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 [...]

With more than 20,000 children in the Los Angeles foster care system, Five Acres has been working to keep the numbers low by providing safety, well-being, and permanency to children and youth in foster care. During April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, Five Acres is raising awareness, advocacy, and action. For many students, schools have reopened […]

Five Acres’ annual holiday toy drive creates joyful holiday memories for vulnerable children and foster youth who have already overcome many challenges in their young lives. Through the years, many generous supporters in the community have made these children’s holiday wishes come true. This year the need is greater and more urgent as a result […]

  (ALTADENA, Calif.) July 30, 2020 – As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Los Angeles County-based foster care/adoption agency and mental health provider, FIVE ACRES, is in need of resources for its critical Adoption Promotion and Support Services (APSS) program, which serves Altadena and the greater Los Angeles community. “The Adoption Promotion and Support […]