About Us 2017-04-23T15:55:49+00:00

OUR MISSION

Our Mission:
To provide food, clothing and shelter to less fortunate families across the United States, as well as numerous Third World Countries.

Our Vision:
To see that the hungry, homeless and destitute receive a second chance in life. We constantly improved upon our goals to provide much needed assistance to those whom daily life is a struggle.

OUR VALUES

Compassion: Displaying a profound sense of interconnectedness by:

  • Responding to needs of others with concern, empathy and support.
  • Treating all persons we serve with dignity and respect.
  • Exhibiting an attitude of acceptance and forgiveness.
  • Serving as a catalyst for change, especially for the disenfranchised.

Courage: Daring to take risks that our faith-based demands of us by:

  • Speaking out on issues that challenge our mission to provide assistance to the needy.
  • Making difficult decisions with integrity and in a timely manner.
  • Promoting economic support of the fundamental rights of all individuals that enable them to meet their potential and achieve the common good of society.

Respect:

  • Treating individuals and their families with profound respect and utmost regard.
  • Maintaining an attitude and atmosphere of loving kindness.
  • Being trustful, keeping confidences; being truthful, direct and sincere
  • Apologizing for misunderstandings, inconveniences or mistakes

Justice: Developing right relationships internally and externally by:

  • Developing or eliminating programs to ensure excellent service and quality to our community and our organization.
  • Acting as responsible stewards of all resources.
  • Addressing the needs of the poor and vulnerable.
  • Treating employees justly and respectfully.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS / STAFF

ROBERT G HENDERSON

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

It was Robert’s vision to see that children receive as much help as possible, being he grew up not in the best of circumstances.  In 2005, Robert made the vision he received from God a reality, and Care For The Children became the outlet to help those in need.

MICHELLE Q. HENDERSON

TREASURER

Michelle has a BA in Business Administration from STI College (Systems Technology Institute. Additionally, Michelle has attended Capitol University receiving an BS in Office Administration.

NANCY STOWE

VOLUNTEER BOARD MEMBER

Ms. Nancy Stowe, M.A., Program Director for Senior Services, has worked at SASSFA for over twelve years.  Ms. Stowe has twenty-five years of experience working with social service programs and twenty years dedicated to senior programs as a case manager, supervisor, manager, and now as the Program Director.  Ms. Stowe holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. She is a ServSafe Certified Food Handler and HACCP Certified. She is involved in organizations that include National Meals on Wheels, California Meals on Wheels and the National Council on Aging, keeping on top of all current and upcoming issues that may affect our elderly residents.

JOHN LUCAS

VOLUNTEER BOARD MEMBER

John is the owner of Super Pavement Markings, located in Cypress Ca. John uses his 30 years of business experience to help guide the charity in the right direction.