Wayfinder Blog

Category: New Heights Newsletter Fall 2018

A child and an adult hold a plant in soil in their hands. Their hands are cupped together and the child's are on top of the adult's.

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Our Legacy Society was created to recognize friends who have made a bequest or other planned gift to Wayfinder Family Services. You are eligible for membership in this special group if you: Name Wayfinder Family Services as a beneficiary or your Will or Trust, Life Insurance Policy or IRA or other retirement plan. Or, support…

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Sweet Sixteen for Elaine

Before 16-year-old Elaine was enrolled in Wayfinder’s Special Education School four years ago, her mother Yaheni described her daughter in one word: frustrated. “She didn’t want to go to school or get out of the bed and go on the bus,” Yaheni recalls. “Since attending Wayfinder, I’ve seen such a drastic change in Elaine—she’s very…

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Fostering Dreams

  An hour east of Los Angeles, in the city of Fontana, resides a woman with an extraordinary mission. Originally from Zacatecas, Mexico, Gloria first heard about foster parenting through a friend in the late 1970s. Since then, she’s fostered around 300 children, including kids with various disabilities. “I currently have three siblings who have…

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