Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services has announced the Charter Members of its newly launched planned giving program, The Legacy Society. Hathaway-Sycamores creates opportunities for brighter futures for the nearly 7,000 children, young adults and families-in-need that the agency serves each year. With the creation of the planned giving program, Legacy Society Chair, Annsley Strong and Vice-Chair, Ken Goldstein hope to give future generations the same opportunities for a better life.

“I am proud that through The Legacy Society we can help to ensure that organizations such as Hathaway-Sycamores will always be there for children and families-in-need within our community,” said Ms. Strong at a kickoff event held earlier this year at the Family Resource Center in Highland Park. “We are giving today for the next generation. Our mission says it all: Stronger Families, Stronger Communities.”

Legacy Society Charter Members include: Penny Kirby, Susan & Jim Huser, Gayle & Michael Galper, Ramirez Ruiz Family, John Drinker, Renée LaBran and Malcolm Boyd, Elizabeth & Greg Hoxworth, Debbie Manners, Shelley & Ken Goldstein, Annsley Strong, and Richard Nordin.

With the announcement, Hathaway-Sycamores released a short video that highlights the long-term vision of the Legacy Society. This inside look at the organization’s impact can be viewed at:

http://www.hathaway-sycamores.org/plannedgiving

To learn more about the work of Hathaway-Sycamores or to consider joining the Legacy Society, please visit www.hathaway-sycamores.org or contact Andi Sica at (626) 395-7100 ext. 2516 or e-mail andreasica@hathaway-sycamores.org.

About Hathaway-Sycamores

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a highly respected mental health and welfare agency with 11 locations throughout Southern California. For over 114 years, we have been dedicated to nurturing hope, healing, and the opportunity to thrive for children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Hathaway-Sycamores’ comprehensive array of programs and services – which touch nearly 7,000 lives annually – include: residential treatment; intensive treatment foster care; transitional living assistance for emancipated foster youth; outpatient and school-based mental health services; wraparound/in-home services; psychiatric services; psychological testing; educational support services; and afterschool tutoring/enrichment. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Hathaway-Sycamores is licensed by the Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services and is certified by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. To learn more, visit www.hathaway-sycamores.org.