PADRES hosted its Annual Holiday Posada (Christmas Party) for children with cancer on Saturday, December 17 at the Pacific Edison Community Center, Glendale CA. Over 800 children and their families from throughout southern California came together to celebrate the joys of the holiday season. The event was highlighted by a lineup of special musical performers that included Mariachi Voz de America; Cartaya's Enclave featuring special guests singers Stefano Langone ( Season 10 American Idol), Jamie Jones (All-4-One) and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer (Nickelodeon's Fresh Beat Band). READ MORE

Adopt–A-Family Program Brightened the Holiday Season

Every family deserves a joyous holiday season. But this time of the year proves especially difficult for some of the families we serve. Through the Adopt-A-Family Program, PADRES partnered with schools, community organizations, businesses and individual donors to bring holiday cheer to economically disadvantaged families. (read more)


Find A Bone Marrow Match for Camilla

On January 28th, PADRES will partner with the Blood Donor Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Be The Match Registry® to help find a bone marrow match for 4 year old Camila Gonzalez who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).

Camila needs a bone marrow transplant to save her life. 70% of patients do not have a donor in their family (read more)


PADRES Is Seeking Qualified Interns for 2012

If you are interested in learning about the day-to day functions of a non-profit organization, in a fast paced environment, then PADRES is the place for you! PADRES offers year round mentorship experiences in the following areas of study: Psychology, Social Work; Marketing, Communications; Fund Development; and Nonprofit/ Organizational Management. (read more)

End of the Year Appeal

Alfonso, who was diagnosed with leukemia at 4 years of age, also suffers from a heart condition and Down's syndrome. For more than two years his mother has been by his side for his medical treatments, while his father worked and his 6 year old brother stayed in the care of a neighbor. Responsibilities for Alfonso's mother... (read more)

Wishing Everyone a Happy & Prosperous New Year.
Thank you for your continued support!

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