OUR CHARITIES

Advance on to College

Advance on to College
Rooster Liaison – Allyn Lean
Grant – $5,000
Purpose – College Admissions counseling, scholarships and mentoring
Website – www.ontocollege.org

Art4Kids
Rooster Liaison – Jon Giberson
Grant – $7,000
Purpose – Art packs given to children in distress
Website – art4kidsinc.org

Boys and Girls Clubs of Buena Park
Rooster Liaison – Rick McAuley
Grant – $2,000
Purpose – Academic Success program provides homework assistance, tutoring and supplemental education programs
Website – www.theplaceforkids.org

Blind Children’s Learning Center
Rooster Liaison – David Selleck
Grant – $2,500
Purpose – Prepares children with visual impairments for a life of independence
Website – www.blindkids.org www.brightvisions.org

Boys Hope Girls Hope
Rooster Liaison – Je Smith
Grant – $2,500 
Purpose – Housing, educational mentoring and scholarships
Website – www.boyshopegirlshope.org

Child Abuse Services Team
Rooster Liaison – Jeff Austin
Grant – $8,000
Purpose – Provides a child-friendly environment for victims of child abuse and family
Website – www.brightfutures4kids.org

Brackens Kitchen
Rooster Liaison – Randy Fine
Grant – $3,500
Purpose – Food truck feeding program provides meals for children and families in need
Website – www.brackenskitchen.com

California Youth Services
Rooster Liaison – Jeff Smith
Grant – $2,500
Purpose – Substance abuse education and testing
Website –www.calyouthservices.org

Career Wise
Rooster Liaison – Paul Robidoux
Grant – $5,000 
Purpose – Career counseling for homeless and emancipated youth
Website – www.careerwiseservices.org

Crime Survivors
Rooster Liaison – Lou Gardner
Grant – $6,000
Purpose – Advocating for victims of crime and their families
Website – www.crimesurvivors.org

Devil Pups
Roosters Liaison – Bill Schilt
Grant – $5,000 
Purpose –Provides a child-friendly environment for victims of child abuse and family trauma.
Website – www.devilpups.com

Caterina’s Club
Roosters Liaison – Bill Ross
Grant – $4,000 
Purpose – Feeding homeless youth; preparing students for employment in hospitality industry
Website – www.caterinasclub.org

 

Friendly Center
Rooster Liaison – Michael Krever
Grant – $14,000
Purpose – “Success for All” after-school tutoring program for ages K – High School
Website – www.friendlycenter.org

Fristers
Rooster Liaison – Lou Gardner
Grant – $10,000
Purpose – School readiness program for children ages 3-5 and Homework support through age 7
Website – www.fristers.org

H.O.P.E.
Rooster Liaison – Peter Haaker
Grant – $6,000
Purpose – Youth mentor program, ages 7-17
Website – www.hopebiz.org

Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Committee
Rooster Liaison – Bill Ross
Grant – $4,000
Purpose – Youth music education (K-12), concerts, Music Mobile and school music program
Website
 – www.cruiseoflights.org

Fish For Life
Rooster Liaison – Marty Golden
Grant – $5,000
Purpose – Ocean fishing experience for special needs children
Website – www.fishforlife.org

Goodwill-Faley Special Games
Rooster Liaison – John Trapani
Grant – $1,000
Purpose – Fostering social development and activity for developmentally disabled children through non-competitive sporting games
Website – www.csufspecialgames.org

Inside The Outdoors
Rooster Liaison –
Gary Draper
Grant –
$3,500
Purpose –
Scholarships for STEM educational programs
Website –
www.insidetheoutdoors.org

Project Cuddle
Rooster Liaison – Randy Fine
Grant – $6,000
Purpose – Provides hotline services to prevent child abandonment
Website – http://projectcuddle.org

JOYA Scholars
Rooster Liaison – Allyn Lean
Grant – $4,000 
Purpose – Education development and college readiness programs for middle and high school ages
Website – www.joyascholars.org
Homelessness has a profound impact on children and their ability to succeed in an academic environment. Homeless children’s academic performance is hampered both by their poor cognitive development and by the circumstances of their homelessness.

Rosie’s Garage
Rooster Liaison – Marty Burbank
Grant – $3,000 
Purpose – Provides after-school tutoring and mentoring for at-risk students
Website – www.rosiesgarage.org

Second Harvest Food Bank
Rooster Liaison – Jon Giberson
Grant – $2,500 
Purpose –Primary OC hunger relief organization
Website – www.feedoc.org

Project Tomorrow
Rooster Liaison – Jeff Scheibner
Grant – $3,000 
Purpose – Tomorrow’s Teachers Initiative program aimed at promoting STEM teaching career
Website – www.tomorrow.org

Pure Game
Rooster Liaison – Lou Gardner
Grant – $2,000
Purpose – Provides sport-based leadership development program
Website – www.thepuregame.org

Summer Harvest
Rooster Liaison – Paul Robidoux
Grant – $5,000 
Purpose – Provides food to children in need and families during Summer and Holiday seasons
Website – www.summerharvest.us

 

The Jonathan Foundation
Rooster Liaison – Chad Kearns
Grant – $2,500
Purpose – Psychoeducational support to children with educational/emotional/behavioral issues
Website – www.thejonathanfoundation.org

 

 

Young Singers of Orange County
Rooster Liaison – Michael Cipolla
Grant – $2,500
Purpose – Music education scholarships for at-risk youth
Website – www.youngsingersoc.org

 

 

Roosters Foundation Holiday Food Drive
The 23rd Annual Holiday Food Drive will be December 18th at 8am at Second Harvest, 8014 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618. We need volunteers to fill and provide 3,000 boxes of food to 50 non-profit organizations who then distribute them to needy families in Orange County that they support.