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An El Nido Alumna Paying it Forward

El Nido alumna, Kenia Pech, is the perfect example of “paying it forward.” As a teen parent in high school, Kenia was referred to El Nido Family Centers, where she received the constant support and counseling that enabled her to graduate near the top of her class. After enrolling at Cal State Long Beach, Kenia...
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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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El Nido Family Centers Celebrates 90 Years

El Nido Family Centers has come a long way from its modest beginning in 1925 as a camp for undernourished children in Laurel Canyon.  Originally founded by the National Council of Jewish Women, and now a separate entity, El Nido provides a wide array of community-based services across Los Angeles County to those most in need....
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El Nido Family Centers’ 90th Anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

Garden Gala Video   El Nido Family Centers’ 90th anniversary Garden Gala was a huge success! Saturday, September 19 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills The oldest estate in Beverly Hills, with its truly magnificent gardens and breathtaking views, was the fitting setting for El Nido’s 90th Anniversary Gardens on Saturday, September 19. Guests arrived...
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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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Welcome Baby

El Nido Launches Welcome Baby

El Nido Family Centers is pleased to be partnering with Valley Presbyterian Hospital and First 5 LA in launching Welcome Baby, a free and voluntary program that offers information and support during pregnancy and throughout a baby’s first nine months. “We hope to reach over 3,000 families who deliver babies at Valley Presbyterian this year. ...
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Happy Holidays from El Nido Family Centers!

Find out how to deliver hope and opportunities to those families that need it the most by donating to El Nido's Annual Holiday Campaign...
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Mentorship Program with Grifols Biologicals Inc., CSULA, CSUN and El Nido Family Centers

With more interested participants than we could take in the first year, the Mentorship program matched up forty-seven 11th and 12th grade El Nido clients in the South Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley regions with students from California State University of Los Angeles and California State University of Northridge for a period of six months.  The goal was for mentors...
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