29th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day Sat, Sept 21st |@cleanupday #CoastalCleanupDay

The California Coastal Commission recently announced the 29th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day (the state’s largest volunteer event) to take place on Saturday, September 21st, 2013. The event is expected to draw more than 70,000 volunteers who will remove the trash and marine debris accumulated on California’s beaches and inland shorelines over the past year at over 800 locations. COUNTDOWN TO TRASH EXTINCTION To raise awareness and prompt volunteers to register for the Cleanup, the Commission will launch a “Countdown to Trash Extinction” campaign on Friday, August 23rd. In the 29 days leading up to Coastal Cleanup Day, the Commission will post information on its Facebook page and Twitter feeds … READ MORE >>

Illumination Foundation Carnival for Kids Aug 17th #Fundraiser to end Homelessness in #OC

The Illumination Foundation, a local nonprofit working to end the cycle of homelessness in Orange County, opened a new Children’s Resource Center in Tina Pacific this month. The Tina Pacific neighborhood in Stanton, CA has the highest population of at-risk youth in all of Orange County. The center will give Orange County homeless and at-risk youth a place to go for tutoring and mentorship, therapy, gang intervention, extra-curricular classes and most important of all – meals. By offering proactive crisis prevention and intervention curriculum, Orange County’s most at-risk youth will have a chance at a more promising future and creating generational change. There are a total of 28,000 homeless children … READ MORE >>

My Photo Gallery: Hoag 552 Club’s Summer Movie Classic #HoagSummerMovieClassic #CharityEvent

After enjoying all the fabulous food tastings from some of the best restaurants, you’re not going to believe this, but we got in the concessions line for popcorn, nachos, candy, pretzels and drinks. It was so inviting, how can we not? “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” – Rick, Casablanca Movie Casablanca is a romantic and timeless classic. What a really fun movie experience! – Leyna About Hoag Hospital Foundation’s 552 Club The 552 Club is a community-based hospital support group of individual volunteers and donors dedicated to promoting and financially supporting Hoag. As the oldest and largest of … READ MORE >>

Karate for a Cause July 28th @CommunityAutism Giveaway ends 7/14

Want your kids to try Karate but not sure if they will like it? Check out this Karate workshop while supporting a great cause. The American Martial Arts Academy and Community Autism Now teamed up to provide an afternoon of Karate classes, activities, and pizza for only $5 per child! There will also be a jumper and raffle for prizes. Enter below for a chance to win a Family Four Pack (karate and pizza). Karate for a Cause Sunday, July 28, 2013 1 pm – 3 pm American Martial Arts Academy Fullerton Campus 1027 N. Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA (714) 871-3898 ADMISSIONS Free to attend (no Karate or pizza) $5 … READ MORE >>