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Proud of our teachers. Lilly and Veronica

The Hands Together staff is excited to announce teachers Lilly Rodriquez and Veronica Aguirre graduate today from Santa Ana College with their AA. All teachers at Hands Together are encouraged to continue their education.  Tough schedule to work full time  and school in the evening.  We salute Lilly and Veronica for moving forward in their […]

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Welcome to our New Board Members

Welcome to our New Board Members

The Hands Together Board of Trustees welcomes the addition of three new board members.  Left to right:  Amber Seggie, a Huntington Beach resident,  comes from an insurance background and is currently Area Vice President for Gallagher, Melissa Figge, MS, PPS, IEC hails from Tustin and is an educator and college planner and Courtney Williams a […]

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Hands Together awarded the Samueli Foundation "Big Heart Award"

Hands Together awarded the Samueli Foundation “Big Heart Award”

A special thank you to Henry and Susan Samueli for the $10,000 award given to Hands Together.  “This unsolicited award is very special to us and we are honored to be part of an elite group of non-profits receiving this grant”, says Dave Peters Executive Director.   These funds will help maintain the high level […]

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Santa Ana Fire Department visit Hands Together

Super thanks to Fire Station 75 and the crew giving our kids a great demonstration plus valuable  instruction.   Always a treat especially on Thanksgiving week.

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Bikers Against CHild Abuse

Bikers Aid Children in Need

Bikers against child abuse  (B.A.C.A.) Orange County Chapter “Keepers of the Children”  paid a visit to Hands Together and shared their program and mission  to our staff.  Available to accompany a child to court and parole hearings, these bikers maintain a special  therapy fund for children needing assistance.    The help line is 714-988-2308.  A […]

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Treats for the Kids-Thank You City of Santa Ana

The City of Santa Ana,  provides a day of treats for all the Hands Together children.  A special thanks to Mayor Pro Tem Michelle Martinez for coordinating this fun day.

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

A special thank you to Mary Ellen Glaser for the passion and considerable time devoted to our children.  Mary Ellen has contributed in so many ways including 4 years on the Hands Together Board of Directors.  Mary Ellen is truly a champion for Hands Together and all our staff appreciates her…

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Messiah Episcopal Church Rector Forum

A Big Thank You to Rector Abel Lopez and the parishioners at Messiah Episcopal Church in Santa Ana for opening their doors to Hands Together and our staff and board Sunday, July 9. Program Director  Karina Chavez and Hands Together mom Veronica Maldinado shared the mission of Hands Together, followed by a tour and lunch […]

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The Kids

Big Graduating Class of 2017

June 23 we said goodbye to 36 students who will go into kindergarten this fall.  Many of our kids have attended Hands Together for at least 2 years, and for several since they were 6 months old.  There were many tears from teachers, parents and kids alike.  BEST OF LUCK to our kids, we will […]

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It’s a big week of teacher appreciation

Hands Together is proud of our excellent teaching staff.      81 children currently enrolled at the Hands Together preschool and 36 graduate on June 23, 2017, ready for Kindergarten.  Thank you to all the parents for their support and special gifts given to the teachers this week.

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