Hope Builders Blog

Best of Friends Honoree—PCL Construction

Elton Murakami, DBIA, Area Leader of Orange County, will be accepting the 2019 Best of Friends Award on behalf of PCL Construction at the Light Up a Life Gala.   Hope Builders is proud to honor PCL Construction with the Best of Friends Award at its annual Light Up a Life Gala on September 14, Read More »

Builders’ Luncheon 2019 Raised Over $120,000!

Leaders in the construction industry from across Orange County gathered for Hope Builders annual Builders’ Luncheon where they raised over $120,000! Nearly 100 attendees enjoyed delicious BBQ at the luncheon hosted by Clark Construction, PCL Construction and McCarthy. Guests were faced with anticipation as they entered the warehouse where two covered cars were showcased from Read More »

Amigo Spotlight: Decorative Arts Society

“They were prepared, eager and READY!” said Madeline Hayward, Grant Chair of Decorative Arts Society (DARTS), after volunteering with Hope Builders. Last month, board members of DARTS had the opportunity to see the impact of their funds by participating in the mock interviews with trainees from Hope Builders’ healthcare program. DARTS is an Orange County Read More »

Amigo Spotlight: Disneyland Resort

As part of the “Million Dollar Dazzle” program celebrating the Resort’s 60th anniversary, Disneyland Resort surprised Hope Builders with a $60,000 donation to benefit the Amigo program, supporting our mission to provide Orange County’s most disadvantaged youth with the life skills and job training needed to achieve enduring personal and professional success. In addition to Read More »

Securing a Strong Future for All Californians

To close California’s economic divide and grow the state’s economy, we must invest in innovative education and training strategies that give all of California’s workers and businesses the skills they need to compete in the economy. That’s why 40 organizations, including Hope Builders, have joined National Skills Coalition to urge governor-elect Newsome to prioritize skill Read More »

ImpACT Anaheim – 24 Hours. 10 Organizations. 1 Cause

Hope Builders, along with 9 other organizations, are coming together on October 24 for ImpACT Anaheim–a giving day to raise funds to support underserved youth of Anaheim. Orange County Community Foundation is providing support to the participating nonprofits, so they can reach their goal of raising $100,000. Hope Builders has committed to raising $10,000. “At Read More »

PIMCO – Transforming Lives with Hope Builders Since 2001

Since 2001, PIMCO has served as a key partner in helping Hope Builders’ youth move out of poverty and onto a path of economic stability through contributing financial resources, leadership on its board of directors and hundreds of volunteer hours. Most recently, PIMCO honored Hope Builders with its 2017 Leadership Circle Award, recognizing the organization’s Read More »

St. Joseph Health – Connecting Hope Builders’ Youth to Career Opportunities for Over 20 Years

Since 1997, St. Joseph Health and its ministries in Orange County—St. Joseph Hospital, Mission Hospital and St. Jude Medical Center have been instrumental in connecting Hope Builders’ disadvantaged youth to career opportunities in healthcare. St. Joseph Health has developed an internal internship opportunity for Hope Builders youth in its Revenue Cycle Services that has since Read More »

Best of Friends Honoree – Woodbridge Glass/Werner Systems

Hope Builders will honor Woodbridge Glass/Werner Systems at this year’s annual Light Up A Life gala on September 15, 2018 with the Best of Friends Award to recognize their incredible support in equipping young people with the technical and life skills training needed to enter the workforce. Since 2010, Woodbridge Glass/Werner Systems has partnered with Read More »