✨Orangewood Foundation was happy to attend the Junior League of Orange County, CA Inc. “She Is…” conference last weekend. The women of JLOCC have supported Orangewood from the very beginning. We’re grateful to them for a long-lasting and ever-evolving partnership. Our 44 Women for Orangewood Chair, Dr. Tess Breen and Snr. Development Operations Manager, Christina Lopez joined JLOCC President Laura Smith Hatch and immediate past President, Sabrina Beg, for a photo full of empowered women!
Last week, Orangewood Foundation’s auxiliary group, 44 Women for Orangewood hosted an inspiring and educating lunch to inform the community about Young Adult Court, a collaborative program with the Orange County Superior Court, University of California, Irvine – School of Social Ecology and Orangewood Foundation. Led by the honorable Judge Maria Hernandez this program gives young men a second chance to expunge their felony records.
Millennials get a lot of flack, right? As an older millennial, (if you were born in the late 70’s or early 80’s we are a unique group dubbed “Xennials” or the “Oregon Trail Generation“), we don’t fit the millennial prototype – but we know a thing or two about our generation.
Despite the Baby Boomers being pissed at us for turning out the way they created us to be 🤷♀️, we have now taken over the workforce for the most part. It seems older generations are (slowly) getting used to us and recognizing what we have to offer in the workforce (hint: mad Microsoft Excel skills).
On Friday, Oct. 29, Orangewood Foundation gathered with 227 of the organization’s most impactful donors to celebrate the 24th annual Ambassador Luncheon.
Held at an expansive outdoor patio at the Renaissance Hotel in Newport Beach, the event serves to recognize Orangewood’s individual and collective accomplishments from the past year while honoring the foundation’s “Ambassadors” or philanthropic partners whose annual gifts of $1,000 or more support the Foundation’s efforts and also raise funds for youth in the community who are currently in foster care. The luncheon raised more than $305,000.
- John Quincy Adams
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