Foster youth need our help to make a successful transition to adulthood. For over 34 years, Orangewood resources, guidance and encouragement have helped them thrive and prosper.Learn more
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Sophomore Samueli Academy student Diego* is a quiet, reserved 15 year old with a low-key disposition and soulful eyes. He loves to play guitar and…Learn More >
The Orangewood Foundation “My Orangewood” program is a great way to celebrate or mark an occasion and support our youth at the same time.Learn More >
Our auxiliaries, 44 Women for Children and PALS, provide the Foundation and the youth we serve with invaluable support.Learn More >
Samueli Academy is our free public charter high school for foster and community youth. Visit the website to learn more about what makes our school so great!Learn More >
While at one point in my life I saw foster care as a nightmare, I now see that it was a turning point which positively altered my future. Without the generous support from Orangewood and the people involved in it, my life would have taken a different path."
Orangewood provided stability and security in my life. I am so grateful to have people to turn to when I need help, and to know that if I ask for help there is someone that will make every effort to make sure that I get it."
I really want to stress how my life and education have been possible because of this Foundation. I didn't think I would finish college and I am almost done. I didn't think my dreams would become a reality and they are all falling into place."
Orangewood's staff and resources have given me a golden opportunity, a key to success, and hope as well. Everyone there truly cares about me and the other youth."