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2017

October 19, 2017
Collaborative of Grantmakers Awards $615,000 in Grants to 21 Regional Nonprofits – Stu News Newport

September 7, 2017
Act Anaheim Awarding Nearly $1 Million in Grants – Anaheim Bulletin

September 5, 2017
Act Anaheim Awarding Nearly $1 Million in Grants in 2017 – The Orange County Register

August 27, 2017
Civil Liberties Require Civility To Maintain Community – The Orange County Register

July 21, 2017
B of A Grants $30K to OCCF – Newport Beach Independent

March 27, 2017
OC Philanthropy: Lessons in Innovation – Orange County Business Journal

2016

December 1, 2016
Newport’s Nonprofits Feature – Newport Beach Magazine

December 1, 2016
We Are the Change Agents – Coast Magazine

November 21, 2016
What’s Your Why? by Shelley Hoss – Orange County Register

July 5, 2016
Effort Grows To Help Anaheim Kids – Orange County Register

April 24, 2016
Giving Day Returns to Aid Nonprofits – The Orange County Register

February 15, 2016
Lessons from Africa: Leopard’s Instincts Spot On – Orange County Business Journal

February 1, 2016
Generosity and Optimism – Orange County Business Journal

January 27, 2016
ACT Anaheim Initiative is Latest Recipient of Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary Giveaway – Orange County Register

2015

December 21, 2015
Movers and Shakers: Shelley Hoss Featured Amongst Newport Beach’s Most Influential People – Newport Beach Magazine

October 24, 2015
Foundation Awards $500,000 to Help Veterans – Daily Pilot

October 23, 2015
Taking Care of Orange County Vets – Orange County Register

May 18, 2015
Blood Recipients Depend on the Kindness of Strangers for Life – Orange County Register

May 4, 2015
Orange County Shows its Heart on First-Ever Giving Day – Orange County Register

April 24, 2015
IheartOC raises nearly $2 million for nonprofits – Daily Pilot

April 23, 2015
Fundraising effort almost hits ‘ambitious’ goal – Orange County Register

April 21, 2015
IheartOC Giving Day event rally – KNBC News

April 21, 2015
Rally aims to touch hearts – Daily Pilot

April 19, 2015
30-Hour donation blitz targets $2 million for local nonprofits – Orange County Register

February 19, 2015
What’s the state of veterans in the O.C.?  Struggling, Surviving and working to find a new home – Orange County Register

February 19, 2015
OC Veteran Study Event – Photo Album

2013

December 30, 2013
Learning to thrive with diversity – Orange County Register

December 23, 2013
The power of compassion – Orange County Register

December 16, 2013
A gift of hope – Orange County Register

December 9, 2013
30 years of feeding hungry in the county – Orange County Register

December 2, 2013
Education remains best defense against HIV/AIDS – Orange County Register

November 25, 2013
Jacob’s Ladder- Special feature on local veteran – Orange County Register Magazine

November 25, 2013
Gifts that change the world – Orange County Register

November 20, 2013
Disney, Angels, Ducks giving $3 million to youth programs – Orange County Register

November 18, 2013
Cultivating the next generation – Orange County Register 

November 11, 2013
Boots on the ground to career reboot – Orange County Business Journal

November 11, 2013
A hand up for Orange County veterans – Orange County Register

November 4, 2013
Caring for those who have cared for us – Orange County Register

October 28, 2013
Detection. Care. Cure. – Orange County Register

October 21, 2013
Tech changes teaching game – Orange County Register

October 14, 2013
Passion with a purpose – Orange County Register

October 7, 2013
Teaching children well – Orange County Register

October 1, 2013
Foundations and Joint Chiefs Meet on Challenges in Veterans Philanthropy – Nonprofit Quarterly

September 30, 2013
Jessie’s Wish – ConnectOC Blog

September 23, 2013
Literacy crucial for all, elusive for many – Orange County Register

September 16, 2013
Battling the ‘witching hour’ – Orange County Register

September 9, 2013
Equipping vulnerable children for success – Orange County Register

September 3, 2013
Prepare for care – Orange County Register

August 26, 2013
Green O.C. includes ocean blue – Orange County Register

August 19, 2013
Breaking the cycle – Orange County Register

August 12, 2013
Welcome to Kindville – Orange County Register

August 5, 2013
Helping O.C. veterans connect after serving – Orange County Register

August 5, 2013
The new front is right here, at home – Orange County Register

July 29, 2013
Cultivating the complete mind – Orange County Register

July 22, 2013
Peace of mind – Orange County Register

July 15, 2013
Giving smart – Orange County Register

July 1, 2013
Have a smart summer – Orange County Register

June 24, 2013
Making the grade – Orange County Register

June 17, 2013
Program provides scientific roots -Orange County Register

June 10, 2013
A father’s dream builds hope for young adults with special needs – Orange County Register

June 3, 2013
After the homecoming, struggle continues – Orange County Register

May 28, 2013
An ‘aging tsunami’ on the horizon – Orange County Register

May 20, 2013
Charting a course toward change – Orange County Register

May 13, 2013
Strong start essential for lifelong health – Orange County Register

May 6, 2013
Grim statistics for childhood obesity in O.C. – Orange County Register

April 29, 2013
Playing for health – Orange County Register

April 15, 2013
Key to a good tomorrow – a job today – Orange County Register

April 8, 2013
Public-education woes affect everyone – Orange County Register

April 1, 2013
Shine a light on homeless – Orange County Register

March 25, 2013
Holes in the system – Orange County Register

March 18, 2013
Literacy key to learning – Orange County Register

March 11, 2013
Help vs. hardship – Orange County Register

February 1, 2013
Leading the way: Shelley Hoss is a champion for Orange County residents in need – OC Metro

February 1, 2013
Step one: connectOC Metro

February 1, 2013
TEAM(S) WORK – OC Metro

2014

December 15, 2014
Finding help and hope on the spectrum – Orange County Register

December 5, 2014
Swayne leaves philanthropic legacy – Orange County Register

November 22, 2014
‘I Heart OC’ aims to raise millions in hours for nonprofits – Orange County Register

September 29, 2014
Breaking the cycle of teenage pregnancy – Orange County Register

September 15, 2014
Sparking a creative community – Orange County Register

Septemeber 1, 2014
A water-wise Orange County is within reach – Orange County Register

August 16, 2014
Charting a course for Orange County’s future – Orange County Register

August 2, 2014
Helping the next generation find purpose and passion – Orange County Register

July 5, 2014
Unseen and Unheard: Aging in need in Orange County – Orange County Register

June 16, 2014
Families landlocked in food deserts – Orange County Register

June 2, 2014
Could restorative justice unlock the potential of troubled youth? – Orange County Register

May 19, 2014
Keeping our promise to California’s students – Orange County Register

May 5, 2014
Orange County’s health hangs in the balance – Orange County Register

April 7, 2014
Big Brothers Big Sisters of OC among nonprofits set to receive ACT Anaheim grants – Orange County Register

April 7, 2014
Financial literacy is key to self-sufficiency – Orange County Register

April 1, 2014
Anaheim youth programs receive $1.5 million in grants – Orange County Register

March 24, 2014
One child bullied is too many – Orange County Register

March 13, 2014
Tustin, Santa Ana groups among grant recipients – The Tustin News

March 10, 2014
The new face of neighbors in need – Orange County Register

March 6, 2014
Costa Mesa nonprofits, others receive grants – The Current

February 24, 2014
Every child deserves a healthy smile – Orange County Register

February 10, 2014
Celebrating 25 years of passion, innovation – Orange County Register

February 2014
Get in the ACT – OC Metro

February 2014
A day in the life of Shelley Hoss – OC Metro

January 27, 2014
In harm’s way -Orange County Register

January 13, 2014
Keeping Dr. King’s dream alive – Orange County Register

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