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  • “Bentley” Approves Foundation Donation to the Pet Project

    On November 30, 2020, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to support South Orange County’s pro-life animal shelter via the Pet Project Foundation. For nearly 40 years, the Pet Project Foundation (PPF) and the San Clemente-Dana Point Animal Shelter have been united in a unique partnership to provide pro-humane care to the lost and abandoned animals of our two cities. Donations to the PPF, will help the shelter through a difficult year to ensure that every animal in its care will have a safe refuge until a permanent, loving home can be found – no matter how long that takes. For More Information:...

  • Spelman College

    Nov. 26, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to help Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia. Spelman College has been the historic global leader in the education of women of African descent. They are dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative, ethical, and leadership development of its students. To learn more about Spelman College visit: https://www.spelman.edu/about-us

  • Community Outreach Alliance

    Nov. 25, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation was able to lend a hand and help the Community Outreach Alliance (COA). COA’s programs offer alternatives to environments where drugs and alcohol are prevalent. As well as offering professional help and guidance for those on their road to recovery, their programs include classes and performances in music, sports, and comedy. Outside of these amazing programs, COA also provides food delivery service. For more information: https://communityoutreachalliance.com Left to Right: Teri Steel, (COA), Don Kindred, Mia Arnwine (COA), Herman Brown, Jr., and Molly Flores (COA).

  • San Clemente Lifeguard & Junior Guard Foundation

    Nov. 25, 2020 The San Clemente Lifeguard & Junior Guard Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the safety and well-being of visitors to the beach through education, developing and building community partnerships, and obtaining resources to directly support the San Clemente Marine Safety Division’s Lifeguard and Junior Lifeguard programs. The Foundation also supports preservation of the history and memorabilia of San Clemente Lifeguarding. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to donate $5,000. For more information: https://scljgfoundation.com Left to right: Ian Burton, Marine Safety Officer; Greg Hulsizer, John McMains, Don Kindred, Herman Brown, Jr., Pat Huber, Larry Moore, Rita Bandaruk.

  • BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND SALE

    BLACK FRIDAY WEEKEND SALE UP TO 60% OFF at our Factory Outlet in San Clemente, CA. 326 los molinos, san clemente, ca 92672 Friday 11/278am-5pm | Saturday 11/2810am-5pm | Sunday 11/2910am-5pm

  • PierPride

    Nov. 17, 2020 Today, we meet with PierPride, they are helping to Preserve a San Clemente Landmark. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to the PierPride Foundation. The effort will kick off PierPride's 2021 goal of improving the food concession stand and overall experience at the end of San Clemente’s Historic Pier. To learn more about PierPride visit: http://www.pierpride.org Pictured below: Rick Divel, San Clemente Patriarch and PierPride board member, Eileen Kawas, PierPride immediate past president, Herman Brown, Rainbow Sandals foundation, Sparky Longley, Rainbow Sandals Founder and CEO, Pat Huber, Rainbow Sandals, Jim Nielsen, PierPride treasurer, and ‘Bentley', Chief of Security, Rainbow Headquarters.

  • Chabad Jewish Center

    Nov. 16, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave a donation of $5,000 to the Chabad Jewish Center, Chabad of Aliso Viejo and Laguna Woods. Rabbi Stillerman, the Director pictured receiving their charitable partnership check. This money will help in these times to supplement lunches for the older Jewish congregation.

  • Grandma's House

    Nov. 16, 2020 Monday, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave a donation check to Grandmas House of Hope for $6,000.00 to help in being a part of this amazing organization. They have grown from less than a handful to 19 homes in 14 years. They are also serving meals that totaled over 60,000 for October. At Grandpa's house, where the priority is veterans who have been living on the streets, not only providing hot food and lodging but counseling.  Pictured here accepting the check is Tammy Johnson Director of Development and a big shout out to her husband Chris for all your support. To learn...

  • Mary’s Kitchen

    Nov. 14, 2020 This Saturday morning, we delivered to Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange, where all those that want a good breakfast and lunch assemble. We donated 90 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals, 24 Rainbow® Sandals face masks, 36 pieces of adult clothing, and 62 diapers. Then, we give to 2nd Time Church in Tustin a few Rainbow Sandals face masks for all the staff and volunteers that were available.

  • Give the World Village

    Nov. 13, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave a donation of $5,000.00 to Give the World Village in Kissimmee, Florida. They are an 89 acre, whimsical nonprofit resort that week-long, cost-free wish vacations to critically ill children and their families from around the world. The week-long stay is much more than a vacation, the families laugh, play, and create priceless memories together away from hospital visits and medical procedures. Since 1986 they have welcomed over 176,000, each day they have about 1,500 volunteers. One special volunteer who happened to be vacationing here in San Clemente, CA., her name is Paula Collins...

  • Chabad of San Clemente

    Nov. 13, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave a donation of $5,000 to the Chabad Jewish Center of San Clemente. They give food, prepared “kosher” meals that are blessed by the attendance of the Rabbi. They also give financial contributions to the Jewish people that are going through difficult times, such as current conditions.

  • Joshua House

    Nov. 12, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 35 pairs of men's Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Joshua House, they were extremely happy to receive them. These will be used for all three of the homes San Clemente, Oceanside, and San Juan Capistrano. Plus another 50 pairs of women’s Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals that are to be delivered this coming week to the house in Phelan, Ca.  We would also like to thank everyone that has sent back their retired Rainbow®’s to help us help others.

  • Assistance League

    Nov. 12, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000.00 to the Assistance League of San Clemente. In 1919 Anne Banning, Ada Edwards Laughlin, and their charity-minded friends formalized Assistance League of Southern California. As a precursor to the national organization, they began by providing food and clothing to local families severely impacted by the war, today there are 120 locations nationwide. To learn more about Assistance League visit: https://www.assistanceleague.org

  • South County Outreach

    Nov. 11, 2020 Today, South County Outreach in Irvine, CA came by the Rainbow Headquarters. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to donate $ 10,000.00. They have 5 main areas, the first one is a Hunger and Homelessness Prevention, offering on-site prevention programs, one on one case management, as well as resources /referrals. The second one is their Food Pantry, which provides a week's worth of perishables and non-perishable food throughout the month. The third one is the Utility & Rental Assistance, if a three-day notice to pay or quit, contact for a phone interview. Number four is Computer Training, the computer...

  • Rady Children's Hospital Foundation & Dance Marathon SDSU

    Nov. 11, 2020 Today, we had the pleasure of meeting Kourtney King, Associate Director of Philanthropy at Rady Children's Hospital Foundation in San Diego, and a few students from SDSU (San Diego State University) members of the Dance Marathon Group that have raised in the millions of dollars for the hospital. A few weeks ago Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to this wonderful foundation. We discussed about great work Rady Children's Hospital Foundation has be doing and gave them a tour around Rainbow® Sandals' corporate office. They left a box filled with Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to take back...

  • Laura's House

    Nov. 6, 2020 This Friday, we had the pleasure of meeting with Andrea McCallister, the Director of Development & Communications for Laura’s House. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation presented them a check for $10,000 to help with their programs. Since 1994, they have been providing unduplicated domestic violence-related services to the residents of Orange County, California, and beyond. Over the past 26 years, they have provided shelter and supportive services to more than 5,000 abused women, men, and children and counseling, life skills education, and legal advocacy to over 55,000 persons. Annually, Laura's House provides residential shelter services, transitional housing, counseling and workshops, and...

  • Boys & Girls Club

    Nov. 5, 2020 Calm day here at Rainbow® Sandals Foundation, are only stop of the day was to the Boys & Girls Club of San Clemente. The cases of organic avocados we deliver them will be distributed to the parents that come pickup their children at the end of the day. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others.

  • Delivering Avocados

    Nov. 4, 2020 Today Rainbow® Sandals Foundation had a busy Wednesday, Johnathan and his wife Lenny from Coast Hills Church came to pickup 20 cases of organic avocados for their food distribution center. We delivered to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 40 cases of avocados and 22 cases to Calvary Chapel in San Juan Capistrano. Then, we went over to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel to delivered them 48 cases. We would like to thank Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these organic avocados to give to others in need.

  • More organic avocados!

    Nov 3, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave out some organic avocados to serval churches for their drive-through pantries and Food Banks. Crossline Church, Laguna Food Pantry and, San Francisco Solano Church each received 20 cases. Laguna Food Pantry is held Monday through Friday from 8 to 10:30 a.m. to learn more visit: https://www.lagunafoodpantry.org We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Set Free Church

    Nov. 3, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation had the pleasure of donating 2023 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Set Free Ranch / Church located in Lake Elsinore, CA. These will be distributed through all their 20 plus locations, possibly even to their Hati location. The “ranch” programs are designed to assist individuals struggling with substance abuse, physical abuse, those who are direction-less and homeless. It also serves atop allow individuals the opportunity to separate themselves from their old lives and to gain a new life in Jesus Christ through the study of God’s Word. We would like to...

  • Organic avocados

    Nov. 2, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 40 cases of organic avocados. Then, we went to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel to give them 60 cases of organic avocados and our last stop was to Calvery Church in San Juan Capistrano where they received 20 cases. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Capo Beach Church

    Oct 30, 2020 Today, Pastor Rod Mayer from came Capo Beach Church to pickup a total of 263 Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. Capo Beach Church (Red Door) High school ministry group will be leaving this Saturday for two days and one night to serve those living on the streets of Skid Row in Los Angeles. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation also gave a donation check of $10,000 to help fund the African trips and to assist youths in helping to pay for necessary expenses and sponsorships to families with low incomes. We would like to thank everyone that has sent back their...

  • Coast Hills Church

    Oct 27, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave to John from Coast Hills Church 20 cases of organic avocados also for their food distribution where they give about 155 families to those in need 3 times a week. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Hospice & Palliative Care of Wood River Valley

    Since 1985 Hospice & Palliative Care of Wood River Valley has been a volunteer intensive program. They do not charge for any of their services, they rather serve the needs of patients, families, and the community following the Hospice Standard of Care.   Hospice & Palliative Care of Wood River Valley’s mission is to provide excellence in end-of-life-care, serious illness management, and bereavement services; as well as support and education for patients, families, and caregivers.  Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is grateful to be a part of the continued services of this organization by donating $2000. To learn more about Hospice & Palliative Care of Wood...

  • Crossline Church

    Oct 26, 2020 Today, we gave to Arthur from Crossline Church 20 cases of organic avocados for their food pantry, where they are giving out about 140 boxes of various food combinations. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation

    Oct 26, 2020 This is just one of the many amazing stories from Rady Hospital in San Diego: “When 10-year-old Gideon Robinson, a two-time leukemia survivor, left our 2020 event he proudly declared to his mom that he wants to go to SDSU someday. Thanks to the life-saving care he received at Rady Children’s, funded by generous partners, we know that he too will one day have the chance to be an Aztec. Thanks to Serena Santoro, currently 2020-2021 Director of Corporate Fundraising for Dance Marathon at San Diego State University who continues to support the children and families at Rady Children’s...

  • R.R.R. for Capo Beach Church

    Oct. 23, 2020 Today, we met with Pastor Rod Mayer from Capo Beach Church here at the Rainbow® Sandals warehouse. We donated 72 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. In a few days, he is taking the youth group on the annual "skid row" three-day trip, not only giving necessary clothing items but also washing the feet of those living on the streets of Los Angeles. Around 5:30 am they serve hot coffee and rolls/donuts, letting the people there see that they are not invisible or forgotten. We would like to thank everyone that has sent back their retired...

  • Crossline Church & Laguna Food Pantry,

    Oct. 21, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave out 20 cases of organic avocados to serval churches for their drive-through pantries. Robert from Crossline Church and Cynthia from Laguna Food Pantry, on a typical day the Pantry serves around 150 people a day.  Laguna Food Pantry is held Monday through Friday from 8 to 10:30 a.m.  to learn more visit: https://www.lagunafoodpantry.org We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Family Assistance Ministry & Boy’s and Girls Club

    Oct.20, 2020 Today Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente. We gave them 80 cases of organic avocados. Now F.A.M supplements around 15 thousand families a week. We also went to The Boy’s and Girls Club of San Clemente and gave the little ones a few cases of the organic avocados for their families when they come to pick them up. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need. To learn more about F.A.M. visit: https://www.family-assistance.org and The Boy’s and Girls Club visit: https://www.bgcsca.org

  • Someone Cares Soup

    Oct. 19, 2020 Today, we went to Someone Cares Soup in Costa Mesa to bring them a few pairs of Rainbow® Sandals for their staff as well as a box full (40 pairs) of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals for the guest that are served great meals Monday to Saturday. The Soup Kitchen goes out in the community with food serving families and children and seniors. They are currently going out in the community once a week and would like to be able to go out 2 to 3 days a week for the families. Thank you, Shannon, Teri,...

  • 2nd Time Thrift Store

    Oct.17, 2020 This Saturday, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to 2nd Time Thrift Store/Church in Tustin to give them a few pairs (10) of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals as well as a donation check of $10,000 from Be Happy Living, Inc. They started 2nd Time Thrift Store/Church in 1987, this Saturday they will be celebrating their 33rd anniversary. Throughout these years they opened up over 20 churches, the first 5 churches were built in Canada from 1980 till 1985, the others are in California and Mexico. They are a charitable non-profit facility supporting drug and alcohol recovery, with homes and...

  • Long Beach Community Table

    Oct.16, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave to Long Beach Community Table (LBCT) 12 cases of organic avocados. Is a mutual aid, nonprofit cooperative, LBCT is at heart a reciprocal society, rather than a one-way street. Each participant helps to support their neighbors in need, even if they need help themselves. Also focusing on health, well-being, and self-sufficiently of food and housing. LBCT insecure people in the greater Long Beach area. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need. If you would like to...

  • Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

    October 15, 2020. The beautiful 1928- fifteen-room home of San Clemente founder, Ole Hanson, has been restored into a premier south county cultural center. The Casa provides programs for all ages in arts, music, history, horticulture and literature. As the epicenter of arts and culture in south Orange County, the cultural center produces over 60 concerts, workshops, classes, recitals, lectures, and events per year. Be Happy Living’s $10,000 donation will help them thrive through a Covid-dominated year. Photo Caption: Be Happy Living’s Herman Brown, Jr., with the Casa’s Executive Director Amy Behrens and Ruth Denault, Chairman of the Board.

  • TerraNova Church

    October 15, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated money to the TerraNova Church. They are a non-profit organization in Irvine, CA with an expressed mission of loving our community, and the world-at-large, well. They have been serving South Orange County for well over a decade but, with various teams and strategic partners, have connections around the globe in our efforts to make love famous. Their largest annual project is Kids Feeding Kids wherein they mobilize local families, including youth from right here in Orange County, to prepare and pack over 150,000 meals for children in vetted orphanages in some of the most...

  • Hart Community Homes

    Oct. 14, 2020 Today we met with Cari from Hart Community Homes, Inc. to help educate and empower former foster kids and at risk youths. Cari operates two state-licensed residential treatment homes in Orange, CA for at risk boys ages 13-18. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is happy to have the opportunity give Cari and Hart Community Homes, Inc. with $5,000 to help with their cause. If you would like to help and/or learn more about Hart Community Homes, Inc. click HERE to learn more.

  • San Clemente Seniors

    Oct. 14, 2020 The Dorothy Visser Senior Center offers a vital link between San Clemente’s large senior population and sources of food and healthcare. Be Happy Living’s $10,000 donation will help fund three programs: The 'Grab and Go' pantry where seniors can shop weekly for free; the 'Meals on Wheels' program for homebound seniors; and the vans that shuttle the seniors to the grocery store and back home. The center is located at 117 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente. For more information 949-498-3322. Pictured: Be Happy Living’s Herman Brown, Jr., Beth Apodaca, Director and Case Manager Sandy Herrera.

  • Feeding In Motion

    Oct. 13, 2020 Today, Be Happy Living is honored to present Brenda Smith with a $4000 donation check for her non-profit organization Feeding In Motion. Brenda started in 2010, primarily a one-woman dynamo (show) who has served Orange County as well as communities in the surrounding areas. They specialize in reducing the abundance of surplus food stored in places like food kitchens, food shelves, restaurants, and various community resource organizations. They receive on-demand calls to pick up and distribute food to needy families, and especially seniors who are having a difficult time meeting monthly expenses. Brenda Smith, founder of Feeding In...

  • Senior Center & Capo Beach Church

    Oct. 12, 2020 To start off the week, we picked up avocados from Del Rey Avocados in Fallbrook. We went to the Senior Center to give them a few boxes of avocados where they will be passed out Monday through Friday in San Clemente. Capo Beach Church in Dana Point also received a few cases of avocados there they will be given out after their service. A big thank you to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    Oct. 10, 2020 Here at Someone Cares Soup Kitchen where we donated 35 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals and for additional support this was the time that they received a financial donation of $ 10,000 from Be Happy Living, which will probably be used in support of getting a box truck for the deliveries that were started last month, taking food to about 170 people who are by definition shut-ins. If you would like to help and/or learn more about Someone Cares Soup Kitchen visit: www.someonecareskitchen.org

  • One Atta Time

    Oct. 8, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation met with Sean Kapoff the founder of “One Atta Time” his non-profit organization has been providing clean water in eight countries to countless numbers of people. Sean has been a friend for about 10 years, he was a youth pastor before becoming a teaching pastor at Capo Beach Church in Dana Point. After a few years, he announced that he was leaving and going to help those in need of clean drinking water. I only recently was informed that a child dies almost every 2 minutes from diseases associated with a lack of clean water....

  • Mercy Warehouse

    Oct. 7, 2020 Today, we delivered to Mercy Warehouse located in Laguna Niguel 80 cases of organic avocados. Tomorrow they will be distributed through their food pantry where over 1,000 families will be supplemented with food during the week. They are uniquely able to leverage valuable community and corporate relationships, causing every dollar that is earned in their thrift store to stretch into large quantities of high-quality groceries. Thanks, Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Avos for Boys & Girls Club and Crossline Church

    Oct. 6, 2020 Today we first went to the Boys & Girls Club of South Orange County and dropped off 3 cases of avocados. Heidi, from the Boys & Girls club would give each parent that picked up kids at the end of the day 1 bag of avocados each. Next, we delivered 20 cases of avocados to the Crossline Food Pantry. Crossline Food Pantry is an outreach to the South Orange County public to provide free food to those in need. We would like to give a big thanks to Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all...

  • Calvery Church

    Sept. 30, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation supplied Calvary Church in San Juan Capistrano with 16 cases of organic avocados. These avocados will be distributed through their food program during the next two days. Thank you Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need. If you would like to help and/or learn more about Calvary Church click HERE.

  • Organic avocados for FAM and St. Kilian Church

    Sept. 29, 2020 It was busy day here at Rainbow® Sandals Foundation. Today we delivered over 1,100 pounds of organic avocados to F.A.M.(Family Assistance Ministry)in San Clemente. F.A.M. provides food, shelter, and client aid to tens of thousands in Orange County as well as help shelter homeless women - a lot with young children. Then Gina from St. Kilian Church Food Pantry came over to pick up some avocados. St. Kilian Church Food Pantry is one of Second Harvest partners. They are open twice a week providing basic groceries to those in need. We would like to thank Del Rey Avocados for allowing us...

  • Office supplies

    Sept. 24, 2020 Today, we picked up from Bausch & Lomb Optical headquarters in Costa Mesa a truckload of office supplies and delivered them to Chabad of San Clemente, here with Rabbi Mendel Slavin who was very grateful to receive.

  • FAM & Laguna Food Pantry

    Sept. 21, 2020 To start off the week Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente to deliver 48 cases of organic avocados, these will be handed out during their drive-thru food pantry. Cynthia from Laguna Food Pantry, one of Second Harvest parters stopped by to pick-up 20 cases. The avocados will be distributed during their drive-thru food pantry held Monday through Friday from 8 to 10:30 a.m. To learn more about Laguna Food Pantry click HERE if you want to learn more about F.A.M click HERE Thank you Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up...

  • Boys and Girls Club & Joshua House

    Sept. 15, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to the San Clemente Boys and Girls Club to give them a few boxes of organic avocados. These will be given out to the parents at the end of the day when the come pick-up their kids. During these hard times the Boys and Girls Club have opened up a Learning Academy to help working families succeed with virtual schooling. Then, we went to Joshua House to drop off around 240 pounds of organic avocados. Thank you Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle

    Sept. 12, 2020 Today Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave out Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. These sandals have been donated from our clients, we clean them before giving them to those in need. Rainbow® Sandals philosophy is to: Repair, Reuse, Recycle. It is a philosophy we hope you share too. Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa received a box filled of Repair • Reuse • Recycle (R.R.R.) Rainbow® Sandals. Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange also revived a box of R.R.R. plus 39 pieces of mens clothing to give to those in need.

  • Hope Restoration Ministries

    Sept. 9, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation presented a check to the founder of Hope Restoration Ministries, Pastor Jim Glen, for the amount of $10,000. They have the 2nd phase homes for the men who have completed their stay at a recovery ranch, Joshua houses in San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, and Oceanside. At these homes, it is a recommended stay of at least one year. To learn more visit: http://www.hoperestorationministries.com

  • Avocados for Someone Cares Soup Kitchen & Mary’s Kitchen

    Sept. 3, 2020 Another busy day here at Rainbow® Sandals Foundation. We gave out some organic avocados from Del Rey Avocados. Today, Someone Cares Soup Kitchen and Mary’s Kitchen in the City of Orange both received 80 pounds. Thank you Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados to give to others in need.

  • Unexpected call

    Sept. 2, 2020 Got an unexpected call from a gentleman asking if I could use underwear in any of the outreaches that we are an active participant. Within 40 minutes Allan D. was standing in the lobby of Rainbow with a gift of 100 new men’s shorts, will be given out to those in need in Tustin, Anaheim, and City of Orange.

  • Second Harvest Food Pantry & FAM

    Aug 31, 2020 This Monday, we gave via Second Harvest Food Pantry some organic avocados to San Francisco Solano in Rancho Santa Margarita and Laguna Food Pantry. The avocados will be given out to those in need and Laguna’s daily food pantry. We can forget about F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente with the thousands of families the help regularly, that’s why to day the received around 1920 pounds of organic avocados. Thank you every one for the great work and a very big thank you Del Rey Avocados for allowing us to pick up all these avocados.

  • Distance Learning Center

    Rainbow Sandals has been a proud supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of the South Coast Area for many years and we are so impressed by the way they have responded to the challenges COVID-19 has presented to our community. Today we got to see how they have stepped up to help working families succeed with virtual schooling by opening up their Learning Academy. We are pledging $20,000 toward this great program and challenge you to dig deep and give what you can to help kids in our community Build Great Futures in this difficult time. We would like to...

  • Avocados for FAM

    Aug. 18, 2020 We delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 100 cases of the best tasting organic avocados, thanks to Del Rey Avocados.

  • Delicious organic avocados

    Aug. 17, 2020 Picked up a full truckload of delicious organic avocados from Del Rey Avocados and distributed 25 cases to Laguna Food Pantry, 20 cases to Crossline Church, 25 cases to San Francisco Solano Church (in RSM), and lastly 25 cases to Coast Hills Church picked up by Jonathan and Leny (pictured). Thanks to all of you for helping with loading your vehicles.

  • Hot day at Mary’s Kitchen

    Aug. 15, 2020 This beautifully “HOT” Saturday at Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange, we delivered 50 Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow Sandals, 79 towels, 187 soaps/shampoo /lotions and pairs of123 socks. Then we helped out at Orange County Rescue in Tustin.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Baja, Mexico

    Aug 11, 2020 Giving over 100 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle sandals to Filipe to distribute to the orphanage in Baja, Mexico.

  • 253 cases of avocados

    Aug 10, 2020 Today, we picked up 253 cases of organic avocados from Del Rey Avocados and gave 40 cases to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente, 160 cases to Saddleback Church Food Pantry 10 cases to Joshua House /La Tienda. Thanks, Toby for the pick-up and also for delivering 8 cases to the senior home (San Clemente). Pictured: This is the new 53' ft warehouse, thanks to Adam (the director) Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Mary’s Kitchen

    Aug. 8, 2020 We gave out soaps, shampoo, and towels to some south O.C. people in need. Also, Mary’s Kitchen received a full box (40 pairs) of Repair • Reuse • Recycle.

  • La Tienda & Joshua house

    Aug. 7, 2020 Today, we Picked up towels and travel size soaps & shampoos from La Tienda/Joshua house in San Clemente for distribution to those in need.

  • Avocados & Repair • Reuse • Recycle

    Aug. 4, 2020 Today we gave out some organic avocados: 20 cases to Crossline Church, 20 cases to Laguna Food Pantry, 20 cases to Solano (RSM) Food Pantry, and cases to Coast Hills Church plus 10 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle andals to Laguna Food Pantry and 10 to Solano Church. Thanks Del Rey Avocados

  • 2nd Time & Mary’s Kitchen

    Aug. 1, 2020 Picking up supplies to pass out at 2nd Time in Tustin and for Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange today. Thanks, Joshua House for giving all the towels, washcloths, and toiletries.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Gilcrest House

    July 31, 2020 Today, we gave a box full of Repair • Reuse • Recycle sandals to Gilcrest House. Thank you, Amber the house manager for all you do.

  • Mercy Warehouse & Saddleback Church Food Pantry

    July 28, 2020 Delivered to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel Warehouse 40 cases of organic avocados and 20 cases to Saddleback Church Food Pantry. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Second Harvest Partners & FAM

    July 27, 2020 We picked up avocados for distribution this morning, gave 80 cases to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente, gave 80 cases to the Second Harvest Partners: 20 to each Coast Hills Church, Crossline Church, St. Killians Church and, Laguna Beach Food Pantry. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • CUSD's Annual Summer Lunch Program

    Capistrano Unified served over 300,000 FREE meals during the school closures and it's summer meal program is now underway During the coronavirus pandemic response, the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) distributed over 300,000 free meals — with five breakfasts and five lunches weekly — over a total of 12 weeks. CUSD's annual Summer Lunch Program is Monday, June 15 through Friday, July 31 and will provide meals to local children ages 18 and under. Meal pick-up will be held at three school sites: San Juan Elementary, 31642 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano Las Palmas Elementary, 1101 Calle Puente, San Clemente Marco Forster Middle School, 25601...

  • 1,888 pounds of organic avocados

    July 20, 2020 Today, we delivered 80 cases (1,888 lbs) of organic avocados to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente. Then we gave to Second Harvest partners 116 cases and 36 cases to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel Warehouse. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Assistance League & Joshua House / La Tienda Thrift

    July 17, 2020 This Friday, we picked up towels and socks from A L (Assistance League of San Clemente) as well as towels from Joshua House / La Tienda Thrift in San Clemente

  • Organic avocados for FAM

    July 14, 2020 We delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 147 cases of organic avocados. Thank you Del Rey Avocados

  • Capo Beach Church & Mercy Warehouse

    July 11, 2020 Today, we delivered 10 cases to Capo Beach Church and 55 cases to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel for their food pantry distribution. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados.

  • Very large organic avocados

    July 10, 2020 Picked up very large organic avocados from Del Rey Avocados in Fallbrook and gave 136 cases to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente, gave 25 cases to Coast Hills Church (a Second Harvest partner), plus another 30 cases to Crossline Church also a Second Harvest partner. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados. Pictured: Johnathan and his wife Leny from Coast Hills Church

  • Supporting Burger Junkies

    July, in the first weekend this month “Burger Junkies” in San Clemente was burglarized and significantly monetarily damaged. The front window alone was around $900 to fix, the cash registers were also smashed, sadly that this could happen to such a good neighbor. So we have been trying to support him by ordering lunch for all the employees at Rainbow Sandals.

  • Avocados for Capo Beach Church

    July 5, 2020 We packed up 190 small bags of organic avocados for distribution after church service at Capo Beach Church in Dana Point. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • 229 cases of organic avocados

    June 30, 2020 We, picked up 229 cases of organic avocados, gave 159 cases to Saddleback Church Food Pantry in Lake Forest, 40 cases to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel Warehouse Food Pantry and, 12 cases to senior living homes. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Organic avocados from Fallbrook

    June 25, 2020 Today, we picked up 80 cases of organic avocados from Fallbrook and, delivered 40 cases to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente. We also gave 20 cases to Coast Hills Church, delivered 8 cases to Calvery Church of San Juan Capistrano, and 4 cases to A L (Assistance League of San Clemente). Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Our last Crisis Kitchen Coalition

    June 21, 2020 This Sunday is our last one and, we served did lunch. To say “Happy Father's Day” and so long to the thousands of people that we enjoyed meeting and serving over the past 15 weeks. Approx. 74,000 hot meals later and, we are still smiling.

  • Curbside pick-up

    Temporary COVID-19 Hours:   Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm Holidays: 10:00am – 3:00pm In order to make your curbside shopping experience more enjoyable, please refer to our website so you know what styles you want before you come. We are taking all precautions to sanitize, sterilize, and combat the spread of COVID-19 by wearing gloves and masks and wiping down all catalogs, pens and surfaces touched regularly. Repairs, exchanges, custom sanding, custom sandals and tightening of the strap are still available. Thank You for coming down and we look forward to seeing you.

  • Harvest Food Bank Partners

    June 16, 2020 Today, we gave to Coast Hills Church approx. 480 lb. Thanks, Jonathan for picking up. About 800 lb of organic avocados were picked up by Luke, thanks for stuffing your car to the max! San Francisco Solano Church (in RSM) pricked up 33 cases of organic avocados approx. 800 lb. We also gave to St. Kilian Church (food pantry) 20 cases of avocados. Thanks, Gina for picking up and helping transfer to your vehicle. These are all Second Harvest Food Bank partners. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados

  • Avocados for FAM and Mercy Warehouse

    June 15, 2020 We delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 1,834 pounds of organic avocados. Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel also received 40 cases.

  • 72,000 hot meals served

    June 10, 2020 As of last weekend “Crisis Kitchen Coalition” have served approx. 72,000 hot meals. We will soon be winding down here in San Juan Capistrano. With so many food and restaurants re-opening the need is not as great now, although we are still doing 2-2,500 hot meals.

  • Avocados for Crossline Church

    June 9, 2020 Today, we gave to Crossline Church (a Second Harvest Food Bank partner) 625 lbs of organic avocados. Robert, thanks for picking up and packing your car Thank you, Del Rey Avocados.

  • FAM & Mercy Warehouse

    June 8, 2020 We delivered to (FAM Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente 1,826 lb of organic avocados and then delivered to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 1,655 lb of the same. Thanks “Dibbs” for your help unloading at Mercy again.

  • 4,430 pounds of avocados

    June 2, 2020 We donated 4,430 pounds of avocados an equivalent to 3,692 meals to Second Harvests partner networks: Crossline Church (550 lb), Coast hills Church (1,350 lb) and San Francisco Solano Church (about 300 lb).

  • Another weekend at Crisis Kitchen Coalition

    May 30-31, 2020 Back at “Crisis Kitchen Coalition” at Marbella Plaza in San Juan Capistrano this weekend. Saturday approximately 2,000 people came and Sunday we distributed about 1,400 hot meals.

  • Over 5000 pounds of Avocados!

    May 28,2020 Delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) 1,956 lbs of organic avocados, 1,000 lbs to UNIDOS in San Juan Capistrano, 2,900 lbs to Saddleback Church food pantry in Lake Forest who are on track to feed over 40,000 people this month. Thank you Del Rey Avocados

  • FAM & UNIDOS

    May 21, 2020 Today, we delivered 920 pounds of organic avocados to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente and 1,000 lbs to UNIDOS in San Juan Capistrano.

  • Saturday at Crisis Kitchen Coalition

    May 16, 2020 This Saturday, we feed at Marbella Plaza in San Juan Capistrano “Crisis Kitchen Coalition” breakfast, lunch, and dinner about 2,000 hot meals.

  • Giving out Del Rey Avocados

    May 15, 2020 Gave to UNIDOS (s. orange county) 50 lbs of organic avocados and 80 lbs of organic oranges. Also gave to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 1,495 lb of organic avocados and 150 lb avocados to Joshua House / La Tienda. Pictured: the fine men of Joshua House Thank you Del Rey Avocados

  • 2,500 pounds of organic avocados

    May 14, 2020 We gave to Saddleback Church Food Pantry approx. 2,500 lb of organic avocados, then gave to Feeding in Motion 275 lb and to the Boys & Girls Club 300 lb. Thanks, Del Rey Avocados.

  • Crisis kitchen coalition

    May 10, 2020 This Sunday is Mother’s Day as usual breakfast, lunch, and dinner were about the same as Saturday, a little over 1,600 hot meals. We were happy to provide at Crisis Kitchen Coalition.

  • Mother's Day

    May 10, 2020 This Sunday is Mother’s Day as usual breakfast, lunch, and dinner were about the same as Saturday, a little over 1,600 hot meals. We were happy to provide at Crisis Kitchen Coalition.

  • Del Rey Avocados

    May 8, 2020 Gave to Saddleback Church Food Pantry 190 cases (4,755 lb) of organic avocados, then delivered 400 lb to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel and FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) 796 lbs. Thanks, Del Rey Avocados

  • Mercy Warehouse and Boys & Girls Club

    May 5, 2020 We gave to Mercy Warehouse 670 lb of organic avocados and gave to the Boys & Girls Club 650 lbs.

  • Thank you TEPA

    April 28, 2020 Picked up a bin of organic oranges and one of organic lemons from TEPA in Fallbrook and distributed it to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel. We also gave 150 lb to the Boys & Girls Club of San Clemente.

  • Sunday at Crisis Kitchen Coalition

    April 26, 2020 Sunday at the "Crisis Kitchen Coalition" still repeating the 3 meals a day for all of those to enjoy. Pictured is one of the meals we give out

  • La Tienda and Joshua House

    April 23, 2020 Today, we delivered to La Tienda and Joshua House in San Clemente 100 pounds of avocados.

  • Organic oranges and Avocados.

    April 22, 2020 Today, we delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) 459 lb of organic oranges and 580 lb of avocados. Thank you, ECO Farms for the organic oranges and Del Rey Avocados for the avocados.

  • Vitamin C for FAM and 2nd Time

    Today we distributed Organic Oranges we picked up from Eco Farms. We brought 1,000 lb. over to Famlily Assistance Ministries and then went up to 2nd Time Church in Tustin and dropped of 339 lb more. Thanks again Eco Farms, USA for helping us help others.

  • Crisis Kitchen

    Today we helped Crisis kitchen feed families in need with free food. Many thanks to all helped prepare food on Friday evening and getting started at 5am on both Saturday & Sunday. We passed out 4,000 meals on Sunday including 600 lb of organic avocados provided from our friends at Eco Farms, USA.

  • Saddleback Food Pantry

    April 14, 2020 Today we went to Del Rey Avocados a whole lot of fresh avocados. We brought them back from Fallbrook and dropped 1600 lb. off to Saddleback Church Food Pantry. The Saddleback Church Food Pantry serve over 25,000 people in need every month. We would like to thank Saddleback Church Food Pantry for helping others and another very special thanks to Hillary and the crew at Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Avocados

    April 15, 2020 Gave to Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange 340 lb of Avocados and to 2nd Time Church in Tustin 50 lb of Avocados. Thank you, De Rey Avocados

  • Easter Sunday

    April 12, 2020 This Easter Sunday we are here at “Crisis Kitchen Coalition” it is a little wet and windy but anticipating sunshine sooner than later. 720 hot breakfast plates, 1,400 lunches and, about 1,900 dinners (of course all of the meals are to go) and they stay in their cars. This running back & forth beats going to the gym.

  • All the Way from Del Rey

    April 6, 2020 Today we picked up more avocados from Del Rey Avocado Company. After a long drive back through the rain we split them up and brought 680 lb. to Mercy WareHouse and another 1,220 lb. to Family Assistance Ministries (F.A.M.). We would like to give a special thanks to Hillary and Del Rey Avocado Company for helping us help others.

  • An Avo a Day...

    April 3, 2020 Today we delivered more avocados from Del Rey Avocado Company to Mercy WareHouse and Family Assistance Ministries. F.A.M. need 160 lb. which we brought right over and then we hauled the remaining 1,790 lb. of avocados over to Mercy WareHouse. Once again, a very special thanks to Del Rey Avocado company for helping us help others.

  • Del Rey Avocados

    April 2th, 2020 Today, we were able to go to Del Rey Avocado Company and pick up 2,000 lb. of organic avocados they generously donated. After coodinating places that could use the avocados to give to those in need we went on our way. We delivered 250 lb. of Avocados to Family Assistance Ministries in San Clemente, 250 lb. of avocados to 2nd Time Stores in Tustin, and 1500 lb. of avocados to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel. We would like to once again thank everyone that lended a hand in helping us help others.

  • F.A.M. & Mercy WareHouse

    April 1, 2020 Today we went over to Eco Farms, USA to pick up some large beens of fresh organic citrus to help others. We brought to Family Assistance Ministry (F.A.M.) in San Clemente, 1,011 lb. of oranges and 390 lb. of lemons. We then went over to Mercy WareHouse in Laguna Niguel and dropped of 996 lb. or oranges. We would like to Thank Eco Farms, USA for helping us help others.

  • Vitamin C for Mercy WareHouse

    March 30, 2020 Today we delivered 2,000 lb. of Organic Oranges to Mercy Warehouse. Mercy Warehouse's mission is to provide food for those in need through the sale of donated goods. They are uniquely able to leverage valuable community and corporate relatinships, causing every dollar that they earn in their thrift store to stretch into large quantities of high-quality groceries. They currently feed over 1,000 people every week through their local food bank in Laguna Niguel. Their weekly homeless outreaches into Santa Ana, Los Angeles, and thre orphanges in Tijuana, Mexico. We would like to thank Mercy WareHouse for doing what they...

  • Over 3000 meals ...

    March 28, 2020 Getting ready for the first-ever crisis free giveaway breakfast, lunch and dinner. We had no idea how many to expect. Wow were we surprised (PLEASANTLY)! Saturday, we distributed over 3000 meals.

  • Avocados and lemons

    March 27, 2020 Gave to Second Harvest Food Bank a pallet of Avocados (approx. 700 lb) and 1/3 bin of organic Meyer lemons (365 lb). Thank you, Del Rey Avocados and, ECO Farms USA

  • 2nd Time Church & Orange County Rescue Mission

    March 24, 2020 We delivered to 2nd Time Church in Tustin, 132 lb of avocados, 72 lb of grapefruits, lunch, and dinner sandwiches. Then gave to Orange County Rescue Mission in Tustin one case (23 lb) of avocados. Thanks, Del Rey Avocado

  • 2nd Harvest Food Bank

    March 23, 2020 Today we gave 816 lb. of Organic Avocados and 712 lb. of Organic Lemons to 2nd Harvest Food Bank in Irvine California. We would like to thank Eco Farms, U.S.A. for supplying the food and would like to thank 2nd Harvest Food Bank for coming down to our shop and picking it up. Everyone's help in helping others is greatly appreciated.

  • Organic oranges & lemons

    March 21, 2020 This Saturday morning, our first stop picking up 4 pans of cooked food from Capo Beach Church in Dana Point, then we picked up the pre-cooked meals for delivery to 2nd Time Church in Tustin. We had enough dinners & lunches to feed about 60 people plus 2 cases of organic oranges. Thank you, ECO Farms USA and Capo Beach Church. We had Second Harvest pick up 2 full bins of organic lemons (over 1,900 lb) for their distribution to the 100 plus partners.

  • 1st Crisis Kitchen Coalition

    March 21, 2020 We gave a free breakfast & lunch and dinner to over 2,000 people. The people never got out of their cars, we cooked the hot meals and played carhop, running the food to them (up to 8 plates) we have named it “Crisis Kitchen Coalition” and hope to continue as long as this need continues. They also appreciated the fresh organic oranges and salads. Thank you, ECO Farms USA.

  • La Tienda

    March 19, 2020 Gave to La Tienda (Joshua House - Hope restoration ministries) San Clemente 120 lb of organic oranges. Thank you, ECO Farms USA, for the organic oranges

  • Orange County Rescue & The Village of Hope & 2nd Time Church

    March 18, 2020 Today, we delivered to Orange County Rescue and The Village of Hope in Tustin 832 pounds of organic oranges. Then, we delivered to 2nd Time Church 732 lb of organic oranges. They host residential drug and alcohol recovery program and a men's redemption farms

  • Thank you Sapphire Culinary Group

    March 14, 2020 This weekend, we delivered to 2nd Time Church in Tustin approx. 45 lunches & dinners and to Capo Beach Church in Dana Point approx. 38 lunch & dinners for people in need. Thanks, Sapphire Culinary Group in Costa Mesa. Pictured: The wonderful people that frequently helps me

  • Joshua House & Assistance League

    March 11, 2020 We gave Joshua House in La Tienda (sober living house) organic oranges, kitchen wares, ladies clothing, and bedding. Then went next door giving to Assistance League (A L) in San Clemente, where we gave bags of organic oranges. Thanking them for all the contributions of socks, towels, and soaps & shampoos each month.

  • Avocados & organic oranges

    March 9, 2020 This Monday we delivered to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel approx. 535 lb of avocados and 670 lb of organic oranges. Thank you to ECO Farms, USA

  • Lunches & dinners at 2nd Time Church

    March 7, 2020 Today, we picked up food from Sapphire Culinary Group and delivered it to 2nd Time Church this Saturday morning. We had 75-85 pre-cooked lunches & dinners. Also donated children books, clothing, toys, and organic oranges. Thank you to ECO Farms, USA

  • Second Harvest Food Bank

    March 6, 2020 We gave to Second Harvest food bank in Orange County a member of Feeding America: 120 lb of avocados and 385 lb of organic oranges. Thanks, Dillon for coming and making the pick-up. Thank you to ECO Farms, USA

  • Joshua House & Capo Beach Church

    March 3, 2020 Today, we picked up 7 pans and 30 small boxes of the pre-made & cooked lunches & dinners from Sapphire Culinary Group. Distributed this food to Joshua House (program/ non-profit sober living) and Capo Beach Church for the food pantry. The received approx. 185 pounds of food.

  • Orange County Rescue Mission

    Feb 29, 2020 The final stop of the day was to Orange County Rescue Mission in Tustin, where we donated 139 lb of organic oranges. Thank you, ECO Farms USA for all the organic oranges.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for St Michael's Church

    Feb 25, 2020 Delivered to St Michael's Church 10 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals and approx. 1,650 pounds of food today. We were able to bring them: 540 lb of bakery, 155 lb of frozen meats, 465 lb of fruit/veggies, 390 lb of dairy, 60 dozen eggs, and 45 lb of misc. items. Thank you, FAM!

  • Mendocino Monday

    Feb 24, 2020 Like every Monday, we go to Mendocino in Talega. Today, we delivered approx. 1,300 lb: 300 lb of bakery goods, 355 lb of fruits & veggies, 230 lb of frozen meats, 55 dozen eggs, 245 lb of dairy items, 35 lb of juices and 30 lb of misc. items.

  • Mendocino

    Feb. 21, 2020 Today, we delivered to Mendocino in Talega approx. 1,650 pounds of food. This day they received: 340 lb of bakery, 455 lb of dairy, 385 lb of fruits & veggies, 315 lb of frozen meats, 45 dozen eggs, 65 lb of the pre-made sandwiches & desserts and 40 lb of misc. items.

  • School Lunches

    Today we donated $5,000 to the school lunch program at Capistrano Unified School District. The funds to provide lunches for hungry students who can’t afford lunch every day is low. Hopefully we were able to provide some more lunches for the time being.

  • Organic oranges

    Feb 19, 2020 904 lb of organic oranges were delivered to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) today. Thank you, Eco Farms USA for the organic oranges.

  • St. Michaels

    Today, we delivered to St Michaels Church in San Clemente approx. 2,000 lb: 655 lb of bakery items, 45 dozen eggs, 279 lb of frozen meats, 355 lb of fruits & veggies, 690 lb of dairy and 55 lb of misc. items. This afternoon, we went to Capistrano Unified School District to give them a check for their School Lunch Program. Pictured: Kristen (the director of foodservice) For many California families, the school meal programs are a lifeline to healthy food.

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    The last stop is to Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. We gave them 250 lb of organic lemons and 120 lb of bananas. The address is 720 W, 19th St if someone is looking for an opportunity to volunteer. Thank you, Eco Farms USA for helping us help others.

  • More for Mary

    Our second stop of the day is Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange. Where we delivered 50 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. This is the bi weekend with barbers, music, pedicures, massage therapist, a large amount of clothing to pick from, prayer tent and great food.

  • 2nd Time Church

    This Saturday, we delivered to 2nd Time Church in Tustin approx. 75 lb of pre-cooked lunches & dinners to feed about 48 people.

  • Love is in the Air

    Today, was a busy Valentine's day. Delivered to Mendocino in Talega approx. 1,550 pounds of food: 375 lb of bakery, 480 lb of fruits 7 veggies, 415 lb of dairy, 135 lb of frozen meats, 80 lb of the pre-made sandwiches & deserts, and 70 lb of misc. items. Thanks, FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) Second Harvest Food Bank came to pick-up 3 bins of organic oranges and organic lemons, totaling approx. 2,500 lbs. Pictured: Angel from Second Harvest Food Bank

  • FAM

    Gave to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) 67 lb of organic lemons today. Thank you, Eco Farms USA for the organic lemons.

  • 2nd Time Church and Mary's Kitchen

    Feb 8, 2020 This Saturday, we gave to 2nd Time Church in Tustin 55 lb of pre-cooked lunches & dinners for about 20 people. We also delivered to Mary’s Kitchen in City of Orange. We gave them 62 towels and 77 pairs of socks. On this day, the crew from Friar Tux came and we remolded 3 of the containers that are used for storage, it was a 5-hour job and it came out amazing. Pictured is Greg (centered) CEO/Owner of the 33 stores and his employees as well as Gloria (far right) who the CEO of Mary’s Kitchen.

  • 2nd Harvest

    Today, Second Harvest Food Bank came to pick up 3 bins of organic oranges, lemons, and avocados totaling approx. 5,625 pounds.

  • Oranges for FAM

    We gave 830 lbs of organic oranges to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry). Thanks, Eco Farms, USA for helping us help others.

  • St Michael's Church

    Feb 4, 2020 Today, we gave to St Michael's Church approx. 1,800 pounds: 580 lb of bakery items, 300 lb of frozen meats, 455 lb of fruits & veggies, 300 lb of dairy, 80 lb of the pre-made sandwiches, and 75 lb of misc. items.

  • Mendocino Friday

    It's Friday, that means today we go to Mendocino in San Clemente. Today they received approx. 1,500 lb: 265 lb of bakery items, 570 lb of fruits & veggies, 375 lb of dairy, 45 lb of frozen meats, 30 dozen eggs, 130 lb of the pre-made sandwiches & desserts and 95 lb of misc items.

  • St. Michaels

    Today, we delivered to St. Michaels Church in San Clemente approx. 1,880 pounds of food. We brought them: 490 lb of bakery items, 125 lb of frozen meats, 505 lb of dairy, 100 lb of the pre-made sandwiches & desserts, 45 dozen eggs, 530 lb of fruits & veggies and 80 lb of misc items.

  • Mendocino

    Like every Monday, we go to Mendocino in San Clemente. Today, we delivered approx. 1,600 pounds: 235 lb of bakery items, 355 lb of dairy, 85 lb of the pre-made sandwiches & desserts, 480 lb of dairy, 390 lb of fruits & veggies and 25 lb of misc items. Thanks, FAM (Family Assistance Ministry).

  • Oranges for Mercy WareHouse

    This Saturday, we gave to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 1,750 lb of organic oranges. Thank you, Eco Farms, USA for the delicious organic oranges!

  • Adopt a Marine Christmas Party

    Dec 5, 2019 The 20th annual Adopt a Marine Christmas Party, which we have respectfully been a part of, was another fantastic evening. This year 225 guests were invited. Each Marine gets a new pair of Rainbow® Sandals, $100.00 minimum worth of gifts, waist up massages most of the evening, 3 professional stand-up comedians, more food than they have ever been able to EAT, plus many more gifts (i.e. flat screen tv’s, surfboards, gym memberships) and for first-time professional lady acrobats. Wow, an amazing time for all !!!!

  • Flip Fusion Sandals

    Here in St Maarten, yes still at work helping friends with the new location of Flip Fusion Sandals. We helped putting up signs with Lenddy the store manager. P.S. And eating lots of gelatos

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle

    June 21, 2019 After 6 months at Joshua House, Michael (pictured) is surely grateful for his Repair•Reuse•Recycle pair of Rainbow Sandals.

  • Organic lemons for 2nd Time Church

    June 20, 2019 This Thursday we went to 2nd Time Church in Tustin. We gave 200 lbs of organic lemons and 24 towels… Thank you ECO Farms for the organic lemons and Joshua House.

  • St Michaels Church

    June 18, 2018 We delivered to St Michaels Church in San Clemente approx. 2,100 lb. It contained frozen meats, bakery goods, pre-made sandwiches and desserts, dairy, fruits, vegetables. Thank you FAM (Family Assistance Ministry)

  • More Repair • Reuse • Recycle Sandals!

    June 22, 2019 This is the faithful group that takes care and gives to the 400 plus that resides in the previously named bus station in Santa Ana (currently called the "Courtyard"). We gave them 20 pairs of Rainbow Sandals from their Repair • Reuse • Recycle program. Thank you to everyone that has donated their old pair of Rainbows!

  • Mendocino

    June 17, 2019 Today we were able to give approx. 2,200 pounds of food to Mendocino (Talega). We gave 670 lb. of bakery, 130 lb. of the pre-made sandwiches/deserts, 490 lb. of dairy, 555 lb. of meat, 400 lb. of fruits/veggies, 75 lbs of juices and 85 lb. of salads. We would like to thank FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) and Be Happy Living.

  • 1st Stop of the Week...

    June 3, 2019 The first delivery of the week is to Mendocino in Talega. We had approx. 2,000 lbs: 790 lbs of bakery goods, 200 lbs of dairy, 455 lbs of frozen meats, 55 lbs of the pre-made sandwiches, 45 lbs of juice, 60dz eggs and 125 lbs of misc. After, we went to St Michaels Church in San Clemente with approx 2,100 lbs of assorted food: 850 lbs of bakery items, 350 lbs of meats,230 lbs of dairy, 375 lbs of fruits/veggies, 120 lbs of juice and 75 lbs of misc items.

  • 300 pounds of Organic lemons

    June 23, 2019 This Sunday we delivered 300 pounds of organic lemons to FAM (Family Assistance Ministry) and Calvery Chapel in San Juan. Thanks, ECO Farms for the organic lemons!

  • Mendocino & St. Michaels Church

    June 10, 2019 First stop of the week is Mendocino in Talega. We delivered about 2,300 lb. of food. After, we went to St. Michaels Church and delivered approx. 2,500 lb. For both locations, we had: 1295 lb. of bakery, 830 of dairy, 185 of fruits/veggies, 185 of pre-made sandwiches. We would like to thank Eco Farms, USA and Be Happy Living for helping us help others.

  • Mendocino Friday

    June 14, 2019 Today, we gave food to Mendocino. We were able to deliver 700 lb. of bakery, 650 lb. of fruits /veggies, 390 lb. of dairy, 385 lb. of frozen meats, 45 dozen eggs, 75 lb. of pre-made sandwiches/desserts. Thanks to Be Happy Living and FAM for helping us help others.

  • Mary's Kitchen & Stories from our clients

    June 15, 2019 Today we gave to Mary's Kitchen 60 pairs of Rainbow Sandals from our Repair • Reuse • Recycle department 23 bath towels, plus 36 soaps and shampoos. There were 4 barbers, 4 people giving pedicures, chiropractors, musicians and lots of food (of course), clothes and (hopefully) joy... Rod Logan (pictured) from Florida was so excited to visit the store and get a new pair of Rainbow Sandals from the place where it all started… He says it's the only sandal that had ever lasted in the Florida environment! Good meeting you Rod, sincerely Herman.

  • Women's Ranch/Set Free

    June 12, 2019 This Wednesday we gave to the Women's Ranch/Set Free in Lake Elsinore. We had about 200 lbs of laundry and house cleaning supplies, 8 pairs of pants, 4 jackets and a dozen blouses.

  • Repair Reuse Recycle

    June 9, 2018 These ladies are going to give Rainbow® Sandals (Repair Reuse Recycle) to the people who live in the old bus station (now named the Courtyard) thanks Bible Study group .

  • Busy Weekend

    June 8, 2019 On Saturday we gave 35 lunches to 2nd Time Church in Tustin and went to Mary's Kitchen (City of Orange). We also had the help of Jay "Sparky" Longley, founder of Rainbow® Sandals

  • Mendocino

    June 7, 2019 Like every Friday we delivered to Mendocino in Talega. Today we had about 2,100 lbs of food: 570 lbs of bakery, 355 lbs of meat, 450 lbs of dairy, 555 lbs of fresh fruit/veggies,190 lbs of the pre-made sandwiches/deserts.. thanks FAM (Family Assistance Ministry San/ Clemente).

  • Capo Beach Church & Elsinore

    This Wednesday, we delivered to 200 lbs of bakery for food distribution at Capo Beach Church in Dana Point. We also sent 4 dozen of hair and body products to the women's ranch in Elsinore where there are housing around 35-40 (sober living)

  • More Giving

    April 8, 2019 Today we delivered to Mendocino 490 lb. of fruits/veggies, 756 lb. of bakery items, 235 lb. of dairy, 165 lb. of pre-made sandwiches and approx. 125 lb. of misc. items. Then we went over to St. Michaels and delivered 785 lb. of bakery 500 lb. of fruits/veggies, 355 lb. of frozen meats, 130 lb. of pre-made sandwiches, 390 lb. of dairy and 55 lb. of misc items. We would once again like to thank, Family Assistance Ministries, Eco Farms, USA, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation and Be Happy Living for helping others in need.