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 […]

April’s Volunteer of the Month

If anyone knows what it’s like to travel to all 50 states and serve our country through the Naval Air Force, it would be our beloved volunteer, Gary Leister. Gary worked as a locomotive engineer at Union Pacific Railroad for 38 years before he decided to retire 3 years ago. He currently resides in Fullerton […]

March’s Volunteer of the Month

Faithful. Reliable. Detailed. These are three characteristics that Jim Martin’s closest friends attribute to him. And we couldn’t agree more. Jim initially joined Giving Children Hope, after 28 years of working in Boeing’s Supplier Management Department, because of our mission to serve the underprivileged. He started off packing backpacks for our We’ve Got Your Back […]

Medtronic Volunteered

When Jessica first volunteered with us through her daughter’s Girl Scout Troop, she knew she had to come back. A year later, she brought along her team from Medtronic, ready to sort medical supplies for our Global Operations program. In a matter of three hours, they were able to sort one whole pallet of syringes […]

No Presents Please

Melissa Runcie, a wonderful Orange County mom, asked her friends to donate to the children Giving Children Hope serves instead of giving her 1-year-old son gifts for his birthday. Here is her story. “Our family has volunteered several times with our church and I believe strongly in the mission of Giving Children Hope. I love […]