Volunteer Highlight: Andrew

Every day, Giving Children Hope gets to witness the hands and hearts that make our work possible – our volunteers. One volunteer won our hearts last year. Andrew is currently an eighth grade student at Parks Junior High and enjoys baseball and math. He first started volunteering at Giving Children Hope as a service project […]

Trojan Battery Volunteered

Trojan Battery Company is best known for its top-tier, deep-cycle batteries used in various applications including golf and utility vehicles, renewable energy, floor machines, aerial work platforms, and marine and recreational vehicles. What many people do not know is that Trojan Battery is also a philanthropic company that is very intent on bringing renewable energy to developing […]

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 […]

Premier Chevrolet Volunteered

Located just a mile away from our warehouse, our good neighbor Premier Chevrolet are always looking for ways to support the community. Whether it’s participating in a local elementary school event or sponsoring Giving Children Hope & Buena Park High School Football’s Golf Classic, Premier Chevrolet employees never fail to amaze us with their desire […]

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 […]