I found myself with NOWHERE to call 'home'...
...now I have been able, my children as well, to gain comfort in stable housing.
Walking the Pathway of Hope together.
About Us


We aim, through a faith-based community effort of prevention and support services, to build self-sufficiency and end hunger and homelessness for families and individuals in need.


To grow as a faith-based collaborative to end homelessness and hunger in our community through prevention, assistance and after-care support services to develop lives of sustained economic independence. 


Pathways of Hope, formerly known as Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Service, Inc. (FIES), is a non-profit organization. For over 39 years Pathways Of Hope has been providing food, transitional living and support and prevention services to the hungry, homeless and less advantaged through assistance of local congregations, volunteers, businesses and grants from foundations and government agencies.

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Get Involved

IMG_0134Pathways of Hope has many volunteer opportunities and you can help whether you have a little or a lot of time to offer. Volunteers are needed to help in the office, pick up food, sort donated goods, interview walk-in clients and bag and distribute food, just to name a few of the many opportunities where volunteers can make a difference.

Contact our office for more information!

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Speaker Request

Do you want someone to share about Pathways of Hope at your group’s event?

Our staff have experience in both academic and informal settings, presenting in lectures, panels, and Q/A’s for California State University, Fullerton, Hope International University, Fullerton College, as well as a wide variety of congregations and community groups.

For more information or to discuss a possible event, please contact our Community Engagement staff!

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