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Request for Proposals; El Nido Family Centers – Pacoima FamilySource Center Tutoring Services

El Nido Family Centers – Pacoima FamilySource Center As with all of the FamilySource Centers, we are in the process of accepting bids for our subcontractors for this upcoming fiscal year, for our Southwest Los Angeles FamilySource Center.
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El Nido Garden Gala 2021 Invitation

Garden Gala 2021 at Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills

Please Join Us Saturday, September 11, 2021 Virginia Robinson Gardens, Beverly Hills El Nido’s Annual Garden Gala is the primary fundraising event of the year. This exclusive, upscale event at the historic Robinson Gardens features: ❖ Cocktail reception on the Great Lawn with small bites from El Nido’s culinary program. ❖ Live music ❖ Hosted...
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El Nido Board Member Fred Samulon Shares The Satisfaction Of Virtual Tutoring

“I have often felt that I made a positive impact on many people as an active EL Nido Board Member and as an Executive Service Corps consultant,” says Fred Samulon. However, he notes that tutoring Zada allowed him to make a “personal connection and a positive impact on one specific individual.” Virtual tutoring during the...
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17-Year-Old Tutor Makes Math Fun

Luke Shuman knows what makes kids like math.  Just 17 years old, he developed a new math program for El Nido’s south-west Los Angeles elementary school students.  It allows students to virtually practice and showcase their math skills in a fun environment. The program is centered around Kahoot, which is a game-based learning platform. During...
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Garden Restoration Project

Howard/Thorne Family Gets To The Root Of El Nido’s Garden Restoration

Max Kaplan, Culinary Instructor and Garden Program Director, caught El Nido Board Member Eliza Howard knee deep in weeds, and asked about her family volunteering to restore the vegetable garden during the pandemic. MAX:  Why did you pick the Garden Restoration project? ELIZA:  One of my goals during the pandemic was to find a way...
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Thank You to Our Virtual Volunteers!

Thank you to our Virtual Career speakers and Tutors who reflect Martin Luther King’s message of service and love to the community.
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Living History Featuring Becca Arce and Beverly Tate

Growing Up in South LA in the 1960’s. By:  Rebecca Arce, El Nido Alumni and Scholarship Recipient I had the honor to meet Beverly Tate, professor, and author, through El Nido’s Living History project, where youth interview seniors to get a cultural and intergenerational exchange of ideas. Beverly, like myself, had to navigate young adulthood...
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El Nido Family Centers 2021 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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