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OC Register Letter to the Editor

  OC REGISTER – CINDY YAMANAKA, FILE PHOTO Friends, as most of you have read recently the Santa Ana Civic Center faces huge challenges when it comes to the impact of the more than 450 homeless living there. In the Opinion section of the Orange County Register, Ms. Bonnie...

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No Longer Just Surviving

As a child, Leticia never knew her dad. So her young life was spent trying to fill a hole in her heart. Before she knew it, she was on a dangerous path. “I grew up without a father, which led me to look for a father figure in men, anything that got [their] attention .

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Joyce's Journey

 Part 2 …continued from Monday Maybe someone did reach out to help Joyce during her teen years – a house manager in a foster home or an officer in juvenile detention. Joyce does not recall. What she does know is that she believed the lie that she was worthless. Substance abuse...

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Joyce's Journey Part 1

Early on in my journey of reaching out to the homeless, I discovered that homelessness is not a simple issue. When you think about homelessness, you probably picture the man lying on the pavement or the woman pushing a shopping cart. The truth is, homelessness takes many forms. For...

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Living in Orange County

Paying a high price for housing is the reality of living in Orange County. It always has been. The cost of housing impacts all of us. But those most affected are the families who are no longer able to provide shelter for themselves because of the dramatic increase in the rent they pay...

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Transform a life this Easter

You helped Crystal escape from abuse and find safety at the Mission. It’s hard to believe, but Easter will soon be here. At the Mission, we are preparing for the 87,589 meals we expect to serve at this time of year. For $1.48, you can provide an Easter Season meal and share the Good...

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Urgent Needs

People usually seem skeptical at the mention of homeless families in Orange County, yet our outreach programs always prove otherwise. There is a great, growing need in our community to help provide services to men, women and children in the gap of poverty. With our rooms completely...

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Homeless in El Nino

Where most California residents find rain an answer to the prayers of our long-standing drought, other residents lacking shelter face new challenges in inclement weather conditions. Coinciding with the onset of the strongest El Niño in 18 years, we are seeking the community’s help to...

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Rising Deaths on the Streets

The information in this article is critical awareness that needs to be shared. The fact that more and more of our neighbors in Orange County are dying on the streets is an indication of the overall health of our community. I want to share this information to offer hope. There are...

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