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ALS Association Orange County Chapter

To lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global cutting-edge research and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

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Alzheimer's Family Center

At Alzheimer's Family Center (AFC), we believe that all memory-impaired seniors, irrespective of ethnic background and socioeconomic status, deserve the right to superior personalized care that will enable them to age with dignity at home. Across the last three decades, this belief has guided our mission to improve quality of life for families challenged by Alzheimer's disease or another dementia through services tailored to meet individual needs. We play a key role in our community's continuum of long-term care services by offering affordable access to dementia-specific adult day health care programs, a variety of support services to help caregivers manage the day-to-day challenges of care, and community dementia education and outreach.

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American Cancer Society, Inc.

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

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Assistance League of Santa Ana

Assistance League of Santa Ana volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs.

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BARBELLS FOR BOOBS

Our Mission:  To mobilize and empower people to take action in breast cancer.

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Brain Rehabilitation And Injury Network

To advance the highest level of research, recovery and residual care for brain injured adults, and to provide their families with resources and support.

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Breast Cancer Angels

The mission of Breast Cancer Angels is to provide immediate direct financial and emotional assistance for individuals and their families as they are going through breast cancer treatment.
Breast Cancer Angels helps to address the ancillary needs of those who are currently in treatment. We provide food, supplies, gas, other day-to-day items, pro-bono legal services; along with medications, treatment costs and health insurance premiums. We also provide for costs associated with second opinions. 

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Breast Cancer Solutions

The mission of Breast Cancer Solutions (BCS) is to provide breast cancer patients with direct assistance, community referrals, and compassionate support. The provision of direct financial assistance for living expenses and out of pocket medical costs combined with extensive support and community resource navigation mitigates significant barriers that hinder access to and completion of breast cancer treatment. Since 1998, BCS has assisted over 4,200 individuals at risk for delaying, stopping or being denied treatment.

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BREATH Wellness Foundation, Inc.

We serve Veterans, their families and the Underserved population by providing affordable Integrative Health services and educational programs to restore well-being, prevent (or manage) disease, and increase physical and mental resilience.

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

To cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

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Discovery Arts

Discovery Arts provides the healing power of the arts to children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses while they are hospitalized for treatment. Our programs, called Arts Adventures, are fun, creative, interactive explorations of music, art, dance and drama that strengthen the emotional health of critically ill children and positively impact their treatment and recovery. By addressing children’s emotional needs, our programs also provide essential, welcome support to both the medical community and the children’s families.

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Emilio Nares Foundation

ENF helps families navigate through their child's journey with cancer and ensures no child misses a cancer treatment due to lack of transportation. 

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Epilepsy Support Network of Orange County

The Epilepsy Support Network of Orange County is committed to building a community of support to improve the lives of those affected by epilepsy through education, programs, and advocacy.
 
Compassion drives our organization to urgently help children, teens and adults with epilepsy find relief from Seizures.
 
Our Vision is a Seizure Free Community. 

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Forever Footprints (Orange County Walk to Remember)

The mission of Forever Footprints is to ensure that families who have suffered a pregnancy or infant loss receive the best support, comfort, and resources possible. To do so, Forever Footprints provides families with direct services, educates the medical community to improve quality of care and response, and offers opportunities for remembrance to help families find their own path to healing.

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High Risk Hope

High Risk Hope is a 501(c)(3) for purpose organization formed on February 16, 2011 to provide support, encouragement, information and resources to women and families who are experiencing a high risk pregnancy resulting in hospital bed rest, potential premature birth and neonatal intensive care after delivery.

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Hope in Motion International

Hope In Motion International was founded on the desire to help the most vulnerable in society have an opportunity to live healthy and fulfilling lives. Our mission is to provide a medical safety net to the less advantaged in other countries, by channeling services, supplies and equipment that respond to unmet needs. The principals of HIM Int'l have a deep conviction of leaving the world a better place. We believe in a society, where people lift and enrich the lives of others, especially those that cannot help themselves. Instead of Counting our Blessings, we believe in Sharing our Blessings and paying our good fortune forward.

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Irvine Adult Day Health Services, Inc.

Our mission, in partnership with families and the community, promotes an environment of health, dignity and well being for seniors, disabled adults and caregivers.  


Our commitment to the community is the driving force behind the Board's and Staff's dedication to follow our mission and offer innovative person-centered programs and supportive services that our families need.

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Jessie Rees Foundation

Our mission is to ensure every kid fighting cancer has the support to Never Ever Give Up by CONNECTING with their family, bringing AWARENESS to their story, providing them helpful RESOURCES and sending them continuous doses of ENCOURAGEMENT throughout their journey.

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Kevin Armstrong MD Memorial Sports Foundation

Our mission at the The Kevin Armstrong, M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation (KAMSF) is to create opportunities for at-risk students to reach their full potential academically & athletically. 

We focus on the health and wellness of our students and their families. Our goal is to make nutrition and fitness goals ingrained in the daily lives of our families. Studies indicate there is a positive relationship between physical activity and academic related outcomes. KAMSF’s programs make the connection between healthy bodies and healthy minds.

With the help of volunteers, friends and sponsors we have helped over 8000 students since our inception in 2005. Through your donation you can touch the life of a student and inspire them to achieve excellence on the field and by extension, in the classroom.

  

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Knots of Love, Inc.

Our mission at Knots of Love is to warm the hearts and heads of those experiencing traumatic hair loss. Our volunteers lovingly hand-knit and crochet caps for those struggling with treatment-induced hair loss and tiny Neonatal blankets for fragile new lives in incubators. We want our caps and blankets to be a constant reminder to the patient and their loved ones that they are not alone. Our creations are distributed free of charge to hospitals and treatment centers throughout the country.

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Kristie's Foundation

Kristie's Foundation provides assistance, support and cherished moments to critically ill children and their families. Our focus is on end-of-life care for children and support for the family that loves them.

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Laguna Beach Community Clinic

The mission of the Laguna Beach Community Clinic is to provide excellent medical care regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Operating since 1970, the Laguna Beach Community Clinic (LBCC) is an independent, non-profit, primary care health facility. The clinic offers non-emergency curative and preventive care, as well as educational services for individuals and families in Orange County, and serves as a training site for health care professionals.

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LivingWell Pregnancy Centers

Our mission is to provide alternative services and practical solutions to each woman facing an unplanned pregnancy, in order to allow her to make a rational decision without the undue pressure of her other circumstances. Our emphasis is on helping the woman within her unique situation, as well as preserving the life of the unborn child. We also provide post-abortion support and recovery for women facing emotional difficulties after having an abortion. Additionally, we provide community training services for the prevention of unplanned pregnancies through outreach to local churches and schools.

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Mae House

Our mission is to foster a full and abundant life for adults with developmental disabilities within a supportive and loving residential community.

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Max's Love Project, Inc.

Helping SuperKids thrive against the odds with fierce foods, whole-body wellness strategies, and integrative medicine.

MaxLove Project is a nonprofit organization that empowers families fighting childhood cancers and related life-threatening conditions with quality of life care, whole-body wellness resources, education and research. We believe that true health starts when families are empowered to be active partners in their child’s healing.

Inspired by SuperMax Wilford, a brain cancer fighting superhero, MaxLove Project is a volunteer-powered, grassroots nonprofit organization founded to help SuperKids thrive against cancer and life-threatening conditions. Our mission is to provide families fighting childhood cancers and life-threatening conditions with accessible, practical, and kid-friendly whole-body wellness. Our ultimate goal is to support SuperKids in overcoming the odds—to thrive in treatment and beyond. We believe that all kids should have full access to every cancer-fighting tool available, including excellent nutrition and therapeutic resources such as acupuncture, physical activity, and healing narratives.

MaxLove Project equips families to thrive within the pediatric healthcare system of today—where the standard of care for most life-limiting illnesses does not include essential integrative therapies—as we work to change the system of tomorrow. We are a community of dedicated change makers who believe in the power of integrative health care for all children.

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MOMS Orange County

The mission of MOMS Orange County is to help mothers and their families have healthy babies by offering health coordination, education, and access to community services. 

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Orange County's United Way

 United Way fights for the education, health, housing and financial stability of every person in Orange County. 
  • Demonstrate the need and solutions, thereby mobilizing Orange County residents to action-to Give, Advocate, and Volunteer to improve the conditions of OUR overall community. 
  • Galvanize and connect all sectors of our community-individuals, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and elected officials-to create long-term social change that produces healthy, well-educated, and financially-stable children. 
  • Raise, invest, and leverage millions of dollars annually in philanthropic contributions to create and support innovative programs and approaches to generate sustained impact in Orange County.
  • Hold ourselves accountable to this cause through out steadfast commitment to continually measure-in real terms-improvement and advancement in Education, Income, Health and Housing.

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PADRE Foundation

PADRE's mission is to:

•  Provide educational classes, support groups and psych/osocial events for all children with diabetes, as well as for their parents and siblings.
 
•  Support community education on diabetes and disease management.
 
•  Partner with research aimed toward better detection, prevention and management of diabetes and ultimately towards a cure.

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Pathways to Independence

Pathways to Independence is committed to transforming the lives of disadvantaged, single young women through education, therapy, mentoring, housing, and healthcare to break the cycle of poverty and abuse.

Coming from diverse backgrounds of neglect, violence, foster care and homelessness, Pathways to Independence participants work towards becoming self-sufficient members of society through obtaining a college education, healing and becoming empowered.


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PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR ALL

PTFORALL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity dedicated to helping low income individuals with financial difficulties get the physical therapy services and supplies they need. PTFORALL helps individuals by funding part or all of their physical therapy visits and helps clinics providing services to those with economic struggles by providing physical therapy equipment, healthcare related supplies and assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, braces, etc.) free of charge.

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Radiant Health Centers

At Radiant Health Centers, our mission is to provide the LGBTQ+ community medical services that are compassionate and comprehensive while continuing to serve those living with and affected by HIV.

Our vision is LGBTQ+ healthcare equity and the end of the HIV epidemic in Orange County.

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RTH Stroke Foundation

The mission of the RTH Stroke Foundation is to eliminate stroke whenever and wherever possible. People suffer 795,000 strokes in the U.S. every year, 144,000 of which result in death.  Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, and although most strokes occur to people 65 or older, stroke can attack people of any age or gender.

But experts in vascular medicine say that fully eight out of every ten strokes can be prevented. That means we have it in our power to reduce the annual incidence of stroke from 795,000 to less than 160,000, The key is awareness. Only a fraction of the American population understands the lifestyle and medical steps they need to take to keep them out of the high-risk stroke pool. Fewer than one in five can recognize the symptoms of a stroke at its onset.

The RTH Stroke Foundation aggressively pursues this under informed segment of our population. Every year we hold free stroke awareness seminars for several thousand attendees at which experts in the field explain what people have to do to reduce the likelihood of stroke. We conduct free diagnostic screenings for aneurysms, blood pressure, carotid narrowing and cholesterol. These screenings identify people at various stages of risk, including some whose lives may have been literally saved because they had no idea that they had an aneurysm or a severely restricted carotid. And we hold free monthly stroke support meetings to help stroke victims, their families and caregivers learn how to adjust to the stroke victim’s new normal.

The quest to reduce the incidence of stroke so drastically may seem Quixotic to some, but not to us. It’s the reason we come to work every day.  

 

 

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Serving Kids Hope (formally Dr. Riba's Health Club)

To promote healthy lifestyles in children, families, and communities by addressing medical, nutritional, social, economic and behavioral issues in a comprehensive, compassionate, and empowering manner.

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SmileOnU

Beyond the basic act of eating, dental health is vital to a person’s overall health and appearance. Knowing that there are people who cannot afford to see a dentist, even when suffering from toothaches, loose teeth, or toothlessness, weighs heavily on us here at SmileOnU. Our mission is to rebuild the smiles of those in need, so that the rebuilding of their lives is that much easier.

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Southern California Hospice Foundation

Mission Statement
Our mission is to deliver a breadth of resources to caregivers, families and patients who are confronting the final stages of life.
 
Vision Statement:
Our vision is to open a loving home for the last stage that will serve the dying with dignity and compassion in Orange County, CA .
 

For some, their last moments will be spent alone. For others, they have family but no one to provide continuous care. It is for these people that we initiated the Heavenly Home Project, offering an alternative to institutional care in the final days, weeks or months of life by providing round the clock caregiving services.

 

Now in the third year of our capital campaign, our Heavenly Home will be a residential home where terminally ill patients can end life’s journey in a comfortable home-like setting. It offers an important option for people who may not have family or friends who can care for them.

 

The most important thing is that no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

 

 


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Susan G. Komen Orange County

The Susan G. Komen© Mission: Save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. 

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life.

Komen Orange County is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through our generous donors and sponsors to events like the Komen Orange County Race for the Cure©, Susan G. Komen Orange County© has invested more than $38 million in breast health programs to help reach uninsured and underserved women in the local community and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research.

Our local commitment is 75% of the funds raised stay in Orange County for local breast health outreach, education and special initiatives, and a community-based grants program to engage other local organizations to reduce deaths from breast cancer.  

The remaining 25% is invested in the Susan G. Komen Research and Grant Training Program. Over the past 30 years, scientific and medical research has fueled our knowledge of breast cancers and helped us understand that breast cancer is not just a single disease but many diseases, unique to each individual. Thanks to our Komen supporters who have contributed to this fund providing over $800M to more than 2,500 scientific researchers and scientists around the globe. 

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The HeartWay Inc.

The HeartWay provides an integrative approach to the healing of body, mind, and spirit for those confronting a life-threatening illness, critical lifestyle change, or finding themselves caring for someone with a critical illness before, during, and after death.

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United Cerebral Palsy Association of Orange County, Inc.

The mission of UCP of Orange County is to help children with disabilities reach their full potential and improve the quality of life for their families.

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