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Warm Hands to Warm Hands Creating A Lasting Impact On Children

William and Elaine Ross and their families established the William Ross Family Foundation to help build a strong and healthy community by supporting local non profit organizations which create a lasting impact on children in Southern California and Orange County.

Charities We Support

Highlighting just some of the wonderful charities we support with donations. They all exemplify our own mission – creating a lasting impact on children in our Southern California community.

Facilitating and encouraging lifelong friendships while performing charitable works on behalf of children in need and specifically those who are disadvantaged and at risk.
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Benefiting the Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s Music Education Program, offered free to all public and private schools in Orange County, Grades K-12.
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The ARC is devoted to promoting education in realistic art both in training techniques and in the proliferation of historical art works. Focused on promoting visual literacy.
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Empowering students to pursue their passions through education. Offering underrepresented students the resources and support needed to thrive in school and beyond.
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Providing emergency assistance to California Highway Patrol employees and scholarships to their children. The CHP 11-99 Foundation helps CHP families in need.
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Second Harvest Food Back of Orange County

Helping to eradicate hunger in Orange County Includes the young and old alike — along with hard-working parents who struggle to provide food for their families.
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Transforming lives in the disabled community with music and art. Serving more than 3,000 individuals annually all over Southern California, providing  personal growth & joy.
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Providing access to nutritional food, stable housing, and job training for youth. Providing over 25,025 warm nutritional meals to underprivileged children weekly. 
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Latest News From The Foundation

News from The William Ross Family Foundation’s donations to charities we support and more about those charities. These are our most recent posts and you can see more on our news page.

Roosters Fundraiser

Roosters Virtual Fundraiser

We have offered to match all $ donations up to $10,000 so please accept the challenge and give today to the Roosters Foundation of Orange County to achieve their goal of helping at risk children of Orange County
William Ross at the Huntington Harbour Philharmonic Charity

Huntington Harbour Philharmonic

Yesterday we had the opportunity to give to the Huntington Harbour Philharmonic. This charity is close to our hearts because Bill’s sister, Eva Kilgore, was very involved and had a true passion for making sure there were music programs in schools.
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