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Unicorn Thrift Shop Brings Easter Party to FIRST 5 Program

Posted March 16, 2018

The Unicorn Thrift Shop of Almaden helped bring a little Easter joy to the young children of Uplift Family Services’ FIRST 5 program. Volunteers of the store organized a party for kids aged seven and under, as well as their
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Uplift Families Experience Winterfest

Posted December 5, 2017

Thanks to the San Jose Earthquakes, Uplift Family Services’ families got to experience a fun, free, day out at the annual Winterfest at Avaya Stadium. Kids played in real snow, did arts and crafts, played in a life-size snow globe,
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Turning Wheels for Kids Delivers for the Holidays

Posted December 4, 2017

Thanks to the tremendous crew at Turning Wheels for Kids, and the many community volunteers who help with the bike build, Uplift Family Services’ kids received 50 new bikes this year.  In 12 years, Turning Wheels for Kids has distributed
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San Mateo County officials, non-profits say labor bill would harm services

Posted November 20, 2017

Nonprofits and many California counties are gearing up for a possible showdown in Sacramento against the state’s service employees union over a bill that could make it harder for local governments to contract with outside organizations that provide critical services.
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The 20-Year Anniversary of Wraparound

Posted November 9, 2017

One of the most valuable and effective programs ever implemented in California is Senate Bill 163–Wraparound Services! This month, Wraparound will be celebrating its 20th year of transforming the lives of children, youth and families, but also transforming the systems
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Santa Clara County Considers Teen Inpatient Psych Unit

Posted November 2, 2017

Santa Clara County could launch an inpatient psychiatric unit for teenagers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose in several years, addressing a longstanding gap in the local mental health system. Read the complete article.

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