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Toy Collaborative doesn't just give children presents to open; it offers a message that they aren't forgotten. Jacqueline Hernandez knows what it’s like to be forgotten at the holidays. In foster care from the age of 3, she was moved from foster homes to group homes,...

Consider buying products from organizations that also help people in need. It’s holiday season, when goodwill fills us with cheer even as it threatens to stretch us a little thin. Our desire to give doesn't stop with holiday gifts for family and friends. Nearly seven out...

Nurturing tomorrow’s leaders is a crucial next step for Orange County philanthropy Orange County is at a critical juncture. Our founders are passing the mantle of responsibility to their heirs. At the same time, the county is home to a growing number of diverse new arrivals,...

Hiring returning military personnel is the best way to support those who have served our country. Veterans Day presents the perfect opportunity to reflect on the challenges facing those who have served our country— particularly those returning to Orange County from service in Iraq and Afghanistan....

Without access to basic health care, breast cancer patients from vulnerable groups face uphill battles. "Think pink." During October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we see that phrase everywhere. But what does it really mean? Should we donate more or do walks to help fund research to...

Blended-learning approach fuels student success in the classroom and beyond. Math. Or, rather, math!!! For generations the concepts of math have struck terror in those not gifted with the “math gene.”  But what if we were exposed to math in ways that included visual concepts, fit every type of...