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 […]

Celebrating 25 years of Across the Street & Around the World

What started in 1993 with the adoption of a child in Eastern Europe has grown into the Giving Children Hope that now serves thousands of children and families across the street and around the world every week. This year, we celebrate our 25th anniversary and we invite you to celebrate with us. Giving Children Hope […]