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Orange County Rescue Mission seeks help from community to provide holiday gifts for homeless families

Orange County Rescue Mission is reaching out to the local community for gift donations to help the 179 formerly homeless adults living at Village of Hope and other Rescue Mission transitional housing campuses celebrate the holidays. The Rescue Mission has announced an urgent need for holiday gift donations for adults, which the children will give to their parents.

“The holidays are a special and heartwarming time for the families living at Village of Hope and our other campuses,” says Orange County Rescue Mission President, Jim Palmer. “For many of the children, this gift donation and exchange will be the very first time they will experience the joy of selecting and giving holiday gifts to their parents.”

Suggested donation items needed include new:

  • Slippers
  • Robes
  • Socks
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Jewelry
  • Nail Polish Sets
  • Eyeshadow Pallets
  • Journals and Pens
  • Hair accessories
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Scarves
  • Belts
  • Wrapping Paper

Donations of these items may be dropped off at Orange County Rescue Mission’s Village of Hope, located at 1 Hope Drive in Tustin, California, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. Contact Julia at 714-247-4388 or email [email protected] for more information.

Members of the community may also contribute to a specific cause in someone’s honor and designate it as a holiday gift by using the Rescue Mission’s Gifts of Hope Christmas catalog, which is accessible at https://catalog.rescuemission.org/.
Gift values in the catalog range from $8.00 to $450.00 and provide funding for a variety of services and programs offered at the Village of Hope, including lifesaving holiday meals and Christmas gifts for children, among others

This article was released by Orange County Rescue Mission.