We Give Thanks is proud to announce that we will be offering scholarships again this year
for students in the Orange County School District. This will be the seventh year of our giving out funds to qualified students who apply on our website.
When founder Frank Garcia started feeding the needy in his La Casa Garcia Restaurant parking lot, over 31 years ago, he always felt a need to do more. Helping needy students with their education was something Mr. Garcia had a burning desire to do.
Since We Give Thanks started this program, we have given out over $40,000 to Orange County’s finest students. Previous honorees’ have had a very high GPA, and been involved in many school organizations, along with giving back to the community. Past winners are making a difference in this world, on a daily basis, and we are so proud to be able to help them in their future endeavors.
Deadline for signing up is May 1, 2018.
The application is posted here.
Veterans Day Event:
For the 5th consecutive year, We Give Thanks supplied lunch for Veterans and their Families
at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital on Veterans Day, November 11, 2017
Over 1500 Military Personal enjoyed a Steak Dinner with all the fixings, on a beautiful sunny day in Long Beach.
Founder Frank Garcia and his family helped serve the honored guests, along with many of the We Give Thanks board. We Give Thanks mission is giving back, and we can not think of a better group to give back to, than those who have helped keep this country safe and free.
We are already making plans to top last years menu, this year!!!
To all our military around the world: Thank you for your Service!!!