Las Hermanas and CHS (children's Home Society) served the needs of children from 1960 to 2000.
In 2012 there was a total of $17,800 (37.9%) in in-person contributions and $26,452 (56.4%) in online contributions.
Las Hermanas has helped children in clubs called The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County. Las Hermans have been Developing, implementing, and providing activities and programs to disadvantaged youth since 1961.
The Clubs offer three full –service clubhouses with gymnasiums for children 5-10
The Clubs offer programs that influence the growth and welfare of their members in five core areas;
and two Teen Centers in La Mesa and El Cajon designated for teens ages 11-18.
They are operating in the communities of El Cajon, Lakeside, La Mesa and Santee.
- Character and Leadership
- Education and Career
- Health & Life Skills
- The Arts, Sports, and Fitness
During the 8 weeks camp, 120 children and adults with autism will participate. This special camp provides a one-on-one surf instructor aide for each person for the entire 4-day camp. Other activities include beach sports and beach activities.