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El Nido Family Centers Scholarships

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...
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El Nido Impact Report 2020 year End update

El Nido Family Centers Donor Impact Report 2020 Year-End Update

Thank you!  Your support has allowed us to continue helping families in person and remotely throughout the pandemic. Our 2020 Year-End Update Report is a testament to what is possible when El Nido’s community of supporters comes together to support families in crisis. Your Support Shores Up the Front Line This past year, supporters have...
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El Nido's Culinary-to-Go-program

El Nido’s Culinary-To-Go Program Helps Families Cook Healthy Together

Each week, El Nido’s Culinary To-Go program provides families with grocery boxes and recipes to cook healthy meals with the ingredients.  Together, families enjoy wholesome, nutritious meals along with a family-friendly activity, during our virtual cooking classes. How does our project work? We give out fresh produce boxes with bilingual recipes and all the ingredients...
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El Nido’s Response to COVID-19

As an essential services provider during this crisis, El Nido has distributed nearly $5 Million in critical cash aid to families affected by the crisis. These funds have been donated to the Mayor’s Angeleno Fund from supporters across LA and beyond, and entrusted to El Nido to distribute as direct cash aid, which we’ve given to...
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Virtual Volunteer Career Exploration Program

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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El Nido Family Centers Success Story Quote

Years of abuse and suicidal thoughts brings El Nido to the rescue

“El Nido was an agency that saved my life, by creating a belief in myself and what I can do as a positive force” Diane M. lived the kind of life in which suicide was never far from her mind. A childhood victim of sexual abuse by a grandfather, Diane was also afflicted with schizo-affective disorder, a persistent...
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College Corner group at LMU campus

College Corner: El Nido Students Study Up On Choosing A College

El Nido’s FamilySource Centers in Pacoima and Southwest Los Angeles offer services that assist and encourage students toward college admission. Tutoring, homework assistance and school transition workshops are provided for students of all ages and their parents. El Nido’s College Corner group offers admissions materials, financial aid resources, SAT/ACT prep classes, informational workshops and field...
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