174 West Lincoln Ave. #541
Anaheim, CA 92805
1505 E. 17th St. #116
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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.
Cbeyond Employees Volunteer at Shelter Locations
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
Cbeyond employees blessed GHH with a great
"clean up day" and had a fun time together!
North Hills Realty
Food Drive for GHH
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
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 !
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:
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
El Dorado Motel
Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce
Institute for Advanced Studies
Klein Family Foundation
Law Offices of Snell & Wilmer
Mariners Church of Irvine
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
Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce
Second Harvest Food Bank
Senator Lou Correa
Sisters of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation
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!
Nana's Kidz Christmas Party
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.
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
Haz Party Rentals
International Leo Club - Anaheim
Joni's Purse Project
Lions Club of Anaheim
Miss Vietnam of Southern California
Associated Students of Prage Coast College
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!
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
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Whole Tooth & Nothing But The Tooth!
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!
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.
Grandma's House of Hope