ALTADENA, Calif.—Five Acres announced its new board members and recognized its community award recipients at its 134th Annual Meeting and Board Celebration today on March 9. Hosting the virtual celebration, Five Acres honored community members and volunteers who demonstrated an unwavering commitment to its mission during the previous year. These individuals have supported the charity’s […]

Genevieve Laguna (center) donates toys and pajamas for Five Acres' holiday drive. With her are Brandon Ito and Stephanie Perez who work in the Five Acres Advancement Department. | Photo courtesy of Genevieve Laguna Genevieve Laguna, a licensed vocational nurse, works tirelessly to keep people safe, healthy, and recover from surgeries. Overworked and exhausted, Genevieve [...]
Five Acres respectfully acknowledges the passing of Marjorie "Marge" K. Wyatt this April 2018. Marjorie was a former Five Acres Grace Center committee member, ambassador and board chair.  In 1990, she received our Dorothy Cook Lifetime Achievement Award—Five Acres' highest honor—for her incredible work promoting children and families. She was a very special friend of [...]