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Anyone Can Become a Teacher in the Most Important Classroom There is…

Did you know that children’s centers count on the strengths and interests of their community members to educate and inspire children in need? If you’re a child or an adult who still gets that warm-fuzzy feeling when you hear “show-and-tell” (I know I do!) then volunteering a lesson, activity, speech, or workshop at your local children’s center is for you! What’s A Children’s Center? A Children’s center is a safe place for families with young children, or teens, to access facilities, learning programs, and or the support they need. Many centers are non-profit organizations or run by state or local […]

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Best Ways to Donate for Hurricane Harvey Relief

What to donate for Hurricane Harvey?   We haven’t been able to turn on the news this week without seeing countless images of devastated communities amid the brown floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey, and the fatal aftermath that has devastated the state of Texas and other nearby areas. The vulnerability of its victims and the heroic rescue efforts of local community members have together touched the hearts of our nation tremendously, spurring a call to action like never before.   And yet, sometimes relief aid can be just as messy as the damage it’s trying to clean up. Hurricane Harvey has […]

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Bounce Back to School Supply Donations for Kids

Bounce Back to School Supply Donations for Kids

We are collecting items for local OC kids in need to start the year off right! Can you help? If you wish to donate, we are accepting anything in any age category. Please see below for the different age/grade brackets and what is needed for each: Please contact Kim or ISP for where to drop off. All items must be donated by August 20th. Happy Shopping!  

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2nd Annual Birthday Party for OC’s Homeless Children- July 20th

2nd Annual Birthday Party for OC’s Homeless Children- July 20th

It’s back! Our friend, Henry, and in conjunction with Operation Warm Wishes, we are helping put on “It’s Your Birthday Too!”. This event provides an amazing party for kids that truly don’t get amazing birthday parties complete with gifts, decorations, gourmet cupcakes, amazing food, entertainment and more! Come join us at Brushstrokes in Tustin on Thursday, July 20th at 5:00pm for this fun event. All are welcome to join in the activities, homeless or not, so all can celebrate as ONE!     If you wish to volunteer or donate below is what is needed:   Volunteer Volunteers are needed […]

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July 22nd Event – The Compton Initiative

Come help The Compton Initiative beautify homes and neighborhoods with friends from all over Southern California and local Compton leaders. Want to join us on July 22nd? Here is the skinny What: Help paint homes and schools in Compton with 501(c)3 The Compton Initiative When: Saturday, July 22, 2017 Time: 7:00am- noon Where: Meet at the Compton Courthouse at 7:20. Will meet up with staff from the Compton Initiative, local leaders (Compton Mayor, School Board Directors, etc.) to start rally and then leave in shuttles to the 30 different work sites selected for the event. Who: Anyone. Those under age […]

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It’s Summer 2017! Here’s Our Volunteer Events Ages 3 and Up!

It’s Suuuuummmmmmmeerr! And a summer of parties and fun this year! We are currently putting our events together for summer and here are two we would love to see our Ambassadors at this summer! The Compton Initiative: Saturday, July 22, 2017 Come with kids ages 3 and up and paint homes in Compton with the Compton Initiative. We are currently getting our group together. ISP must send a waiver to Compton Initiative so please email ISP if you would like to reserve your spot. Event lasts first half of Saturday generally until noon. See their Instragram page for photos. Hurray! […]

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Your Kids Raised Over $2,000 For A Cause in 2 Hours – ISP Ambassadors Helped a Family & We Adore Them!

Your Kids Raised Over $2,000 For A Cause in 2 Hours – ISP Ambassadors Helped a Family & We Adore Them!

Hi Amazing ISP’ers and new friends! Thank you for all that came out and helped this family at our #SomethingSpecial event. We had a room full of kids and adults and raised over $2,000 in 2 hours for the Webb family. I wanted to share some photos and let everyone know that kids all over OC came and donated tooth fairy money, piggy bank savings, allowance money and even a large sum from a birthday party one ISP Ambassador had asking solely for donations to give to the Webb family directly. Your kids are INCREDIBLE and I am blessed to […]

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You Are Cordially Invited to #SomethingSpecial

            Our AMAZING KID AMBASSADORS  (ages 5-14) are hosting an event in conjunction with Operation Warm Wishes celebrating life, love and dedicating teddy bears to those who need some extra hugs and friendship in honor of a special friend named below.  You know – good old fashioned KINDNESS – something the world needs right now! This event was inspired by an amazing man and his family’s battle with cancer. Please come and enjoy a multitude of activities for kids to  help us raise money for Dave and his kids. All activities are donation only and 100% of […]

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Teddy Bear Collection for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One

  February’s Campaign is a TEDDY BEAR DRIVE This February and March we are doing something extra special. We are holding a large event on Sunday, March 5th to dedicate teddy bears to those who have lost a loved one. Inspired by a family who has endured great loss, we felt inclined to hold a large-scale event to show love and compassion to those in need during a time of grief. We will send more information on this event #SomethingSpecial which will become an annual event in conjunction with Operation Warm Wishes. For now, please mark your calendar for Sunday, […]

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Shop ‘Til You Drop – Ambassadors and Community Helping Homeless Children

So what have ISP’ers been up to lately? How are we spending our time and money? Well…   Over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, we teamed up with Operation Warm Wishes to hold a shopping spree for families in need. Operation Warm Wishes (OWW) is a non-profit organization in Tustin that helps support and rehabilitate the homeless.  Each of the 115 participants were given $25 in gift certificates, as well as $5 cash. Along with their budget, they were given a list of suggestions to ensure they bought more health-conscious items instead of just junk.     With the help of […]

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