Union Station Foundation Hosts Annual Christmas “Dinner-in-the-Park” on Christmas Day

Pasadena Living Magazine Santa and Mrs. Claus will be delighting young and old at Union Station Foundation’s annual Christmas Day Dinner-in-the-Park. This community potluck brings a hearty meal and holiday cheer to all who attend, many of whom are homeless, senior citizens, alone at the holidays and families on limited incomes. Toys and gifts are […]

Realtors Association Raises $100,000 for Local Charities

La Canada Flintridge Outlook The Community Services Committee of the Pasadena Foothills Association of REALTORS (PFAR) has raised more than $100,000 for local charities this year, breaking all previous records since the committee formed 15 years ago. Dedicated Realtors and Realtor affiliates donate their time and talents to hold fundraising events throughout the year, starting […]

Food For Thought

Pasadena Star-News By Emanuel Parker A couple of celebrities took time Thursday to serve food to the needy and homeless at Union Station Foundation’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner-in-the-Park, often called the “biggest potluck in the nation.” Actor Hector Elizondo and former “Survivor Guatemala” contestant Jaime Newton donned plastic aprons and gloves and took turns serving some […]

Union Station Seeking Volunteers to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner to Homeless

La Canada Flintridge Outlook Union Station Foundation, a Pasadena-based agency serving poor and homeless men, women and families, will hold its annual “Thanksgiving Dinner-in-the-Park” on Thanksgiving Day. This community event brings a hearty meal and holiday cheer to all who attend, many of whom are homeless, senior citizens and families on limited incomes. Based on […]

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 […]

Regional Database to Track Homeless

Pasadena Star-News By Marshall Allen A new regional database will help agencies throughout the region identify homeless people and track the services they receive. The system will go live in Pasadena in October and is expected to improve efforts to serve the homeless and evaluate the effectiveness of programs, service providers said. There are more […]

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 […]