2017 has been the second deadliest year for Orange County’s homeless population, according to records obtained by the Orange County Register. READ ABOUT IT IN THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
At this season of Thanksgiving, give a gift with lasting impact. The Orange County Alliance for Just Change (OCAJC) invites you to celebrate what you are grateful for by giving a gift that has meaningful impact on others. Your donation to OCAJC will help us increase awareness, encourage involvement and facilitate greater cooperation as we address the county’s growing homeless (homelessness?) crisis. Consider making your gift to OCAJC in the name of someone you love. We will send that person a note that you have donated in their name along with our signature chrome keychain. All donations are tax deductible. United, we can multiply our blessings.
Kathy Tillotson, of Build Futures in Huntington Beach, works tirelessly to save teens and young adults from life on the street. Read her inspiring story here: http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/tn-dpt-me-tillotson-20171229-story.html#share=email~story
California will receive the largest share of HUD’s new round of funding to fight homelessness. Specifically, Southern California will receive $380 million, and Orange County is allotted $23 million. U.S.
Please take a few minutes to read this thoughtful article, which suggests that “one size does not fit all” when addressing the many issues surrounding Orange County’s homeless population. Click