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Finding True Light

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 8, 2020 6:59:19 AM

Dear friends,

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Together for Maryvale's Mission

Posted by Maryvale on Mar 4, 2020 2:04:17 PM

Maryvale’s mission is to heal, empower, and educate children and families in order to instill hope for a more fulfilling future. Maryvale’s Mission Integration Team (M.I.T.), a 22-member group representing staff from every department from both our Rosemead and Duarte locations, sees no reason for the mission to apply only to those we serve. The mission of the M.I.T. is to heal, empower, and educate our staff by creating opportunities to experience and practice our Mission and Core Values....

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Topics: Changing Lives

No Job She Can't Handle

Posted by Maryvale on Feb 27, 2020 6:35:55 PM

If it was up to Erica, her story would never have been told, but we are so glad she agreed to tell it.The definition of modest is “moderate in the estimate of one’s abilities or achievements.” And Erica Gonzales, Director of Administrative Operations, for all of her accomplishments at school and at Maryvale, embodies that meaning.In 2007, she wanted to take a break from full-time employment to focus on school. She found a posting for a part-time Administrative Clerk at our Rosemead campus....

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Topics: Changing Lives

Golfing for a Purpose

Posted by Maryvale on Feb 19, 2020 3:07:32 PM

Our 7th Annual Restoring Hope Golf Tournament is next month, March 23, at the San Gabriel Country Club. It is our largest fundraiser, supporting three critical programs that benefit foster youth, preschool-aged children and at-risk families, respectively. “The Restoring Hope Golf Tournament has gained a reputation as a must-play fundraiser,” says Steve Gunther, Maryvale’s President and CEO. “Through our Residential, Early Education and Community-Based programs, Maryvale offers individuals...

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Topics: Changing Lives

Committed to Those in Need

Posted by Maryvale on Jan 21, 2020 4:22:45 PM

We are so excited to honor Patrick Pascal, President and CEO of Chelsea Management Company, at our 7th Annual Restoring Hope Golf Tournament on March 23. A long-time supporter of Maryvale, he embraces a family tradition of service to the community. For many years, he has volunteered at several Los Angeles charities, serving on boards, chairing finance committees as well as donating time and resources for charitable activities. 

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Topics: Changing Lives

A Remarkable Woman

Posted by Maryvale on Oct 29, 2019 5:46:36 PM

When family and friends hear about the award, there is a resounding vote of “no one is more deserving than Susan.”For nearly three decades as a volunteer at Maryvale with the Junior Guild, Susan Frazier has made our children laugh, has been a “big sister,” helped organize innumerable activities and introduced our residents to experiences they can only imagine.It was our honor to award her with the first-ever Maryvale Vincentian Spirit Award, and to recognize our countless supporters, at our...

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Topics: Changing Lives

Back to school

Posted by Maryvale on Jul 30, 2018 12:05:43 PM

It’s almost Back to School time and you can help our students by donating school supplies from Maryvale’s Wish List at . Thank you in advance for your generosity! #backtoschool #maryvaleangels Read More

Topics: foster children, teens, Maryvale foster children, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives

Student designs fun hangout for Maryvale teens

Posted by Maryvale on Jun 19, 2018 3:35:50 PM

About two years ago, Montebello’s Schurr High School student Caroline Kelly Smarts decided she wanted to complete a Gold Award project. 

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Topics: foster children, teens, foster youth, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives, Community-Based

They did it again!

Posted by Maryvale on May 2, 2018 1:39:57 PM

We send heartfelt thanks to the incredible Los Angeles Orphanage Guild ladies who hosted yet another successful event -- its 2018 Hollywood Nights spectacular -- at the iconic Capitol Records building in Hollywood! Celebrating are, from left: Patti DiTullio, Cindy Fairbank, Indy Carey, and Co-Presidents Phyllis Conkle and Mary Anne Atkisson. Read More

Topics: foster children, Maryvale foster children, trauma informed care, foster youth, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Posted by Maryvale on May 4, 2017 3:25:07 PM

Today, on National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, we would like to recognize every child, in residential care to the traditional home, who battles with mental illness. 

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