Category: Blog

Keystone on Commonwealth

In Orange County, we have roughly 3,000 people who sleep outside, unsheltered and vulnerable to the world around them, every single night. One of the best ways to assist people who are chronically homeless is with a housing model known as Permanent Supportive Housing, which addresses homelessness among our most vulnerable residents with the Housing… Read more »

Striking Out Hunger & Homelessness

Join us for our very first softball game fundraiser! On Saturday, July 14th, our HOPE Committee is hosting a fun and family-friendly softball game to raise funds to support Pathways of Hope’s mission to end hunger and homelessness in North Orange County. The game will be held at Amerige Park: Duane Winters Field, and will… Read more »

Prevention and Diversion – Stopping Homelessness Before It Starts

At Pathways of Hope, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to prevent people from experiencing homelessness at all, so that they never have to enter a system of shelter, bridge housing, rapid re-housing, or Permanent Supportive Housing after spending years of debilitating survival living outdoors. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive… Read more »

The Fourth Annual “Look Who’s Dancing”

Written by Pathways of Hope supporter, Fritz von Coelln “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.” – Edwin Denby Ultimately the good is for others, others less fortunate than we, others reaching out and we extending a hand, grateful for what we have and can share. Pathways… Read more »

Do You Believe Homeless Families Count?

Will you join Pathways and our partners to make sure every homeless family counts? Homeless Families Count! was created to conduct a time specific effort to reach, identify, and assess homeless families in Orange County. We can reach our county’s most vulnerable families and better serve homeless families in OC through the combined efforts of the A2… Read more »

Fighting Hunger with Food Drives!

One of Pathways of Hope’s amazing supporters, Tracy Hanson, partnered with several businesses to coordinate a Thanksgiving Food Drive for the hungry and homeless clients we serve! KB Construction, Koning & Associates, ACI, ATI, Protech, and Servpro all collected food at their local offices to donate to Pathways of Hope. Their collective generosity was so immense that when Tracy called us to… Read more »

Helping at the HUB of Hope!

Huge thanks to volunteer artist Suzanna Bond for painting the new HUB of Hope sign at our food distribution and resource center! In March of 2016, Pathways of Hope was thrilled to reopen our food distribution and resource center with a new name: HUB of Hope! HUB stands for Helping, Understanding, and Believing. Now our facility features a… Read more »

You Saved Rianna and Her Son from Homelessness

Pictured Above: Rianna with a Pathways of Hope staff member after signing the lease for her new apartment. Rianna’s 7 year old son was struggling with ADHD. His behavioral issues became such a challenge that Rianna lost her job after having to leave work to pick him up from school so many times. When she… Read more »

Savers Drive: Donate Clothes, Rebuild Lives

Join Pathways of Hope in our fight against hunger and homelessness by cleaning out your closets and donating your gently used items to Pathways of Hope! Here’s how it works:  You drop off your gently used donations at Pathways of Hope’s offices, then we take the donated goods to our local Savers, where our organization receives a… Read more »