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Request for Proposals; El Nido Family Centers – Pacoima FamilySource Center/CARES Contract – Community Food Distribution

El Nido Family Centers – Pacoima FamilySource Center/CARES Contract – COMMUNITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION 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 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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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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El Nido Family Centers Holiday Drive 2020

El Nido Family Centers Holiday Drive 2020

El Nido Family Centers serves approximately 15,000 children and families in need throughout the Los Angeles area. Your donation of any amount could make this Holiday Season that much more special as the need is greater than ever due to job and housing insecurity coupled with the pandemic. We want to make sure our clients...
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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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Cedars-Sinai Foundation grant awarded

El Nido Family Centers is proud to announce a new grant and partnership with Cedars-Sinai and project partner Alba-Walker Life Strategies in an innovative non-profit and private practice collaboration to expand mental health services to families affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The goal of the project is to improve the mental health and family functioning...
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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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Support Youth: Transition to College and Career

The Junior Board’s mission focuses specifically on raising funds for a subset of the organization’s activities, which is to help at-risk youth transition successfully to higher education and careers. This is particularly important during these unprecedented times: the pandemic has been challenging for all of us, and many of the organization’s clients are facing significant...
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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter: A Message from El Nido Family Centers

Justice, Justice shall you pursue… (Deuteronomy 16:20) We share the obligation to pursue all types of justice: racial, economic, social. We hurt from the brutal police killing of George Floyd and the resulting nationwide civil unrest, compounded by the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with its economic and psychological effects. We are outraged by...
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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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