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Donors, Volunteers Supply Back-to-School Supplies

Posted August 20, 2015

The kids served by EMQ FamiliesFirst are well prepared to start the school year with the help of generous supporters and volunteers. This year, 750 backpacks – the most ever distributed – were assembled at the back to school drive.
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Voicing the LGBTQ Experience in Santa Clara County

Posted August 14, 2015

Let Your Voice Be Heard Become part of the conversation for mental health services in your community. Join us on Thursday, August 20 for an open forum on mental health services in Santa Clara County. Along with the California Mental
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Life-Changing Experiences Happen Weekly at Camp Hollygrove

Posted August 7, 2015

Camp Hollygrove turns summertime into an opportunity to help kids in Hollywood and South Central Los Angeles. A new group of kids comes in weekly to experience the safe enviorment, nurturing  staff, and volunteer-supported activities that help replace the trauma
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Nick’s Next Door Brings Families Together

Posted August 4, 2015

For a fourth year in a row, renowned chef and owner, Nick Difu, dedicated an entire evening at Nick’s Next Door in Los Gatos to children and families who enjoyed a spectacular, private dinner. Our heartfelt thanks to Nick for many years
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San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Team Supports Kids Through Two Giving Efforts

Posted July 22, 2015

For every one of their saved goals during a recent game, the San Jose Earthquakes donated  $500 worth of soccer equipment to EMQ FamiliesFirst. At the end of the match, the Earthquakes had enough saves to give $2,500 in equipment
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Unicorn Thrift Shop Volunteers Present Special Donation

Posted July 2, 2015

Since 1993, the Unicorn Thrift Shop in San Jose has been devoted to donating store profits to help the children and families served by EMQ FamiliesFirst. At their annual luncheon, volunteers presented Roberto Favela, vice president of Foster Care and
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