Child S.H.A.R.E. (www.childshare.org) exists to offer hope and wholeness and to work toward healing, empowerment and justice for foster children by equipping families, individuals, volunteers and faith communities to provide and support foster and adoptive homes. In support for Child S.H.A.R.E. we walked the LA Marathon while raising funds for their program.
Autism Speaks: Over the last couple of years we have supported Autism Speaks (www.autismspeaks.org) by donation and sampling at their Walk Now For Autism events in Los Angeles and Orange County. The Autism Speaks mission is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.They are dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder.
Light the Night: Every year we have donated, walked, and sampled at the Angel Stadium Light the Night Event (www.lightthenight.org). The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Light The Night Walk events bring help and hope to people battling blood cancers.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Every year we run the Orange County Marathon in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (http://www.cff.org/), a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.
Orangewood Children’s Foundation: 8th Continent supports Orangewood Children’s Foundation through donation every year to support their programs to eliminate child abuse and neglect in Orange County, CA.
Other notable donations include the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Ana, Childrens Hospital of Orange County, Canine Companions for Independence, Acacia Adult Day Care Center, Catholic Charities, CHOC Foundation for Children, and Orange County Rescue Mission.