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About Us

"To be a light to those that sit in darkness"

Our Mission

“Responding to the needs of our community with support services, creating a positive outlook and direction in life for those affected."


We want to help homelessness. We desire to help people and show that society has not forgotten about them. It's never too late to start again!


Lighthouse of Hope will be the source in aiding to help put an end to the homelessness. We truly love what we do!


Our vision and desire is to set in place the plan that will allow us to closely engage with the Community through the services we offer. Directly targeting, working on and ending the homelessness problem as we know it.

FIND OUT WHAT WE OFFER!!

MEET OUR CEO AND FOUNDER

Donna Sautia

CEO Donna Sautia started Lighthouse of Hope Foundation Inc. in March of 2020. In 2015, she had a desire for feeding the community. She began to buy big bags of rice and beans and put them into ziploc bags. She quickly realized that the need was too great and knew there so much more to be done. It started with 10's, then 100's, and now 1000's of people that come to get fed. She began to look for donations that would provide the need for the community. The donations overflowed in and Food Distribution was in action. She realized that this was what she was called to do permanently. After 20 years of managing her own daycare business, she decided it was time to retire. She knew this process would not be easy but Donna was ready. About a few months after shutting down the business, it became hard to provide enough with only one source of income, this quickly resulted in loosing her home. She and her family were homeless in 2019 for 6 months going from hotel to hotel. This experience opened her eyes to what it really means to be without a home. She was able to see the homeless community in a whole new light. That was the beginning of Lighthouse of Hope Foundation.

Meet our Team

WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS!!! VISIT US OR ASK HOW YOU CAN JOIN OUR TEAM!!

VISIT OUR "WELCOME" PAGE TAB  AND SCROLL DOWN TO THE VOLUNTEER SECTION!!

OR COME IN PERSON TO PICK UP AN APPLICATION DURING FOOD PANTRY HOURS!!

3RD YEAR ANNIVERSARY Team 2023!!

Our Board of Directors

Miranda

Vice President

I’m Miranda Sautia I’m the Vice President at Lighthouse of Hope Foundation. I am the youngest person to sit on the board. I am currently getting my degree for Business at Arizona State University. I started my business journey at 18 and was the youngest most promising manager in all of Southern California. For the past year, I’ve been working with our CEO to help people of low income families being able to provide groceries weekly. Lighthouse wants to feed, clothe AND educate the community. Our goal is to reach all Southern California, one family at a time.

Reginea Jackson

Treasurer

Hello! My name is Reginea Jackson and I am the treasurer at Lighthouse of Hope Foundation Inc. I recently graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor's of Science in Human Development and Communications. During the day I work as a project coordinator at consulting firm that specializes in research and evaluation within the child welfare and social sciences realm. I am passionate about serving those in my community as well as bringing resources to those who are often marginalized in this area.

Janet Gonzalez

CEO Personal Assistant

In 2015 I rededicated my life to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Behind some prison walls, Jesus met me at my darkest moments. I was forgiven, purified, and cleansed from all sin. He allowed me to go through the storm, to build me up, and prepared me for the mission he has for my life. Here at Lighthouse of Hope, you are reminded daily that the Lord will never leave you nor forsake you just like his word says in Deuteronomy 31:8. Through all the donations, love & support here at Lighthouse we are able to bless and love on so many people that have lost hope. I’m so blessed to be a part of what God is doing here at Lighthouse of Hope Foundation.

Yeni Nevarez

CEO Admin Assistant

I have been married to my supportive husband since 2016 and we have been blessed with two young boys. My family is a huge part of my life and I love to involve them in my volunteer work at Lighthouse of Hope. I have been volunteering at Lighthouse of Hope for a few years now and I have been truly blessed by the experience. I have had the opportunity to grow under the leadership of CEO and Pastor Donna and I have learned so much about myself and my faith. I believe that Lighthouse of Hope is a special place where God is truly at work and I am honored to be a part of it. I am committed to serving at Lighthouse of Hope and I look forward to being a part of the vision that Pastor Donna received from God. I believe that Lighthouse of Hope has the potential to make a real difference in the lives of people in our community and I am excited to be a part of that.

Diana Jackson

Event Volunteer Coordinator

Hi my name is Diana Jackson and I was born May 19th, 10 mins before my twin, and CEO Donna Sautia. There was 9 of us total, never a dull moment. Thank you Mom and Dad. I have 3 wonderful kids and a beautiful 10 month old granddaughter. Family is everything. I've been working in a medical field for over 25 years as an X-ray Technician / Medical Assistant, helping the people!!! I am so proud to be a member of Lighthouse of Hope Foundation. I love what we stand for. My heart and passion is to care for God's people and the community. I thank God for giving me the spiritual gift of compassion.

Sandra Huerta

Community & Unhoused Representative

My name is Sandra Huerta, I was born on June 30, 1968 in the City of Morelia,Michoacán, Mexico. I am the daughter of Javier Gil and Josefina Duran, both from Mexico. I lived and grew up in Michoacán until the age of 28. I did most of my studies in Mexico where I finished my studies at the Universidad Michoacana de San Miguel Hidalgo as a General Nurse And I am currently studying at Santa Ana College. In the future I plan to finish my Doctor’s degree in Biological Sciences. I got married and immigrated to the United States of America in 2000, I currently live in the City of Riverside, with my husband Jose Huerta and my three children,
Rene, Erik and Angelica Huerta. I love my family, they are my greatest treasure. .
I have always loved serving others and advocating for inclusion in special
education. At the time my children were studying their basic education I was a
volunteer in their schools, going from President of DELAC (District English
Language Committee),to the PTA and SCC. I am currently a member of the
Riverside School District Family Resource Center (FRC) as a Parent
Ambassadors for Student Success and I am also a Beacon volunteer at the
Lighthouse of Hope as a Community Care and Unhoused Representative (CUR).

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