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10/18 Hanna Update

October 18, 2017

All boys and staff at Hanna are safe. Our campus was temporarily closed last week, but is intact and undamaged, and this week staff is back and we’re running on full power again. It’s hard to believe it was just over a week ago that we were first hearing about wildfires breaking out in Napa and shortly thereafter in Sonoma Valley—so much has happened in that time. A quick chronology of events over the past week: Monday, Oct. 9: We first learned about the rapidly advancing wildfires in Santa Rosa and the Sonoma Valley. That morning we evacuated all boys and staff ...

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10/11 Hanna Update

October 11, 2017

This morning, Wednesday October 11, even our sheep from our agricultural program have moved off property and are safely munching on new greens. We'll continue our prayers for the safety of the Hanna campus throughout the rest of the week. ...

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Hanna Currently Safe From North Bay Fires – 10/10/2017

October 10, 2017

As we mentioned, at this time, 10/10/2017, 3:30 pm, all Hanna boys and staff are safe and accounted for. The closest we came tp danger was yesterday, Monday morning when the fires came within one mile of our northen border. ...

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ABC News: American fighting ISIS with Syrian Democratic Forces says he’s on a mission for ‘justice’

July 27, 2017

Christian," as he calls himself, with his California accent, closely cropped blond hair, and tattoos that run across his face and neck, certainly stands out from the crowd in ISIS-controlled Syria. He grew up in an orphanage in Sonoma, California, ...

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Turning Hurt Into Hope: Moving Forward

June 26, 2017

The recent arrest of our clinical director shocked and saddened me, our staff and everyone associated with Hanna Boys Center. All of us at Hanna dedicate ourselves daily to helping young men recover from childhood trauma and adversity, so when ...

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Turning Hurt Into Hope: Graduation Reflections

June 6, 2017

On May 21st, our Seniors received their class rings at Sunday Mass. Those of us in attendance were treated to an amazing sermon by Fr. Fredericks. As we hit the last turn to graduation I wanted to share my reflections ...

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2016 Annual Report: Making An Impact

May 9, 2017

Thank you for your support of Hanna Boys Center. We hope you enjoy reading stories about our boys, alumni, staff, community partners and donors in this year's Annual Report. It's thanks to your support that we can make this happen. ...

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Turning Hurt into Hope

March 20, 2017

For more than 70 years Hanna Boys Center has helped boys whose lives have been impacted by trauma and adversity find healing and chart a new course. Our residential program, predicated on the values of faith, education and caring, has ...

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