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Staff Spotlight: Working with Families

  Meet Brenda Sandoval, Parent Involvement Coordinator Brenda embodies the “working together” spirit of our mission What are your responsibilities? I coordinate training and workshops for families in St. Anne’s early childhood programs. I recruit new community partners to provide workshops for parents. For example, we provide nutrition sessions, parenting

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Thanksgiving with the St. Anne’s Family

For many residents of St. Anne’s, the holidays can be a difficult time. Many do not have family to celebrate with, while some have never celebrated at all. This year, the young mothers in St. Anne’s Transitional Housing Program (THP) created their own memories by organizing their very own Thanksgiving

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St. Anne’s Annual Summit Celebrates Leadership, Tackles Tough Subject Matter

This year’s Annual Summit on November 2nd was an inspiring intersection of celebration and thought-provoking discussion. Attendees gathered to celebrate Angel Award recipient Wendy Garen, president and CEO of The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, and also learned about a pervasive crime targeting foster youth: the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

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Coming Full Circle

A love of learning leads a former resident back to St. Anne’s Fifteen months after Susana was born in El Salvador, her mother moved to the United States, leaving Susana in the care of a relative. When Susana was 15 years old, she became pregnant. The lack of jobs and

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Celebrating Feast Day

Listening with the Heart On July 29, the renowned Monsignor Clement Connolly led our celebration of the Feast Day of St. Anne and St. Joachim. Monsignor Connolly celebrated mass in the St. Anne’s chapel and then spoke to St. Anne’s supporters and staff at breakfast. In his inspiring fashion, he

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Great Nutrition Starts at St. Anne’s

Healthy Choices, Healthy Kids When St. Anne’s discovered in the 2014-15 school year that nearly 40% of the children in our Head Start programs were overweight, staff in Early Childhood Education and Food Services took action. Obesity is common in low-income families because inexpensive food tends to be high in

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