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Their Mission Statement

Our mission is to alleviate hunger in the City of Orange and nearby communities by operating a food pantry and by providing other safety net services, such as hotel vouchers, clothing and gas cards.  In addition to Orange, we serve residents from the cities of El Modena, Santa Ana, Tustin, Villa Park and Anaheim.  We serve anyone who requests food, no questions asked.

Summary of Impact

We have enjoyed significant growth over the past six years.  In 2009, we distributed approximately 173,800 pounds of food to 59,075 low-income families and homeless people in our community.  In 2010, YAS purchased (at a significant discount) and received donations of 290,942 pounds of food, which were distributed to 71,137 people, an increase of 21% over the previous year. Our services are provided exclusively by volunteers, with the exception of a small stipend for the Executive Director and two drivers.  In 2010, volunteers put in 13,828 hours to serve hungry and destitute families in our neighborhoods. We have consistently grown our programs because of the tremendous need.   Community support has been critical to this growth.  In addition to our volunteer staff, at Thanksgiving we solicit donations from our neighbors when they shop at local grocery stores, requesting that they purchase food for the families we serve.  This has been highly effective in helping us obtain the groceries we need for our clients.  Additionally, we receive many generous donations, such as food from the stores themselves, vans to pick up and deliver groceries, and website design and maintenance ( ), all of which are crucial to our work.

YOU ARE SPECIAL is a nonprofit organization based in California, CA. Having been around since 2009, it serves the greater Orange community for the last 24 years, particularly in area of California. YOU ARE SPECIAL is also known as You Are Special Community Outreach and Food Pantry.
Today YOU ARE SPECIAL is 1 of nonprofits in Orange. YOU ARE SPECIAL has been serving in areas particularly in Array. For more regarding YOU ARE SPECIAL visit their site or search their EIN 27-0323708

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