1 Hope Dr, Tustin, CA 92782
Close
1 Hope Dr, Tustin, CA 92782

The New LOL

More commonly abbreviated for  ‘laugh out loud’ I am thrilled to thank our friends at Anaheim Baptist Fellowship Church for their generous LOL event, running ‘laps of love’ for the Orange County Rescue Mission. Each participant ran, walked or skipped around...

Read more

Varsha's Story

Varsha is a part of our Village of Hope program at the Orange County Rescue Mission. She is a talented young lady who has, unfortunately, known the struggles of  providing even the basic meals for her children. Watch her story and hear how you can help fight hunger, here in Orange...

Read more

Never Forget

Caught up by the agenda of the day,  I was rushing off to the next meeting until I truly stopped and looked at the date on the calendar. Instantly my efficiency came to a halt where nostalgia overwhelmed me. Like so many of you, I can remember exactly where I was, 12 years ago today...

Read more

Kids Matter

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” As we focus our efforts toward rescuing more people off the streets of Orange County, these words of Nelson Mandela cut right to my heart. Especially this time of...

Read more

Family Camp

It has been a long time dream of mine to see families in the Orange County Rescue Mission’s program enjoy quality time together in the great outdoors as part of their rehabilitation process. Our Double R Ranch in Warner Springs has the perfect setting for families to enjoy this...

Read more

A Chance to Swim

As I arrived at the office each day last week, I crossed paths with an ecstatic flock of  freshly sun-screened faces of Village of Hope children. As they boarded a bus each day to attend their designated summer activity, I couldn’t help but think how generous a gift, such a...

Read more

Kids Excited About School

With the unavoidable conclusion of summer also brings a population of  melancholy kids. The market driven back-to-school shopping rush usually can alleviate some of this dismal mood with temporary excitement in new clothes and school supplies, but imagine the first day back to school...

Read more

Summer Blow Out

Where do you begin when thanking the volunteers that have turned into family? The end of the summer blow out at the Village of Hope is an event we look forward to every year, but its not the only time we get to enjoy the friendship of Coast Hills Community Church. The summer blow out...

Read more

Athletes Against Homelessness

How do we open the eyes of children to new opportunities? They don’t know what they don’t know! Mind, body and soul are just the basic aspects to consider when you are working toward reversing generations of dysfunction and unhealthy lifestyles. At the Orange County Rescue...

Read more

Night at the Symphony

Residents of O.C. Rescue Mission’s Village of Hope transitional housing program enjoy a night at the Pacific Symphony. By THERESA WALKER / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Dawn Smart walked arm in arm with a neighbor friend up the walkway at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on the night the...

Read more