Veterans First


Bascom Group serving veterans on Thanksgiving

The Home Depot at the Anaheim property

Thank you Deacon for your generous contribution to our veterans.

Day of Service January 17, 2016

Mu Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Sorority Inc.
Providing and sharing a nice meal for our veterans at our Anaheim facility.

Hockey Game

Thanks to Ashley at the Ducks/Honda Organization for providing a couple suites for our veterans to enjoy the Ducks game.

Yorba Linda Women's Club

Yorba Linda Women's Club donates many items to the veterans of Veterans First's homes and installed new front door porch lights at the Santa Ana location.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Kids making, thank you cards for the veterans.
We received more than 50 cards

Veteran's Day 2015 O.C. Fair Grounds

Cook's Corner Fundraiser 2015

Robert & Hope Horlick
Plans, coordinates and organizes the fundraiser every year.

July 14th 2015 Veterans First of Orange County staff vehicle rides on new tires, courtesy of Firestone Tire Company of Huntington Beach

Yorba Linda Women's Club Donation June 24th 2015

Yorba Linda Women's Club of Orange County have supported Veterans First with monthly donations of food, clothing, and other needed items to help support our veterans. Featured in the picture above, Sandy Castle a member of Yorba Linda Women's Club handing a Donation of $500 to Veterans First's Executive Director, Howard Raleigh.

Disneyland OCForum Event June 11th 2015

Howard Raleigh, USMC Executive Director of Veterans First
Michael Colgazier, President of Disneyland Resort
Cruz Rios, Housing Dir./Case Manager of Veterans First

C-SPAN Awards Ceremony Apr 16th 2015

In 2014 High School Students country wide participated in a contest to cover current issues that were relevant and meaningful to the community. The intent was to create awareness within the community about these issues they reported on. Leah Phillips and Ashley Le from Fountain Valley High took third place in the nation for the video they filmed about Veterans. They interviewed four employees from Veterans First along with other veterans from the local area. The award ceremony took place at Fountain Valley High School. They received an award from C-SPAN.

Cooks Corner Fundraiser June 22th 2014

Operation Valentine, Jan 11th 2014

National Charity League, Inc. is a mother/daughter organization committed to providing community service. The local district includes 13 OC chapters. These mothers/daughters come together each year and host Operation Valentine, an event that honors our Military and Veterans.

OC Stand Down 2013

Christmas 2014

Tustin Golf Fundraiser Sept 8th 2014

The golf tournament was a fundraiser used to help veterans and veteran organizations. Veterans First was one of the organizations sponsored by the tournament.

Christmas 2013

Christmas 2012