Pancakes & Presents!: Thank You I’Padrini di Antonello!

Last weekend 25 of our children at the Village of Hope, along with their parents, were treated to a delicious pancake breakfast at I’Padrini di Antonello restaurant! As you can see from the photos, it was a joyful morning filled with fun, food, and friends!  In addition to the pancakes, our friends at I’Padrini di […]

Tustin High School Cheer Squad Shows Spirit for the Village of Hope

The Village of Hope recently hosted Tustin High School’s Cheer Squad with their new Principal Dr. Jon Tuin earlier this month as the Tustin High School cheerleaders led a cheerleading clinic for 25 of our kids! The Varsity squad opened the clinic by wowing the kids with a performance before splitting them into two groups […]

Medtronic Sends Village of Hope Kids Back to School in Style!

Currently, children make up over 40% of the residents here at the Village of Hope.  Fifty-four of those children are school-aged – that’s a lot of school uniforms to purchase! I want to thank our friends at Medtronic, who helped make it possible for all 54 of our school-aged children to have brand new uniforms!  […]

Village of Hope Kids Dressed for Success, Thanks to Steadfast Companies

Summer is winding down and school is back in session!  This past week, the school-age children living here at the Village of Hope said goodbye to summer break and began their fall semester. And thanks to our friends at Steadfast Companies, all 62 of the Village of Hope kids were dressed in brand-new school uniforms! […]

How You Can Help a Child Succeed

As a parent with a child still in high school, my daughter always reminds me of what comes along with a new school year:  back-to-school shopping.  It’s sad to see summer go, but for students, there is an excitement in picking out new school supplies! And starting a new school year with fresh school supplies […]

OCRM Employee Highlight

Each month we like to highlight an employee who exemplifies the mission, philosophy, and values of our organization. This month we are delighted to highlight Nia Cross as our Employee of the Month. Nia faithfully serves in our Parent and Child Enrichment (PCE) Center as the Parent and Child Enrichment Center Manager. She works hard to serve the […]

Summer to Remember Continues with Computer Camp!

Summer to Remember continues on!  Our friends at Code Irvine, along with partners Maker Camp, Be Internet Awesome, and C.S. First Computer Science & Coding for Kids, organized a computer camp for the children of the Village of Hope! The purpose for this full day of computer camp was to teach kids online safety, anti-bullying, […]

It’s Christmas in July!

Tis the season!  Each year, Orange County Rescue Mission partners with Chick-Fil-A, Tustin Auto Center, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Tustin to bring the spirit of Christmas to the Village of Hope – in July! This event is of course a favorite of the residents of the Rescue Mission.  Event partners and volunteers from […]

You Can Give a Child a Summer to Remember!

Summer is upon us and that means that the Village of Hope campus will be full of children with days free from school.  Nearly 38 percent of the residents currently living at the Village of Hope are children.  This is more than one-third of the Rescue Mission’s population and something that we can’t take lightly. […]

Please Join Us for the OC Children’s Business Fair on April 29th

It’s that time of year again: our 2nd Annual Children’s Business Fair is coming soon!  The Children’s Business Fair allows children to display their business ideas and innovations to the local community by launching their own “start-up” through a booth at the Fair.  This event teaches our children the value of entrepreneurship and teamwork as […]


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