Help Families in Need
One of the risk factors that can lead to child abuse and neglect is when families don’t have the right nutrition or enough food to sustain them. That’s why The Raise Foundation, with the help of caring volunteers, hosts and/or participates in four food distributions each month (some of which include family bonding activities) –located in Costa Mesa, Anaheim, Lake Forest, and San Clemente. More volunteers are needed to help for future Food Distributions with preparing bags of healthy food and leading children in fun craft activities. You can volunteer as an individual or with a group of co-workers, friends, and/or with family. You’re caring heart will feel the impact!
- The Costa Mesa site is in collaboration with Hoag Hospital and occurs usually the 1st Saturday of every month outside the Costa Mesa Family Resource Center (FRC).
- The Anaheim site is in collaboration with Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim outside its newly renovated Clubhouse located at the Manzanita Community Park. It takes place usually the fourth Saturday each month. Most being in early afternoon.
- The Lake Forest site is located at the South Orange County Family Resource Center and occurs usually the fourth Thursday of each month. Most being in early evening.
- The San Clemente site is in collaboration with the Mendocino at Talega Apartments and is usually held the third Tuesday of every month. Most being in early evening.
A special thank you goes out to the Junior League of Orange County, Roosters Club Members, Eagle Community Credit Union Staff, Marshall B. Ketchum University Students and the many individual volunteers for their volunteer assistance with past distributions.
Become a Special Volunteer:
First Time Volunteering?
If you are a first-time volunteer for The Raise Foundation Food Distribution, please contact The Raise Foundation to arrange for a brief in-person or over-the-phone interview.
If you would like to become an Ambassador, please contact Keri Gee Semmelman at [email protected].
Manzanita Park Food Distributions
Located at: 1260 North Riviera Street, Anaheim, CA 92801
For more information and registration, please contact Monserrat Pala at [email protected]
Newport Mesa Family Resource Center Food Distributions
Located at: Newport Mesa Family Resource Center – (Located inside the Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living)
307 Placentia Ave., Suite 203, Newport Beach, CA 92663
For more information and registration, please visit https://newportmesafooddistribution.eventbrite.com
South Orange County Family Resource Center Food Distributions
Located at: South Orange County Family Resource Center
22481 Aspan St, Lake Forest, CA 92630
For more information and registration, please contact South Orange County Family Resource Center at (949) 364-0500
Mendocino at Talega Food Distributions
Located at: Mendocino at Talega
123 Calle Amistad, San Clemente, CA 92673
For more information and registration, please contact CHEC Family Resource Center at (949) 489-7742
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