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CBS / KCAL: People Making a Difference Featuring El Nido’s Richard Doran

CBS / KCAL Los Angeles recently featured El Nido Family Centers on their People Making a Difference segment. Reporter Lisa Sigell interviews professional photographer Richard Doran about his volunteer work teaching photography at El Nido Family Centers and student Roberto Lopez about his new passion for making photography his career.  
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FamilySource Center Beautification Project in South Los Angeles

Thank you to Gibson Dunn for helping to make our new South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center welcoming, and all of the volunteers who made this beautification project possible!   El Nido transforms lives for more than 10,000 Angelinos every year…here’s how we do it…  
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Second Annual Garden Gala 2016

What A Magical Night! View Photos On Facebook   September 24, 2016 Second Annual El Nido Garden Gala El Nido Family Centers’ Second Annual Garden Gala Celebrated Creativity, Collaboration and Transformation …………………………………………. Luz Avila-Kyncl, MSW, CHC, and Jane Johnston Honored (Beverly Hills, CA) At El Nido Family Centers’ Second Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, September...
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Congratulations to Our 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

Every spring, El Nido Family Centers recognizes the achievements of a number of our college-bound clients by awarding them with scholarships.  At a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles, on Thursday, June 23, we presented 35 El Nido program alumni with scholarships to assist them in furthering their education.  We also congratulated our graduating...
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Celebrate a Mother by Empowering Another

Our mothers are our nurturers, our protectors, our teachers, and our providers. Yet many women from families with a history of abuse and neglect need to learn how to become role models for their children. Founded in 1925, El Nido Family Centers provides support and education to thousands of expectant and new mothers each year...
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Building Stronger Families (BSF) Program

El Nido Family Centers Announces New Building Stronger Families Program

We are proud to share the news that El Nido has been selected to implement the Building Stronger Families (BSF) Program at our new Compton site.  Funded by First 5 LA and part of Best Start Compton-East Compton Movement, BSF is based on the premise that families are central to ensuring that children are healthy,...
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The Hollywood Times: El Nido Garden Gala

El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives By: Dr. Laura Wilhelm Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/14/15 – On Saturday, September 19th, 2015 El Nido Family Centers celebrated its 90th anniversary with hundreds of guests at Robinson Gardens located at 1008 Elden Way. This is Beverly Hills’ first estate built in...
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El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years

El Nido Family Centers has come a long way from its modest beginning in 1925 as a camp for undernourished children in Laurel Canyon.  Originally founded by the National Council of Jewish Women, and now a separate entity, El Nido provides a wide array of community-based services across Los Angeles County to those most in need....
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Los Angeles Informer: 90 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES

El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years of Saving Lives   Hundreds of guests gathered to celebrate El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary on Saturday, September 19, held at the iconic Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills. El Nido ( was privileged to be the first to co-host an event at Robinson Gardens since the Friends...
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El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

Garden Gala Video   El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was the fitting setting for El Nido’s 90th Anniversary Gardens on Saturday, September 19. Guests arrived...
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