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Recent News


Happy Dragon Thrift Shop Presents $100,000 Bonus Check

Posted June 3, 2015

At their annual luncheon, Happy Dragon Thrift Shop volunteers celebrated a year of dedication and hard work and presented Darrell Evora, president and CEO of EMQ FamiliesFirst with a bonus check of $100,000. Carol Megas, outgoing president, was honored for
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Tennis Marathon Celebrates 31 Years of Helping Kids

Posted May 12, 2015

The EMQ FamiliesFirst Tennis Marathon is an annual round robin tennis tournament that just celebrated its 31st year of helping kids in Santa Clara County. The event requires hard work and dedication from committed coordinators every year to make it
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Norma Jean Gala Is a Record Breaking Success

Posted April 13, 2015

This year’s Norma Jean Gala fundraiser was our most successful to date, raising over $310,000 for Hollygrove programs. The evening honored host board member and Hollygrove volunteer Busy Philipps for her work on behalf of our Endless Summer afterschool therapeutic
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Autism Awareness is Spreading

Posted April 9, 2015

Thanks to everyone who participated so far in the Light It Up Blue campaign for Autism Awareness Month! Whether you wore blue on April 2 or have changed your social media profile to blue, you are helping kids and families
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The Evolution from Group Homes to Wraparound

Posted April 2, 2015

TO: The EMQ FamiliesFirst Community In recent months, the news media has given renewed attention to California’s foster children and children with mental health issues. It seemed like a good time to review our recent history together, and to remind
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Your Heart for Kids Brings Joy to their Holidays

Posted February 24, 2015

It’s time for Valentine’s Day and yet we’re still feeling the love from so many big-hearted donations and volunteer efforts during the holidays. Even more important, the children and families are still realizing the benefits of your generosity – like
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