Love Our Homeless Neighbors

We have an obligation, not merely to feed our homeless neighbors, but to help them to find permanent solutions to their housing situation.  There are many great agencies working toward that goal.  Here are some opportunities for you to get involved:

UNITED TO END HOMELESSNESS. A united countywide effort to end homelessness.  Click here to sign the petition.

HOMELESSNESS 101 TRAINING. TBA - Come and understand the misunderstandings associated with homelessness in our community as well as the latest statistics.  (Taught several times a year).

FALL PROJECT: Winter Jackets needed for Homeless Students:

Despite the hot weather, it is officially fall which means we all are already starting our planning for Christmas! Orange Unified School District district has 250 homeless kids attending it’s various schools who are in need of jackets and shoes for the winter season. OUSD has asked if wecould rally together to meet that need by the first week in December.  If you're interested, email Jay Hewitt at jay@friends.church.

HOMELESS MEMORIAL SERVICE Dec. 21 @ Christ Cathedral

ONE CHURCH IN ORANGE HOMELESS NEIGHBOR INITIATIVE  The Homeless Neighbor Initiative meets every 5th Tuesday of the Month from 1-3pm.  To connect on facebook, click here! Contact info@theBeacon.church if you're interested in attending.

Do you know someone who's experiencing homelessness in the City of Orange? if so, here are a few resources for you:

1. Countywide Resource Line: 211
2. Orange Homeless Neighbir Hotline: (714) 280 - 4227 for those from the City of Orange (last home, last job, or have family in Orange)
3. Orange Police Department's H.E.A.R. Team (Homeless Engagement and Resource Team): (714) 744 - 7599