Five Acres The Alliance volunteer group for foster youth

  [Altadena, Calif] July 25, 2018 – Five Acres, one of San Gabriel Valley’s oldest nonprofits, has launched The Alliance, a new volunteer program which connects young professionals with foster youth living at Five Acres’ Altadena campus. Ideal for those aged 21–45 years, members of The Alliance will have the opportunity to create fun enrichment/educational […]

Matthew Lillard and Chanel Boutakidis Five Acres 5JammaSlamma

[Altadena, California] May 2, 2018 – 5JammaSlamma, the foster youth slam poetry workshop hosted by actor Matt Lillard (Scooby Doo, Good Girls) enjoyed its best turnout to date at its second annual celebration last month. Accompanied by Hawaii’s poet laureate Kealoha and other notable artists, foster youth from Five Acres performed original works of poetry […]

Matt Lillard

[Altadena, California] April 2, 2018 – Actor and child welfare advocate Matt Lillard (Twin Peaks, Good Girls, Scooby Doo) will present his second annual 5JammaSlamma spoken word event on April 21, 2018 at Werkartz in Los Angeles. In partnership with Five Acres, Engaging the Senses Foundation and Say Word, the night will celebrate a months-long […]

Five Acres Altadena campus

[Los Angeles, California] March 28, 2018 – Five Acres has launched a fundraising campaign as part of a four-year strategic plan to connect Los Angeles’ 20,000 foster youth with permanent families by the year 2020. Entitled “Pathway to Permanency,” the campaign will help fund Five Acres’ permanency efforts and will be represented with 200 inscribed […]