World Humanitarian Day

On August 19, 2003, the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad suffered a terrorist attack, killing 22 people. This heartbreaking event paved the way for the United Nations to designate August 19th as World Humanitarian Day, to honor those who lost their lives in humanitarian service, and those who bravely continue such service. Through this celebration, […]

Cut-A-Thon Update

Check out the pictures from the Cut-A-Thon, a fundraising event held by Giving Children Hope at the Bella Dia Salon & Spa on August 13.  All haircuts were priced for $10 dollars and all proceeds went to GCHope’s “We’ve Got Your Back Program.” All our staff members got a new haircut, including America, Rosa, Barbara, […]

This & That Boutique

This & That Boutique had their grand opening today! It’s down the street from our warehouse and the store has something for everyone! New and used clothing, home furnishings, toys, jewelry, and much more will be sold at the store. What’s even better – Five percent of their proceeds will go towards Giving Children Hope’s […]

How to Avoid Charity Scams

Recently, CNN’s journalist, Anderson Cooper, did a series on charity scams, wherein his team investigated several organizations (AC360). The investigation not only uncovered fraudulent practices by the organizations, but it also presented a disturbing fact that there are opportunists, individuals or companies that use nonprofits and charities as a profit making tool. Since Giving Children […]

What is Hope?

“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.”– Martin Luther King Jr. Hope is a living, daring feeling which drives individuals to change the world. Martin Luther King Jr. saw a world in a different light and believed in change in a time where the status quo was said to be set. […]

Medical Mission in Nicaragua

Nicaragua, a country slightly smaller than the state of New York, is considered the poorest country in Central America (Source: CIA World Fact). Although basic medical care is obtainable, treatment for more serious medical conditions is either unavailable or only available in Nicaragua’s capital city, Managua.  Advanced medical equipment, medications and supplies are also hard to […]


Need a trim or a haircut?? Join us on Monday, August 13th for Giving Children Hope’s Cut-A-Thon from 10am – 2pm at the Bella Dia Salon & Day Spa in Buena Park. ALL proceeds will go towards our “We’ve Got Your Back” program! Only $10 for haircuts! Email Elizabeth Saldana or call the salon at […]