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174 West Lincoln Ave. #541
Anaheim, CA 92805
(Mailing Address)

1505 E. 17th St. #116
Santa Ana, CA 92705

(Business Office)


(714) 558-8600
Mission, Vision, and Values

Our mission is to provide compassionate and uplifting transitional care for women in crisis and hungry children in Orange County.

Our vision is to be the Orange County safety net for uniquely challenged and underserved women and children through hope, love, and spiritual healing.

Our values consist of the three main categories: 

Love & Compassion: A faith-based approach to healing and forgiveness in a multi-generational community.

Respect & Acceptance: A non-judgmental celebration of the diversity and uniqueness of humankind.


Honesty & Integrity: An ethical approach to supporting personal growth and family values.


Quick Links


Cbeyond Employees Volunteer at Shelter Locations      


  Employees from

 Cbeyond Phone and Internet Services 

 recently volunteered their time for a special  day at  GHH's shelter sites!

Many projects were handled with love, care and skill including gardening & cleaning,

"The group was great to work with and they did a wonderful job making the location look beautiful!" said house manager

Stephanine Laing. 


Cbeyond employees blessed GHH with a great

"clean up day" and had a fun time together! 

North Hills Realty
 Food Drive for GHH 
North Hills Realty

 Rose Co & Jan Brown of North Hills Realty in Tustin, hosted a drive collecting hundreds of pounds of food and clothing for GHH!

From December 1st -15th, they collected nonperishable foods in their offices. 


They also were able to get the official

 Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts  Trolley(TACFA) to participate in the drive as well, by driving through the neighborhood and picking up bags of items from different businesses and residences on its journey.

 Thanks so much for your support!

International Christmas Live Nativity Play Celebration
International Christmas
The Old World Village - Huntington Beach,  hosted in the Christmas season this year with an international, intercultural and interdenominational reenactment of the
 First Nativity Sunday, December 11th.  Talented members from thirteen different church congregations and related ministries came together to create the angel choir, narration, cast, crew and performance of the Christmas story. 
  The program began with a Latin American "Posada" dramatizing Mary and Joseph's journey and search for lodging.

 Highlighted in the program was song and dance from around the world including Latin America, Germany, Samoa, Vietnam, Kenya, Egypt, Israel, Japan and Korea. 

 The International Celebration also highlighted the origin of "Santa Claus" or St. Nicholas, who as tradition   brought gifts to those in need. 

This Christmas production was sponsored by the American Clergy Leadership Conference, with participation from Greater Grace Church of Deliverance, The Old World German Community Church, St. Jude Thaddeus Old Catholic Church, Samoan Assembly of God of Westminster, Vietnamese Fellowship of the Assemblies of God, Archangel Michael's Coptic Church of Egypt, The Native American Leadership Alliance, Sadoc Christian Church, Summit Evangelical Church of Pasadena, Lovin' Life Ministries, the World Quest Kenyan Project, The KEA Korean Language School, Holy Saint Andrew's MBC and Tree of Life Community.

 .Grandma's House of Hope was the dedicated charity to receive the collection including canned goods and monetary donations.
Thanks to all the wonderful sponsors & people that put so much time into a beautiful evening !

United Way
Summit Events Catering
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Old World - Huntington Beach 


 Battle of The Dance Theatre





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Thank You! 

2011 has been an AMAZING year for GHH! 


Our growth would have not been possible without the support of the following businesses , organizations

and many others:


A&S Printing

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce

Anaheim Community Foundation

Anaheim Emergency Shelter Grant

Anaheim Collaboration to Assist Motel Families

Breast Cancer Angels

Breast Cancer Solutions

Bruno Serato and the Anaheim White House

Career  Academy of Beauty

Community Services Programs


Disneyland Resort

El Dorado Motel

Epic Church


Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce

Home Depot


Institute for Advanced Studies

Klein Family Foundation

Law Offices of Snell & Wilmer


Mariners Church of Irvine


Northgate Markets


Orange Chamber of Commerce

Orange County Community Foundation

Orange County High School of the Arts

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force

Orange County United Way

Orangewood Children's Foundation

Park Santiago Neighborhood Association

Payless Shoe Source

Responding Recovery

Roosters Foundation

Salvation Army

Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

SA Recycling

Second Harvest Food Bank

Sempra Energy

Senator Lou Correa

Sisters of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation

Soroptimist International

Stater Brothers

Summit Events Catering

Summit House Restaurant

The Allergan Foundation

The Irvine Company

The PIMCO Foundation

The Tree of Life Community Church

The Village at 17th Street - Shared Spaces

Trinity Broadcasting Network

Toys 4 Tots

Tucker Signature Films

Tustin Chamber of Commerce

Wells Fargo Foundation



A special thanks to the many individuals and families who gave their time and/or financial support to GHH this year! 


In particular, thanks to all the

 wonderful volunteers and interns

 that help keep us moving forward with our mission.

GHH wishes everyone a

Happy New Year!

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 Nana's Kidz Christmas Party Christmas Party 2011

 This annual event has been hosted by GHH since 2008. 

 The day serves  

Nana'z Kidz Program - children living in motels with their families, where their parents are unable to provide basic necessities.  By providing a morning dedicated to these children & families, GHH hopes to bring holiday cheer to those, who otherwise would not be able to celebrate the Christmas season due to financial constraints.  

2011 Motel Party Everyone in attendance was provided with a hot pancake & sausage breakfast sponcered by The Lions Club.  Each child received a wrapped toy, a certificate for a new pair of shoes, and a  warm hand-made poncho, along with a photo with Santa.   


 Parents were provided with a holiday gift which were selected and wrapped by their child at the event.  Crafts, professional balloon animals & face painting and other activities provided additional fun!.  


Volunteers with the Leo's Club - help pass

out water, snacks and all the other breakfast items. 



 Thanks to all the wonderful volunteers and organizations for their part in making the event a success!


Bolsa Grande High School Men's League

Chinese Baptist Church of Orange County

Diego De Leon Photography

El Dorado Inn

EV Free

Focus OC

Haz Party Rentals

International Leo Club - Anaheim 

Joni's Purse Project

Lions Club of Anaheim

Miss Vietnam of Southern California

Northgate Markets

Associated Students of Prage Coast College

Payless Shoes

Project "SAY" of Anaheim

San Antonio Catholic Church Parish of Anaheim

St Anslem's Church

Summit Events & Catering

Toys 4 Tots

Tree of Life Community Church

Troy High School Key Club

and the many, many volunteers that wrapped gifts and held toy drives!

  Thanksgiving Feast

at Shelter


 Students from Cal State Fullerton put together a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration for the ladies at our shelter!   


As part of a class project, this group of students coordinated and organized a great night complete with turkey & dressing, special guest speakers and live music provided an alternative rock Christian band 

 "The Good Cousins"  


  The ladies had an absolute blast and a lot to be thankful for! 

As part of the student's legacy, this event will be  a tradition at our shelter every year!




A big thanks to Angie Ruiz, Jamie Valdez, Judy Martinez, 

 Kristin Raney, Hillary Wylam & Myra Mendoza

 for creating such a wonderful celebration for all! 

Christmas Party Blessings 

Chef Motek / Miguel Ramirez and his crew of volunteers provided a lovely meal which was a highlight of the ladies combined shelter Christmas Party! 


"Christmas was special because I was so blessed & surrounded by celebrations of LOVE, KINDNESS and The Birth of Our Lord & Savior with the fellow residents, family, neighbors & total strangers providing all that we received" stated Norma, a resident.


 Each lady received special gift bags handed out by

Santa himself!  

Items were selected from a "wish list" which many wonderful people "adopted" a lady to create that special holiday cheer

Southern Wine & Sprits California

 provided gifts for each child or grandchild.

Special Entertainment was provided by Sherri Cyrkin.


Donations provided by Breast Cancer Angels, Chef Miguel, 

 Henry Cardenas, Island Florals and Northgate Markets made a yummy and festive evening.

 A special thanks to Chef Miguel

 Andy Hernandez,  Thalia & Yadeli Martinez , Sandy Ramirez,

 Maribel Toan,  Justine Tucker, Mandy Tucker and all the individuals and families that warmed and touched each woman in our houses! 


Nana's Kidz

Nutrition Bags

Once a month on
the first Saturday, volunteers gather  to help fill nutrition bags to distribute to
GHH's Nana's Kidz program.  
This Saturday, January 7th, volunteers from
Garden Grove High School's

Ambassadors Club and Vietnamese Club
donated their time to help pack over 300 bags in just over two hours! Great job!
If your service club would be interested in volunteering, please contact our office
(714)558-8600 or 
The Tooth,
The Whole Tooth & Nothing But The Tooth!
AYUDA Clinic
Since 2009, Dr Robert Mokbel DDS & AYUDA affiliated with USC dental school,  has  been offering a private dental clinic at his Fountain Valley office.  This year an assortment of services ranging from cleanings, extractions, fillings and even a chair side veneer on a front tooth was performed!
As a private non-profit humanitarian dental, medical and educational organization, AYUDA's mission is to be actively engaged in improving and sustaining the oral health of people in undeserved areas of the world. By providing assistance through treatment, training and education, AYUDA helps promote health education and social betterment
Thanks Dr Mokbel, The Lion's Club, Ayuda & all the wonderful USC students for bringing pride & smiles to the ladies!

A Very Special Thanks to

the following new & returning supporters in 2012


United Way  



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             Roosters Foundation            Wells Fargo Logo 

With your very generous awards, GHH

will be able to reach out and serve so many through

 love, hope & healing!



Thank you very much for your support to Grandma's House of Hope. It is through your kindness and generosity that GHH continues to fight hunger and homelessness in Orange County. Your contribution helps enhance the lives of women and children who are struggling to survive in your own communities.  

God Bless,


Je'net Kreitner

Grandma's House of Hope