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10 Years Later: Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina fell on the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, leveling homes and changing lives forever. As families and individuals were displaced to Southern California, the Orange County Rescue Mission jumped into action to provide emergency relief and aid for those in...

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Out of the Park

I get to see Tim working hard every day as he cleans around my office and our support staff’s work spaces.  His smile is perpetual and his optimism is contagious.  Believe it or not, Tim was homeless, sleeping in a park. But because of your gifts, Tim doesn’t have sleepless...

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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...

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R U Hungry? They are!

Typically the idea of hunger drums up images of children in 3rd world countries, but I meet families in Orange County every day who are struggling to find their next meal. Kids and parents who know the pain of hunger all too well, that have never known healthy nutrition or the comfort...

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I Care about AIDS!

My life long Pastor and a faithful supporter of the Orange County Rescue Mission, Bruce Sonnenberg cares and continues to dedicate his life to rallying more and more support around the cause to fight AIDS both locally and globally through his supportive non-profit ‘He Intends...

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Summer Graduates 2013

Although I prefer to focus on the positives and highlight the successful achievements, we all know that significant change comes hand-in-hand with hard work and set backs along the way. Each day at the Orange County Rescue Mission presents this ensemble of both triumph and struggle...

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Graduation Milestones

This is a very important weekend at the Village of Hope. I am excited to spend Sunday commemorating our most recent class of summer graduates from the Orange County Rescue Mission with Tustin Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Puckett. I am thrilled to watch another group of formerly homeless men...

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Ericka's Story

Happy Thursday, today I want to share a story of HOPE with you directly from the Orange County Rescue Mission. Ericka and her son Akcire reside at the Village of Hope where they have a warm bed, food and a strong community. But it was not always that way, Ericka recounts a time in her...

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World Change Starts Here

I believe we can change the world… and we are starting right here,  in Orange County. The Orange County Rescue Mission operates a faith based prevention, emergency, transitional, and affordable housing that includes: food, clothing, education, healthcare and housing, but most...

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Come Volunteer this July

This summer, don’t let the  heat drive you into a mundane routine at home.  Build a new tradition with your friends and family by using those open windows of time in your summer schedule to make a difference in the community. Rally your friends for a food drive or encourage your...

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