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  • More RRR for Orange County Rescue Mission

    Nov 30, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 360 pairs of men and 150 pairs of ladies Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Orange County Rescue Mission (OC RM) in Tustin. The men, women, and children come from many walks of life and are all wounded in different ways. OC RM’s goal is to treat each person with respect and dignity. They prayerfully consider how they will implement an individual Treatment Plan for those who come for help.

  • The Mares Foundation

    Nov. 30, 2021 Cutberto and Kimberly Hernandez are co-Founders of the Mares Foundation, Kimberly grew up in San Clemente, so they are excited to be able to expand awareness of their foundation throughout her childhood community. The Mares Foundation was drawn to Rainbow Sandals because of the shared passion that Sparky holds for educating children and bettering our next generation of leaders.   The Mares Foundation believes it is possible to reduce the pollution in Our Ocean through educating our Youth. The Mares Foundation began in Baja California, Mexico, where our Founders fell in love and started their families. We believe it is...

  • RRR for Mary’s kitchen

    Nov 30, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 160 men and 150 women Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Mary’s kitchen in the City of Orange plus 40 towels & washcloths. For over 30 years, they have fed six days a week breakfast and lunch to all those that are in need. Once a week, they distribute clothing, shoes, and hygiene supplies. Since the Covid numbers have decreased, the showers are again open, giving the people a greater sense of dignity.

  • Crossline Church

    Nov 29, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 324 men and 250 women pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Crossline Church in Laguna Hills. These will be distributed to those in need, along with their weekly food program. And the help of the many volunteers, plus their vehicle transportation teams for those who are somewhat shut-ins.

  • A Home 4 Spot

    A Home 4 Spot Animal Rescue is a volunteer-based organization that provides foster care, medical treatment, and medicine while seeking permanent homes for abandoned dogs—founded in March 2009 by Las Vegas resident Diana England. Since that time, they have saved over 7000 local dogs from being euthanized. Founder Diane England and her volunteers continue to save dogs despite suffering an unfortunate attack. In 2016, Diane was hospitalized trying to rescue a triggered dog. "The job comes with an inherent risk, but I couldn't wait to get back to work rescuing dogs." -Diane England. Here is an incredible story of how they were...

  • Retail website shipping schedule for December 2021

    UPS, FedEx and USPS DO NOT guarantee any delivery dates for expedited shipments past 12/15. We will ship using the method you choose at checkout but cannot guarantee arrival on a specific date due to the High Holiday shipment volume. Orders ship the following business day after they are placed Packages are shipped in Rainbow branded bags. If you would like your order to ship in a plain white bag, please reply to your confirmation email the day the order is placed and request a plain white bag

  • Ole Hanson Beach Club Tile

    Nov. 16, 2021 Our founder Jay "Sparky" Longley, was honored yesterday for his sponsorship of the Ole Hanson Beach Club tile on Avenida Del Mar in San Clemente, CA. He was honored with the 8th installation out of 14 planned with San Clemente's Landmarks on Del Mar. At the end of the ceremony, @rainbowsandalsfoundation presented San Clemente Historical Society with another $20,000 check. "We plan to make this an annual contribution to the Historical Society" - Sparky. These Ole Hanson Beach Club tiles are a project from the San Clemente Historical Society in partnership with the City Of San Clemente and San Clemente...

  • The Noble Path Foundation

    Nov. 16, 2021 The Noble Path Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices for our youth. They provide Real Food Forums for grades K-12. Sports-specific nutrition seminars for athletic teams and have a Nourish to Flourish referral program that services at-risk teens with personalized fitness and wellness curriculums. Thanks to their precious volunteers, professional advisory board, and the generosity of donors Rainbow® Sandals Foundation, each and every one of these programs remains free to the students and families of our local communities. In addition, by offering a home to like-minded non-profits like Community...

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  • RRR for Orange County Rescue Mission

    Nov 12, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 40 pairs of men and 50 pairs of ladies Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals plus 96 cases of hand sanitizers to Orange County Rescue Mission (OC RM) in Tustin. The men, women, and children come from many walks of life and are all wounded in different ways. OC RM’s goal is to treat each person with respect and dignity. They prayerfully consider implementing an individual Treatment Plan for those who come for help.

  • Las Palmas Elementary

    Nov. 12, 2021 Rainbow Sandals Foundation made a donation to Las Palmas Elementary for their science camp experience. These funds will support the students' expanded educational opportunities by reducing the costs associated with this memorable experience. At the science camp, their students will have the unique opportunity to study the natural environment. Students hike established trails, investigate geological features, observe wildlife, and compare plant adaptations. During the evenings, students study the night sky through telescopes and use their senses to experience the forest at night.

  • 2nd Time Store

    Nov. 11, 2021 Rainbow Sandals Foundation donated 1,920 bottles of hand sanitizers to 2nd Time Store in Tustin. They are open seven days a week and have church each day at noon. Those in need of food can come to pick up something to eat daily and do a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly.

  • Mercy Warehouse

    Nov. 9, 2021 Rainbow Sandals Foundation delivered 560 pounds of organic oranges to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel for their food distribution. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana and helps supply several other local food banks. We want to thank TEPA Farms for helping us help others.

  • Heer To Rescue Puppies

    Oct. 27, 2021 This week we got an update from Heer To Rescue about the puppies they were expecting. Felicita had a litter of 4 puppies and named after Rainbow Sandals. There are 3 girls named Madison, Catalina, and Sandpiper, and 1 boy named Sparky, in honor of Sparky. They are all healthy and doing well! The money donated by Rainbow Sandals Foundation goes 100% to vet care for the dogs!

  • RRR for Children of the Americas Foundation

    Oct. 25, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated back on June 30th to Children of the Americas Foundation (website is Mexico Red/Zona Norte) 300 men and 200 women Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. These will be distributed through the orphanages close to the border town of San Diego. Today, we received this new photo of the children still enjoying their Rainbow® Sandals.

  • Festival of Children Foundation

    Oct. 25, 2021 Founded in 2003 Festival of Children Foundation helps charities become well-funded, well-marketed, and efficient organizations. The Costa Mesa-based foundation's mission is to improve children's lives by strengthening the charities that serve them. They help their member's organizations' dreams a reality by providing training, awareness, and financial support. Their ability to succeed in these areas translates directly into their ability to help children. 100% of administrative costs are covered by committed funding, allowing Rainbow® Sandals Foundation's $10,000 donation to go further in direct support of its programs. Those are offered at no cost to charities so they can dedicate more...

  • I-5 Freedom Network

    Oct. 22, 2021 I-5 Freedom Network is a San Clemente based nonprofit that works to disrupt the cycle of human trafficking through prevention, advocacy, and survivor support. They train hotels (a hub for human trafficking) to detect and report signs of trafficking with a survivor-informed and victim-centered approach. I-5 Freedom Network also offers community awareness training, workshops for teens, and they have consulted at the state and city level to create vital legislation for trafficking prevention. Their Way2Work program offers personal and professional development courses to survivors of human trafficking to help them rebuild their self-esteem, thrive in the workplace, and prevent them...

  • Heer to Rescue

    Oct. 22, 2021 Heer to Rescue is a 501c3 charity that is 100% volunteer-based and donation-based. They rescue dogs locally that are being given up by their families or are found homeless on the streets and from shelters. They rescue dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages and get them proper vet care. Heer to Rescue also educates the community on dog training, spay/neuter, breed discrimination. Everyone works very hard to help these animals, foster them, fundraise for them, and find forever homes. Kelly (pictured) is based in San Clemente and runs the Rescue out of her house. She has a...

  • Challenged Athletes Foundation

    Oct. 18, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $5,000 to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Their mission is to provide opportunities and support people with physical challenges to pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence, and enhances the quality of Life. This weekend (Oct. 22-24), they are having a Triathlon Challenge in San Diego. To learn more click HERE

  • Terra Nova

    Based in Irvine, CA, Terra Nova's expressed mission of loving our community and the world-at-large, well. They have been serving South Orange County for over a decade but with various teams and strategic partners. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation $10,000 went towards their largest annual project, Kids Feeding Kids. They mobilize local families, including youth from right here in Orange County. Everyone helps to prepare and pack over tens of thousands of meals for children in vetted orphanages in some of the most impoverished areas in the world. This year, they are purchasing and packaging meals for Legacy Academy in Zambia. TerraNova provides the...

  • PHOTO CONTEST!!!

    Share a picture of your best-worn Rainbow® Sandals on Instagram with the hashtags #mileageplus, #beforeandafter, and tag @rainbowsandals. The photo with the most likes will win a Rainbow Outfit. The winner will be chosen next Thursday, October 21st, 2021.

  • Project3R

    Oct 14, 2021 Today, we had the pleasure of meeting 12-year-old Ryan Hickman. He and our founder Jay "Sparky" Longley have the same philosophy, to keep objects out of the landfill and, of course, reuse and recycle. With these great mindsets Sparky founded Rainbow® Sandals, and Ryan founded a nonprofit organization called Project3R. Learn about Ryan's nonprofit: Established in 2020, Ryan Hickman founded the nonprofit organization, Project3R™ which is dedicated to recycling and environmental awareness/education around the world. Recycling is the most important action a society can do to simultaneously help the environment, manufacturing, and the economy and prevent unnecessary...

  • The honor of meeting retired USMC Capt. Derek Hererra

    Recently we had the honor of meeting retired USMC Capt. Derek Hererra, whom we could help via the Challenged Athletes Foundation. While leading his team on patrol in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, on June 24, 2012, Derek was shot in the spine and instantly paralyzed. When he returned to the U.S., Derek spent six months rehabilitation at a Veteran's hospital in Florida. Derek is a Challenged Athlete and friends with Paul Webb (featured above, left), who raises money and awareness for the Challenged Athletes Foundation by riding his bike cross-country wearing Rainbow Sandals. Challenged Athletes Foundation's mission is to provide...

  • Western Eagle Foundation

    Oct. 11, 2021 Rainbow Sandals Foundation donated 105 cases of sanitizer wipes to the Western Eagle Foundation. Their mission is to feed the hungry by offering affordable, low-priced food choices to help alleviate food insecurity and ensure no baby, child, or family goes hungry. The western Eagle Superstore is filled with discounted groceries, baby formula, clothing, home goods, health and beauty products, pet food, accessories, and furniture.

  • Mission Basilica School

    Oct 8, 2021 Mission Basilica School received a $5,000 donation from Rainbow® Sandals Foundation for their Serenade Gala. Mission Basilica School's largest fundraiser has remained a tradition for over 35 years. The money raised at this event plays a critical role in enhancing and expanding Mission Basilica School's technology to meet the rapidly changing needs of its students and staff. It also provides invaluable funding for updating the classrooms and offering supportive support materials for their teachers.

  • Rady Children's Hospital

    Oct 8, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 Dance Marathon at SDSU in support of Rady Children's Hospital. The Dance Marathon students work incredibly hard to fundraise every dollar. Our donation gets them significantly closer to their goal of $400,000 raised this academic year. It supports the sick and injured kids at Rady Children's and helps the students at SDSU as they develop their philanthropic spirits. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is a 505-bed pediatric care facility providing the largest source of comprehensive pediatric medical services in San Diego, southern Riverside, and Imperial counties. Rady Children's is the only health system in the San...

  • Manos Que Sobreviven

    Oct 7, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to Manos Que Sobreviven, learn about their hard work through a message from their founder and co-founder:  "Manos Que Sobreviven received a spark for the long ride (puns intended) to initiate its long-brewing program to explore helping children by addressing their families’ food insecurity.  Rainbow Sandals’ donation will create a pilot program that provides basic food staples that hopefully serves to improve children’s academic success. Called Pan y Leche (bread and milk), the program will target 15 families whose children might improve in school by eliminating food insecurity in their homes.
 Manos Que Sobreviven was founded by an undocumented immigrant whose gratitude for...

  • One Atta Time

    In 2014, Sean Kapoff founded One Atta Time after visiting his sponsored child Bryan in El Salvador in August 2013. After spending time with him and his mother, Sean learned that it's common for children to suffer from illnesses due to contaminated drinking water. In February 2014, and after much research and study, Sean brought a team to El Salvador. They trained local teenage leaders to assemble, distribute and maintain 50 water filtration kits for families in need. After a successful trip and seeing the children's health improve and the entire community thrived, Sean created One Atta Time. The California-based non-profit now...

  • Mary's kitchen

    Oct 2, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to Mary's kitchen in City of Orange, CA. The soup kitchen has been in existence for over 35 years, serving hundreds of hot breakfast and lunches six days a week. Those without housing also have the opportunity for a hot shower and a place to receive their mail. Without an address, it's challenging to get assistance from agencies, i.e., government, state, federal or local organizations. Many thanks to Gloria, "the energized CEO" of Mary's Kitchen.

  • Coast Hills Church

    Oct 1, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $5,000 to Coast Hills Church. Even though a small church, it's a family with a passionate desire to glorify GOD together. Whether in person or spirit, their prayer is that the people sense the presence of the Spirit of God, exemplified in love.

  • Capo Beach Church

    Oct. 1, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $20,000 to Capo Beach Church. Their mission statement is that through the Holy Spirit, they are on a mission as they partner with Him to serve and cultivate creation as a part of His restorative plan. Pictured is Pastor Mr. Craig Whittaker, the head of Capo Beach Church.

  • Sonance Foundation

    Oct 1, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to Sonance Foundation; their mission is to conserve land through outreach, restoration, and research. "Some of the Earth's greatest landscapes are threatened by increased road construction, oil and gas exploration, and mining. We aim to protect these areas from inappropriate development."

  • Laura’s House

    Sept 30, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to Laura’s House; their mission is to change social beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that perpetuate domestic violence while creating a safe place in which to empower individuals and families affected by abuse.

  • Fish for Life

    Sept, 30, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to Fish for Life, a wonderful non-profit that helps special needs children and their parents' ocean fishing......in grand style.  Learn about Fish for Life from their Founder / CEO Jim Holden:
 We are so very grateful for the continued support from Rainbow Sandals to help us serve more children.   Since our inception in 2010, we have served over 1500 special needs kids.  Fish for Life trips make a tremendous therapeutic impact with our special needs honored guests, chaperones, and all our loving volunteers. 
 Here's a 1-minute video to give you a feel for the program: Click HERE   Our home...

  • Graceful Warrior Project

    Sept 29, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to the Graceful Warrior Project (GWP) to build their first safe house for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). With last year's donation, they were able to build a safe house in Tanzania. In the DRC, the land is almost triple the price vs. in Tanzania. This undertaking will take a little longer, probably ten months or more. This new two-story home will be able to accommodate about 40 women and children. We are so very grateful to be a part of this incredible undertaking. To learn more visit: https://thegracefulwarriorproject.com

  • Brave Global

    Sept. 29, 2021 Brave Global empowers vulnerable youth in order to prevent trafficking and exploitation. Brave empowers youth through resources, mentorship opportunities, and programs like Brave Empowerment Events for girls from the foster care and probation system. Brave also partners with organizations, providing coaching on how to empower vulnerable youth in their communities. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation's $10,000 donation will be used to provide sponsorships and materials for the Brave Leadership Academy, a six-month intensive program for girls ages 16 and beyond that provides professional leadership skills and empowering messages from world-renowned leaders. "We are beyond grateful for the generosity of the Rainbow® Sandals...

  • Senior Wish Foundation

    Sept 28, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $5,000 Senior Wish Foundation granting wishes to those seniors who have served our country and are now not in good health. We want to thank them for their service.

  • The Kelly Brush Foundation

    The Kelly Brush Foundation (KBF) mission is to inspire and empower people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) to live active and engaged lives. They provide grants so that people can purchase otherwise prohibitively expensive adaptive sports equipment. It can cost from $2,500-$18,000, and resources to help people find community and try new sports. At the KBF, they know the power of being outdoors and being active -- physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. To date, the KBF has provided over 1,170 grants to people with spinal cord injuries in 48 states. And are continuing to develop resources to help all 300,000 people in...

  • SERV

    Sept 23, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 and 50 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to SERV, the non-profit that has served the Philippines for about 20 years, mostly in the Bajao villages. Thanks, Patrick and Shari Bailey, for all you do in making this planet a better place.

  • Challenged Athletes Foundation

    Sept 22, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Their mission is to provide opportunities and support people with physical challenges so that they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence, and enhances the quality of life. We want to thank Mr. Paul Webb for making us aware of this opportunity. Paul Webb recently rode his bike for San Clemente, CA, to New Jersey wearing his Rainbow Sandals, raising money for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

  • South Coast Detachment 022 Marine Corps League

    Sept 21, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to the South Coast Detachment 022 Marine Corps League. This donation will be used primarily for the families of the fallen, those who made the ultimate sacrifice for keeping us safe. It will help for the children's scholarships, taking care of our wounded, ill and injured, helping with Veteran Service benefits, and so much more. We gratefully thank you for your services in helping our Marines and allowing us to be a little part of giving back.

  • Pet Project Foundation

    Sept 20, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Founder / CEO Jay “Sparky” Longley made a $1,750 donation to Pet Project Foundation (PPF) during their gala event. The mission of PPF is to enhance the quality of life of all companion animals in a pro-human manner through compassion, responsibility, education, and service. Thanks to Pet Project Foundation, lost and abandoned animals have a second chance at a good life. To learn about Pet Project Foundation click HERE

  • Mercy Warehouse

    Sept 18, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel to deliver two pallets (210 cases = 1,260 cans) of sanitizing wipes. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana. They help supply several other local food banks.

  • Assistance League of Capistrano Valley

    Sept 17, 2021 Assistance League® of Capistrano Valley (ALCV) celebrates their 40th anniversary supporting children and families in our local community. Since the charter’s founding in 1980, ALCV has returned $5.3 million back to the community. As an all-volunteer nonprofit organization their mission is to transform the lives of children through innovative philanthropic community programs. “The volunteers at the Assistance League of Capistrano Valley have contributed to the future of young people from our city for over 40 years,” said Kathleen Ward, Mayor of San Clemente. “It is an honor to congratulate ALCV on their anniversary. Thank you for your...

  • Santa Margarita Catholic High School

    Rainbow Sandals Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Below where the donation will be used WELLNESS PROGRAM The new SMCHS wellness program and resource center is a comprehensive initiative that provides a range of resources and referrals to support students and their families in meeting the challenges of adolescence through prevention, early-intervention and education. A multi-tiered system of support addresses wellness through collaboration with the school's campus ministry, activities, nursing, and counseling departments; community partnerships; parent and student education; one-on-one and group counseling and crisis intervention. As a result of overwhelming support through the school’s Blue and Gold gala, Eagle Fund...

  • Mid City Excellence

    Sept 16, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $ 50,000 that will go towards helping them serve over 100 inner-city youth with its St. Joe Stixx Drumline, youth choir, and dance troupes. Mid City Excellence Community Learning Center (MCE) has a mission to transition at-risk youth into adulthood for academic success, emotional stability and discover purpose and value through Christian-based principles. MCE's programs have served over 2000 youth since 2001. In its 20th year of service, we will engage 100 adults as well in career, parenting training, and mental health workshops.

  • Viejo School Foundation

    Sept 15, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $5,000 to Viejo School Foundation for their 5th-grade camp, school garden supplies, and student intervention materials. A big thank you to all of the kids who gave us Thank you cards.

  • The Graceful Warrior Project

    Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $30,000 in 2020 to The Graceful Warrior Project to build this beautiful, safe house for the women and young girls in Tanzania, Africa; it holds 30 plus. It sits on 5 acres of land that is used to grow self-sustaining crops. Also, they now can have animals for food and soon sell the offspring to help in the near future for sustainability. We are so very proud to be a part of such a fantastic project that helps save and change the lives of those less fortunate. For more information about The Graceful Warrior Project visit: https://thegracefulwarriorproject.com

  • Kathy's House

    Sept 14, 2021 Kathy's House has a new women's shelter, a safe place for them and primarily for pregnant ladies in crisis, fleeing domestic violence or abandonment. At the same time, taking them in and caring, connecting them with a purpose over a year, helping with the transition to a new beginning. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $20,000 to Kathy's House for their new shelter. To learn more about Kathy's House visit: https://kathyshousesjc.org

  • South Coast Detachment 022 Marine Corps League.

    Sept 14,2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to the South Coast Detachment 022 Marine Corps League. This donation will be used primarily for the families of the fallen, those who made the ultimate sacrifice for keeping us safe. It will help for the children's scholarships, taking care of our wounded, ill and injured, helping with Veteran Service benefits, and so much more. We gratefully thank you for your services in helping our Marines and allowing us to be a little part of giving back.

  • Hope Restoration Ministries

    Sept 14,2021 Hope Restoration Ministries received a $20,000 donation from Rainbow® Sandals Foundation. This money will go towards their one-year free program—designed to help addiction, homelessness, helping to get them back on their feet and be productive in society.

  • Elephant Cooperation

    Sept 8, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 to the Elephant Cooperation. This non-profit organization exists to preserve the African elephant, the surrounding environment, and the communities and people of Africa. Over 6,500 children are receiving education, feeding families, and protecting over 66,500 elephants. Learn more about the Elephant Cooperation HERE

  • Kid Works

    Sept 8, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to Kid Works $50,000 for their efforts in helping to restore at-risk neighborhoods one at a time, currently operating three learning centers. The aim is to provide a safe place in the community for children, youth, and adults to be encouraged, challenged, and supported. Some of the services offered are after-school tutoring and mentoring for teens. To learn more visit:https://kidworksoc.org

  • Elite Soccer League

    Sept 3, 2021 Elite Soccer League/CFA is a premier co-ed, recreational soccer club based in South Orange County. Led by Director of Coaching, Andy Bird, and staffed by a top quality team of professional and volunteer coaches, the club serves youth in South County with year round training and development. The recreational structure is well esteemed in the community for commitment to player development and the option of building rosters with friends and maintaining teams season to season. The Club is part of US Club Soccer and Cal South Associations. For more information, visit the ESL/CFA website at https://www.elitesoccerleague.com, email info@elitesoccerleague.com or call (949)...

  • Donating Sanitation Supplies

    Sept 1, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to Destiny Community Church in Whittier to deliver 4 pallets of sanitation wipes. Afterward, we went to Sports Training Complex in Anaheim to drop off 3 pallets of sanitation wipes. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • Gant Elementary School & The Whole Child

    Aug 31, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered a total of 6 pallets of sanitation wipes today. Our first stop was at Gant Elementary School in Long Beach. They received 3 pallets; the 315 boxes on those pallets come out to 1890 cans. Then, we stopped by The Whole Child in Whittier; they also received 3 pallets of sanitation wipes. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • Clarence Lobo Elementary School

    Aug 30, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to the Clarence Lobo Elementary School in San Clemente. They received a pallet of sanitation wipes; that’s a total of 630 cans. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • South County Outreach

    Aug 27, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 69 cases of sanitation wipes to South County Outreach in Irvine, CA. The main areas are 1. Hunger and Homelessness Prevention, offering on-site prevention programs, one on one case management, as well as resources /referrals. 2. The Food Pantry provides a week worth of perishables and months' worth of non-perishable food 3. Utility & Rental Assistance. 4. Computer Training: the computer learning lab helps those who are unemployed. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • OC Food Bank

    Aug 26, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 20 pallets of sanitation wipes to OC Food Bank (OCFB) of Garden Grove. The OCFB is a program of Community Action Partnership of Orange County, CA. They unite communities to end hunger and malnutrition by partnering with more than 300 local charities, soup kitchens, and community organizations. Through donated food, United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) commodities and purchased food, distributing almost 40 million pounds of food in 2020 and in August 2020 served over 1 million people. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to...

  • Sanitation wipes for Calvary Church and Boys & Girls Club

    Aug 25, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 24 boxes of sanitation wipes to Calvary Church in San Juan Capistrano for their food pantry and to distribute after the night service on Wednesday and after services on Sunday. We also gave the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area in San Clemente 60 boxes. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • Sanitizer wipes for schools

    Aug 24, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to Dana Hills High School, Capo Valley High School, Marbella Montessori school, and Compass Bible Church to deliver them a pallet of sanitizer wipes. These wipes will help the staff members keep the classrooms clean. We would like to thank the Sonance Foundation for giving us the sanitation supplies to give to those in need.

  • ​Growers First

    Growers First is a social development organization that connects local communities with the world marketplace through growth, development, and sustainability. Based in Laguna Beach, Growers First has been operating since 2000. With Rainbow® Sandals Foundation's $5000 donation and 250 Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals, they have delivered over 3000 wheelchairs 20000 glasses and help the farmers get their product to the marketplace. Paint over 40 schools and churches.   They help in three ways:    Environmental Assistance- equipping for certification, customer awareness, access to wholesalers and markets, providing COVID PPE, equipping with necessities such as glasses and wheelchairs.    Economic Assistance- connecting with micro-markets, equipping...

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    Aug 20, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave to Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa 15 boxes of sanitizer wipes 6 cases of organic avocados. They were founded in June 1986 to focus on daily feeding nutritious meals to the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, the mental and physically challenged, the senior citizens, and most importantly, the children with their after-school program. Thank you, John, for picking up everything, and we want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • 2nd Time Church

    Aug 20, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 2nd Time Church in Tustin 12 boxes of sanitizer wipes and 6 cases of organic avocados. They are open seven days a week and have church service each day at noon. Those in need of food can come to pick up something to eat daily and do a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Feeding in Motion

    Aug 19, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated one pallet of sanitizer wipes (630 canisters) to Feeding in Motion. Their mission is to provide access to quality food donations to individuals and families who face economic hardships. Thanks, Brenda Smith, for all that you do daily.

  • Helping Hand Worldwide

    Aug 18, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 45 cases of sanitizer wipes to Helping Hand Worldwide for their food disbursement, which takes place seven days a week. They are a non-profit international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach and founded in 2004. We want to thank Sonance Foundation for your support and for helping us help others.

  • Sonance Foundation

    Aug 17, 2021 With the help of Sonance Foundation, we were able to receive 100 pallets of disinfectant wipes. Each pallet comes with 105 boxes containing six bottles inside, a total of 10,500 boxes, and 63,000 bottles. The San Clemente-based Foundation thought of Rainbow® Sandals Foundation when they heard about these wipes that no one wanted due to a manufacturing misprint. We will be distributing these wipes to local non-profits, schools, churches, etc.  We want to thank Sonance Foundation for helping us help others and for your support. To learn more about Sonance Foundation visit: https://www.sonancefoundation.com

  • Title 1 school Mission Viejo Elementary

    Aug 17, 2021 We delivered a pallet of disinfectant wipes (105 boxes of 6) to Title 1 school Mission Viejo Elementary. The staff members will be using these wipes in the classroom to keep them sanitized. We want to thank Sonance Foundation for helping us help others and for your support.

  • Avocados for the Fire Stations

    Aug 13, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 4 cases of organic avocados to Orange County Fire Station # 60 and 5 cases to Fire Station #59 in San Clemente. Thank you to Fire Station # 60 and #59 for your service. We also want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Avocado Delivery

    Aug 12, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered organic avocados to various places. Calvary Church in San Juan Capistrano received 10 cases for their food pantry. 4 cases were delivered to the ELKS Club in San Clemente, and last but not least, the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area in San Clemente got 4 cases. When the parents come to pick up the children, they take home bags of the fruits. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Pet Project Foundation

    Aug 6, 2021 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. At least twice a month, PPF goes on rescue missions and rescues many dogs and cats from high kill shelters in Los Angeles. PPF gets them healthy, spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated so they can be adopted to loving families in San Clemente. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation's donation will help sure that every animal in its care will have a safe refuge until they can...

  • RRR for Crossline Church

    Aug 4, 2021 Today, we donated 250 men and 150 women's Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Crossline Church in Laguna Hills, CA. The food pantry handed these out on Aug 7. The recipients have been affected by the pandemic and are here to receive food assistance weekly. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to partner with Crossline church in this endeavor.

  • Boys and Girls Club

    Aug 3, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 140 pounds of organic avocados to the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area in San Clemente. The avocados will be given out to the parents picking up their children at the end of the day. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • RRR to Africa

    July 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 968 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to San Clemente based non-profit Club Dust back in June. Many of these sandals are distributed to communities outside of the main cities in Djibouti, Africa. They are part of necessities delivered to the isolated groups of families living in the desert with little food, clothing, or shelter. Rainbow® Sandals are prized by men and women in this extremely hot environment and as such make a great thank you gift, mainly to the fathers of the young girls who attend school and get to participate on...

  • Feeding Freedom Foundation

    Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave a donation check of $20,000 to the Feeding Freedom Foundation to help build a second food truck service. This "back to the blue" truck will concentrate on all first responders. Retired veterans receive a free meal to thank them for their service. If they are currently serving, they will get a half-price meal to thank them for putting themselves in harm's way to help make a positive difference. Check them out on instragram @tacos4troops_oc

  • Angel's Back 2 School Drive

    Jul 20, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation was part of this year's Angels Baseball Foundation's annual Back 2 School clothing drive. The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Anaheim-Cypress kids received school uniforms, socks, Sketchers School shoes, school supplies, Angels Hoodies, water bottles, and Rainbow® Sandals. We also gave the present members Rainbow®'s. Established in 2004, The Angels Baseball Foundation concentrates on investments in education, healthcare, arts and sciences, and community-related youth programs throughout the region. They have distributed grants to hundreds of various programs throughout Southern California. Every year, thousands of memorabilia items such as baseballs, uniforms, and tickets are donated to...

  • Coast Hills Church

    July 16, 2021 Today, Coast Hills Church picked up six cases of organic avocados and four boxes of oranges for their food distribution. They are feeding a little more than 150 families daily. We want to thank Pat for picking up the boxes, Del Rey Avocados, and TEPA Produce helping us help others.

  • Boys and Girls Club

    July 16, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 6 cases of organic avocados and 2 cases of organic oranges to the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area in San Clemente. These will be distributed to the parents picking up their children at the end of the day. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados, and TEPA Produce helping us help others.

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    July 16, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 4 cases of organic avocados to Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. Founded in June 1986 to focus on feeding nutritious meals daily to the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, the mental and physically challenged, the senior citizens, and most importantly, all the children. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Rancho Santa Margarita Food Pantry

    July 16, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 230 pounds of organic avocados and 130 pounds of oranges to Rancho Santa Margarita Food Pantry. They distribute on average to 175 families equaling 670 individuals. We want to thank Chris for picking up all the fruits, Del Rey Avocados, and TEPA Produce.

  • 2nd Time Store

    July 16, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered two large boxes of organic avocados (140 pounds) to 2nd Time Store in Tustin. They are open seven days a week and have church each day at noon. Those that are in need of food can come to pick up something to eat daily, also doing a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Junior Achievement of Orange County

    Junior Achievement's (JA) mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a community-based network of volunteer role models, educators and businesses. JA strives to improve the quality of life for all students by providing them with the economic and financial knowledge needed to transition into adulthood. Aligning with state and standards and built around three core pillars: entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and ad work-readiness. JA provides volunteer-taught, interactive, grade-specific programs for students K-12 the grade. Through skills and concepts learned in JA, students are better prepared to enter, survive, and thrive in our global...

  • The Salvation Army of Orange County

    July 16, 2021 The Salvation Army of Orange County (SAOC) received 6 cases of organic avocados. These will be distributed to those residing in their shelter homes located in Anaheim. SAOC currently has around 240 residents. 
 We want to thank pastor Andre Abrantes for picking up and Del Rey Avocados helping us help others.

  • Laguna Food Pantry

    July 16, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave Laguna Food Pantry 6 cases of organic avocados and 2 cases of organic oranges. This Laguna Beach-based food pantry feeds between 800-900 families per week, mostly with their drive-thru set-ups. Thank you, Glenn & Chris, for coming over, and we want to thank Del Rey Avocados, and TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • RRR for Children of the Americas Foundation

    June 30, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to Children of the Americas Foundation (COTAF) 500 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. COTAF will be distributing these sandals through the orphanages close to the border tows of San Diego. To learn more about Children of the Americas Foundation visit: https://childrensfoundationofamerica.org

  • Wood River Land Trust

    Rainbow® Sandals Foundation recently donated $25,000 to the Wood River Land Trust in memory of beloved Gregory Walter Plowman. Greg loved the Wood River Valley in southern Idaho, where he lived for 35 years, and he felt strongly about protecting it from overdevelopment. The Wood River Land Trust has protected over 26,000 acres and 14 public preserves since 1994, providing wild spaces for the community to enjoy. Areas for hiking, biking, skiing, and saving precious habitats such as elk, deer, beavers, and more. The Flourish Foundation is dedicated to inspiring systemic change through hear mind cultivation, promoting well-being, human social action,...

  • 2nd Time Store

    June 26, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 60 pounds of organic lemons to 2nd Time Store in Tustin, where they are open seven days a week with a church service each day at noon. Those that are in need of food can come to pick up something to eat daily, also doing a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly. We want to TEPA Produce for helping us help others by donating all of these fruits.

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    June 26, 2021,  Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 75 pounds of organic lemons to Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. They were founded in June 1986 to focus on daily feeding nutritious meals to the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, the mental and physically challenged, the senior citizens, and most importantly, all the children. We want to thank TEPA Produce for helping us help others by donating all of these fruits.

  • Mercy Warehouse

    June 24, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation delivered 530 pounds of organic lemons to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel for their food distribution. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana and helps supply several other local food banks. We want to thank TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • RRR for Capo Beach Church

    June 23, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 230 men and 170 women Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals sandals to Capo Beach Church in Dana Point for the high schoolers “Red Door Program.” They will be giving them out in the LA, Skidrow area in a few weeks. Thanks, Pastor Rod and all the kids, for all your support of so many in need.

  • K1 Britannia Foundation

    June 23, 2021 Established in 2014, K1 Britannia Foundation started as a maritime foundation band now have grown to various charitable projects. They have a strong focus on the evolving social issues faced by youth in St. Maarten. Due to COVID-19, the and has been hit so very hard as an economic tourism-dependent island. K1Direct is currently assisting St Maarten by providing emergency relief/logistics and conducting the collaborated distribution of food and essential items across the Dutch side of St Maarten. Giving out hundreds of pounds of food daily, they are helping to ensure that those in need are assisted during...

  • Helping Hand Worldwide

    June 23, 2021, Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave Helping Hand Worldwide 208 pounds of organic lemons for their seven-day-a-week food disbursement. Founded in 2004, they are a non-profit international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach. Helping Hand Worldwide started with one car; now, they have two refrigerated trucks. Thank you, Kristin and Humberto, for all your help, and TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • Miracle-Ear Foundation

    June 21, 2021 Established in 1990, Miracle-Ear Foundation (MEF) is committed to helping individuals live and hear more fully, offering the Gift of Sound to individuals and families in need. Gift of Sound hearing aid program helps children and adults with hearing loss gain access to hearing aids. The program is designed for people who demonstrate a personal inability to provide for their hearing health needs financially. Since 1990 MEF has donated over 21 000 hearing aids.  Due to Covid's mask regulations, reading on the lips has been hard for those with hearing loss. However, in 2020 MEF was able to help nearly...

  • Coast Hills Church

    June 16, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 14 cases (approx. 350 pounds) of organic avocados to Coast Hills Church for their food distribution, where they are feeding a little more than 150 families daily. We want to thank Pat for all of your hard work and Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Laguna Food Pantry

    June 16, 2021, With the help of our partner, Del Rey Avocados, Glenn from Laguna Food Pantry received 12 cases of organic avocados. They feed between 800-900 families per week, mostly with their drive-thru setups. Every week Laguna Food Pantry collects and gives away about 100,000 pounds of groceries.

  • St. Kilians Church

    June 16, 2021, Today, Marjorie from St. Kilians Church received 10 cases of organic avocados for their food distribution on Tuesday and Friday. They feed over 200 families per week. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Calvary Church

    June 15, 2021, Today Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to Calvary Church in San Juan Capistrano to drop off 8 cases of organic avocados for their food pantry and distribute them after the night service. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

    June 14, 2021, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (SHFBOC) received 100 cases (approx. 2,500 pounds) of organic avocados. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is pleased to be able to help SHFBOC. In 2020 Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County distributed more than 42 million pounds of food with the help of their 350 partners. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Someone Cares Soup Kitchen

    June 12, 2021, Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa 6 cases of organic avocados. Founded in June 1986 to focus on daily feeding nutritious meals to the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, the mental and physically challenged, the senior citizens, and most importantly, all the children. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Helping Hand Worldwide

    June 11, 2021,Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave Helping Hand Worldwide 520 pounds of organic oranges for their seven-day-a-week food disbursement. Founded in 2004, they are a non-profit international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach. Helping Hand Worldwide started with one car; now, they have two refrigerated trucks. We want to thank TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • 2nd Time Church

    June 11, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation 4 cases of organic avocados to 2nd Time Church in Tustin, where they are open seven days a week and having a church service each day at noon. Those that are in need of food can come to pick up something to eat daily, also doing a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Laguna Food Pantry

    June 11, 2021, Cynthia from Laguna Food Pantry (LFP) stopped by to pick up 308 pounds of organic avocados and 72 pounds of organic oranges and lemons. Founded in 1993, LFP currently serves between 800-900 families per week. Their food pantry is opened five days a week from 8 - 10:30 am. We want to thank TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • Club Dust

    June 10, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 968 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to Club Dust. They will be distributing these sandals through their non-profit work in Africa and Mexico. They have been active for over 40 years and built over 1,000 safe and decent homes in the hills outside of Tijuana, Mexico. Club Dust provides these homes for the most vulnerable families, measuring the need with a simple undeniable priority list: 1-Families with disabled persons, either physical or mental. 2-Single parent with lots of kids. 3- Dual parents with lots of little kids. They give the...

  • St Kilian Church

    June 10, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 111 pounds of organic oranges and 15 pounds of lemons to St Kilian Church for their food program. They distribute food on Tuesday and Friday to over 200 families per week. We want to thank Gina and TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area

    June 7, 2021, This Monday, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation 3 cases of organic avocados and a box of hand sanitizers to the Boys and Girls Club of the South Coast Area (BGCSCA) in San Clemente. When the parents pick up their kids from learning, BGCSCA will hand out the avocados at the end of the day. They endeavor to enable the youth to reach their fullest potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Fire Station #59

    June 5, 2021 Today, Fire Station #59 came by Rainbow® Sandals to pick up 3 cases of organic avocados. They can’t wait to start making guacamole enough for a week. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • 5,500 pounds of avocados!

    June 4, 2021, Busy day here at Rainbow® Sandals Foundation; with the help of our partner Del Rey Avocados we were able to distribute over 5,500 pounds of organic avocados. First, Calvary Church in San Juan Capistrano picked up 10 cases for their food pantry. Then, we dropped off two pallets of 100 boxes to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel for their food distribution, which takes place three times a week. Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (SHFBOC) also received 100 boxes of avocados. SHFBOC will distribute them with the help of their 350 partners. Then, the drugs...

  • Del Rey Avocados

    June 3, 2021 Today, we went to Del Rey Avocados in Fallbrook, CA, to pick up around 6,000 pounds of organic avocados. These will be distributed to local non-profits in Orange County for their food distribution. Founded in 1969, Del Rey Avocado is a family-owned business experienced in running a quality packing house operation. They pack California avocados grown from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County and continue to be both farmers at heart and in practice. By growing and sourcing five different varieties, they can provide fresh and delicious avocados year-round. In addition, through their International procurement team, Del...

  • Helping Hand Worldwide

    June 3, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave 358 pounds of organic oranges and lemons to Helping Hand Worldwide for their food disbursement, which takes place seven days a week. They are a non-profit international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach and founded in 2004. We want to thank Kristin and Humberto for all your help boxing the fruits and TEPA Produce for helping us help others.

  • The Salvation Army Orange County

    The Salvation Army Orange County is currently building The Center of Hope, a 72-bed permanent supportive housing building that will transform lives and serve as a beacon of hope for those in Orange County. They have a 325-bed emergency shelter that has already changed the life trajectory of so many homeless men and women. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $50,000 towards this wonderful project. We also donated 220 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. Pictured Left to Right: Ben Hurst, Justin Coleman, Wanda Castillo-Cou, Jay "Sparky" Longley, Pat Huber

  • Laguna Food Pantry

    May 28, 2021, With the help of our partner, TEPA Produce, Glenn from Laguna Food Pantry received 180 pounds of organic oranges. They feed between 800-900 families per week, mostly with their drive-thru setups. Every week Laguna Food Pantry collects and gives away about 100,000 pounds of groceries.

  • Orange County Rescue Mission gets RRR

    May 27, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to Orange County Rescue Mission (OCRM) 120 men and 140 women Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals for those that are living at their facilities. Located in Tustin, pre-pandemic usually housed about 200 plus students, as they are referred to, but now down about 100 plus. OCRM's excellent FREE 2-year program for those that genuinely strive to change their lives. To learn more, click HERE.

  • RRR for 2nd Time Store

    May 27, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated a total of 200 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals sandals to 2nd Time Store in Tustin. They are open seven days a week and having church each day at noon. In addition, those who need food can come to pick up something to eat daily and do a remote food drop-off in Anaheim weekly.

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Mary's Kitchen

    May 27, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation went to Mary's Kitchen and delivered 360 men and 200 women Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals. Today, everyone at Mary's Kitchen was able to receive their Covid-19 vaccine. They are a volunteer organization whose aim is to provide compassionate care for the less fortunate of Orange County, CA. All services are conducted in a manner, which preserves dignity. 100% of monetary donations received go directly to maintain the services provided to their guests, primarily those living on the streets. We want to thank everyone that has sent back their old Rainbow's to help...

  • Assistance League of San Clemente

    May 26, 2021 Today, we picked up a donation from A L (Assistance League of San Clemente), 20 pairs of socks, ten bath towels, and a few blankets. These items will also be distributed to those without housing in north Orange County. In 1919 Anne Banning, Ada Edwards Laughlin, and their charity-minded friends formalized the 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.

  • La Tienda Thrift

    May 24, 2021, we picked up 48 towels from La Tienda Thrift / Joshua House this Monday. They are a recovery and restoration program for drugs and alcohol. This free program can consist of months and up to serval years, entirely self-supported; no money received from family, insurance, federal or state. It started in 2008 in San Clemente, California, where hundreds of men have come to live for a year and then hopefully transition to a second phase home. These towels, soaps, and shampoos are part of the supplies mostly given to the soup kitchens in Orange County, CA.

  • Mercy Warehouse

    May 20, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 750 pounds of organic avocados to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel for their food distribution. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana and helps supply several other local food banks. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Helping Hand Worldwide

    May 19, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 806 pounds of organic avocados to Helping Hand Worldwide (HHW) for their food disbursement, which takes place seven days a week. Founded in 2004, HHW is a non-profit international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank

    May 19, 2021 Today, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (SHFBOC) received five bins (approx. 6,000 pounds) of organic avocados. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is pleased to be able to help SHFBOC. In 2020 Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County distributed more than 42 million pounds of food with the help of their 350 partners. We want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

    May 12, 2021 Today, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County came by to pick up another bin of organic avocados. They have 350 partners, and their mission is that no person should go hungry, EVER. Last year they distributed more than 42 million pounds of food to the partner network, who then provided food to those in need through the county. Again, we want to thank Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others.

  • Someone Cares Soup

    May 11, 2021, Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa 90 pounds of organic avocados. They were founded in June 1986 to focus on daily feeding nutritious meals to the homeless, the unemployed, the working poor, the mental and physically challenged, the senior citizens, and most importantly, all the children. Thanks, John, for picking up the avocados today and Sparky helping us load the avocados inboxes. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados, for helping us help others by donating all of these produces.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank

    May 11, 2021, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated seven bins of organic avocados (approx. 7,500 pounds) to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. They have 350 partners, and their mission is that no person should go hungry, EVER. Last year they distributed more than 42 million pounds of food to the partner network, who then provided food to those in need through the county. They provide reliable access to sufficient and nutritious foods and are dedicated to creating a community where all can thrive. The partner network then provides food to those in need through the county. Thanks, Del Rey...

  • Orange County Fire Authority

    April 30, 2021| Today, the guys from Orange County Fire Authority #T59 stationed in San Clemente came over to pick-up 90 pounds of organic avocados. We also gave to the Orange County Sheriffs San Clemente station 90 pounds of organic avocados. Thanks, Del Rey Avocados for helping us help others by donating all of these avocados.

  • San Francisco Solano Church

    April 20, 2021| Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to San Francisco Solano Church in Rancho Santa Margarita food pantry, 380 pounds of organic avocados. Thanks Chris for volunteering and coming to pick up the produce this week. Thank you, Del Rey Avocados helping us help others by donating all of these avocados.

  • St Kilians Church

    April 20, 2021| Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to St Kilians Church 255 lbs of organic avocados for their food program, they distribute food on Tuesday and Friday to over 200 families per week. Thanks Gina for picking up the produce and thanks to Del Rey Avocados helping us help others by donating all of these avocados.

  • Coral Thrift Store

    April 17, 2021| Today, we picked up some supplies from Coral Thrift Store for donation to support the migrant young girls (ages 12-17) that will be temporally housed in the surrounding convention centers either San Diego, Long Beach or Los Angeles. The girls are fleeing extreme violence and poverty in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. CTS was founded over 50 years ago, when seven local mothers wanted to make a difference in the community. They wee military wives whose husbands were deployed to Vietnam, coming together to help other young families. In 2019 CTS honored 54 recipients with their college scholarships.

  • Joshua House / La Tienda

    April 16, 2021| We, picked up from Joshua House / La Tienda in San Clemente, 26 towels and 10 pairs of socks for donation to the homeless community in north Orange County. Joshua House is a sober living Christian based living/recovery home that has been helping those that want to make a positive change in their lives for the last 12 years plus.

  • Assistance League

    April 15, 2021| Today, we picked up more supplies from A L (Assistance League San Clemente) for the migrant girls ages 13-17 that are currently residing for a few months in the San Diego Convention Center and Long Beach Convention Center. Whether or not for or against what has or is happening and why we are using these centers for these, the migrant girls from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, but we can only live in the present moments we thank A L for donating more tooth brushes, and hygiene items. Pictured here with the current president MJ and...

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

    April 8, 2021 | Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated approximately 4,900 pounds of organic avocados to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. They have 350 partners and their mission is that no person should go hungry, EVER. Last year they distributed more than 42 million pounds of food to the partner network who then provided food to those in need throughout the county. They provide reliable access to sufficient and nutritious foods and are dedicated to creating a community where all can thrive. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these avocados.

  • AL & Joshua House

    April 2, 2021 | We stopped by A L (Assistance League of San Clemente) and Joshua House (La Tienda in San Clemente) to picked up supplies. Today, they gave us 55 towels, 21 blankets some socks, shampoo and soaps that Rainbow® Sandals Foundation will donate to the people in need. Thank you both for your support.

  • Mary's Kitchen

    April 1, 2021 | Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to Mary’s Kitchen 90 pairs (40 mens & 50 women's) of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals, these are the sandals that our customers have donated back to us usually after years of wearing. After we clean and sanitize we are able to recycle vs putting them in the landfills. People who come to Mary’s Kitchen mostly live on the streets in the surrounding areas of City of Orange and Anaheim receiving their sandals, we have been able to continue helping those in need for many, many years.

  • Helping Hand Worldwide & Laguna Food Pantry

    March 31, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 585 pounds of organic oranges & organic lemons to Helping Hand Worldwide for their food disbursement which takes place 7 days a week. And Laguna Food Pantry of Laguna Beach received 300 pounds of organic oranges & organic lemons. Thanks Kristin and Jorian and Cynthia for all that you do and for picking up the oranges. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others.

  • FAM

    March 26, 2021 This same day, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave lemons to the F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry). A faith based charitable non-profit organization assisting those in need in Orange County with resources for food, shelter, and personalized supportive counsel and aid, helping their clients bridge the gap from dependency to self-sufficiency. Thanks Spencer pictured here, who gave us a warm reception at the retail store in San Clemente, and thanks TEPA Produce for the organic oranges.

  • Joshua House

    March 26, 2021 Busy day here at Rainbow® Sandals Foundation. First we brought organic lemons to Joshua House in San Clemente. They are a sober living Christian based living/recovery home that has been helping those that want to make a positive change in their lives for the last 12 years or so.

  • Crossline

    March 24, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 680 lb of organic oranges to Crossline Church, where they disperse food boxes three times a week for over 500 plus families. Thanks Art for picking up and boxing the produce here at Rainbow® Sandals Corporate office as usual. Thanks TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these produces.

  • Coral Thrift Shop

    March 19, 2021 Today, we Delivered to Coral Thrift Shop (CTS) in San Clemente a few dozen organic avocados and a few dozen organic lemons. CTS was founded over 50 years ago, when seven local mothers wanted to make a difference in the community. They wee military wives whose husbands were deployed to Vietnam, coming together to help other young families. In 2019 CTS honored 54 recipients with their college scholarships. Thanks Del Rey Avocados and TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these produces.

  • Organic oranges

    March 3, 2021 Busy day here are Rainbow® Sandals Foundation distributing organic oranges to various non-profits. First was Crossline Church who received 180 lb of their food disperse that they organize three times a week for 500 plus families. After, we went to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel where they received 895 lb of organic oranges for their food distribution. They also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana, and help supply several other local food banks. Then, 170 pounds were picked up by Someone Cares Soup Kitchen located in Costa Mesa. Since being founded in 1986 Someone Cares Soup Kitchen...

  • RRR for Feed the Need

    Feb 28, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 40 pairs of sandals Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals to the Feed the Need program in San Juan Capistrano, where each Sunday morning about 40 to 60 people walk through a horseshoe corridor with bags and baskets filled.

  • Second Harvest & Mercy Warehouse

    Feb. 25, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated organic oranges to Second Harvest and Mercy Warehouse organic oranges. Second Harvest received approx. 5,000 lb of oranges, where they have over 350 partners, and some will receive some of these delicious fruits. Then, we went to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel got 490 lb for their food distribution. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana, and helps supply several other local food banks. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these organic oranges.

  • San Francisco Solano Church & Laguna Food Pantry

    Feb. 24, 2021 Donated 680 lb of organic oranges to San Francisco Solano Church for their drive-thru food distribution, thank you to Luke & Julia for coming to pick up the produce. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation, also gave Laguna Food Pantry 550 lb of organic oranges, thanks to Cynthia and Joe for picking up the fruits today, they feed between 800-900 families per week mostly with their drive-thru setups. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these organic oranges.

  • St. Kilians Church & Crossline Church

    Feb. 23, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation gave to St. Kilians Church 625 lb of organic oranges, thanks to Gina for coming to Rainbow® Sandals Corp. office and picking them up. They feed over 200 families a week, their drive-thru pantry takes place every Tuesday and Friday.  Then, we gave to Crossline Church 600 lb of organic oranges, thanks to Art for coming to pick up these delicious fruits. They disperse food boxes three times a week for 500 plus families.  Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these organic oranges.

  • Laguna Food Pantry

    Feb. 18, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 450 lbs of organic oranges to the Laguna Food Pantry located in Laguna Beach where they feed between 800-900 families per week mostly with their drive-thru set-ups. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these organic oranges.

  • Helping Hand Worldwide & Mercy Warehouse

    Feb. 17, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 625 pounds of organic oranges to Helping Hand Worldwide foundation. Founded in 2004, they are a non-profit international humanitarian organization, based in Laguna Beach. We also donated to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 1,155 lbs of organic oranges for their food distribution. Mercy Warehouse also funds monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana, and helps supply several other local food banks. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these organic oranges.

  • Red Door Mission - Mexico

    Feb. 13-14, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation helped support the Capo Beach Church High School Red Door mission trips to farming communities in Baja, Mexico, and the rural countryside of Eswatini. In each of these communities, Red Door’s focus is building relationships and revealing the hope and encouragement that comes with faith, while also sharing resources with them.

  • Red Door Mission - Skid Row

    Feb. 12, 2021 Today, we picked up resources for Skid Row in L.A. for Red Door high school from Capo Beach Church’s trip next week. La Tienda / Joshua House in San Clemente donated over 200 towels and face cloths. Assistance League of San Clemente donated 40 towels and blankets plus 55 small bottles of soaps/shampoos/conditioners. Pictured are the kids from Red Door with toys that will be donated.

  • Oranges for F.A.M. & Mercy Warehouse

    Feb. 11, 2021 This morning, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente a very large and full bin of delicious organic oranges, 1,241 pounds to be exact. F.A.M. is a faith-based charitable non-profit organization assisting those in need in Orange County with resources for food, shelter, and personalized supportive counsel and aid, helping their clients bridge the gap from dependency to self-sufficiency. Then, this afternoon we delivered to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 1,097 lbs of the delicious organic oranges. They fund monthly food donations to Mexico, Los Angeles, and Santa Ana, and help supply several other...

  • Laguna Food Pantry & Helping Hand Worldwide

    Feb. 10, 2021 This morning, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 350 lbs of organic oranges and 100 bottles of hand sanitizers to Laguna Food Pantry. Then, Helping Hand Worldwide came by to pick up 1,260 lbs of organic oranges. They are a non-profit international humanitarian organization, based in Laguna Beach and founded in 2004. To learn more about Helping Hand Worldwide visit: http://www.thehelpinghandworldwide.org Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help others by donating all of these wonderful organic oranges.

  • Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research

    The Pflieger Institute for Environmental Research (PIER) is a non-profit research institute that works to advance marine conservation and sustainable fishery development. PIER researchers work to bridge the gap between resource managers our local fishing community. “We are extremely grateful for the support Rainbow® Sandals has provided to PIER. It demonstrates their commitment to the health and conservation of our local ocean resources.” -- Chugey Sepulveda, Ph.D. Director, Senior Scientist To learn more about PIER and/or to contribute, go to www.pier.org Pictured Left to Right: Thomas “Cowboy" Fullam, Chugey Sepulveda, PhD., Pat Huber, Jay “Sparky” Longley

  • Saddleback Church Food Pantry

    Feb. 4, 2021 Today, Saddleback Church Food Pantry in Lake Forest received 2,500 lbs of organic oranges that will be distributed to the 50,000 families they help monthly. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation also donated to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel 700 lbs of organic oranges for the food distribution that will take place in the morning. Thank you, TEPA Produce helping us help other by donating organic oranges

  • 1980 pounds of avocados & oranges

    Feb. 3, 2021 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated 1980 pounds of organic avocados and organic oranges to some of Second Harvest’s Partners. Luke & Julia from San Francisco Solano Church came to pick up around 780 pounds for their drive-thru food distribution. Then, Crossline Church received a total of 600 pounds of organic avocados and organic oranges that will be given out during their food distribution they hold several times a week, serving about 200 families. Lastly, Coast Hills Church picked up 300 lbs of organic oranges and 300 lbs of avocados for their food pantry distribution Rainbow® Sandals Foundation would like to thank Del...

  • American Cancer Society

    Rainbow® Sandals have been making the world’s best made sandals in San Clemente, CA since 1974. The American Cancer Society has been the best organization in the fight against cancer since 1913. We believe the American Cancer Society shares the same values that we do and we highly support ACS in their mission to free the world from cancer. Rainbow® Sandals has partnered with the American Cancer Society in loving memory loving of Betty Brookshier, Sandra Brookshier, Alesa Neal, Zeva Longley, Kristin Ann McGee, William Weaver, and Nicole Botello. Every donation made to ACS through our link below will be matched...

  • Avocados & Oranges

    Feb. 2, 2021 Today, was a busy day for Rainbow® Sandals Foundation, our first stop of the day was to Mercy Warehouse in Laguna Niguel were we delivered 1 bin (approx. 800 lbs) of avocados, for their pantry program which takes place three times a week. Then, we donated 300 lbs of organic oranges and 300 lbs of avocados to Helping Hands World Wide to their the Laguna Beach location. They are an international humanitarian organization based in Laguna Beach and was founded in 2004. Final stop of the day is to Laguna Food Pantry, we delivered a total of 270 pounds. 155 lbs...

  • Family Assistance Ministry

    Feb. 2, 2021 This evening Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente $10,000 for their shelters, we also gave all the occupants Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals a total of 40 pairs included for women, men, and a few children. F.A.M. is a faith based charitable non-profit organization assisting those in need in Orange County with resources for food, shelter, and personalized supportive counsel and aid, helping their clients bridge the gap from dependency to self-sufficiency. To learn more about F.A.M. visit: https://www.family-assistance.org

  • Joshua House/La Tienda Thrift Store

    Jan 24, 2021 Today, we delivered to Joshua House/La Tienda Thrift Store in San Clemente 76 pounds of organic oranges, this produce is for the three houses that have 24 men, who are in the sober living environment hopefully for a year or more. Thank you TEPA Produce for donating these organic oranges to help us help others.

  • Egg plants & Cucumbers

    Jan. 21, 2021 We donated to Saddleback Food Pantry in Lake Forest, CA. 2 pallets of egg plants plus another 4 cases of cucumbers. This donation was part of the 44,000 pounds donation we received from Nogales Texas.

  • Western Eagle Foundation

    Jan. 19, 2021 We had a 53 ft refrigerated truck arrive from Nogales, TX. Loaded with 24 pallets 18 were of Eggplants and 6 pallets of cucumbers, we delivered 20 pallets to the non-profit Western Eagle Foundation in Temecula, CA. They were established in 1993 and are dedicated to serving through feeding the hungry at current times approximately 25,000 people benefit from their resources monthly. We are grateful to partner with Western Eagle in this endeavor. Western Eagle Foundation 40940 County Center Dr. Temecula, CA 92591 (951) 695-7206 https://www.western-eagle.org

  • Family Assistance Ministry

    Jan 14, 2021 & Jan 18, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to F.A.M. (Family Assistance Ministry) in San Clemente on the 14th 1,247 pounds of lemons. On Monday the 18th we delivered 1,200 lbs of lemons and 225 lbs of oranges. F.A.M. currently serves about 27,000 people monthly consisting of 572,000 pounds of food last month. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is pleased to be in a position to help them out by donating food regularly. To learn more visit: https://www.family-assistance.org

  • Saddleback Food Pantry

    Jan 15, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated to Saddleback Food Pantry, 3 bins of lemons and oranges. That is arounds 2,400 lbs lemons and 550 lbs of oranges, their pantry helps feed about 52,000 families a month. Thanks TEPA Produce for the organic lemons and oranges.

  • Lemons for Second Harvest Partners

    Jan.14, 2021 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated through the Second Harvest partners 12 cases of organic lemons to each organization /church. Today, we gave the oranges to : Coast Hills Church, Laguna Food Pantry, Crossline Church, and St. Killians Catholic Church, totaling approximately 2,000 pounds. All of these have drive-through food distributions some daily and some a few times a week. Thank you TEPA Produce for donating all of these organic lemons To learn more about Second Harvest visit: https://www.shfb.org/impact/our-work/community-partners/

  • San Onofre Parks Foundation

    The San Onofre Parks Foundation’s mission is to assist California State Parks in the delivery of public education and interpretive programming at both San Clemente and San Onofre State Beach Parks. Additionally, SOPF is a voice for the community with regard to protection and preservation of these parks, and an advocate for environmental awareness and ethics. The Foundation is committed to promoting a strong image that San Onofre State Beach is a “World Treasure” that must never be compromised. The foundation provides both volunteer and financial support for educational programs within the parks, as well as year-round daily operation of a...

  • North Beach Community Association

    The North Beach area of San Clemente is home to a vibrant community, with an emerging business base. The area has recently been designated an official Historic District as it contains four of San Clemente finest architectural treasures. The North Beach Community Association is a 501c3 non-profit that was formed by residents and local business people to give the community a voice and to help our community live up to its potential as a center for music, art, and surf culture. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to donate $10,000 to the North Beach Community Association. For more information: North Beach Community Association nbca.communications@gmail.com http://memberplanet.com/nbca Left to...

  • Feed the Need Program

    Jan 10, 2021 Here at the Sunday morning Feed the Need Program, located at the Capistrano Valley Christian School in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Rainbow Sandals donated 50 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle sandals. The guests were amazed, excited, and grateful to say the least, so many thanks to Rainbow® Sandals. Here are some photos of BIG SMILES. About 40-50 people come each Sunday around 11 am and can pick-out just about everything that one can find in a Traders Joe store. Thank you to everyone that has returned their retired sandals.

  • Suitcase Joe Foundation

    Jay “Sparky” Longley, Founder/CEO of Rainbow® Sandals donated $5,000 to Suitcase Joe Foundation. Located in Skid-row, L.A. the place that they serve daily but many of the social services were closed or curtailed due to the pandemic hit this area especially hard. With everyone mandated to stay home, yet many have no home to truly shelter in Suitcase Joe provides and delivers basic human necessities and especially sanitary items. To learn more about Suitcase Joe Foundation visit: https://suitcasejoefoundation.org

  • Canopy Church

    Canopy Church in Costa Mesa serve the poor and disadvantaged from the local surrounding areas. Over the summer Canopy Youth students and leaders gathered virtually for a Scavenger Hunt where various prizes were awarded for lip sync performances, movie voiceovers and more. Scavenger Hunt packages were delivered to every students home in order to bring the community together even from a distance. They conduct a distance movie night in their parking lot, with their main focus helping youths stay on a good path. Jay “Sparky” Longley, Founder/CEO of Rainbow® Sandals is happy to donate $5,000 to Canopy Church.

  • The Salvation Army

    Jay “Sparky” Longley Founder / CEO of Rainbow® Sandals donated $25,000 to The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian church. Their message is based on the bible and is motivated by the love of God its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. They have served more than 56 million meals to anyone in need through its many soup kitchens, sit down meal programs, food pantries, mobile meals and community gardens. To learn more visit: https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/

  • Best Friends

    Best Friends Animal Society is a no-kill animal rescue and advocacy that was founded in southern Utah in 1984 with a promise to each other dedicate there lives to housing and finding homes for unwanted pets while advocating the importance of no kill. At that time there wasn’t a national voice to end the killing of cats and dogs. Currently, Best Friends operates pet adoption centers, spay/neuter clinics and no-kill initiatives in Los Angeles, New York City, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, as well as a Best Friends Network of animal rescue groups in every corner of the nation. Since 2014...

  • Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

    Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens “With COVID-19 restrictions not allowing in-person fundraising events, nonprofit organizations have struggled to raise the funds necessary to keep them in operation next year,” says Rainbow® Sandals Founder and President Jay “Sparky” Longley. “I decided it was Rainbow® Sandals’ responsibility to help these wonderful organizations like Casa Romantica and others in our community the best we can.” Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is proud to donate $50,000 to Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens during their Year-End Fundraiser. They intend to use the gift toward it’s 2021 season of arts and cultural programs, including both virtual and onsite events...

  • American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners is always there in times of need. They aspire to turn compassion into action so that all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter, and hope including lifesaving blood and blood products. $50,000 was donated to The American Red Cross from Jay “Sparky” Longley Founder / CEO of Rainbow® Sandals. To learn more about The American Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org

  • Make A Wish Foundation

    Make A Wish Foundation’s mission is “together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses”. Wishes are more than just a nice thing. They are far more than gifts or singular events in time, they impact everyone involved — wish kids, volunteers, donors, sponsors, medical professionals and community. The act of making their wish come true can give them the courage to comply with their medical treatments. Parents might finally feel like they can be optimistic and others might realize all they have to offer the world through volunteer work or philanthropy. Jay “Sparky” Longley Founder / CEO of...

  • St. Jude Children Research Hospital

    St. Jude Children Research Hospital are the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Their mission is to advance cures and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. No child is denied treatment based on race, religion, or a family’s ability to pay. Jay “Sparky” Longley Founder / CEO of Rainbow® Sandals is proud to donate $50,000 to St. Jude Children Research Hospital. To learn more about St. Jude Children Research Hospital visit: https://www.stjude.org

  • Foster the Earth

    Dec. 23, 2020 Foster the Earth is dedicated to helping vulnerable children and young adults in the foster care system through exposure to the great outdoors. It is a 7-month program starting in March each year. They meet once a month for day hikes, where participants learn the skills needed to embark on a week-long backpacking trip at the end of the program. Each month, our hikes add more distance and altitude, and leaders provide education in Leave No Trace, Wilderness First Aid, and backcountry travel. Through this journey, we deepen our connection to nature and create an experience of a lifetime The...

  • Boys & Girls Club

    Rainbow® Sandals is a long term supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of the South Coast Area. Founded in 1967, the club has been the leader in youth development in our community for more than 50 years. Each year, 1,500 local children ages 6-18 participate in programs that support academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character and citizenship. Their mission is simple... To enable every child, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is donating $50,000 to help after a difficult year. Left to Right: Herman Brown,...

  • San Clemente Community Theatre

    The Cabrillo Playhouse came from humble beginnings as the San Clemente Community Theatre originally established in 1953. Each year for well over half a century we have worked diligently to continue our rich tradition of being a significant cultural asset to South Orange County by providing an outlet for creative community involvement as we endeavor to enrich, educate, excite and entertain artists and audiences through a variety of performing arts in an intimate setting. Having been closed for 2020 the challenges have been great, and this $10,000 donation will help them open the curtains again in 2021. For more information: Cabrillo Playhouse San Clemente...

  • I-5 Freedom Network

    Dec. 23, 2020 Human trafficking along the I-5 corridor in Southern California is much more common than you might think. Victims are often brought in on working visas from poorer countries with the hope of escaping poverty, only to end up in a nightmare. The I-5 Freedom Network works not only to identify traffickers and victims, but to empower survivors with the life skills for a path forward. They also work to educate the hospitality industry with tools to help them become heroes in the fight against human trafficking. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation is honored to donate $10,000. For more information: I-5 Freedom Network 160 Avenida Granada,...

  • San Clemente High School Golf Program

    Dec. 22, 2020 The Lady Triton Invitational Golf Tournament raises most of the money that funds the San Clemente High School Golf Program. Without being allowed to hold their annual tournament that invites players from over 30 schools, the golf program was on the verge of being canceled indefinitely. It is with our honor that we are able to help keep that program going another year and that they can resume their annual tournament again in 2021.

  • The Gulf Of Catalina Gray Whale Prevervation Foundation

    The Gulf of Catalina Gray Whale Preservation & Education Foundation (GWF) is a non-profit organization that is led by actual scientists, naturalists, and educators. Their goal is to protect our environment by inspiring the future generations in their respective fields. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation’s $10,000 donation will be used to sponsor educational voyages for children to search for whales, dolphins and other sea-life to teach the importance of a healthy ocean and coastline. For more information: The Gulf of Catalina Gray Whale Preservation & Education Foundation 2311 Calle La Serna, San Clemente, CA 92672 Mike Hansen: President https://graywhalefoundation.org Left to Right: Mike Hansen, President of the Grey Whale...

  • Ocean Institute

    The Ocean Institute is nationally known for its award winning, hands-on marine science, environmental education and maritime history programs. Students, families and the general public become tall ship sailors, research scientists, oceanographers, and explorers while immersed in Ocean Institute programs. Twenty-twenty brought challenging demands, after the sinking of her historic “Pilgrim” in March, and then the Covid cut all classes, and therefore income, to the institute. Dr. Marshall, remembers her board asking her to ‘keep the fish fed’. “... it was a rough one,” she says of 2020, “but we found our way through it and now we are ready to...

  • San Clemente Historical Society

    Dec. 22, 2020 The San Clemente Historical Society was founded in the 1970s as an all-volunteer non-profit group dedicated to preserving the history of San Clemente.Our purpose is to collect, preserve, and share the history of San Clemente for the benefit of our members and the public. Our goal is to ensure that current and future generations are able to learn about and appreciate the history of San Clemente. The Rainbow Sandals Foundation donation will go towards their goal of finishing the historical art tile project on Avenida Del Mar. For More information: San Clemente Historical Society Box 283 San Clemente, CA 92674 sanclementehistoricalsociety.org | 949-492-9684 Left to...

  • The Little Red Dog

    Dec. 22, 2020 Named for a little red terrier that was beaten to death, The Little Red Dog, Inc. is dedicated to saving and finding homes for as many dogs as it can. Over 400 were rescued last year from local kill shelters in the area. Many are in need of rehabilitation, but all of them are fostered until they are found forever homes. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation $10,000 donation will help with food and veterinarian care, while they are being retrained and prepared for adoption. For more information: 23046 Ave. de la Carlota, #600 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 949-244-5382 https://thelittlereddog.org Left to Right: Herman Brown, Jr., Rainbow...

  • San Clemente Chamber

    Dec. 22, 2020 The Chamber of Commerce is the premier small business organization in San Clemente, having served the community for over 50 years. Tasked with providing programs and activities that promoted small business, the chamber has achieved a 5-star accreditation from the National Chamber. Rainbow® Sandals Foundation’s $10,000 donation will help the organization keep up with its’ programs after a challenging fund-raising year. It will also help sponsor 2021’s Annual Taste of San Clemente, which will specifically help local restaurants in their recovery. For more information: San Clemente Chamber of Commerce 1231 Puerta Del Sol San Clemente, CA 92673 949-492-1131 Fax: 949-492-3764 info@scchamber.com http://www.scchamber.com Left to Right: Don Kindred,...

  • Crystal Cove Conservancy

    Dec. 22, 2020 Rooted in the notion that Crystal Cove State Park is an ideal outdoor classroom for cultivating young environmentalists, Crystal Cove Conservancy is dedicated to protecting this rare piece of California’s history through a unique social enterprise model working in partnership with California State Parks. The Conservancy will use the donation to fund important preservation, education, and conservation programs that will cultivate our next generation of environmental stewards ensuring that Crystal Cove, and places like it, live on for generations. For more information: Crystal Cove Conservancy #5 Crystal Cove Newport Coast, CA 92657 949.376.6200 info@crystalcove.org https://crystalcove.org Left to Right: Cindy Otto, Major Gifts Officer, Crystal Cove...

  • Elks Club

    Dec 22, 2020 Originally founded in 1958, the local Elks Club had a difficult year in 2020. The aging building itself, required a new Heating and AC system, a new Computer/Software system and a major renovation of the Club’s restroom. Funds from the Rainbow Sandals Foundation will be a tremendous help, as the Covid has dampened most of their fundraisers. For more information: San Clemente, CA No. 2068 The Club Meets on 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 1505 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 1505 N El Camino Real San Clemente, CA 92672-4962 officemanager@scelks.com https://www.elks.org Left to Right: Bottom Row: Left to Right: Past President, Carl Patton and...

  • The Coral Thrift Shop

    Dec. 18, 2020 The Coral Thrift Shop was founded over 50 years ago, when seven local mothers wanted to make a difference in the community. These San Clemente moms were military wives whose husbands were deployed to Vietnam. They came together to help other young families. They rented a building on El Camino Real and began a thrift shop. Since then the Coral Thrift Shop has raised and donated over $3 MIllion for South Orange County youth groups. In 2019, Coral Thrift Shop honored 54 recipients with their college scholarships, totaling $67,000! “This is a happy place,” Sandi said. “It makes you...

  • Set Free Church of the High Desert

    Dec 18, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $10,000 to Set Free Church of the High Desert located in Phelan, CA. This is an amazing program for absolutely free housing, food, clothing and medical needs it’s designed for those men and women who are serious about getting and hopefully staying addiction free. Although, there are of course are no guarantees the success rate, I feel it is higher than the expensive insurance or family paying programs. We are pleased to be a part of helping society change for a better direction. We also gave them a 210 pairs of Repair • Reuse...

  • Zion Church of San Clemente

    Dec. 18, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $5,000 to Zion Church of San Clemente, their mission is to enhance the ability to continue serving the youth of Orange County. Ten young people started in San Clemente at an apartment a church, which has grown to be an amazing youth- filled assembly with 100’s of mainly 18-30 year old are found here each week at the outlet mall in San Clemente.

  • San Clemente Military Family Outreach

    Dec 17, 2020 The Rainbow® Sandals Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the San Clemente Military Family Outreach. The mission of SCMFO is to provide emergency assistance to qualifying military families in Camp Pendleton, responding promptly to requests for financial or material aid, as well as conducting seasonal morale projects for local military families. Among their accomplishments last year: They supplied over 80 families with financial assistance; Provided $50,000 in commissary card were given to those in need; Showered 41 military moms-to-be with gifts for their newborns; 100 families received Easter Hams; 1,000 families were given a complete Thanksgiving dinner; 300 families received...

  • Jamboree Housing Corporation

    Dec. 16, 2020 Jamboree Housing Corporation, is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of community to bring hope home to those starting out or starting over-working families, seniors, veterans, formerly homeless, and those with special needs. Over these last 30 years, they built award-winning housing they can afford and providing supportive programs and services that instill both personal accomplishment and community pride. Jamboree’s mission is to provide high quality, affordable housing, and services that transform lives and strengthen communities. Their goal is to make a profound difference in the communities they serve through their support services to struggling individuals and...

  • San Clemente High School Educational Foundation

    Dec. 16, 2020 Founded in 1997 by a group of parents, teachers and alumni, the San Clemente Educational Foundation (SCEF) has sought to preserve, support, and enhance the academic opportunities for all the students of San Clemente High School. Classroom technology and materials have become increasingly important in today’s classrooms. Last year, SCEF helped by purchasing 400 Chrome-books, with more planned until every classroom has a full set. SCEF also purchases classroom books and material to supplement those provided by the district. SCEF has formed a bridge for the funding gap between state funds and what our students actually need to be the...

  • Corona Del Mar Baseball Boosters

    Dec. 14 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donated $ 10,000 to Corona Del Mar Baseball Boosters they are able to help fund immediate needs in the area of Academics, Arts, Activities and Athletics. Providing funding areas include, reusable uniforms- boys soccer, duffle bags – girls volley ball, practice goals, balls and helmets-boys lacrosse and basketballs, just to name a few.

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  • Friends of San Clemente

    Dec. 11, 2020 Supporting the Friends of San Clemente, Beaches, Parks and Recreation foundation ‘We were drawn to San Clemente because of its incredible climate and the proximity to the beach. We like to be in the fresh air to entertain, exercise and spend time with family and friends. We are here because we care about our community. We want to make our community even better by providing “extras” for our beaches, parks and recreational programs, and to do this, Friends of San Clemente Beaches, Parks and Recreation Foundation was formed in 2000.” The group serves as a vehicle to assist the City...

  • US Olympic Surf Team

    Dec. 11 2020 The USA Olympic Surf team is not funded by the US government, a Rainbow® Sandals Foundation donation will help fund the USA Surfing mission to support and grow the sport of surfing, empower future generations of champions, and advance the positive image of the surfing lifestyle in the United States. Donor funding enables USA Surfing to partner with community organizations to create programs aimed at introducing surfing to under-represented and under-served populations, as well as developing creative, age-appropriate youth developmental opportunities that introduce Olympic and Paralympic / Adaptive surfing. USA Surfing, Inc 100 Avenida Pico, San Clemente, CA 92673 Greg Cruse 949-391-1010...

  • Repair • Reuse • Recycle for Club Dust

    Dec. 4, 2020 Today, we had Club Dust a non-profit organization stop by Rainbow. We are happy to be able to donate 249 pairs of Repair • Reuse • Recycle Rainbow® Sandals for their work in Africa and Mexico. They have been active for over 40 years and have built over 1,000 safe and decent homes in the hills outside of Tijuana, Mexico. Club Dust provides these homes for the most vulnerable of families measuring the need with a simple undeniable priority list : 1 - Families with handicapped persons, either physical or mental. 2 - Single parent with lots of...

  • North County Food Bank

    Dec. 3, 2020 Rainbow® Sandals Foundation has donated in the name of one of our partners “Del Rey Avocados” $5,000 to the North County Food Bank in San Diego, CA. The San Diego Food Bank and their partner North County chapter from feeding 350,000 people a month to nearly 600,000 people. By December 2020 their food purchase will hit $10 million. They have partnered with over 400 nonprofits with feeding programs to help provide food to individuals and families in need in communities throughout San Diego County. To learn more visit: https://northcountyfoodbank.org

  • “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

  • Capistrano Unified School District

    Nov. 19, 2020 Today, Rainbow® Sandals Foundation brought a donation check for $2,000 to the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) office in San Juan Capistrano, this will be applied to assist in the food distribution for families and students. Thanks Christen and Julie for all your help. To learn more visit: https://capousd-ca.schoolloop.com

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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 .

  • 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.