Happy House News Archive

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    San Jose Kids Win Video Awards

    On Saturday, October 12, 2014, kids at the Community United Centers in San Jose, California won trophies for short films at the San Jose International Short Film Festival! The short film winner Star World was created by youth at Starbird and Be Me was created […]

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    Family Fun and Poker: Year 9

    May 17th saw the 9th edition of our yearly Texas Hold 'Em and Family Party and BBQ. And, it was the best ever!

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    My Name is Raul

    The Happy House Community United Chapter in San Jose received the most amazing success story from a student.

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    Pre-Halloween Salute to Kids

    Happy House participated in the Devonshire Salute to Kids which took place on Oct. 26th, at Granada Hills Recreation Center.

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    Chatsworth Chamber Hosts Fun for Happy Families

    On Sunday September 22, the Chatsworth Chamber of Commerce put together a Carnival event in Mason Park that really brought “the fun.”

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    Happy House at Salute to Kids Event

    The Anti-gang Coalition of Los Angeles hosted its second Salute to Kids event of 2013 at Lanark Park in Canoga Park on Saturday, August 10th. This was a really fun event for families featuring great live entertainment, dancing and singing as well as resource booths […]

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    Happy House Joins Kiwanis of Northridge

    Thanks to our good friend Richard Leyden, who never gives up!, Happy House has joined the Kiwanis Club as a new corporate member.

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    Big Eighth Happy House Fun-Raiser!

    The 8th annual Happy House Poker Fundraiser and Family BBQ at Nancy Cartwright’s home on June 1st was a big success! This year we had more players than ever before with 20 full poker tables. We raised more donations than ever before and we had more folks on the property than ever before; roughly 400.

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    Lucha Libre Wresters Deliver an Anti-Bullying Message

    Professional Lucha Libre wrestlers visited the Happy House Community United Starbird Youth Center to deliver an anti-bullying message.

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    Good Choices Kids in Columbus Set a Good Example

    Here are some pics from Columbus Happy House Mentor, Monique Williams, and her Good Choices Kids from Linden Recreational Center in Columbus, Ohio.

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