Author: Martha Jasso

Local Agency Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Children

The Daily Titan of California State University, Fullerton interviews the CEO, the Vice President, and Lucero Noyola a former client of Crittenton Services for Children and Families for an in-depth feature of the agency's 50 year mission. ...

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National Charity League Class has a Fashion Day

The National Charity League Inc., Yorba Linda Chapter selected Crittenton Services for Children and Families as their charity of choice for their 2016 charity fashion show. All proceeds the nearly reached $60,000 were donated to help fund educational and mental health programming at Crittenton....

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Public Safety and Youth Empowerment Symposium to Address Human Trafficking

Crittenton Services for Children and Families Public Policy and Advocacy Director, Jeanette Cheng, quoted in the Long Beach Post and discusses the importance of bringing awareness on the issue of Human Trafficking to the Long Beach, Calif. community. Crittenton was on of the YESS 2016 event sponsors....

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Art Classes Give At-Risk Students a New Outlook on Life

The Orange County Register covered the Crittenton Services for Children and Families and the Muckenthaler Cultural Center STEAM Program Partnership. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and this program is designed to help system-involved youth build coping skills to regain control of their emotional well-being as it relates to psychological trauma. The partnership also assists youth with their high school graduation requirements....

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Celebrating National Volunteer Month at Crittenton

Volunteerism can serve a purpose to many people. For some, volunteering is a call of duty in order to help make the community a better place to live; for others volunteerism is an act of kindness and a way to help personally enrich one’s life; yet, for others volunteerism is how someone practices their faith by living a life of purpose. However one defines volunteerism what...

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The Crittenton Legacy: Celebrating Dr. Kate Waller Barrett’s Advocacy for Women and Girls

Every year we recognize a number of social issues that continue to need awareness in order to make a positive impact on the problem at hand. Whether it be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, or National Child Abuse Prevention Month, or Mental Health Awareness Month there is always a cause worthy of support. One of the fascinating things of rediscovering the National Crittenton Mission's history is reading...

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Crittenton Promotes Literacy with Help of Molina Foundation

March is National Reading Month and Crittenton Services for Children and Families is doing its part to help give the youth in our care get the opportunity to actively take part in improving their literacy skills through cultivating a love of books. Earlier this month, with the help of the Molina Foundation, Crittenton Services was selected and ultimately received a book grant that gifted nearly 2,000...

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Crittenton’s Mystery Night 2016 Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

It was the most attended Mystery Night event in Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) history! Nearly 200 guests attended this year’s Mystery Night an event that is one of Crittenton’s most engaging fundraisers. Even the Crittenton staff managing the Mystery Night set-up was pleasantly surprised of our final attendance rate and the interest we got in attending the fundraiser from the local community. “Despite the...

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Community Partners Give Big During Crittenton’s 50th Anniversary Year

Only one word can really describe the feeling we got when it was announced late last year that our longtime partners, National Charity League Inc., Yorba Linda Chapter, had selected Crittenton Services for Children and Families to be their charity of choice during their 2016 Fashion Show. And that word was – Wow! Nearly 600 people from around Orange County, Calif. attended this February’s charity fashion...

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Digital Ambassadors Needed for Crittenton’s 50th Anniversary

Did you know that 2016 marks a very special moment in Florence Crittenton of Orange County’s history??? You don’t know…well let me be the first to tell you… this year marks our 50th Anniversary year! And we are excited to celebrate our mission’s history, our service track record, and getting the opportunity to thank all those that contribute to our brand reputation. Whether you are a longtime donor,...

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