Supporting the Orangewood Children’s Foundation
We'd like to raise money for the Orangewood Children's Foundation this year. Irvine Housing Blog / Talk Irvine will match your contributions (up to a total of $1000).
To participate, all you have to do is:
1. Make a contribution by visiting http://www.orangewoodfoundation.org/donate_individual.asp by December 25, 2012.
2. Forward your emailed receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org
We'll track how much has been raised at the top of this post and after the 25th, we'll match that total (up to $1000). See below for more about Orangewood.
In the early 1980’s a group of community and business leaders came together, recognizing that child abuse was on the rise and something was needed to protect these innocent children and teens. The result was building the Orangewood Children’s Home. Today the Foundation has stayed committed to the mission of providing life-changing programs and one-on-one support for abused and neglected children and at-risk families to end the cycle of child abuse. For over 30 years our focus has been to help foster children survive and thrive, in spite of the challenges that brought them into protective care. We have a particular focus on teens who will soon ‘emancipate’ (age out) of the foster care system, forging the road to young adulthood and independent living, typically without the guidance or support of family. Orangewood Children’s Foundation remains committed to this goal.
Thank you for your generosity.
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