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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 visual literacy.
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Beyond Blindness in Santa Ana provides programs for visually impaired children and support for their families. 
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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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Logo for United States Adaptive Recreation Center

USARC providing opportunities for active recreation for people with disabilities including adaptive ski equipment and lessons.
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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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A charity giving grants and assistance to Keller Williams agents and their families who are affected by natural disasters and other emergency situations.
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Logo The Priority Center

The Priority Center in Santa Ana, deliver life-changing programs to end the generational cycle of trauma- prevention of child abuse and neglect.
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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.

Elaine Ross making a donation to The Priority Center in Santa Ana

The Priority Center – Santa Ana

Making our donation to The Priority Center - delivering life-changing programs for people in crisis including prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Elaine and Bill Ross giving check to Chef Bruno Serato for Caterina's Club

Supporting Caterina’s Club

We recently made a donation to the amazing Chef Bruno Serato for his wonderful charity, Caterina's Club, providing nutritious meals for thousands of children and families in need daily in Southern California.
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