Our best hopes for the future rest on how well we nurture our children today… Because a child cannot grow up twice

A donation to El Nido will prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen vulnerable families, makes Los Angeles a better place to live for all of us.  Click below to donate:





At the link above, you can choose a cause to support:

  • Treat and prevent instances of child abuse and neglect
  • Provide one-to-one mentoring for a teen or young parent.
  • Provide after-school tutoring sessions to help at-risk youth succeed in school and be prepared for college
  • Help steer youth away from gangs by supporting our gang prevention work
  • Provide essential needs like diapers, formula and clothing for infants

These are just some of the ways that El Nido served over 15,000 vulnerable Los Angelenos this past year alone, changing lives, saving lives, and impacting future generations.  Entirely 86 cents of every dollar we receive is spent directly on programs which are changing lives, with the remainder being used to effectively and efficiently administer excellent service. This is an industry-leading efficiency ratio.

Can we match your donation? Last year, company matches brought in over $15,000 extra for our families. Many companies will match employee donations.  This can effectively double your donation.
Enter your employer name below to find out if so, and how to claim the match!

El Nido Family Centers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID# 95-3186429