Growing Social Entrepreneurs

“Impacting the world through compassion”

OCCares is a non-profit organization comprised of community and business leaders dedicated to raising up socially conscious youth through Project Y, a social Entrepreneurship Program designed for our youth.

Video highlights from previous events:

OCCares Walk Vision Video

OCCares Entertainer's Invitation to Join Video

Dr. Katherine Ahn & Mike Learakos on KCAL9

Sharon Lin

Sharon Lin recently graduated from Sage Hill High School and will be attending University of San Francisco as an undecided business major. She has been a part of OCCares since her Junior year and she was the Vice President of the OCCares club. She is now the intern for OCCares and are working on several projects for the future Project Y clubs.


Ms. Lin was also an intern for Redline Detection, Gloss Moderne, Chameleon Design, and Plasticos Foundation. At Plasticos Foundation, she was able to attend board meetings to take meeting summaries, managed their social media, and created GoFundMe’s for their future mission trips. Sharon is also fluent in Mandarin, Taiwanese, and English.


Ms. Lin had gain a lot of new experiences through working under OCCares and Dr. Katherine Ahn. She is also very excited for the new members of the OCCares clubs next year.


Elise Minuet Newen

Natalie Alvarez


OCCares is a 501c3 organization