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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It Begins with Trust

Posted by Maryvale on Jan 2, 2020 3:53:39 PM

“I saw a kid who was trying,” says Randi, a Maryvale staff member as she describes Kathy, a 17-year-old who relished the opportunity to participate in our Wellness and GRASS programs. But, it wasn’t always that way.Arriving in 2016, Kathy was a Maryvale resident for almost 3.5 years. A teen who displayed many challenges such as running away, refusing to attend school, substance abuse and avoidance of new people, she often struggled to follow directions.Eventually, a budding relationship with...

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Christmas Time at Maryvale

Posted by Albert Bustos on Dec 16, 2019 6:23:06 PM

Thank you to our donors, volunteers and staff for making the holidays memorable.

 

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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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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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6th Annual Restoring Hope Golf Tournament

Posted by Albert Bustos on Apr 9, 2019 3:26:33 PM

Thank you to all our golfers, sponsors, volunteers and staff for making our fundraiser memorable.

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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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Topics: Changing Lives Blog, 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 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

PTSD Awareness Month & Maryvale

Posted by Steve Gunther on Jun 25, 2018 5:04:07 PM

The national conversation about trauma and young children being separated from their parents at the U.S border reminds us of the daily treatment and care we provide for children recovering from trauma, including the most extreme form, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Topics: Family Resource, trauma informed care, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives, PTSD, Community-Based, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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

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