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How we help prevent hunger and homelessness in South Orange County

Volunteering

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Thanks to Comtrend for helping in the food pantry. We love our volunteer groups that help us all year long. We need individuals and groups. Get involved today!

Upscale Resale

July upscale

There are deals for July 4 at our thrift store, Upscale Retail at 23501 Ridge Route, Ste. G in Laguna Hills. New items arrive daily – don’t miss out!

NewsFeed

Virtual food drive
  • “A former client called to make a substantial donation. It was awesome to hear was her story. She said that she had a difficult time asking for help, yet everyone she encountered at South County Outreach treated her with respect and kindness – and gave her dignity.”

  • “Thank you for your assistance with food this month! It is so appreciated! The volunteers are so kind and thoughtful. Again, thank you for your generosity!

  • “[Our care worker] has been superior in helping me to receive the assistance that I needed. Not only did [she] go over and beyond to assist me; she helped me to see different options and and really encourage and motivated me to keep going in life. Every time I contacted her, I received prompt replies and she just really made me feel like I wasn’t alone in the situation. Since receiving rental assistance; I am now a full time employee with a great company that allows me to be financially stable again. I really appreciate and love the kind hearted donors, volunteers and everyone else that make South County Outreach such a blessing.”

     

  • “We are beginning to heal as a family and laugh as a family and make plans for the future.”

  • “South County Outreach has changed our lives in every way imaginable – I have a job, I have my kids with me, I have a place to live – everything’s on track.”

  • “South County Outreach came to my rescue so many times and gave me so many opportunities.  I would not be where I am without them.”

  • “For me the most important part of life is family and whatever you can do to help a family it makes a change in the world.”

  • “Ray Havert and I lived in the same neighborhood for many years, so I was familiar with his efforts to get South County Outreach off the ground.  Ray would be so pleased to know that his vision is continuing to make such a huge difference in the lives of so many needy families.  It warms my heart to see clients being helped in such a tangible way.  I am blessed to play even a small part.”

  • “A former client called to make a substantial donation. It was awesome to hear was her story. She said that she had a difficult time asking for help, yet everyone she encountered at South County Outreach treated her with respect and kindness – and gave her dignity.”

  • “Thank you for your assistance with food this month! It is so appreciated! The volunteers are so kind and thoughtful. Again, thank you for your generosity!

  • “[Our care worker] has been superior in helping me to receive the assistance that I needed. Not only did [she] go over and beyond to assist me; she helped me to see different options and and really encourage and motivated me to keep going in life. Every time I contacted her, I received prompt replies and she just really made me feel like I wasn’t alone in the situation. Since receiving rental assistance; I am now a full time employee with a great company that allows me to be financially stable again. I really appreciate and love the kind hearted donors, volunteers and everyone else that make South County Outreach such a blessing.”

     

  • “We are beginning to heal as a family and laugh as a family and make plans for the future.”

  • “South County Outreach has changed our lives in every way imaginable – I have a job, I have my kids with me, I have a place to live – everything’s on track.”

  • “South County Outreach came to my rescue so many times and gave me so many opportunities.  I would not be where I am without them.”

  • “For me the most important part of life is family and whatever you can do to help a family it makes a change in the world.”

  • “Ray Havert and I lived in the same neighborhood for many years, so I was familiar with his efforts to get South County Outreach off the ground.  Ray would be so pleased to know that his vision is continuing to make such a huge difference in the lives of so many needy families.  It warms my heart to see clients being helped in such a tangible way.  I am blessed to play even a small part.”