Costa Mesa, CA – This holiday season marked the 49th year of Share Our Selves’ Annual Adopt A Family Program. This wonderful holiday tradition supports many struggling Orange County families by providing gifts and food for the holidays. In 2018, the Adopt A Family Program connected donors with 1,451 families with children recommended by Costa Mesa and Santa Ana...Read More
Costa Mesa, CA – In 2018, Share Our Selves distributed 1,346 Thanksgiving food bags over the three days before Thanksgiving. The bags were full of everything needed for a delicious dinner, including turkeys, chickens, produce, rolls, stuffing, pies, and more.
Thanksgiving is truly a team effort. A huge thank you to everyone that helped out!
Costa Mesa, CA- Share Our Selves Family Service, which took place on Thursday, November 15, 2018, was a chance for families to kick off the holiday season together by working on projects that helped our homeless neighbors and taught children about the challenges they face. Geared towards families with children elementary school age or younger, this night was unique...Read More
Huntington Beach, CA – The 28th Annual Share Our Selves (SOS) Celebrity Chef Dinner brought over 250 generous community members together for an exciting evening of fun, delicious food and drinks, and philanthropy. The event, held on Friday, October 5 at the beautiful Paséa Hotel & Spa, highlighted eight phenomenal local chefs committed to helping those in need in...Read More
Newport Beach, CA – On Friday, August 24, 2018 the entire SOS staff gathered at the Lido House Hotel in Newport Beach for an afternoon of fun at the fifth annual Vision & Values Awards luncheon. This event recognized the staff members that best represent the SOS Core Values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice. There were also two additional awards, the...Read More
Costa Mesa, CA – Children living in poverty start their school year at a large disadvantage. Without crucial school supplies, these students cannot fully participate in classroom activities or complete their homework. SOS’s annual Back To School Program was launched in 1994 with the goal of closing the educational gap for low-income K-12 students.
This year’s program...Read More
Costa Mesa, CA — On June 7, 2018 the SOS First in Family College Readiness Program celebrated the achievements of 32 low-income first-generation high school seniors with a special event held at the SOS Community Health Center. The program prepares students for success in college by supplying them with laptop computers, dorm room essentials, money for textbooks, and...Read More