June 12, 2023

Senator Tom Umberg honors Orangewood Foundation as 2023 Nonprofit of the Year

On June 12, 2023, Senator Tom Umberg (D-Orange County), and the California State Senate, announced that the Orangewood Foundation, and Chief Executive Officer Chris Simonsen, have been honored as the 34th Senate District 2023 Nonprofit of the Year.

The Orangewood Foundation was established in 1981 as a shelter for abused and neglected children in Orange County — the first public-private partnership of its kind in Orange County. Today, it is one of the leading providers of youth services in the region, preparing almost 2,000 youth annually for independent adulthood. Learn more here.