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Volunteers Host “Fun in the Sun” Party for Bay Area Kids

Posted June 22, 2015

Often times kids in our programs don’t have a chance to experience memorable activities that are both positive and fun. The annual “Fun in the Sun” party does just that. Hosted by the Butter Paddle, the party gives children in our
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AnnieGlass Celebrates Grand Opening on Santana Row

Posted June 8, 2015

AnnieGlass celebrated the opening of its new store on Santana Row with a grand reception with wine tasting and hors d’ oeuvres served to almost 150 attendees. A portion of the day’s sales were donated to EMQ FamiliesFirst. Along with
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Children Perform “Wizard of Oz” with Help from Busy Philipps

Posted June 4, 2015

Made possible by an anonymous grant to the Endless Summer therapeutic after school program, “The Wizard of Oz” play was a hit at Hollygrove last week! Huge thanks to actress Busy Philipps for narrating. “The Wizard of Oz” was a
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Families Enjoy a Day of Crafts and Food Truck Fun

Posted June 3, 2015

Inland Empire families in the Wraparound program enjoyed a day of fun as they learned how to connect together as a family during a crafting event. The purpose of the event was to teach them about fun, low-cost activities they can
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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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