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Teens Inspired by movie “Hidden Figures”

On February 5th, generous donors paid for our all of our teens to go see the movie Hidden Figures. The teens were amazed and inspired by the movie; they came away believing that they too can accomplish more than they had ever imagined. Aviva would like to thank Barbara Lazaroff, Kay Collins, Tonya Winfield, Tess…

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The A Gala 2017

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New Digital Media Lab A Huge Hit!

Aviva Family and Children’s Services has opened our new Digital Media Lab, providing clients – and their caregivers — with cutting-edge technology, training in various digital media art and workforce development skills. This state-of-the-art lab provides a creative outlet for our clients; allows our professional staff to offer Expressive Remix Therapy as a therapeutic intervention; and…


Holiday Generosity Abounds

We are making our list, and checking it twice, of all the wonderful donors who brought smiles to so many in need. Check back next week to read more about all the incredible friends and supporters who made a significant impact by “adopting” families or making holiday dreams come true for hundreds of children and teens.


Newsletter 2016 Vol. 2

Inside this issue: Ellen Pompeo and Philosophy recognize Aviva Yoga4Aviva a grand success Digital Media Lab opens Aviva showcases alternative health approaches to national audience. Open Aviva Newsletter Vol 2 2016 (PDF)


Ellen Pompeo selects Aviva as her charity!

We are so excited to announce that Ellen Pompeo selected Aviva as the recipient  of a significant donation through the Hope & Grace initiative of Philosophy – an organization committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of women worldwide.  The event “The Age of Cool” hosted by Philosophy and Ellen Pompeo was held at Quixote on September…

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Welcome New Board Chair

Aviva is pleased that Genevieve Haines has stepped into the role of Board Chair effective July 1, having previously served as a Vice-Chair. For several years she has headed Aviva’s PR Committee, lending her talents and guidance as we transformed our branding to commemorate our centennial anniversary. Genevieve is president of Haines & Co., specializing…


Student Films Debut at Sony Studios

It was a Hollywood premier, complete with a red carpet, bright lights, cameras and a gourmet reception. On a perfect summer evening in August, a crowd of 200 Aviva residents, staff and special guests gathered for the annual Aviva and Youth in Action Film Collaboration screening at Sony Pictures Studios’ Cary Grant Theater. This year’s…

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Past Gala Honorees

Aviva is pleased to share the names of past gala honorees who were recognized for their philanthropic work with Aviva and many other worthy causes. 2016 – Avi Lerner, Millennium Films 2015 – Relativity Media, Platinum Associates 2014 – Sharon Stone, Heidi Jo Markel and Greenberg Glusker 2013 – Annual  gala was not held 2012…