Throughout Olive Crest’s history, the food industry and its leadership have been steadfast partners. Both retailers and vendors pride themselves in coming together on behalf of children and families in need, while serving their communities. Learn about the different ways that you can make a difference in a child’s life as a partner in the food industry.

Become a Kids at Heart Member

Become a Kids at Heart member and make a difference every month. Your monthly donation helps provide the tools necessary to give at-risk kids a loving and safe environment.

Become a Volunteer at our Events

Become a volunteer and dedicate your time at Olive Crest events and more. Your support will help ensure that our events are a great success for our children and families.

Olive Crest Food Industry Round Table (FIRT)

Led by Mike Mortensen, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Smart & Final, the Olive Crest Food Industry Round Table (FIRT) is designed to provide a coordinated effort that advances the mission of Olive Crest while facilitating growth and interaction between retailers and vendors in a small environment. As a sponsor of Olive Crest, you automatically become an exclusive member of The Food Industry Round Table (FIRT). Led by Mike Mortensen, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Smart & Final, FIRT meetings are held only three times per year. As seen in the chart below, we have key Southern California retailers involved.

For more information, contact Rhonda Tagge at 714.488.9094.

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Cause Related Marketing

Keeping Children Safe, Olive Crest’s cause-related marketing program, connects consumers to the needs of at-risk children and lets them know how they can help. Many opportunities are available through both retail- and brand-driven programs.

Sponsorship Program

Through your organization’s early, committed support, Olive Crest can continue to expand its service to at-risk children and families while your business secures networking opportunities and brand awareness at events throughout the Southland.

Contact Lois Verleur at 714-915-2184 for details.

Safe at Home

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Through a co-sponsorship program that develops a mutually beneficial relationship to elevate brand awareness, companies donate to Olive Crest in conjunction with runs scored by professional baseball teams, ensuring at-risk youth are “Safe at Home.”

Signature Sponsors

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Premiere Sponsors

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Partnering Sponsors

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