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Hillsides is the Winner at the Guild ‘A Day at the Races’ Fundraiser

05-13-2014 06:39 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Hillsides

The annual Guild “A Day at the Races” fundraiser held on Sunday, April 27 was an across-the-board success for Hillsides. Supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered charity raised more than $12,500 for the agency while enjoying a beautiful day at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA.
The event was organized by the Hillsides Guild, a volunteer arm of the charity that has been in existence since 1987. More than 110 fans of Hillsides and horse racing attended. Guests paid $110 per ticket that included valet parking, a racing program, and lunch with a personal television in the stadium’s Frontrunner Restaurant.
“A Day at the Races” also featured a silent auction and a raffle. No matter how well guests’ horses fared during the day, this ensured that everyone had a shot to go home a winner.
All proceeds from the event benefit the children, youth, and families of Hillsides.
The event was dedicated to the memory of two long-time supporters of “A Day at the Races,” Peggy Dienst and Denise Greenawalt.
The Hillsides Guild raises money for Hillsides and plans activities for the children who live at Hillsides. Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the well-being and overall functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and families throughout Los Angeles County. To learn more, please visit our website.

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. Our vision is to create lasting change in the lives of at-risk children and youth we serve. We provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.

Hillsides has four main programs:
Family Resource Centers, which offer numerous community based programs and services that provide parenting classes, mental health support and additional crucial resources for vulnerable children and families throughout Los Angeles County.
Residential Treatment Services, which provide a safe and stable environment where children and youths, who cannot live at home, suffered trauma, or have severe emotional or behavioral challenges, can thrive.
Education Center, a therapeutic residential and day school that offers individualized education for students with social-emotional, learning and/or behavioral challenges for children in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Youth Moving On, which provides former foster youth affordable quality housing and numerous support services to help them become responsible, self-sufficient adults.

Hillsides
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
323-254-2274
Company Contact/Press Contact:
Marisol Barrios
mbarrios@hillsides.org
323-543-2800 ext 128
815 Colorado Blvd, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90041

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