CHANGING LIVES

Maryvale joins Operation Gobble's free turkey program

Posted by Maryvale on Nov 7, 2016 4:09:40 PM

Maryvale is pleased to participate in Golden State Water Company’s annual Operation Gobble, a program that distributes thousands of turkeys to community organizations that serve those in need.

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted by Maryvale on Jan 6, 2015 10:17:13 AM

Maryvale is proud to recognize January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month which encompasses Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC).

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Duarte Chamber of Commerce “30 for 30”

Posted by Maryvale on Sep 24, 2014 5:25:42 AM

The Maryvale Family Resource and Early Education Center in Duarte is proud to be one of 30 local charities chosen to benefit from the Duarte Chamber of Commerce “30 for 30” fundraiser. The event will take place from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm on October 8, 2014 at Ranchero Mexican Restaurant at 1501 Huntington Drive in Duarte.

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National Accreditation

Posted by gcui on Jul 18, 2014 1:01:31 PM

In an effort to ensure that Maryvale's programs and services meet the highest standards across the nation, we embarked on a journey two years ago to seek national accreditation. After much work and preparation, we had our accreditation site visit by COA in early June. Nine days after the evaluators left, we received a letter from COA with the following message:

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Mission Statement

Posted by Maryvale on Jul 18, 2014 12:51:25 PM

Our Mission Statement was revised to acknowledge our lineage to St. Vincent de Paul, our Catholic heritage, and to include our work with families as well as children. The new Mission Statement below was approved by the Board of Directors at its June 20th meeting:

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Annual Foster Youth Town Hall Meeting

Posted by Maryvale on May 28, 2014 12:55:31 PM

Maryvale’s Family Resource Center will be one of the presenters at the 2014 Annual Foster Youth Town Hall Meeting. Last year’s event was host to over 200 people – foster youth, parents, community advocates and others. This year’s town hall will have a number of tables that will be facilitating group discussions on a variety of topics pertaining to growing up within the foster care system, how to access resources, what resources are available, both for youth and parent/caregivers, how to...

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Bethany's Dramatic Improvement at Maryvale

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 9, 2014 1:58:45 PM

We are proud to provide an update about a young lady in our care who we’ve named Bethany and who we wrote about in a letter mailed last December. We welcomed Bethany to our Rosemead campus in 2013 as she was in desperate need of hope, love and healing. She had been moved from facility to facility and was even placed in juvenile hall after other agencies had given up on Bethany, leaving the county with few alternatives.

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A New Book Nook for the Rosemead Early Education Center

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 9, 2014 1:54:15 PM

The Rosemead Early Education Center was lacking a library space for the children and their families, so a parent and professional in the field of Early Education, Andrea Giese, saw the need and decided to lead the project.

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Heart to Heart Gala a Success!

Posted by Maryvale on Apr 9, 2014 1:49:37 PM

It was an evening filled with inspiration, generosity, and love. On February 28, 2014 the Los Angeles Orphanage Guild held their annual Heart to Heart Gala at the beautiful Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Why Maryvale Wants to Create a Fitness Center

Posted by gcui on Apr 9, 2014 1:46:12 PM

Recently, a 16 year old girl, who we'll call Maria, arrived at Maryvale. Among other challenges, she has type 2 diabetes and seriously struggles with managing her health needs. Our staff, especially the nurses, have been working with her to make sure she understands the seriousness of her disease and the importance of managing her diet and exercise. But Maria struggles. She has experienced a great deal in her life – she has a history of serious drug use, her father was murdered by a family...

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