Union Station in the News

Pasadena Convention Center, Union Station gearing up for Dinner in the Park

Author: Andre Coleman Source: Pasadena Weekly The Pasadena Convention Center and Centerplate will prepare 250 turkeys for the annual Union Station Homeless Services Dinner in the Park event. The turkeys will feed more than 1,000 people from noon to 3 p.m. pm Thanksgiving, Nov. 23, in Central Park, located on Del Mar Boulevard and Fair […]

Trader Joe’s donates more than 200 turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless

Author: Jason Henry Source: Pasadena Star News   Trader Joe’s stores in the San Gabriel and San Fernando valleys donated more than 200 turkeys to Union Station Homeless Services’ annual Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless. The donation will cover the majority of the turkeys needed for the Dinner in the Park event, but other items […]

Union Station seeking donations for annual Thanksgiving meal for homeless

By: Sandra Endo Source: KTTV – FOX 11    PASADENA, Calif. (FOX 11) – Union Station Homeless Services in Pasadena has more mouths to feed this Thanksgiving with the increasing homeless population, but a major donor backed out of providing the ingredients needed to make hot meals. Aa a result, Trader Joe’s stepped in to donate more than […]

China’s Biggest Film Company Pairs with Pasadena Foundation, Premieres Hollywood-Judged Short Films Starring Local Nonprofits

Author: Brandon Villalobos Source: Pasadena Now Local up-and-coming filmmakers are set to premiere Hollywood-judged films about select Pasadena nonprofits this Thursday at the “Big Heart Small Film” short film competition sponsored by Alibaba Pictures and the Pasadena Community Foundation. In January 2017, Alibaba Pictures and Pasadena Community Foundation announced a partnership to support nine local […]

Trader Joe’s Donation Comes to the Rescue of Annual Thanksgiving Event for the Homeless

Author: Mario Galeano Source: Pasadena Now Union Station Homeless Services announces it has received a generous food donation from Trader Joe’s. This week, all Trader Joe’s stores in San Gabriel Valley and San Fernando Valley came together to donate more than 200 turkeys for Union Station’s Dinner in the Park event, a holiday feast for […]

Council Approves $500,000 for Services to Aid the Homeless

Author: Eddie Rivera, Community Editor Source: Pasadena Now The Pasadena City Council Monday approved two recommended contracts between the City of Pasadena Public Health Department and Union Station Homeless Services for just over $500,000 in 2018 to “provide mental health, substance abuse, medical treatment, and social support services for individuals experiencing homelessness and other serious […]

Pasadena Public Library’s New Social Worker Program Partners to Help the Homeless

Author: Andy Vitalicio & David Cross Source: Pasadena Now For years, it’s been difficult to visit Pasadena’s public libraries without noticing the homeless. Like many public libraries across the country, Pasadena’s have increasingly become havens for the homeless who take daily refuge amidst the quiet, air-conditioned book stacks and at the reading tables. Now, Pasadena’s […]

Universal Studios Hollywood Kicks-Off the Season of Giving by Offering a Helping Hand to Six Los Angeles-Based Charities as Part of its 13th Annual “Day of Giving” Community Event on Thursday, November 9

Source: Universal Studios Hollywood UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In support of its 13th annual “Day of Giving” community outreach program, Universal Studios Hollywood inspires hundreds of employee volunteers to help make a difference to six Los Angeles-based non-profit organizations and nearly 300 homeless children on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The meaningful “Day of Giving” event is a yearly […]