(February 17, 2015, ALTADENA, CA) – Five Acres is thrilled to announce it has been awarded $100,000 from the S. Mark Taper Foundation in support of Residential Treatment Programs for children.  These programs offer intensive therapeutic services for children referred to Five Acres by the Department of Children and Family Services.   The S. […]

(January 26, 2015 – Altadena CA ) – Five Acres has been awarded $20,000 from the Orange County Community Foundation. The funds will be used towards the Pasadena Mental Health Center (PMHC), a program of Five Acres, which provides comprehensive, affordable mental health programs to uninsured people in the greater San Gabriel Valley.  Domestic Violence […]

Five Acres Residential Therapeutic Program Collaborates with Piece By Piece instructor Leigh Adams to construct and design large mosaic artistic globes. Proceeds from the sale of the globes benefit Five Acres October 22, 2014 – (Altadena, CA ) Piece by Piece instructor and mosaic artist Leigh Adams and her colleague Bea Jones, a retired psychiatric […]

Five Acres Annual Golf Tournament and “Supper at the Speakeasy” Raises over $250,000 for programs and services (PASADENA, CA) – Five Acres annual golf tournament and “Supper at the Speakeasy” event, held at the Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena on Monday, September 29th raised over $250,000 for children and families in crisis throughout Los Angeles. More […]

Accidental Electrical Fire Destroys Buildings at Pasadena Waldorf Altadena Country Club offers space for childcare, thanks in part to Five Acres CEO Chanel Boutakidis (Tuesday, September 22, Altadena CA) – On Friday August 29th at approximately 5:30pm, an accidental electrical fire destroyed the building housing Pasadena Waldorf School’s first and second grade classrooms at their historic campus […]

Five Acres hosts “Swanky Cocktails” Party at the elegant home of Johanna Metzger and Alex Lopez (PASADENA, CA) July 16, 2014 – On a balmy July 11th evening 70 guests gathered at the Craftsman-meets-Japanese home of Johanna Metzger and Alejandro Lopez tucked away in the foothills of Altadena where a young, hip crowd grooved well into […]