Press Releases

Union Station Foundation’s “Family Center” Celebrates Grand Opening In Pasadena

After more than three years of hard work, extensive fund raising, construction, great anticipation and continuing severe need, Union Station’s “Family Center” celebrated its grand opening today (Thurs., Oct. 16) in Pasadena. The opening of the Family Center celebrates the achievement of the first of three goals set forth in Union Station’s Rebuilding Lives Campaign, […]

San Marino Residents Lynn and Doug Brengel Host a Sunday Afternoon Gathering in Honor of Union Station Foundation’s 30 Years of Service to the Poor and Homeless.

This past Sunday, supporters of Union Station gathered at the home of San Marino residents Lynn and Doug Brengel to learn more about the issues surrounding homelessness and poverty in our community. Union Station Executive Director Marvin Gross and Board President Hannah Kully led guests through a presentation about how the Pasadena-based agency has responded […]

Union Station Foundation and KTLA Charities were the big winners, netting $235,000 at the 11th Annual Golf Tournament, held Monday at Brookside Country Club in Pasadena.

On Monday, May 19, 288 golfers gathered at beautiful Brookside Country Club for Union Station Foundation and KTLA Charities 11th Annual Golf Tournament. This annual fundraiser netted nearly $235,000 for Union Station, the Pasadena-based organization that provides food, shelter and vital social services to homeless and poor men, women and families. The tournament also raised […]

Union Station Foundation To Serve Nearly 5,000 Meals At Annual Thanksgiving Dinner-In-The-Park, The Nation’s Largest Community Potluck.

Union Station Foundation anticipates that it will serve nearly 5,000 meals at its annual Thanksgiving Dinner-in-the-Park. Held at Central Park in Pasadena on Thanksgiving Day, this community potluck provides a delicious meal and holiday cheer to all in attendance, including homeless men, women and children, senior citizens and families on limited incomes. Rico Cruz is […]

Union Station Foundation Unveils Plans For New Shelter To Serve Homeless Families

Nearly three hundred enthusiastic Union Station Foundation supporters joined Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard, City Manager Cynthia Kurtz, Councilmember Sid Tyler, and leaders of the agency on Wednesday, March 28 to preview the building and site that will house a new shelter exclusively for homeless families. Guests were treated to tours of the historic building at […]

Tangles Hair Salon And Union Station Foundation “Cut-A-Thon” Event A Big Success

On Sunday, February 25, Tangles Hair Salon in Pasadena hosted a “Cut-A-Thon,” a unique fundraising event that benefited Union Station Foundation. Tangles, an upscale salon located in Old Pasadena, offered $30 haircuts and styles to men and women throughout the day (regularly $40 – $60), in addition to providing door prizes and refreshments. Each of […]

Union Station Foundation Celebrates Twenty-Fifth Anniversary At “Family Reunion”

Celebrating twenty-five years of assisting tens of thousands of homeless and needy men, women and families, Union Station Foundation welcomed alumni, volunteers, donors and prominent members of the community at a “Family Reunion” today on Raymond Avenue. “This is a great day in our history,” said Marvin Gross, Executive Director. “More than six hundred people […]