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Recent Grants Strengthen San Mateo Programs

Private funding from foundation partners provides essential support so that Edgewood can deliver programs of excellence that respond to the diverse needs of our clients. We are very grateful for these three grants to our San Mateo programs received during the summer of 2018. Director of Edgewood’s San Mateo Kinship…...

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Mavis

Mavis Martin was a proud mother of three grown daughters. But her youngest, *Tonya, suffered from severe schizophrenia that would change Mavis' life forever. ...

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Mikey

Mikey (name changed) is nine years old. He is an engaging boy; bright and articulate, he has good reading comprehension and a sly, somewhat dark sense of humor. His fourth-grade teacher says he is a really good writer although he says he hates to write. He lives with his grandmother…...

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Max

Julia is the 67-year-old grandmother of Max, aged four. Over the past five years, Julia has watched helplessly as her daughter, Linda descended further and further into a world of drug addiction, failed relationships, domestic violence, and joblessness. Linda’s last boyfriend was recently arrested for assault. Instead of using his arrest…...

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Janet Francisco

Janet Francisco was enjoying retirement. She lived a frugal life. She saved for retirement and planned to spend her time volunteering at church and spoiling her grandchildren. Then, life threw her a curve ball. Mrs. Francisco’s youngest daughter Kit had always had a wild side, but as far as she knew,…...

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