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Caroline Patterson, Esq. President of Ladies Who Dine

Caroline Patterson (middle) delivers gifts during the Adopt a Family program with other members from Ladies Who Dine With a full-time career and two small children, Costa Mesa lawyer Caroline Patterson still finds time to be the president of the Orange County chapter of Ladies Who Dine, a group of young professional women [Read More]

Made With a Smile

Eight-year-old Allison Flores is a budding entrepreneur -- and a philanthropist. She and her mother created an online and pop-up boutique,, where she sells her own handmade gifts such as soaps, towels that are shaped into bunnies, candles and other home décor. She has learned a lot about setting up a business, marketing it, [Read More]

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]