July’s Volunteer of the Month

Every Friday at 2:10pm, 24 Orangethorpe Elementary students are greeted with a warm smile as they pick up their backpacks from Miss Cassie. Four years ago, Cassie decided to dedicate a few hours a week to serve alongside her church, Wilshire Avenue. When Wilshire Avenue adopted Orangethorpe Elementary, Cassie volunteered to start delivering backpacks to […]

Homeless Student Goes to College

Against all odds, Ashley Aquino proudly walked across the stage and received her high school diploma just a few weeks ago. Ashley’s mother, Ramona, did her best to encourage Ashley in elementary school when she came home day after day in tears, tired of being bullied. Ramona shared with her daughter that it was okay […]