A Residential Program Helping Survivors
Heal and Grow
The Lighthouse is a program of Orangewood Foundation for survivors of sex trafficking in Orange County. This residential program helps them return to a healthy and productive life. The Lighthouse is staffed 24/7 by Orangewood employees who have the experience and training to understand this unique population and offer specialized, individualized support.Learn More
The Resort atPelican Hill
Saturday, June 15th, 2019
6:00 - 10:00 pm
22701 S Pelican Hill Rd, Newport Coast, CA 92657
RSVP for 2019
Thanks to you, our 2018 gala raised $100,000
Join us on June 15th, 2019 as we raise awareness and funds to help Orangewood Foundation help The Lighthouse survivors of sex trafficking.Rsvp now
Kalfayan Merjanian, LLP
The Kalfayan Merjanian law firm consists of a team of California Trial Attorneys who have fought numerous cases to get justice for their clients. They have some of the top lawyers in California and believe strongly in the philosophy of, “When you win, we win”.
Titan HST is a widely used, patented 2-way mass emergency communication platform equipped with augmented reality, real-time translation, mesh networking and crowd-sourced data. The Titan HST system has been used time and time again to save lives, minimize injuries and connect people during power outages and times of crisis.
Become a 2019 Sponsor
In 2018 we
For Survivors Of
Human Trafficking and
Sex Trafficking Statistics
Human trafficking – subjecting men, women and children to force, fraud or coercion for sexual exploitation and/or forced labor – has become a growing cancer in Orange County as well as the rest of California and the United States. Sex trafficking – selling women and children for sexual exploitation – is part of this cancer and both target the vulnerable in our society.
According to the Human Trafficking Victim Report published by the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force, it assisted 284 victims in 2016 out of which 155 were new victims. This means that in Orange County alone, Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force assisted 12 to 13 new victims each month, on an average.
Of the 284
were US citizens
Changing Lives in Orange County For
Survivors Of Sex Trafficking
Special guest: Public speaker, survivor advocate
Oree Freeman, is an advocate for the children and young adults in our communities that are victims of sexual trafficking. She is a survivor who, at the age of 11, was trafficked for over four years.
Vic Merjanian, Esq.
Founder & CEO, Titan HST
Founder & Managing Partner, Kalfayan Merjanian, LLP
Vic Merjanian is the founder and managing partner of Kalfayan Merjanian, LLP. He has attained substantial recoveries on behalf of his clients. Mr. Merjanian is also the founder & CEO of Titan HST, a 2-way mass emergency communication system serving government, education and private sectors.
CEO, Orangewood Foundation
Chris Simonsen was promoted to CEO in April, 2014. Chris started with Orangewood in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer and his role was subsequently expanded to Chief Operating Officer. He has served as Interim CEO for six months, in addition to his other responsibilities.
A Look Back at our 2018 Great Gatsby Gala
Our Last Event Was Amazing
2018 Great Gatsby Gala
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