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Mary's Kitchen 2019




September 2018: On a daily basis, Mary's Kitchen serves meals to an average of 200 hungry people.  Access to showers and laundry facilities are also made available, in addition to monthly events that offer haircuts, medical check-ups, clothing, children's activities and prayer.  Mary knew that beyond food, the homeless hunger for respect, dignity and connection.  With grace, humor and warmth, she consistently gave them all that, and more.  Mary's Kitchen continues that tradition to this day. 

How is RHLS helping? Students, Teachers, Staff and Parents helped Mary's Kitchen by feeding and encouraging the homeless by decorating lunch bags and making lunches to put in the bags.  We provided a healthy meal for someone who needed it, but we also provided encouragement by delivering the lunches in decorated bags with messages of God's love.   








 May 2018: Acts of Appreciation


Acts of Appreciation Military Outreach is a ministry created to show God's love and share support with thousands of soldiers and their families every year. Whether they are deployed across the globe or serving our country from a home base, Acts of Appreciation shows appreciation for their sacrifice during times of war as well as during times of peace.

This organization throws “Pre-Deployment” and “Welcome Home” parties for the troops, and throws baby showers and Christmas parties for the troops’ families.  They also send care packages with letters of appreciation and pray for the troops and their families.

During the month of May, Red Hill will support this ministry by creating “Dear Hero” letters of appreciation, as well as collecting items to put in care packages for deployed troops.  Items being collected include granola bars, beef jerky, drink mixes and hard candies.









April 2018: ZOE Mission Project


Zoe launched as a mission project in 2004. Zoe was inspired by a 15 year old girl who felt called by God to care for AIDS orphans in Africa. ZOE was originally an acronym for Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor, but since work expanded to other countries, it changed to stand for ZOE, the Greek word for life.  Helping the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children and empowering them to care for themselves through training and resources is their main mission. To do this, they employ a 3 year program, teaching them to transform their lives through sustainability and empowering them with resources to teach them to grow their own food, attend vocational training, live healthy lives disease free and learn about God’s love. From 2004 until now, ZOE has grown to enrollment of 35,000 orphans and vulnerable children across 7 countries and 3 continents.








March 2018: Hope for Haiti 


For 29 years, Hope for Haiti has been working to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children. This is accomplished through education, nutrition, and healthcare. By focusing on the school as the center of a community's nutrition and healthcare, clean water, infrastructure, and economic needs, Hope for Haiti connects, heals, and empowers partners towards sustainability. Hope for Haiti believes in using technology to foster education, human capital, and the economy. Over 95 cents of every dollar donated is used for programs that can help create a better future for the children of Haiti.




February 2018: His Little Feet International Choir


His Little Feet International Choir exists to help, love and train orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. The purpose of His Little Feet is to give a voice to the millions of children around the world who do not have a voice, and to equip people to practically respond to the needs of orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. Through His Little Feet, children around the world in need are helped, loved and trained in the following ways: Children in His Little Feet are given the life changing opportunity be a part of the His Little Feet International Children’s Choir. While the children are in the choir they also participate in the His Little Feet Life Training Academy where they are tutoring and trained in academics, performing arts and life skills. His Little Feet serves children in 26 countries around the world receive an education, medical care, and the opportunity to hear about Jesus and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.  

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January 2018: For 50 years SeniorServ has been the largest nonprofit senior nutrition and supportive service provider in Orange County, serving nearly one million meals to over 10,000 at-risk older adults annually delivering programs and services that reduce hunger and improve wellness for seniors so that they may live independently in the homes and communities they love.
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December 2017: (January Update: Click HERE) Wycliffe Bible Translators (Terhune Family) Matt and Emily have been called to support Bible translation in Papua New Guinea! This country has more languages than anywhere else on earth, with over 300 languages still needing a translation project started. 
Technology has dramatically sped up the work of Bible translation, and computer support staff are crucial to the task of reaching remaining language groups with God's Word. As a Network Engineer at Ukarumpa translation center Matt will provide technical support for translation teams. Read their Blog to learn more! Link: - Terhune Blog

You are invited to help reach the people of Papua New Guinea with God's Word! Please prayerfully consider joining Matt and Emily's ministry team through prayer and financial partnership. 
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November 2017: RHL families are packing over 1,000 shoeboxes and touching lives in a very real way with the Good News message of Jesus Christ as their Savior! We were honored by Dania Yadago's visit to our school and touched by how one small shoebox gift has affected her life. Click her to watch her video.

 Dear Jesus, Transform the lives of children and their families around the world through the Good News message of Jesus Christ by these shoeboxes packed with love by RHLS students!  Amen


October 2017: ALS 'Christina's Crusaders' Irvine Walk to Defeat ALS. Supporting the mother of one of our 2017 alumni who was diagnosed with ALS and is now wheelchair bound.

October 2017: Our students made Joy Jars at our October First Friday event helping Joy Jars with their mission to "Ensure every kid fighting cancer has the support to Never Ever Give Up!" 

August/September 2017: Together - students, teachers and parents - packed over 300 lunches for Mary’s Kitchen! On a daily basis Mary's Kitchen sees an average of 200 hungry people. Mary McAnena, the founder, knew that beyond food they hungered for respect, dignity, and connection. Mary's kitchen provides food, grace, humor, warmth and much more.


Mary's Kitchen
517 W. Struck Ave.
Orange, CA 92867