Orangewood Events

Sex Trafficking Community Forum

Monday, January 9, 2017
Orangewood Foundation, Santa Ana

When: Monday, January 9, 2017
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Where: Orangewood Foundation, 1575 E. 17th St., Santa Ana CA 92705

Learn more about sex trafficking in Orange County and Orangewood’s residential program for victims of sex trafficking at this free community event. Click here to read an overview of the issue.

Free but please RSVP here.

44 Women Education Luncheon

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Island Hotel, Newport Beach

When: January 19, 2017
11:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Island Hotel Newport Beach, 690 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach

Join the members of our 44 Women for Orangewood auxiliary for lunch and an informative presentation on the three A’s of anxiety, addiction and ADD by expert Dr. John A. “Jay” Faber. Tickets are $40 each and include lunch and valet parking. Click here to register.

To view the event flyer, please click here. If you have questions, please contact Jeff Gilstrap at (714) 619-0237 or via email to

Volunteer Information Session

Monday, February 6, 2017
Orangewood Foundation

When: February 6, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Orangewood Foundation, 1575 E. 17th St. Santa Ana

If you are interested in volunteering with Orangewood, please join us for a volunteer information session to learn more. RSVP to Juliet Patino, Volunteer Program Manager, at or (714) 619-0246.

PALS Speaker Night – Athletes First Rookies

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Orangewood Children & Family Center in Orange

When: February 9, 2017
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Where: Orangewood Children & Family Center, 401 The City Drive, Orange

Join our PALS auxiliary as they provide motivational educational and inspirational speakers at the Orangewood Children & Family Center.  These “Speaker Nights” are an opportunity for leaders in our community to inspire youth with their own stories of overcoming personal struggles and challenges.

For more information, please contact Jeff Gilstrap at (714) 619-0200 ext. 237 or via email to .

Please note: PALS volunteers at PALS Speaker Nights must adhere to the following requirements: 

  1. Be 18 years of age or older.
  2. Notify a staff member immediately if they realize that they know one of the children at Orangewood Children & Family Center participating in the event.
  3. Avoid taking photographs of the children. Cell phones and cameras are prohibited.
  4. Avoid inquiring about a child’s personal history or family circumstances.
  5. Wear name tags to identify themselves as a safe adult.


Athletes First Classic Gala and Golf Event

Saturday, March 11 – Sunday, March 12, 2017
Monarch Beach Resort

When: March 11-12, 2017
Saturday, March 11: Gala
5:00 p.m. – Reception and Silent Auction
6:30 p.m.- Dinner & Program

Sunday, March 6: Golf Event
9:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Athletes First Classic “Tailgate” Party (NEW!)

Where: Monarch Beach Resort

Join numerous NFL stars, Hollywood celebrities, media personalities, and community leaders for this two day extravaganza! At the Gala on Saturday night, the Golden Heart Award will be given to two honorees – one from the world of sports who has been a positive role model and has made contributions off the field, and the other from the business world who has exhibited leadership in doing good and benefiting humanity. This year’s honorees will be former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly, and David and Holly Wilson. Proceeds benefit Orangewood Foundation.

Click here to view the invitation and sponsorship opportunities for this event.
Click here to view the full event website.

Individual Ticket: $1,500
Golf Twosome: $5,000 SOLD OUT
Golf Tailgate Party Ticket: $250
Click here to purchase your tickets or sponsorship now!