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Celebrating the Life of Sr. Michelle Tochtrop, CSJ

The Hands Together family is deeply saddened by the passing of Sister Michelle August 5 after a short fight with cancer.  Sr. Michelle was a dedicated member of our Hands Together Board of Trustees and  also served on the board of St. Joseph Hospital in Orange.  “Sr Michelle always kept us focused on our mission”, […]

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It was a fun event for Hands Together

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The kids and parents are thrilled with the motorcycles and Santa.  Thank you Saints Motorcycle Club.

KOZY TOEZ provides shoes

Over 150 kids received donated new shoes from various motorcycle clubs from Orange County and the Inland Empire. Special thanks to Amber Moore, director of Kozy Toez for helping our kids this Christmas with fantastic shoes.

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VERIZON donates school backpacks

A special thank you to Verizon district manager Karina Becker and her associates for providing backpacks full of school goodies for our Pre-K kids.  “It’s always great to see our partners touch the lives of our kids”, said Hands Together Director Karina Chavez.  Hands Together graduated 82 children in June, ready for school this fall.

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15th Anniversary Celebration

Over 150 guests attended the Hands Together 15th. Anniversary on Tuesday Oct 2. Honorees included Max Gardner, CEO of the OC United Way and Howard Booker, Director of the In-N-Out Burger Foundation. Special Recognition Awards from Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen and California Assemblyman Tom Daly’s office was presented to Board Chair Robert […]

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LEARN TO READ | READ TO LEARN

Hands Together will graduate 46 kids this school year. Our mission is to prepare these children for a life time of learning. You can help our next graduating class with your donation to buy books. $46 donation will buy 10 new books for the Hands Together Library. All gifts are tax deductible. You can also […]

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Exciting news about our upcoming Casino Royale event!

Our online registration system is live. Now you can register and invite all your friends just by using the website. This is a great night of food, fun and friends and it all supports the children we work with. So go ahead and register today and be sure to send the link to all your […]

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Thank you to the Episcopal Church of Messiah & the Grant for Kids

Father Abel Lopez, Rector of the Episcopal Church of Messiah in Santa Ana announced in December a $60,000 grant to Hands Together to help further community outreach and advance education for at-risk children. “We are truly grateful for the continued support from the congregation and Vestry who help us build lives in the downtown Santa […]

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Motorcycles dash shoes to Hands Together

The MC Saints Christian motorcycle club organized the 3rd Annual Kozy Toez event providing new shoes for all the kids at Hands Together.  Event organizer Amber Moore announced that over 160 pairs of shoes were donated and distributed to the kids on December 14.

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Thank you to the members of I Padrini for helping our families.

Big Thank You to the guys from I Padrini

On December 14 the members of I Padrini provided a fabulous pancake breakfast and Christmas gifts at Antonello’s Restaurant  for our Hands Together families.  Special thanks to Windell Stout for all his hard work and support.

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