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Foundation News

14
Apr

Celebrating 20 Years of Giving in San Joaquin County

Established in 2000, Mary Graham Children’s Foundation turns 20 years old on July 21, 2020. Looking back at 20 years, much has been accomplished. Starting in the late 1990’s, a small group of local concerned citizens came together to discuss building a new shelter for foster youth. The Foundation was launched, the Mary Graham Children’s...
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14
Apr

A note from the Executive Director

We have the opportunity to pour into them what they were created to be; and pullout the treasure that they cannot yet see. — Momma Moon The Fostered Egg: The Journey of Destiny and a Forever Family Mary Graham Children’s Foundation is celebrating 20 years! That’s two decades working to provide foster youth pathways to...
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14
Apr

Student Scholar SNAPSHOT

My name is Isaiah, I am 21 years old and a business administration major with a concentration in accounting at CSU Stanislaus. I am currently a junior and plan on graduating in May 2021. I like to play football, exercise and play with my dog, Milo! I work with high risk foster youth and I...
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14
Apr

Creating A FOUNDATION

A CONVERSATION WITH OUR FOUNDER JOHN R. VERA This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Mary Graham Children’s Foundation. We thought it appropriate to have a conversation with the person who was instrumental in creating this private not-for-profit organization, John R. Vera. John, how did all this happen? What was the impetus? Well, it...
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14
Apr

Flashback + Fast Forward

GAME DAY with Tim Flannery October 2019 Former Major League Baseball infielder and third-base coach for the three-time World Series champion San Francisco Giants Tim Flannery performed with his band, Tim Flannery and the Lunatic Fringe, for the Mary Graham Children’s Foundation’s Game Day Dinner and Benefit Show in October at the Waterloo Gun and...
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15
Apr

COMMUNITY CORNER

Your support is changing lives Walmart awarded two grants to MGCF in November and December.  We’d like to thank Kou and Princess from the March Lane store and Richard from the Hammer Lane store. Both donations made for a bright holiday for our foster youth!
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15
Apr

UPCOMING EVENTS | Save the Dates!

Great Chefs Thank you for your support. Coming back in 2021 CANCELED MG Kids Classic Golf Tournament Stockton Golf & Country Club August 31, 2020 Game Day DINNER & CONCERT Waterloo Gun & Bocce Club October 16, 2020
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15
Apr

Student Scholar UPDATE

Esmeralda Mascorro Grand Canyon University graduate Esmeralda graduated from Grand Canyon College in December 2018. Her mentor and MGCF board member Claudia Pruett told us, “We are very proud of Esmeralda! She has persevered through many setbacks and challenges due to childhood abuse. With MGCF support, Esmeralda has the determination to earn success, the desire...
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