Union Station in the News

A Taste of Brazil in Pasadena

Los Angeles Times By Don Heckman The annual fundraising events for Pasadena’s Union Station Foundation are always entertaining. This year’s program announced as a “Brazilian Style” production, was no exception. Once again held at the LA Music Academy, the Saturday-night benefit presented an evening in which every aspect-including food (feijoada or rice and beans), drinks […]

Search for Shelter

Pasadena Star-News By Nathan McIntire Hundreds of people turned out for the 7th Annual Passageways Homeless Resource Fair in Pasadena on Friday. Designed to gather and advertise the free resources available to homeless people in Pasadena, the fair provided housing information, job training and impromptu health exams to all visitors. The event, coordinated by Kitty […]

LCF Residents Help Homeless Shelter

October 13, 2005 La Canada Flintridge Outlook Evening for the Station, an annual jazz concert to benefit Union Station Foundation located in Pasadena will be held on Oct. 22. “This event began six years ago,” said co-chair Jennifer Essen. “It is a wonderful partnership between the LA Music Academy and world-renowned jazz musicians. Each year […]

LCF Teens Volunteer at Homeless Event

La Canada Flintridge Outlook   Enjoying a late summer afternoon in August, homeless parents and their children enjoyed games, face painting and an old-fashioned barbeque with all the trimmings. La Canada Flintridge teenagers Sandra Chaudry, Michael Torres, Candice Young and Ching Su Young volunteered for this “Summer Fun Festival,” held for the second year in […]

Pasadena Star-News Bad Weather Shelter Housing More Than 100 People a Night By Marshall Allen The city’s Bad Weather Shelter broke all records in 2004-05 by housing an average of 109 people per night, according to a report by the Ecumenical Council of Pasadena Area Churches. The previous year also set a record with an […]

Local Shelter Lands $1 Million Grant

Pasadena Star-News By Marshall Allen A $1 million state grant to Union Station Foundation is the largest in the charity’s history and considered an endorsement of its programs serving the homeless, according to Union Station officials. The grant, awarded about two weeks ago, will go entirely toward a $2 million project that will add 20 […]