Press Releases

Rabbi Marv Gross on the New Homeless Ordinances in Los Angeles (Op-Ed)

“The Kerchief,” an acclaimed story by the brilliant Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon, comes to mind when I think about the more than 44,000 people who are homeless in Los Angeles County, 28,000 of whom live on the streets.  Set in the author’s native Galicia in the late 1800s, the story’s narrator is a twelve-year old […]

Union Station Homeless Services Receives $1,000 Grant from the Yard House to Advance Community Meals Program

Media Contacts: Floridel Sotelo Martinez 626-240-4550 Jenni Izzo (407) 657-4818   FOR RELEASE: May 2015 Pasadena, CA –Union Station Homeless Services, San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency helping men, women, and children rebuild their lives and end homelessness, today announced it has been selected by the Yard House in Pasadena to receive a […]

Union Station Homeless Services Breaks Ground to Help Homeless Families in Pasadena

PASADENA, CA –   On April 14, Union Station Homeless Services joined National Community Renaissance (National CORE), representatives of Los Angeles County, and the Mayor and Council Members of the City of Pasadena to celebrate the ground breaking of Mar Vista Apartments, an affordable housing development for low-income, homeless families.  Mar Vista features 10 one-bedroom and […]

Union Station Homeless Services Hosts a Night of Entertainment Benefiting Those in Need

Pasadena, CA – Hundreds of business and community leaders will join Union Station Homeless Services at its annual benefit gala, A PLACE TO CALL HOME on Saturday, May 9, at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena.  The nonprofit’s gala will honor the contributions of Charlie & Rene Chiara and Jim & Tina Hart, long-time supporters and […]

National CORE Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless Population

Posted 04-8-2015 Pasadena, Calif. – National Community Renaissance, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit developers of affordable housing, will break ground April 14 on the Mar Vista Apartments, 20 units of high-quality housing for homeless families. Mar Vista features 10 one-bedroom and 10 two-bedroom units, designed in a Mediterranean style around a central recreational courtyard. “This […]

“Rock Out” for a Good Cause at Union Station Homeless Services’ 5k Run/Walk

“Rock Out” for a Good Cause at Union Station Homeless Services’ 5k Run/Walk For Release: March 6, 2015 PASADENA, CA – Runners clad in rock star gear will be racing to end homelessness on Saturday, March 21. The 1st annual Rockin’ for the Homeless 5K Run/Walk, created in collaboration with Union Station’s Young Leaders Society, is […]

Making It Count – Union Station Homeless Services Joins in the Pasadena Homeless Count

Contact: Floridel Sotelo 626-240-4595 PASADENA, CA – On a single night in January, approximately 80 volunteers and Union Station Homeless Services’ staff gathered for the scheduled Pasadena Homeless Count. Together, they facilitated the census by combing the streets of Pasadena to document the local homeless population. Not only did they count the number of individuals living […]

Dodgers’ 12th Annual Community Caravan Presented by Bank of America Continues Tomorrow with Dodger Alumni

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers this week are serving the greater Los Angeles community on their 12th annual Community Service Caravan, Pitching in the Community presented by Bank of America. This week-long civic engagement initiative which began today includes participation from Dodger players, alumni and employees and Bank of America volunteers and will continue through Friday, January 30. […]