Giving Children Hope Partners with Navajo Nation

Giving Children Hope is working with our partners in the Navajo Nation to respond to COVID-19. Check out these articles which detail the difficult circumstances Navajo people are facing as a result of this virus. “One-third of the homes across the vast, dry reservation don’t have running water, forcing families to haul it in. Many […]

National Christian Foundation names GCHope ‘charity on the frontline’

National Charity Foundation names Giving Children Hope ‘charity on the frontline’. In 1982, Evangelical Christian author and entrepreneur Larry Burkett, financial advisor Ron Blue, and tax attorney Terry Parker founded the National Christian Foundation. Burkett was an American radio personality whose work focused on financial counseling from a Christian point of view. Today, the NCF […]

Dockers and Giving Children Hope

Esquivel and Giving Children Hope Team Up with support from Dockers This article is originally written for Forbes. Find the whole article here! https://www.forbes.com/sites/dockers/2019/11/19/dockers-teams-up-with-forbes-under-30-summit/#7d0325b47531   The road to success isn’t always paved with gold. Sometimes, our beginnings are humble and far removed from our goals. Challenges are twice as tough and the vision of a […]

Giving Children Hope is proud to support the Sixth Annual Quiñceanera banquet

Giving Children Hope is proud to support the Sixth Annual Quiñceanera banquet held at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, by providing gift bags with jewelry, make-up brushes, deodorant, feminine products, and more.  “These young women have dealt with more in their young lives than most of us have in our adult lives,” – Adam England, Cheif […]

Lost. Homeless. Depleted. Meaningless.

These words offer a description of the experience of millions of people around the world. Fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, whose identities have been stripped and transformed into statistics that at our most calloused we easily scroll past. They have lost their families, homes, and their jobs, because of imminent and life-threatening dangers. They […]

Point-In-Time Count Reveals increase in Homelessness

  Every other year Orange County surveys the number of homeless individuals residing within its borders. This year’s recently released Point in Time count revealed that there are 6,870 homeless individuals across the county. This represents a 43% increase from the previous survey released in 2017. This number includes 466 families, with 966 children living in temporary shelters […]

A Walk towards Hope

As the father of three teenage sons most conversations at my house these days begin with “Dad, I need…” followed by an urgent request that is almost always a “want” and rarely a “need”. I recently returned from the Venezuelan border where I spent the week with the “caminantes”, or walkers, whom the entirety of […]