Passion for a Cause

Thursday, November 16th was a day to celebrate ‘Passion for a Cause’ at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon, supported by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The afternoon served its purpose in recognizing the impact philanthropy has on our community and to honor individuals, companies and organizations that have contributed greatly to our community. (more…)

Unleashing the Power of Philanthropy

On Wednesday, November 8th, superheroes unleashed the power of philanthropy at the Orange County Community Foundation’s 2017 Annual Meeting. The superheroes in the room were local philanthropic movers and shakers, which prompted OCCF’s president, Shelley Hoss, to joke “who is watching over Orange County right now?”. (more…)

You Matter | Civic 50 Orange County

On Thursday, October 19th, the Orange County Business Journal in partnership with OneOC recognized the 50 most community-minded companies in Orange County at the inaugural Civic 50 Orange County luncheon. The Civic 50, created in 2012, is a National Initiative of Points of Light and for the first time has been localized for a specific market – right here in Orange County! Companies were nominated and selected based upon four categories within their community initiative programs: investment, institutionalization, integration and impact. The event showcased how companies and employees use their time, skills and resources to get involved within the community and how they exemplify the meaning of superior corporate citizenship. (more…)