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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 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’s 2019-2020 Impact Report

This has been already been an unprecedented year of great hardship for the Angelenos we serve, however due to the generosity of our donors from across this great city and beyond, many thousands of vulnerable youth and families have access to a better future. We’ve just completed El Nido’s 2019-2020 Impact Report, summarizing accomplishments from...
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El Nido’s Response to COVID-19

As an essential services provider during this crisis, El Nido has distributed nearly $2 Million in critical cash aid to families affected by the crisis. Our case managers, counselors, home visitors, and nurses continue to be an important and valuable resource to El Nido families during this crisis. El Nido depends upon your support in order...
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Yasiel Puig’s Wild Horse Foundation Partnership

Thanks to the generosity of Yasiel Puig’s Wild Horse Children’s Foundation, and local Los Angeles businesses, about 600 families enrolled in El Nido Family Centers’ programs received fifty pound boxes filled with essential items each such as groceries, safety items, and a hot meal. The family giveaway took place on Friday, June 26 and Monday,...
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Virtual Volunteering During the Covid-19 Crisis

We may all be practicing social distancing, but you can still be a virtual volunteer. Now is the time to create virtual enrichment programs for our families. Use your skills, talents, hobbies and professions that lend themselves to so many on-line classes. Here are a few suggestions: How to write a resume Mock interviews Career...
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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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Teen seeks academic help from El Nido and grows to become community volunteer and encourages others to seek help too

“El Nido is a lifeline. The staff and volunteers of El Nido have a sincere concern and love for their clients and they have a vested interest in their lives” Regina P. has devoted her life to giving back to her community. She has worked for a southern California city for more than three decades...
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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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Culinary Academy and Training Kitchen

El Nido has built a learning kitchen to provide pathways to success for the next generation! We’re no longer a culinary class without a kitchen. After months and months of planning, fundraising, heaps of red-tape, and hurdles, we are now a culinary class with an AMAZING state-of-the-art kitchen. We’ve come a long way from the...
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