Posts by Mary Kay

Meet Holiday Card Artist Daniel

Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Meet Holiday Card Artist Daniel

In 2018, Daniel and a friend arrived in Los Angeles from Arlington, Texas looking for a creative environment and a more accepting community. An avid artist, Daniel had been admitted to a prestigious L.A. art school, and was excited about his future. The two friends faced unexpected obstacles when they arrived in California and their housing plans fell through, leaving the pair scrambling. When money ran out, Daniel ended up in a homeless shelter. The surroundings were dangerous and scary, and...

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Feeling at Home – TILP Program Story

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Feeling at Home – TILP Program Story

Martine, 21, is bright and ambitious. She has big dreams for her future and is determined to pursue them. Her beaming smile and ever-present positivity masks the challenges she has faced in the last few years. Two summers ago, Martine, her siblings and their mother lost their home. They scrambled from motel to motel for six months. A recent high school graduate, Martine was juggling a lot — working at Trader Joe’s and attending college classes in Santa Monica to become a teacher. She was...

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MUSE/IQUE Visits Hathaway-Sycamores

Posted by on Oct 28, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

MUSE/IQUE Visits Hathaway-Sycamores

Earlier this month youth at our El Nido residential campus were treated to a visit by MUSE/IQUE. Founded by Artistic Director Rachael Worby, MUSE/IQUE creates new musical experiences with both live music events and outreach programs, all aimed at inspiring the creative spirit, engaging the imagination, and fostering new generations of music lovers. As part of their community outreach program the group visits Hathaway-Sycamores eight times a year, each time focusing on an upcoming performance...

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LQBTQ+ Competency Training 11/14/2019

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in Events, Featured Slider, News | 0 comments

LQBTQ+ Competency Training 11/14/2019

Reserve your spot today for this free training on Thursday, November 14, 2019 scheduled for 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The training with Dr. Nick Ryan and Tim Eby-McKenzie is an introduction to working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning/Queer children and youth from an affirming and strength-based approach. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Space is limited. Click here to register. The focus of this training will include: How to intervene to reduce...

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Los Altos Auxiliary Donates $60,000 for Outdoor Entertainment Center

Posted by on Sep 27, 2019 in Featured Slider, News | 1 comment

Los Altos Auxiliary Donates $60,000  for Outdoor Entertainment Center

Members of the Los Altos Auxiliary have been donating their time, energy, talents, and funds to enrich the lives of the boys living at our El Nido residential campus for over fifty years. They mark birthdays and holidays with special treats for the boys and they also provide funds for large scale campus improvements. Most recently the group generously donated $60,000 for an outdoor kitchen and entertainment center on the campus. The center will include a deluxe built in barbecue, a media setup...

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