Entries by Heather Wong

Get To Know Us

“Thank you for being the mom I always wished I had.” These were the words of gratitude for Kari, case manager at Mary’s Path, from a former resident who stayed with us for more than two years. Kari started at Mary’s Path in 2000 after graduating from California Lutheran University. Since, she has worn many […]

Annual Gift of Life Gala

Event raised $XX for Mary’s Path More than 200 community supporters stepped back in time to the 1940s at Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana, Calif., for our annual “Gift of Life” Gala. $XX was raised for programs and services that fulfill medical, educational and therapeutic needs for our teen residents, many of whom have […]

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Horse therapy program helps residents learn about trust building In March, we introduced our residents to equine assisted psychotherapy (EAP), thanks to the support from Zonta Club of Newport Harbour, an organization of professionals that empowers women through service and advocacy. EAP utilizes ground work with horses and has proven to be a positive treatment […]

Your Real Success

New dignity program teaches residents to overcome, succeed and thrive A special thank you to St. John the Baptist Catholic School for helping fund our new “Your Real Success” program, a curriculum targeted for transition-aged youths who are overcoming pain and trauma. The program was developed by author, speaker and trainer Rhonda Sciortino, who is […]