For Immediate Release: Altadena, Calif – January 9, 2017 – David L. Graft has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Five Acres effective December 19, 2016.  CEO Chanel Boutakidis, along with Five Acres Board of Directors has hired Graft to oversee, among other things, all financial and business matters including setting financial policy and direction, […]

For Immediate Release   November 21, 2016 – [Altadena, Calif.] – Friend and supporter of Five Acres Matthew Lillard said during his recognition speech in a room full of charities and nonprofits, “Today, on National Philanthropy Day, I am not the hero, here, you are- all of you in this room. Thank you for the […]

Pasadena, Calif. – Wednesday October 26, 2016 kicked off the 3rd annual Permanency Campaign to celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month; as part of Five Acres mission to provide safety, well-being and permanency for children and families. This advocacy event was held in Pasadena at, NOOR. The program included welcome remarks from distinguished guest and First […]

Monday October 3, 2016 [Altadena, CA] – With temperatures in the triple digits more than 100 golfers showed up ready to play in support of Five Acres for the 2016 Golf Classic. Activations on the course kept golfers cool, hydrated and fed including lemonade and sliders from Paul Martins, Monster Java energy drinks, beer, wine […]

For Immediate Release: Long Beach, Calif. –Motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein, “Getting Things Done” best-selling author David Allen and fitness guru and creator of TurboJam, Chalene Johnson are just a few of the keynote speakers during the 30th Annual California Women’s Conference at the Long Beach Conference Center in Long Beach, California on December 7-8, 2016. Kaynote speakers […]

Five Acres is pleased to announce our new Corporate Partnership Program, an opportunity for a corporate partner to think bigger, beyond an event sponsorship! In exchange for underwriting a cause-awareness campaign, your company can receive co-branding with Five Acres & attract new clients who value the collaboration between your business and a nonprofit.  Aligning your […]

For Immediate Release: Altadena, CA – Five Acres announced today, that its CEO Chanel Boutakidis received the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2016 Nonprofit Leader of the Year Award on Tuesday, July 19 at a ceremony for the Asian Business Awards held at the Omni Hotel Los Angeles. The awards ceremony, along with a special supplement […]

(Altadena, June 15, 2016) – Five Acres, a 128 year old child and family services organization based in Altadena California, hosted its annual gala at the historic Gamble House with more than 250 of Pasadena’s leading community members, politicians, supporters, and volunteers on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Gala co-chairs Chris Selak of Lionsgate Entertainment and […]