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El Nido Family Virtual Gala Fundraiser 2020

El Nido Family Centers Virtual Chefs’ Table Event 2020

Save the Date! Though we cannot be together in person at our annual Garden Gala this year, we’ve decided to take our party online! On Saturday, October 17, 2020, we invite you to dine with us from your home — as a community — as we come together to support El Nido Family Centers.  Dinner...
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Barrels & Bottles Virtual Tasting Benefit invitation

Barrels & Bottles Virtual Tasting Benefit Hosted by El Nido’s Junior Board August 21, 2020

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...
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El Nido jr board volunteers

Support Youth: Transition to College and Career

The Junior Board’s mission focuses specifically on raising funds for a subset of the organization’s activities, which is to help at-risk youth transition successfully to higher education and careers. This is particularly important during these unprecedented times: the pandemic has been challenging for all of us, and many of the organization’s clients are facing significant...
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Junior Board KickNic Fundraiser, January 25, 2020

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 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 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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4th Annual Teen & Young Parent Conference Highlights

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, El Nido partnered with the Best Start Watts-Willowbrook Community and the Human Services Department (HSD) at California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to host the Fourth Annual Teen and Young Parent Conference on the beautiful campus of CSUDH in the city of Carson. The theme of this year’s conference was...
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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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Junior Board and GRYD “KickNic” @ Pacoima

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.  The Kickball Picnic (or “Kicknic”) was held at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center in Pacoima on Saturday, January...
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Garden Gala 2018 Recap

El Nido’s Fourth Annual Garden Gala was held Saturday, September 22, 2018.
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