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 […]

Five Acres 2018 Golf Committee

[Altadena, Calif] August 2, 2018 – Five Acres invites the community to join its 31st Golf Classic & Dinner, “A Night at the Derby” on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. All proceeds from the event will support Five Acres’ programs assisting foster care/adoption and mental health care for at-risk families. […]

Five Acres Main Campus Altadena

  [Altadena, California] May 15, 2018 – Child and family services nonprofit Five Acres has received a game-changing gift in the form of $1 million in unrestricted dollars from the Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation. The foundation also made a $123,600 grant in 2016 to support Five Acres’ transportation program for abused and neglected […]

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 […]

Diamonds & Roses Gala: Five Acres' 130th Birthday Bash Sponsorship Committee

    [Altadena, California] May 2, 2018  – Tickets are available for the Diamonds & Roses Gala: Five Acres’ 130th Birthday Bash on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the home of Mariann and Tom Nolan in La Cañada Flintridge. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, gourmet meal with wine, live and silent auction, wine and […]

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 […]