “I wanted to make a difference.”
To that end, Ovitz decided take action and put her talents to good use: She made shirts for The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), donated a $3,000 clothing package to be auctioned off at one of the organization’s events and gave a portion of the proceeds from her sample sales to the group. She could have stopped there, but this daughter of a media mogul wanted to do more.
“I wanted to be hands-on and not just write a check,” she says. “It makes me happy to be able to get a dog out of his cage for a walk. It’s so fulfilling.” For the past six months, Ovitz has volunteered for Animal Haven (a NY-area nonprofit that finds homes for abandoned cats and dogs) and is now taking the extra step of hosting a 150-person invitation-only event October 19 at her father’s LA home to benefit the ASPCA."Read the entire L.A. Confidential article here.