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Garden Gala 2018

Please Join Us For: El Nido’s Fourth Annual Garden Gala Saturday, September 22, 2018 honoring Eddie Navarrette Tom & Emily Kaplan Growing up all over Los Angeles, including Pacoima, Eddie has been instrumental in helping El Nido build our Training Kitchen for our Youth Culinary Project in Pacoima. Eddie graciously donated extensive professional resources, along...
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Thank You To All Our Holiday Donors and Volunteers

We thank the generous businesses and individual donors, and the many dedicated volunteers and staff who helped make the holidays merry for our clients across Los Angeles: Empower Generations * Gibson Dunn * Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities Morningside Community Clinic * Navidad En El Barrio * The Salvation Army Toys for Tots * Wells...
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el nido family centers garden gala-2017

3rd Annual Garden Gala Recap

Thank You El Nido Supporters! For making a difference for families in need, and Celebrating Creativity, Collaboration and Transformation at our 3rd Annual garden Gala on September 23, 2017 Click here for more Garden Gala photos… Over 300 guests strolled Robinson Gardens at El Nido Family Centers’ 3rd Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, September 23,...
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NBC reports on El Nido scholarship students

NBC4: El Nido Scholarships Get Students to College After Overcoming Obstacles

Recently NBC Los Angeles covered our 2017 Scholarship Awards Luncheon.  John Cádiz Klemack reports on two El Nido clients who overcame hardships to graduate from high school and are now furthering their education thanks to scholarships. This year, 44 young adults were awarded scholarships by El Nido Family Centers. Some either a victim of child...
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Congrats to the El Nido Scholarship Recipients!

44 Vulnerable Youth Make Their Way to College Thanks To El Nido Family Centers A homeless 16 year old girl is one of 44 at-risk high school students from Compton, Pacoima and South LA who received college scholarships and shared their stories about their struggles and adversities to achieve their dream. Many of these 44...
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City of Compton Salutes El Nido Coaches and Mentees

We salute all the life coaches in El Nido’s Building Stronger Families program, funded by First 5 LA! These mentors were recently recognized by Mayor Aja Brown and council members from the City of Compton for their completion of a 9-week life-coach program.  They praised them for their dedication, commitment, and great efforts to empower,...
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El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair 2017 in South LA

Over 200 families enjoyed El Nido’s Healthy Families Fair Saturday, March 25, 2017 at our South Los Angeles site. The Fair raised awareness of child abuse prevention with engaging activities and art projects. Thank you to KMEX for covering our Healthy Families Fair and interviewing Clinical Director Alicia Trelles A fun-filled day for our children...
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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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