We are a diverse organization working to promote civic, philanthropic, cultural and educational interests within our community through the spirit of volunteerism. We are proud to be involved in a wide variety of community programs, philanthropies and charities.
Student Art Contest - Each year we host an annual Art Contest, with several artistic categories of competition (drawing, painting, photography, mixed media and 3-D art). Art in the Community Orange District Art Festival
Civic Engagement & Outreach
11th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) - YLWC works on projects during the year including: sewing barracks bags for returning Marines; sponsoring single Marines to attend the Marine Corps Ball; decorating and filling goodie bags for the 11th MEU’s family holiday party at Camp Pendleton. Navajo Christmas - YLWC provides holiday gift bags to children living on the Navajo Reservation in Klagatoh, Arizona. These bags are filled by our members with games, coloring books, crayons, winter hats & gloves, etc. Operation Smile - YLWC supports this nonprofit medical service organization which provides cleft lip and palate repair surgeries to children worldwide. Sew Kind - Hand-crafted and sewn items are made and given to CHOC, Crittenton Children’s Home, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, and others. Items include: knit/crocheted hats for cancer patients; trauma bears (delivered to police depts.); hospital gowns for terminally-ill patients; upbeat pillowcases for patients, and items for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Units (receiving blankets, nursing pads, etc.). Troopons - Troopons is a project where we cut and collect manufacturers coupons, count up the value and send them to Florida where they are shipped to military bases all over the world for our military families to use. Wreaths Across America City of Yorba Linda
Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention
OC Human Trafficking Projects - we do many projects tot help OCHTTF; from collecting/distributing bath towels, to making tactile boxes, to writing letters of encouragement. Women's Transitional Living Center- we collect towels, blankets and other donations for WTLC. This organization strives to end the cycle of violence by working with survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, their families and the community by providing multiple intervention and prevention services on a continuum
Ronald McDonald House- Club members save pull tabs from aluminum soda cans which are delivered to the Ronald McDonald House in Orange. The tabs are recycled and the money raised from recycling helps cover expenses of families staying at the Ronald McDonald House while their child receives vital medical care. Penny Pines Program - We help sustain our national and urban forests by contributing to the cost of replanting trees in damaged areas.