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Welcome to the Southwest Community Center

"Helping People Help Themselves"

Your Donation- plus! Thrivent Financial will match your donated funds on a 1:3 basis up to $4800 on all donations…

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A Lot to be Grateful For!

We are grateful for the Gift of YOU; our faithful volunteers & donors. We are grateful for our clients who inspire…

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Hunger Stops Here

We provide food to those in need with the help of your donations.

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Dorothy Mulkey has worked tirelessly for civil rights and community causes, needs help after her devastating house fire.  Dottie’s been an active supporter of the Southwest Center for over 25 years thru several of her volunteer programs (Telephone Pioneers De Anza Chapter ,Second Baptist Church Mission Dept ) She’s been a speaker for our various programs, silent grant writer on our behalf and has served meals, assembled food bags and worked with client intake. We're grateful for her sponsorship of our Seniors Christmas Program for 15 years and her donation through the years of more than 4,500 Christmas gifts for annual Childrens Christmas Party and about 3,500 back packs! To see her story, and donate:




Welcome to the SW Community Center located in Santa Ana, CA


Southwest Community Center VolunteersOur Mission...
We provide food, clothing, shelter, guidance, health and referral services to economically disadvantaged individuals and families, and assist and encourage those whom we serve to achieve self-sufficiency.

2014 Fundraising

For the first time in over 40 years, the Southwest Community Center faces the real possibility of reducing services to our clients. The need is increasing, but our contributions are only about half of last year. We need your help, and we need it now!

$$$$$$ Fifty Dollars Can Bring $$$$$$
Miracles to the Lives of Those In Need
What, you may ask, does your donation do for the homeless and low-income individuals and families who receive help from Southwest Community Center? Well, a donation of $50.00 provides:

  • Hot Breakfasts for 100 homeless and hungry individuals at risk of going without.
  • Food for a family of four for two weeks.
  • Food assistance for 30 families for four days.
  • Food assistance for 42 families for three days.
  • Daily transportation and clothing for job interviews for 36 job seekers.



All donations are greatly appreciated!  Please feel free to send as little or as much as you want.

Or you can subscribe to donate monthly automatically!

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