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Serve Locally

Anaheim

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Discover projects that align with your gifts & passions from our four categories below:

EMPOWER KIDS TO THRIVE  |  BRING HOPE TO FAMILIES  |  BUILD INTO OUR COMMUNITIES

 
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Empower Kids to Thrive

Youth who experience risk factors of poverty, drop-out rates, teen pregnancy, or drug/alcohol use that threaten their safety and healthy development.

Bring Hope to Families

Families, seniors, and veterans who go hungry, are homeless, live in motels/share living space with multiple families, or have escaped domestic violence. They are a key factor for at-risk kids.

Build into our communities

Intentionally extending compassion by partnering with Anaheim to meet the needs of our own local community.

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Empower Kids to Thrive


EMPOWER KIDS TO THRIVE

Empower Kids to Thrive


EMPOWER KIDS TO THRIVE

Serve causes like foster youth, human trafficking, and mentorship.

GIVE YOUR TIME

OC United Mentorship and Academic Support
Cause: Education
Who: Adults Only
When: Weekdays, after school
Where: Fullerton
What: Volunteer with "United Kids"--an after-school program through OC United. Provide consistent support to empower at-risk students in Fullerton.

Volunteer at a Local School
Cause: Education
Who: Adults only
When: Weekdays, school hours
Where: Your neighborhood
What: Volunteer at your local school with tutoring, reading with students, etc.

Help Alleviate Poverty at Giving Children Hope
Cause: Families in Transition
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Varies
Where: Buena Park
What: Volunteer at Giving Children Hope (a local non-profit that helps alleviate poverty in our community) Mon-Fri between the hours of 9am-5pm with packing backpacks full of food for local low-income students and their families.

Encourage & Enrich Foster Teens
Cause: Foster Youth
Who: Small Group Friendly, Adults only
When: Mondays, Fridays around 5-8pm
Where: Orange County
What: Volunteer at an event that is hosted for 90 of the most at-risk youth in the OC foster care system put on thru Social Services. Sign up and we'll let you know about upcoming monthly events.

 

MAKE A DONATION

Rescue Pack for Human Trafficking Survivor
Cause: Human Trafficking
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Flexible
Where: Any
What: Shop for items and assemble care packages for girls rescued from human trafficking.  These gifts will be given out by law enforcement officers rescuing them.  List given after signing up. Cost is $50-75/ bag.

Donate Books to Local Schools
Cause: Education
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Flexible
Where: Orange County
What: Donate gently used or new books for local school libraries. New and captivating books can inspire literacy!

 

 

 

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Bring Hope to Families


Bring Hope to Families

Bring Hope to Families


Bring Hope to Families

Serve causes like homelessness, domestic violence, seniors, and teen pregnancy.

Give Your Time

Pathways of Hope Shelter Turnover Team
Cause: Families in Transition
Who: Small Group Friendly
When: Varies
Where: Fullerton
What: Help Pathways of Hope make space for more in their emergency shelter by being a part of the turnover team. This team would be called on whenever a unit or bed is needing to be cleaned up and reset to welcome a new individual experiencing homelessness off the street.

Volunteer with Fullerton City Lights
Cause: Families in Transition
Who: Adults Only
When: Varies
Where: Fullerton
What: Help provide home clean-up, grocery assistance and host events with the Residents of Fullerton City Lights.

Provide Dinner for Victims of Domestic Violence
Cause: Domestic Violence
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Weeknights except Tuesday
Where: Orange County
What: Provide a meal and activity for the residents of the Sheepfold and their kids. Residents have been victims of domestic violence/abuse. 

Volunteer at Bridges Shelter
Cause:  Homelessness
Who: Adults Only
When: Flexible
Where: Anaheim/Orange
What: Volunteers needed for Bridges at Kraemer Place, a newly opened emergency shelter near our Eastside Anaheim campus. Sign up to work a 3-4 hour shift any day of the week available, or help with their Jobs for Life program.

Provide Dinner or Childcare for Teen Moms at Fristers
Cause: Teen Pregnancy
Who: Small Group Friendly
When: Varies
Where: Anaheim, La Habra, Santa Ana
What: Fristers gathers young moms to teach life skills, parenting, and offer support...all much needed after a young mom chooses to bravely parent. At the same time their children are cared for and given a preschool-like education. You can provide and serve a hot dinner (homecooked or store-bought) for one of their classes, or you can help with childcare.

Mentor or Support Young & Vulnerable Parents at Fristers
Cause: Mentorship
Who: Small Group Friendly
When: Varies
Where: Anaheim, La Habra, Santa Ana
What: Fristers gathers young moms and dads to teach life skills, parenting, and offer support...all much needed for those young adults bravely choosing to parent. At the same time their children are cared for and given a preschool-like education. Provide and serve a hot dinner (homecooked or store-bought) for one of their classes, help with childcare, or volunteers to do one-on-one coaching with a mom or dad.

 

Make a Donation

Hygiene Kits for Homeless Neighbors
Cause: Homelessness
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Anytime
Where: Anywhere
What: Put together a kit of essential items that can be distributed to those facing homelessness in your community. List and instructions given after sign up.

Donate Food to Giving Children Hope
Cause: Families in Transition
Donate food for those experiencing hunger in our community. Giving Children Hope is a local non-profit that helps alleviate poverty in our community. After signing up a specific list of needed items will be sent to you.

Birthday Boxes for the Sheepfold
Cause: Domestic Violence
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Anytime
Where: Orange County
What: Birthdays can make us feel special and celebrated...or forgotten. Support the work of The Sheepfold by providing Birthday Boxes to allow moms recovering from domestic violence the opportunity of celebrating their child. Birthday Boxes are kits that include everything needed to throw a birthday party--from party decor to cake mix and candles. Instructions and list given after signing up.

Meal Kits for Homeless Shelters
Cause: Homelessness
Who: Small Group Friendly, Family Friendly
When: Flexible
Where: Santa Ana
What: Donate meal kits, welcome or exit kits for individuals experiencing homelessness that are living at Bridges at Kraemer Place in Anaheim or The Courtyard Shelter in Santa Ana. Kits serve as a meal or are given upon their arrival to the shelter or as they exit the shelter to transition to more permanent housing.

 

 

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Build into our communities


Build into our communities

Build into our communities


Build into our communities

Serve causes like city partnership, community enrichment, and first responder.

Give Your Time

Volunteer at a Community Farm
Cause: Community Enrichment
Who: Family Friendly, Small Group Friendly
When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays before dark
Where: Anaheim
What: Help at Renewable Farms, a local aquaponics farm (fish farming and plant farming combined) by gardening and learning this practical and healthy skill. Produce grown goes to families in need in our community.

Make A Donation

Deliver Treats to Local First Responders
Cause: First Responder Support
Who: Small Group Friendly, Family Friendly
When: Flexible
Where: Your City
What: Pick up a gift card or put together some goodies and write a kind note of thanks and encouragement and then deliver to a local firehouse or police station. Instructions will be sent to you after signing up.