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A Remarkable Woman

Posted by Maryvale on Sep 9, 2019 1:04:11 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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The Story of Choices

Posted by Maryvale on Jul 15, 2019 7:51:35 PM

There is a saying – once a Maryvale girl, always a Maryvale girl. For our alumni, that often means solid bonds with staff, and forever being part of the Maryvale family.

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The power of a smile

Posted by Maryvale on Aug 1, 2018 9:52:34 PM

"Peace begins with a smile." Saint Teresa

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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 maryvale.org/wish . 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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Scholarship funds Maryvale alums

Posted by Maryvale on May 3, 2017 6:45:18 PM

Attention all Maryvale alums attending college: The Riggio-Babin Scholarship provides assistance for tuition and fees at any college or vocational school (culinary, beauty, community college, etc.) See if you qualify for a possible scholarship by calling Carole Tremblay in Development at 626-537.3364!

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Topics: survivor, alumna, alumnae

From darkness comes light

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 13, 2017 5:52:46 PM

Zach’s life began in darkness, a victim of abuse, rejection and other unfathomable traumas.

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Topics: Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives

Build-A-Bear love

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 13, 2017 5:25:41 PM

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