Posts Tagged "Hathaway-Sycamores"

National Mentoring Month

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring month, the perfect time to join Hathaway-Sycamores’ Mentoring Program. Based out of our Family Resource Center in Highland Park, the program serves at-risk youth, ages 8 to 17 years, who are often dealing with family instability, self-esteem issues and poor school performance. The program is a one-on-one partnership that matches up an adult volunteer mentor with a mentee. At the Family Resource Center our mentee/partners have the benefit of other activities for...

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Honoring John and Linda Seiter

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Honoring John and Linda Seiter

The centerpiece of Celebrating Children is the presentation of the Hathaway-Sycamores’ Celebrating Children Award. Each year, the event honors an individual or family that exemplifies the values of integrity, leadership and commitment to the well-being of children, adults, families, and communities. For more than 100 years, these values have served as the foundation for the compassion and care that each child receives at Hathaway-Sycamores. On September 24th @ Dodger Stadium,...

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Hitting the Links to Help Kids in Need

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in Events, News | 0 comments

Hitting the Links to Help Kids in Need

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the “Shot-at-a-Million” Golf Classic!  Although no one became an instant millionaire by sinking a hole-in-one, participants in Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ 2013 “Shot-at-a-Million” Golf Classic made a meaningful difference for children and families in need by raising over $120,000.  Proceeds from the annual event, which was held on May 17 at the Jack Nicklaus designed Angeles National Golf Club in Sunland,...

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Octogenarian has No Plans to Stop being a Foster Parent

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Octogenarian  has  No Plans to Stop being a Foster Parent

This Father’s Day, 80-year-old Harrison Nero’s home will be overflowing with sons and daughters – both biological and those who’ve become part of the family through foster care. At an age when most men have long ago waved good-bye to raising children, 80-year-old Harrison Nero is currently sharing his heart, home, and eight decades of wisdom with his three teenage daughters. While other octogenarians probably couldn’t even fathom such a situation, this Long Beach resident wouldn’t have it any...

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Small Prep Program Delivers Big Results

Posted by on May 19, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Small Prep Program Delivers Big Results

Our Highland Park Family Resource Center has a history of helping area teens land at top-tier universities – often with full-ride scholarships; this year is no exception, with students headed to Harvard, USC, UCLA and other standout schools. “Hathaway-Sycamores really gave me the start on my road toward college,” says Valentino Gonzalez, referring to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Learning Lab. That road has since led Gonzalez to the nation’s most prestigious university – Harvard – where he will...

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