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Lupe Garcia – From Seasoned Maternal-Child Health Educator to New Mom

For 15 years, Lupe Garcia has served as a Maternal-Child Health Coordinator at MOMS Orange County where she teaches women to have healthy pregnancies and deliver healthy babies. She is also considered the staff expert on child development.  In August 2016, Lupe delivered her first child, Sophia Grace. We wondered how experiencing motherhood herself may [Read More]

Hilda Gilmartin’s Heart For Giving Back

When Irvine resident Hilda Gilmartin was in elementary school, she remembers standing in line around the holidays, getting gifts, and opening them - without knowing who they were from. Hilda’s parents were migrant farmworkers and she remembers the warmth she felt as a child when her community responded with love around the holidays. Since then, [Read More]

Helping Hands Club – High School Philanthropists Give Back

Volunteering comes easy to 17-year-old Jayme Chow of Newport Coast.  The Corona del Mar High School senior is president of Helping Hands, a campus-based service club that identifies needs locally, as well as in distant places.  Most recently, Jayme and the members of Helping Hands raised funds to prepare 30 “newborn necessities” gift bags for [Read More]

Casting Call For Public Service Announcement – August 19 & 20, 2016

Community Service Programs, Project PATH wants to film your story in a video public service announcement (PSA) as part of the "We Can Overcome" public health campaign. Participants will receive a thank you gift card and ALL participants can be kept anonymous. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE Community Service Programs, Proyecto PATH quiere grabar un [Read More]

Blue Moon Boutique Raises $2,300 For MOMS Orange County

As Blue Moon’s Charity of the Month, MOMS Orange County received 10 percent of every purchase made on clothing, accessories and home goods throughout June – a total of $2,300. “We were thrilled to partner with MOMS Orange County and honor them as our Charity of the Month,” said Seal Beach-resident and Blue Moon owner, [Read More]

Ron DiLuigi is Named President of MOMS Orange County’s Board of Directors

MOMS Orange County is proud to announce the appointment of Ron DiLuigi as the new Board of Directors president. Ron is the former vice president and chief advocacy officer for St. Joseph Health, headquartered in Irvine. He retired in July 2015. In this capacity, he was the lead executive in St. Joseph Health's fifteen-hospital system, [Read More]

James Owens to serve as President of MOMS Orange County’s Board through June 2015.

Please join us in congratulating James Owens as the newly elected President of the MOMS Orange County Board of Directors. James will serve as president until his term finishes on June 30, 2105. James is an associate vice president and financial advisor at Morgan Stanley in Santa Ana, and has served on our Board for [Read More]

Veteran Board Members Return to MOMS Orange County

After a five-year hiatus, we are privileged and honored to welcome back Ron DiLuigi and Mark Marten to the MOMS Orange County Board of Directors. Their leadership and unique expertise in the healthcare industry is especially important now as we address the many challenges and opportunities brought about by the Affordable Care Act and rapidly [Read More]