HOPE BUILDERS BLOG

Registered Behavioral Technician – Introducing Our New Training Program

We are thrilled to announce that last month Hope Builders successfully expanded its healthcare academy to include Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) training, which is offered in partnership with Santiago Canyon College. RBTs assist behavior analysts in executing treatment plans for children with autism. Our first RBT cohort is full of motivated individuals who have a…

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Ortiz Enterprises, Inc.- Longtime Partners Helping Young Adults Get Back to Work

Hope Builders is thankful for the longtime and generous support of Pat and Jill Ortiz of Ortiz Enterprises. Their involvement spans decades and includes helping Hope Builders purchase its first building to Pat’s board leadership for over ten years, including three years as Board Chair, and Jill’s involvement on the annual Light Up a Life…

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The Palmer Family Foundation- Investing in Hope Builders’ Future

Hope Builders is thankful to The Palmer Family Foundation for their dedication to helping Hope Builders expand its social enterprise and for generously sponsoring the 25 Days For Building Hope campaign as a Premier Sponsor. In 2001, Greg and Sally Palmer attended Hope Builders’ annual Light Up a Life gala for the first time and…

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JPMorgan Chase & Co.- Dedicated to Empowering Vulnerable and Underrepresented Communities

It is an honor for Hope Builders to highlight JPMorgan Chase & Co. as a Premier Sponsor of the 25 Days For Building Hope Campaign. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s global philanthropy efforts help address humanitarian and economic challenges across the globe. Since 2009, JPMorgan Chase has partnered with Hope Builders to link young adults to…

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Guaranty Chevrolet – Dedicated to Investing in Their Community

Hope Builders is proud to honor Guaranty Chevrolet as a Premier Sponsor of the 25 Days For Building Hope campaign. Since 2002, Guaranty Chevrolet has been a generous supporter of Hope Builders’ annual Light Up a Life Gala, donating the winner’s choice of a brand new Chevrolet vehicle. Although the global health pandemic forced Hope…

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eMaxx Partners- Leading Hope Builders to a Thriving Future

Hope Builders is proud to introduce eMaxx Partners as a Premier Sponsor of the 25 Days For Building Hope campaign. Over the past year, eMaxx Partners’ CEO and Partner, Tim Blett, has lead the Hope Builders’ team through a Marketing and Growth Assessment Process (M-GAP) to uncover key insights to help guide strategic brand &…

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Behr Paint Company- Inspiring Young Adults to Pursue a Better Future

Hope Builders is grateful to Behr Paint Company, and its parent company Masco Corporation, for their Premier Sponsorship of the 25 Days For Building Hope Campaign, and the multiple ways they invest in Hope Builders’ young adults. Last year, the Behr Paint Company invited trainees from Hope Builders’ Construction Academy to tour their state-of-the-art R&D…

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25 Days for Building Hope – A Virtual Campaign to Celebrate Hope Builders’ 25th Anniversary

In place of our annual gala this year, we are hosting our fundraiser online! On Friday, August 14th, Hope Builders is launching 25 Days for Building Hope. During these 25 days, we will be celebrating Hope Builders’ 25th Anniversary by publishing a series of videos to help tell our story. It’s a story filled with countless examples about how…

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Hope Builders: A solution to getting Orange County’s young people back to work

  Hope Builders has finalized its implementation model to annually prepare 280 young adults for careers. In March, Hope Builders shifted its programs to online instruction, virtual case management, therapy and career readiness courses. Realizing that the ongoing pandemic called for longer-term flexibility, Hope Builders worked with a team to identify and implement a blended…

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Thank You for your Emergency Funding Support

Hope Builders received over $290,000 in emergency funds to support its trainees through the pandemic. Thanks to the generosity of anonymous donors and our friends at the Cedar Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Thompson Family Foundation, and TKF Youth Development we’ve raised over $290,000 to provide emergency assistance to Hope Builders’ trainees. “I thought I’d have…

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