CHANGING LIVES

Susan Marie Eigenbrodt

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Standing for children

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on May 17, 2018 11:42:46 AM

Thanks to the generosity of Child360, an early education nonprofit organization in Los Angeles, Maryvale’s Early Education VP Christina Moore was chosen to advocate for early education funding and services during the recent Stand for Children Day in Sacramento.  Read More

Topics: Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives, Early Education

Celebrating Thank A Youth Worker Day

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on May 16, 2018 1:43:34 PM

What a great #thankayouthworkerday at Maryvale! You are all superheroes every day:) #thankful #maryvalehope#MaryvaleSuperheroes #fosteryouth #daughtersofcharity

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Topics: foster youth, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives

#morethanbasketball

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on May 16, 2018 1:40:14 PM

We are thankful for the hope and words of encouragement special guests Paul and Diane shared with our children during the Mort Court dedication ceremony (and especially for the first free throw game) and the beautiful basketball court! 

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

Tee Time: Restoring Hope Golf Classic on April 27th

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Mar 19, 2018 12:07:43 PM

Help our children by joining us for a round of golf at Maryvale's 5th Annual Restoring Hope Golf Classic set for April 27th. This year's event honors Bette & Roger Baer and Fireman's Brew for their continued support of Maryvale's children. For more information, click here.

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State of the Art Studio

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Feb 21, 2018 3:00:26 PM

“Creativity takes courage” ~ Henri Matisse

With gratitude for the kindness of an anonymous donor who has an affinity for painting and Maryvale's mission, our children are now benefitting from a special art studio where they can create whatever their hearts and imaginations present.

 

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Topics: Changing Lives, Art, Maryvale Art, Art Therapy

The art & science of teaching

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Feb 13, 2018 1:01:24 PM

Maryvale is giving thanks today to a special group of UCLA student volunteers who plan to teach Maryvale's children how 3-D printed musical instruments demonstrate the close association between art and science. 

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Topics: foster children, Maryvale foster children, Changing Lives, Art, Maryvale Art

Save the Date: LAOG Spring Gala - April 28, 2018

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Jan 31, 2018 1:13:10 PM

 Don't miss Los Angeles Orphanage Guild's 2018 Spring Event, Saturday, April 28, at 6 p.m., at the historic Capitol Records building in Hollywood. This marks the first time Capitol Records will be opening its famed doors to the public -- in honor of the Los Angeles Orphanage Guild! Read More

With gratitude, we celebrate Early Ed staff superhero Jacqueline Reyes!

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Nov 13, 2017 11:31:36 AM

Maryvale Staff Superhero Saturday salutes Miss Jacqueline Reyes! Miss Jacqueline's strongest characteristic is her imagination and how she supports her students' ideas and interests. She has a special gift in recognizing her students for their individuality, and makes each child feel special through their accomplishments, big and small! Read More

Topics: Early Education

Maryvale celebrates 1st Day of the Dead

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Nov 5, 2017 7:08:31 PM

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Topics: foster children, Maryvale foster children, foster youth, Art, Maryvale Art, Art Therapy

Foster teen overcomes obstacles to begin college

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Sep 2, 2017 10:24:25 PM

The beginning of a new school year may be viewed with worry by some children, but for others, the classroom represents an opportunity to leave a troubled past behind and embrace the future.

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Topics: personal blogs, survivor, Maryvale foster children, trauma informed care, foster youth, Community-Based, foster youth stories

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