While the rest of us worry about finding the perfect Christmas tree or the prettiest wrapping paper, there is a sizeable group of people in Orange County who have a simpler holiday wish: food and shelter. Determined to help these less fortunate individuals, local business owner Corey Donaldson has launched a dynamic campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa. And thanks to a tremendously generous anonymous donor, any contribution of up to $10,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar.
The first 500 kids will receive a free trick-or-treat bag if they stop by Angelic Boutique, while supplies last, and the majority of stores will be handing out free candy. In addition, several of the bars and restaurants will be offering Halloween specials, including: