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350 monsters for the wounded warrior golf tournament !!

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Dwights hot out hot out.

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50 pounds of salmon taken to Dwight’s house

50 pounds of salmon taken to Dwight’s house for the ladies caught in Alaska by nick and cole. They were very happy !!

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10 Hams for Dwight’s House Thanksgiving

  AOK Nick took 10 Hams to our friends at Dwight’s House so they could serve them for Thanksgiving.

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Debbie Baldwin delivers Water Melons to Dwight’s House

Debbie Baldwin wife of Nick Baldwin fills a shopping cart full of country time lemonade and Water Melons to deliver to Dwight’s House!

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Dwight’s Easter 2014

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Nick had the opportunity to meet a very special person

Nick had the opportunity to meet a very special person this past weekend at AOK’s Operation Holiday Homework, Edgar Townsend. This is an event that is hosted by the Capistrano Valley Boys and Girls Club every year. Operation Holiday Homework provides the opportunity for children in the local area to come and study and complete their homework after school at …

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Country Time for Dwights House

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Longtime friend Jane Coviello and family saw the article in the register

Longtime friend Jane Coviello and family saw the article in the register and wanted to be a part of AOKnick.org. Days later I received a check from Jane and headed right to Food4Less and bought supplies for Dwight’s house.   The girls at Dwight’s thank you Jane.   AOKnick.org  

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Heroes: AOK organization is pay-it-forward engine ( OC Register Article)

Check out the Article from OC Register!   http://www.ocregister.com/news/baldwin-496994-says-nix.html

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Operation Holiday Homework!

“Operation Holiday Homework” is one of the most meaningful and fulfilling events that AOK supports throughout the year. It impacts more than just one person at a time, but touches and reaches into entire families. For the second year in a row, AOK has teamed up with Mike Chambers and The Boys and Girls Club of Capistrano Valley to help …

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Thanksgiving at Dwights House!

Thanksgiving at Dwights House!  

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AOK Donates sweatshirts to all the lady’s at Dwights house!

AOK Donates sweatshirts to all the lady’s at Dwights house!  

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Taco Tuesday & Pumpkins for Dwight’s House

Taco Tuesday & Pumpkins for Dwight’s House

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Taco Tuesday at Dwight’s House 2

Taco Tuesday at Dwight’s House.

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Nesquik for Dwight’s House

Nesquik for Dwight’s House

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Country Time at Dwight’s House

Country Time at Dwight’s House

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Ovaltine Hot Chocolate Dwight’s House

Ovaltine Hot Chocolate Dwight’s House

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Taco Tuesday at Dwight’s House

Taco Tuesday at Dwight’s House

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Operation Holiday Homework

On December 10th at 8am in the morning youth filled the front of the Club with excitement to pick out gifts for their families. During this day over 360 youth received gifts for their entire family. Youth who received gifts worked hard, were respectful and on-task with their educational quest. Monday through Thursday for an hour each day members complete …

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Cupcakes for Causes

Nick donated money to “Sweet Twoth,” a new company that just recently participated in the Cerritos Cupcake Camp. The Cerritos Cupcake Camp was an event that raised over $5000 for the Community Family Guidance Center, Su Casa-Ending Domestic Violence, and the Ronald McDonald House in an old-fashioned bake sale. Every cupcake was purchased or eaten for a good cause.

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Toothbrushes and Toothpaste for the Needy

In early July, Nick and his buddies, “The Mean Squirrels,” rode their motorcycles from Southern California to Oregon. Along the way, Nick discussed his passion for helping others with a friend Colin Suzman. The very next day after the group’s return, Colin Suzman DDS, donated one thousand toothbrushes and toothpastes to AOK. The week of July 22nd, Nick and Brian …

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AOK Provides Pork Tacos for Dwight’s House

For the month of August, Nick and Brian hit Food 4 Less to buy pork tenderloin, tortillas, and sides for the sixty women living at Dwight’s House. Dwight got to “enjoy” another delicious meal of pork, as you can see by the picture. The reason for his facial expression is this; the OC Fair vendors donated all of their pork …

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ATR Racing Race for Boobs

Nick donated $500 towards purchasing the breast cancer detection equipment for this cause. Thanks ATR Racing for your time and efforts and you guys look good in pink!

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Summer VBS 2010

Nick and Brian Nix helped out a local church with a donation of food for their Vacation Bible School program. CCT provides a bbq every year at the end of VBS week in order bring the parents and kids together in fellowship. There are many families from the neighborhood that participate in the VBS and the bbq serves as an …

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Doctor Bills Anonymously Paid

While waiting to be seen at the doctor’s office last week, Debbie Baldwin overheard a distraught mother pleading her concerns over mounting medical bills for her uninsured child and her inability to pay them. Her son had recently injured his spine. Clearly in anguish, she left a check with the receptionist as a partial payment and a request that the …

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Nick Baldwin and AOK featured

Nick Baldwin and AOK featured in the April addition of the OC Gazette.  Get the full story here…

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Snacks for movie night

Lindsey from Texas delivers junk food to Dwight’s House for movie night!

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Lunch Served for Beauty Day at Dwight’s House

About a week ago, Dwight’s House had a Beauty Day for all the ladies that stay at the shelter. Cosmetology apprentices came and treated the ladies to hair cuts and styling, face treatments, and make-up. Nick and Brian Nix served everyone at the event lunch from the Marbella Farmers Market. AOK would like to give a special thanks to Revo …

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Tracking International – Behind the scenes with Nick AOK

Nick Baldwin sold his successful development company in 2006 and focused more of his effort and time on “Acts of Kindness.” He is committed to helping the people of Baja California and other underdeveloped areas simply because there is a need. AOK exists and functions with Nick’s funding, time, and talented team of friends/volunteers. Thus far, Nick’s AOK is committed …

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Dwight’s House Staples Update

Nick and Brian loaded up on a bunch of staples for Dwight’s House. This time around the need was for paper products and household items. Another great visit and opportunity to help the ladies at Dwight’s House.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Nick and Melissa Curzon just recently teamed up for another AOK. Nick donated funds to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for breast cancer research at the Women’s Cancer Research Institute at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. These were used in a race for the Cure and served as another great opportunity for an AOK.

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Another much needed food purchase…

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Nick’s Nephew shares in an AOK

Nick’s nephew, Austin, joined in the AOK fun a couple of Sunday’s ago by pricing out the shopping list for Dwight’s House. He got up early and went with Nick to the store to price and select all of the necessary items on the list. He then helped to deliver the food and items for the women in the shelter.

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Dwight’s House Mail Service

Dwight, founder of Dwight’s House, provides a very unique and helpful service to the women there. He supplies a P.O. Box number that the women can use in order to receive regular mail. Every Sunday he collects the mail and delivers it to the women. It helps to give them a source of contact that they would otherwise not have. …

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Dwight’s House Food Delivery

Another food delivery to Dwight’s House. This one brought much needed supplies from Food 4 Less for the women.

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Grandpa Vic at Dwight’s House

A new member of Nick’s AOK joined in helping out the women of Dwight’s House. Grandpa Vic, Debbie Baldwin’s father, helped make a delivery this past week to the house. The women are always very grateful for the food and kindness coming from AOK. It is something that Nick wants to continue doing for as long as it is needed. …

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Dwight’s House Barbeque

Over the weekend, Nick’s AOK sponsored a barbeque for the women of Dwight’s House. The women enjoyed hamburgers, cheeseburgers, baked beans, watermelon, and chips that were purchased, prepared, and served by Nick Baldwin, Brian Nix, Chuck and Michelle Cheek of CMI Precision Machining, and AOK crew members. It served as a neat opportunity for Nick and his crew to meet …

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Month’s Supply of Food for Dwight’s House

After Church on Sunday, Nick Baldwin and Brian Nix drove up to Dwight’s House to ask what it is that they need to feed the women that they shelter there. It turns out that what they need is the basics: pinto beans, rice, flour, and sugar. Collectively there ended up being over six hundred pounds of staples purchased and this …

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Delivery of Books and Clothing to San Felipe

Chad from Ntensetees, a sponsor of AOK, helped to create and organize a children’s book and clothing drive for the children of San Felipe. Chad’s good friend, Dennis Rogers, recently drove to San Felipe with a pick-up truck filled with children’s clothing and reading books. Dennis met up with a core team member of AOK, Martin Romo, in San Felipe. …

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Dwight House Girl Scout Cookie Donation

A former employee and personal friend Lyla Hassel contacted Nick to purchase Girl Scout Cookies from her daughter Alexa. Lyla has been a friend of Nick’s for almost twenty years, so Nick thought it would be fun to present her children with an opportunity to take part in an AOK. Alexa and her brother Nick read and studied the AOK …

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Women’s Homeless Shelter

On December 21st, Nick along with his son Cole, Brian Nix, and Cole’s friends Miguel and Matt delivered numerous food items to a woman’s homeless shelter in Santa Ana, California. The shelter houses and sleeps over 90 women every day. The shelter was provided with over two-dozen turkeys and hams, multiple large sacks of potatoes, bananas, oranges, and other much …

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Jaws of Life

Nick’s AOK collaborated with the Carson Fire Department to bring some much needed tools to Northern and Southern Baja. He donated money to the fire department so that they could purchase the “Jaws of Life” for the emergency personnel of Baja. These tools did not exist in Baja before AOK and the Carson Fire Department purchased them in order to …

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