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Meet Youssef: Gaining Knowledge & Dreaming Big

Date: June 1, 2023 Categories: General

All About Youssef Youssef is a very kind & polite individual who will always make conversation and ask how you’re doing. He also has a silly side and positive demeanor that makes everyone around him happy. Youssef enjoys watching basketball (especially the Lakers), anime, and playing soccer. In his free time, you can find him hanging…

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2023 Silent Auction Sneak Peek!

Date: May 10, 2023 Categories: General

Visit Playa Del Carmen Enjoy a luxurious two-bedroom suite in this beautiful self-contained 5 star property in Playa Del Carmen for 7 nights. This package at The Bliss at Vidanta Rivera Maya includes welcome cocktails, maid service, wifi, access to the gym, and internal transportation by golf carts to explore this expansive property. Perfect for a summer vacation with the kids or a romantic getaway!…

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2023 Luncheon Live Auction!

Date: May 5, 2023 Categories: General

Chef David LeFevre’s Demo In A Chef’s Kitchen Not your average cooking class, you and five guests will learn tips from an Executive Chef at this unique culinary demo experience by Chef David LeFevre including wines from the private collection of Bob Sydow and Lynn Hedani in their Manhattan Beach Custom Home. Chef LeFevre will…

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Meet Jake: Thriving in our After School Program!

Date: May 4, 2023 Categories: General

All About Jake Jake is incredibly kind, empathetic, outgoing, and very funny. Friendly to all, he loves animals, especially his own dogs, and making new friends! Halloween season is Jake’s favorite time of the year and he really enjoys watching horror movies. When Jake’s not at Mychal’s, you can find him trying new foods (although, milkshakes are his favorite),…

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Ryan’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Jars!

Date: May 1, 2023 Categories: General

Thank you for attending our 21st Annual Luncheon & Auction – your cookie jar contains dry ingredients to make a batch of Ryan’s famous Chocolate Chip Cookies & the full recipe is below!  About Ryan Ryan first started at Mychal’s in August 2015 as a member of our adult Path To Independence program. As Ryan…

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Angel Award 2023!

Date: April 20, 2023 Categories: General

Suzanne Sharer & Bob McDaniel This year we are incredibly grateful for this opportunity to present Suzanne Sharer & Bob McDaniel with the Angel Award for their continuous generosity and dedication to Mychal’s Learning Place. Since meeting Ed in 2019 Suzanne felt an immediate pull to Mychal’s Learning Place, knowing that her niece Jessica, who…

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Meet Emmanuel: Creating in the Bakery!

Date: March 31, 2023 Categories: General

Get to know Emmanuel Emmanuel is a very sweet and driven individual who describes himself as “nice and cool.” He is very talented and creative. Emmanuel loves making art; he often creates clay figures, drawings, and paintings with his brother at home. Emmanuel finds inspiration for his art from DreamWorks & Disney. He also enjoys…

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Meet Tariq: Working Hard at Chevron!

Date: March 2, 2023 Categories: General

  All About Tariq Tariq is a sweet and empathetic young man. He cares about his peers and always checks in with staff to ask how they are doing. Tariq enjoys video games, Jiu Jitsu, and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He enjoys traveling especially by airplane.  Tariq has a true love for music, one of his…

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Meet Yusuf!

Date: February 2, 2023 Categories: General

Getting to Know Yusuf Yusuf is a joyful, polite, and friendly individual who always comes to Mychal’s with a smile on his face! He loves to dance, watch Disney movies, and play basketball. He says, “one of my favorite things to do is gardening, I like watering the flowers and watching them grow.” Yusuf has…

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Meet Sophie

Date: January 3, 2023 Categories: General

All About Sophie Sophie is a kind, creative student who loves getting to know new people. One of her school teachers described her well when she said she was a “sweet girl who gives the best hugs.”  Sophie’s father, Jeff, agrees and says “hugs are her superpower.” In Sophie’s free time, she also enjoys feeding her neighbors chickens…

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