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Garden to Table Luncheon Event Celebrates Educational Culinary Arts Program

PACOIMA YOUTH AND FAMILIES WILL PROSPER FROM GARDEN AND EDUCATIONAL KITCHEN El Nido Family Centers, Councilmember Fuentes and Hugo’s Restaurants Partner on Program When the tomato, squash, and zucchini seeds were planted, when the rosemary, mint and cucumbers were picked, and when the carrots, green onions and lettuce were transformed into tasty appetizers, a community...
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Pacoima FSC Community Garden

Our Garden to Table Luncheon was a Great Success!

On Thursday, April 16th, El Nido Family Centers, in partnership with Councilmember Felipe Fuentes and Hugo’s Restaurant co-owners, Emily and Tom Kaplan, brought together businesses, corporations, foundations, and individuals for a very special Garden to Table luncheon at the Pacoima Community Center in part to celebrate El Nido’s 90th Anniversary. “El Nido is revitalizing the...
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Promoting Health and Well-Being

As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ well-being. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden, and our Compton Health Fair held at the...
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Promoting Health & Well-Being: Compton Health Fair 2015

Compton Health Fair As El Nido celebrates our 90th year, we have embraced a number of new projects focused on health and nutrition to help improve our young clients’ and their families’ wellbeing. These include our Pacoima Community Garden and wholesome cooking classes, our South LA Tiny Tot Playscape Garden, and our Compton Health Fair...
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Champions for Families Awards Dinner 2014

Champions For Families Awards Dinner Sets Record El Nido’s Eighth Annual Champions for Families Awards Dinner was held October 16th at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The event was attended by almost 400 guests, and we raised more than any event in our history.  The evening included heartfelt tributes, a photography exhibit and...
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Galaxy Star Squad and El Nido children

Galaxy Star Squad Wows at Back to School Backpack Event

El Nido salutes the Galaxy Star Squad for adding to the excitement of our Kaiser Backpack Event with your games and giveaways!  We appreciate your ongoing support to our kids and families.  Thanks for making all our kids feel like winners!
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Bimbo Bakeries Sweetens Backpack Event

Thank you Bimbo Bakeries for making our Back-to-School Backpack event delicious by providing all your wonderful treats for our kids! Don’t miss out! See all the photos from our event on our Back-to-School Backpack page….  
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Back-to-School Backpack Events

Back-to-School Backpacks 2014 Kaiser Permanente Makes the Grade Over 800 El Nido families attended a Back-to-School Backpack event at the Pacoima Community Center on July 31st.  We are proud to say that over the last three years, 1,500 backpacks filled with school supplies have been given to our youth, making it a successful school year...
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Carloss family celebrates children's charity El Nido Family Centers

Summer Party to Benefit El Nido Family Centers, Thank You to Lisa Carloss and the Carloss Family

Friends and supporters recently came together to celebrate El Nido’s accomplishments, meet new friends and raise funds for one of the oldest children’s charities in Los Angeles.Thank you to the Carloss family for hosting our Summer Friendraiser!
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Scholarship Event Honors Students and Patrons

El Nido recently awarded 25 college scholarships to current or former program participants at a luncheon held at Cal State Los Angeles. The afternoon was a very special event for our students, their families and our guests. Colleges our honorees will be attending include UCLA, Mt. St. Mary’s, Cal States and community colleges. Majors include...
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