Last year’s drive was a success. “After the fundraiser, a single mother and her son came to us seeking help. She had heard about our Backpack Drive from a friend and wanted to know if we had any extra supplies left for her son... I was happy to help and was very glad she reached out to us to share her story. The joy on their faces when they received the school supplies and the fact that we made a small difference in their lives was a great feeling to have. It was a small demonstration of the impact the donations made for all the struggling families out there. Without the support of our staff and volunteers and the generous donations from our members and community partners, we wouldn’t have been able to make this happen”, said Jeff McBride, YMCAOC President & CEO.
The YMCA in Orange County has been listening and responding to the communities’
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