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Recent News


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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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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