Many of the children and youth we serve have experienced great losses in their lives. For a child, the ultimate loss would be that of a parent, whether through death or because substance or alcohol use has resulted in their…Read More
We were informed that on Friday, October 9, Nancy Garni, a long-time employee at Hillsides and our chief advancement officer, passed away at her home in Pasadena surrounded by her husband and daughter. Nancy had been on a medical leave…Read More
This Dawn Wall climb is the perfect metaphor for the challenges that those we serve confront. For many of the children, youth, and families in our care, the issues they address are as insurmountable as the granite wall these climbers are attempting to climb. Confronted by the sheer magnitude of the obstacles in their lives, they nevertheless set a course to overcome them, driven by the desire to be free of the traumas they have experienced.Read More
I read recently that the average cost to bring up a child is about $250,000. No one would deny that our children are worth every penny, but it’s quite a sobering number for anyone considering taking on the responsibility of…Read More
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