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Laura Z

Junior Board KickNic Fundraiser, January 25

El Nido’s Junior Board invites you to come spend a fun day in the park with El Nido families for our 2nd Kickball Picnic (or, as we affectionately call it – KICKNIC!) Inspired by El Nido’s mission to empower families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County, the Junior Board encourages you to come meet and...
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El Nido Culinary Kitchen Creates Delicious Dishes Ahead of the Holidays Using ALDI Ingredients

As the year comes to an end there’s no better way to celebrate than getting around the table with loved ones to enjoy delicious food. Our partnership with ALDI allowed for the Culinary Kitchen to create two dishes that are perfect for any work potlucks, friendsgivings or holiday celebrations. Using quality foods from ALDI, the...
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El Nido Culinary Academy and Training Kitchen Fall Recipes

ALDI (Markets) partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Academy to provide quality foods and assist our budding young chefs in preparing fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. Culinary Academy youth served a delicious meal for more than 50 children and parents, featuring products donated from ALDI Markets. We are grateful for this partnership, and ALDI’s effort...
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Your Support Helps South LA Youth Find Role Models and Build Job Skills at Tech Academy

“El Nido is like a second family, if you don’t have anybody to talk to, you can always go there for resources, people and mentors that can help you” – Kennedy, Tech Academy youth El Nido is a mentorship opportunity to help out youth in my city that don’t get much help – Billy, Tech...
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El Nido Family Centers’ South-West Los Angeles FamilySource Center

The South West Family Source Center (FSC) is located in South Los Angeles. We provide a continuum of  services to assist low-income families become self-sufficient by increasing family income and academic achievement for youth and adults. The FSC is a one-stop community center that offer a host of social, educational, work and family support services, including multi-benefit screening, pre-employment and employment...
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El Nido Scholarship Recipients 2019

El Nido Awards 34 Scholarships at Luncheon Event

We are very proud of our 34 young adults from Compton, Pacoima and South LA who received college scholarships. This year, two of El Nido college scholarship recipients graduated with bachelor’s degrees, and one of our recipients is in his second year Ph.D. program at UC Santa Cruz. Many of these recipients grew up in environments...
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El Nido Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy partners with ALDI

This year, ALDI has partnered with El Nido’s Culinary Training and Kitchen Academy to provide it’s students with the best quality foods by pledging a $2,000 donation in an effort for budding chefs to learn how to prepare fresh, wholesome foods on a budget. ALDI partnered with El Nido Family Centers as part of their...
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El Nido Garden Gala 2019

2019 Garden Gala @ Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills

El Nido’s Fifth Annual Garden Gala was held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the exclusive Virginia Robinson Gardens estate in Beverly Hills. El Nido’s Annual Garden Gala is the primary fundraising event of the year. This evening at the historic Robinson Gardens will help to fund our work with children and families in some of...
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Barrells And Bottles Event Beer Tasting

Barrels & Bottles Benefit Hosted by El Nido’s Junior Board July 28 2019

The Junior Board’s Barrels & Bottles Benefit as held on July 28, 2019 in Hancock Park The Benefit included: Beer and wine flights accompanied by tasting notes from a prominent Los Angeles area sommelier Access to an exclusive private residence in the heart of Hancock Park, Los Angeles Light food & appetizers will be served...
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Teen mom gets help with parenting, earns degree and becomes successful business entrepreneur

“El Nido offers you hope and faith even when you may not be able to have it on your own. I am grateful. I am blessed to be an El Nido alumnus” Xiomara discovered El Nido Family Centers at a critical time in her life. “I was 16 years old, still in high school, and...
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