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A Life Full of Hope

StandUp for Kids - Orange County  One persistent stigma surrounding homelessness is the idea that living on the streets results from laziness or a lack of motivation. But in reality, each situation is different - and blaming those in need simply leads to a lack of the resources that can ...

February 2021 Supporter Spotlight: Ted Quinn

StandUp for Kids - Orange County Now more than ever, the work of our volunteers, donors, and mentors at Stand Up for Kids - Orange County deserves to be highlighted and acknowledged. Their commitment and kindness have helped ease the burden for our youth who face adversity each and every ...

Eugene Torres: Hero Volunteer

StandUp for Kids - Silicon Valley Hakuna Matata. We all recognize this Swahili phrase, but have you ever met someone who truly embraces & lives its message? Meet Eugene, our self-proclaimed "old soul" volunteer, who is so humble, that when asked how long he's been with us, he said, "I'm ...

January 2021 Supporter Spotlight: Trellis & “The Secret Sauce”

StandUp for Kids - Orange County In every thriving community is a stabilizing force or “secret sauce.” That “secret sauce” for Costa Mesa is Trellis. Trellis is a Costa Mesa nonprofit organization whose mission is to facilitate a collaborative approach to resolving the ...