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Al’s Story: A Path to New Beginnings

StandUp For Kids - Orange County Born in Uganda and abandoned by his parents at age 6, Al moved to the US with his aunt, uncle and sister when he was 10, but only to discover more obstacles and mental abuse. He does not have fond memories of his childhood; his father was addicted to ...

A Volunteer Determined to Make a Difference

StandUp for Kids - Silicon Valley Kristin has a heart of gold volunteering diligently with StandUp For Kids, determined to make a difference in the life of homeless youth. She’s a constant face at our Outreach Center, The Village, bringing positive energy, smiles and hope to the 100 ...

10 Thing You Can Do To Help

Cook a meal – Youth in our program come to weekly meetings to receive support, mentoring, and a hot meal. We are always looking for people willing to cook or purchase a meal for one of our weekly meetings. Become a mentor – Getting kids off the street is only the first ...

10 Ways To Help

StandUp For Kids - Orange County If helping your community wasn’t part of your New Year’s resolution, or it was and you just haven’t found the time or the inspiration to make it happen yet – we’ve got some ideas for you. All of our volunteers have unique skills ...