Join us for our Garden Gala, on Saturday, September 10, 2022! At the historic Virginia Robinson Gardens, in Beverly Hills. El Nido’s Annual Garden Gala is our primary fundraising event of the year. This exclusive, upscale event at the historic Robinson Gardens features:❖ Live music❖ Hosted bar and signature cocktails❖ Garden tours❖ Live and silent […]
Thank you to all our supporter of our Garden Gala, held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the historic Virginia Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills. Our Garden Gala has come and gone, and we couldn’t have asked for a more inspiring and beautiful evening! It was wonderful to reconnect after a year at home and enjoy each […]
Help El Nido Students Achieve Higher Education Goals Every spring, El Nido Family Centers recognizes the achievements of a number of our college-bound clients by awarding them with scholarships. Since 1992, the scholarship program has awarded financial assistance to over 500 current and former clients who are pursuing advanced education degrees. It extremely rewarding to […]
Each week, El Nido’s Culinary To-Go program provides families with grocery boxes and recipes to cook healthy meals. Together, families enjoy wholesome, nutritious meals along with a family-friendly activity, during our virtual cooking classes.
How you can help struggling families during the holidays Each year during the holiday season, we appeal to your generosity to provide critical needs for struggling families. This year – one unlike any other – your support will make a tremendous difference to ease the challenges that families are facing. Support our Family Giveaway: We […]
Though we could not be together in person at our annual Garden Gala this year, we decided to take our party online! On Saturday, October 17, 2020, we invited guests to dine with us from home — as a community — as we came together to support El Nido Family Centers. Dinner was provided by our […]
The El Nido’s Junior Board of Directors held their 3rd Annual Barrels & Bottles Benefit, a fun evening of wine tasting led virtually by an incredible sommelier on Friday, August 21st, 2020. This unique event allowed attendees to participate in a virtual wine tasting led by Helen from Helen’s Wines. Proceeds go to El Nido […]
WE THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR WORK POSSIBLE El Nido Family Centers seeks to break the cycle of poverty by providing comprehensive services to families through a variety of programs such as parent education, employment assistance, educational programs, legal aid, and community activities. The Junior Board’s mission focuses specifically on raising funds for a subset […]
Everyone in the Pacoima community was invited to attend El Nido Family Centers fun day in the park with their families. The Kickball Picnic (“Kicknic”) was held at Hansen Dam Recreation Center in Lake View Terrace on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The focus was community visibility and engagement, in a fun, casual, and family-friendly environment. […]
El Nido Family Centers Honor Gibson Dunn with Community Impact AwardAt Fifth Annual Garden Gala Youth Culinary, Art, and Entrepreneurial Programs Highlighted the Evening Over 300 guests filled the Great Lawn at Beverly Hills’ historic Virginia Robinson Gardens in celebration of El Nido’s Fifth Annual Garden Gala, on Saturday, September 7. The evening marked El Nido’s […]
On July 28th, El Nido’s Junior Board of Directors hosted the 2nd Annual Barrels & Bottles Benefit, welcoming over 70 people to an upscale Hancock Park home. In total, well over $6,000 was raised for El Nido’s Business and Tech academies, two programs that expose at-risk teens to in-demand careers, teach practical job readiness skills, […]
Our best hopes for the future rest on how well we nurture our children today… Because a child cannot grow up twice. For youth in our community who are struggling with gang violence, poverty, homelessness or abuse – the experience is harrowing, and seems insurmountable. But last year, El Nido made a difference in the […]
Over 100 youth and families from El Nido Family Centers’ Gang Reduction program were treated to a party in the park with their families thanks to the members of the newly organized El Nido Junior Board of Directors.
El Nido’s Fourth Annual Garden Gala was held on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Watch our Garden Gala video for all the highlights: Honorees: Eddie NavarretteChief Consultant FE Design & Consulting Tom & Emily KaplanCo-Owners, Hugo’s Restaurants Growing up all over Los Angeles, including Pacoima, Eddie has been instrumental in helping El Nido build our Training Kitchen […]