What started as an underutilized, rundown building is now an inviting space that will host a variety of community, education and workforce programs thanks to the work of more than 100 ARAMARK volunteers. They gathered together on Oct. 27, from 10 am to 3 pm, at The Salvation Army Santa Ana Community Center, located at 1710 W Edinger Ave, in Santa Ana.
In a single day, the volunteers completely transformed the Salvation Army Santa Ana Community Center, which serves more than 1,250 people monthly. The refreshed space now boasts a fresh coat of paint, a community garden and outdoor recreation space. But perhaps most importantly, volunteers created functional and attractive workforce readiness rooms that will provide members of the community, which has the second highest unemployment rate in Orange County, with the space and tools to train for and find jobs. Continue reading