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A BIG Christmas thank you to Holy Family School from the Giving Bank and our clients!

Christmas giving began a little early this year when the school Christmas tree fundraiser included an option for those purchasing trees to donate them to the Giving Bank.

We are so grateful to those that chose that option! Because of you, we received over 125 trees!

We were able to share with many of our clients and families from Dolores Mission, Our Lady of Guadalupe School Rosehill, and Homeboy industries. We were able to make sure that Our Lady of Guadalupe School had a tree in each classroom. For many students that was the only tree that they were able to help decorate. What a treat that they would not have had, but for your kindness. We also shared with the South Pasadena Teen Center, helping make their space a little brighter. There were so many trees that we were able to provide our good friends, the Carmelite Sisters with trees as well!

We were sent the following from a case manager at Homeboy Industries:

Thank you so much. Really, thank you. The families that had the opportunity to take a tree were excited. For some, this was their first tree.  One particular trainee was overjoyed, “I am broke. I have no money and this tree makes all the difference.”

Chip & Putt Classic a Big Success

May 23, 2016
2016 Golf Classic Pic

First Annual HFS Drive, Chip & Putt Classic a Big Success! Competitors and spectators at the first Annual Drive, Chip and Putt Classic enjoyed a lovely day on the greens with family, friends, and Dr. Montejano! Participants scored points with 3 shots in each of 3 categories: putting, chipping and driving.  All competitors did very […]

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Outdoor Learning Center Update

March 21, 2016

Dear School Community, I would like to thank many of you for attending the Outdoor Learning Center kickoff fundraising event last week. As most of you know, we have reached an exciting moment in the development and formation of a multi-purpose, multi-use outdoor space that will enhance and strengthen Holy Family in terms of beauty, […]

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My Top 5 for March

March 15, 2016

Dear School Community, I hope this communication finds you well during this holy season of lent. With so much happening in the school at this time of year, it can be a challenge to carve out extra time for reflection and prayer. It’s not easy, but certainly something we are all called to do at […]

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Counseling Corner: Parent Ed Resource

January 10, 2016

Dear Parents, Happy New Year! I came across this wonderful resource regarding parenting. I have had the pleasure of speaking with the Special Program Coordinator at Echo Parenting & Education regarding specific workshops and classes for our Holy Family community. The information I received, that I found informative, is their philosophy and parenting style is […]

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