THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st, OCW2W will host a luncheon featuring a fascinating self-defense expert demonstrating strategic tips. The day will also include, great food, and amazing entertainment, all supporting Laura's House, Domestic Violence Shelter.
Martin Wheeler, is an internationally known martial artist who will share some of his unique approach, based on over 35 years of experience. Guests will also enjoy the creative vocal and keyboard talents LeGrand Barr.
The event will benefit Laura's House, Domestic Violence Shelter in Orange County. Luncheon attendees are asked to bring donations. See flyer for details. Or view our AMAZON WISH LIST for hassle-free shopping and delivery options.
Our thanks to our generous event sponsor: Jennifer Vasquez - C.W Driver Companies
REGISTER TODAY for this rare opportunity to participate in a workshop taught by Martin Wheeler, noted martial artist, Saturday, September 23rd, 9-12 at the Port Streets Harbor View Clubhouse. Mr. Wheeler is a world-renowned expert currently teaching highly effective combat solutions from his training facility at The Academy Beverly Hills. He will share specific self-defense tips, based on his over 35 years of experience.
The OC Women2Women’s May 10th annual Mother’s Day luncheon and fundraiser honored Antoinette Naddour as the 2023 Mother of the Year. 100 people attended the special event focused on celebrating women and the influence they have in our world.
As a devoted mother of two teenage sons and Executive Director and Co-Founder of Veterans Legal Institute (VLI), "Antoinette is an inspiration to us all," said Karen Butera King, President, OC Women2Women. As designated by Antoinette Naddour, proceeds from the OCW2W luncheon will be donated to Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family to benefit low-income women and children who survived the August 2020 Beirut explosion, which displaced over 300,000 people, including at least 80,000 children
OC Women2Women was overwhelmed by the generous donations during our annual Lingerie and Lace event. Over $1,000 worth of new lingerie was collected to support women seeking employment through Working Wardrobes.
The OC Women2Women Annual Christmas Walk event was a great success, bringing in many much-needed donations for the Mariposa Women and Family Center. Guests enjoyed food, good friends, incredible Christmas lights, and caroling by the Orange County talented youth performing group "Next Best Thing Academy" Thanks to our sponsors for the generous raffle gifts that made the evening fun for everyone. Where's The Party, Marmi's Shoes, Ms. Moxie Project, along with the Solar Laser & Med Spa.
OCW2W Walkathon participant donations produced over 155 Personal Hygiene Kits for the women served by Save Our Selves (SOS) Save Our Selves provides high quality care and assistance to Orange County residents in need and acts as advocates for systemic change.
Board members enjoyed the comraderie of working together to assemble the kits. Later they were delivered to a thankful team at Save Our Selves.
Expert Naturalist, Michaela Coats, guided OCW2W Walkathon participants on an adventure of discovery as they explored the Newport Upper Bay Trail.
Decked out in their white OCW2W hats, the group enjoyed the natural energy of Newport Beach. They socialized with like-minded women and learned fascinating facts they can share with family and friends. Many promised to return for more adventures!
The OC Women2Women St.Patrick's Day March event was filled with lots of laughter and fun to celebrate the theme of the day.
After months of isolation, it was great to get together and see each other in person!
With the support and incredible generosity of our OCW2W community, we delivered over 100 "Bags of Love" filled with essentials and unique personal gifts, bringing light into the lives of women served at Grandma's House of Hope. The lovely gift bags were stuffed with over $8,000.00 of donated items such as lotion, perfume, blankets, shampoo, socks, and even coats, to help warm the hearts of women in need living in our community.
The room at Fleming's 'Restaurant was packed with women gathered for the OCW2W Lunch Club event honoring Nadine Haddad, co-founder of Home and Body Company. Nadine inspired the group with her personal story of strength, struggling and surviving while building her company and raising a family.
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