Gifts bags filled with personal care items brightened the lives of Heritage House during the holidays.
Each year OC Women2Women supports select non-profit organizations to help us fulfill our:
OC Women2Women donated $30,000.00 to Working Wardrobes for Employment Training and Career Development. Our clothing drives provided 330 women with professional interview and work attire, empowering them with confidence.
OC Women2Women donations help provide workforce readiness services in an atmosphere of dignity that enhances the lives of those seeing to become self-sufficient. These efforts help participants achieve sustainability - with integrity..
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OC Women2Women has provided $35,700.00 worth of practical assistance to over 300 homeless women and children. Donations included: pillows, mattresses, bed frames and bedding, washing machines, dryers and oven ranges along with over 100 gift bags stuffed with personal care items to Colette's Children's Home and WISEPlace. OCW2W provided a mobile wheelchair lift & computer screens to Mariposa, a family-centered group that specializes in women's issues . The donation provided support for local women and families struggling with trauma, domestic violence, and substance abuse.
Learn how we helped empower these women.
OC Women2Women empowered over 300 local female veterans funding services through Veterans Legal Institute (VLI), the only pro-bono legal service totally dedicated to aid veterans in the West. Donations provided pr- bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income current and former service members to eradicate barriers to housing, healthcare, education, and employment and foster self-sufficiency.
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OC Women2Women's Mission " To inspire, empower, and invest in the lives of under-served women" aligns with the efforts of HOPE International to invest in the dreams of families in under-served communities. OC Women2Women donated $30,000 to HOPE International and funded over 2,841 Micro-Loans of HOPE through for the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Ukraine and India. Micro-loans support OCW2W efforts to provide a hand-up, not a hand-out. Read their TESTIMONIAL.
When OCW2W was initially formed, we included international efforts. In 2016 we turned our focus towards women in our own local community.