40th Birthday Block Party


WHAT:   Union Station Homeless Services 40th Birthday Block Party                       

WHEN:  Sunday, August 4, 2013, 2pm – 5pm          

WHERE: Union Station Homeless Services – Family Center,825 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91104

WHY:  Union Station Homeless Services is hosting a free, family-friendly block party to thank our supporters and celebrate 40 years of helping men, women and children rebuild their lives.

HOW: Kick Off Party: The kick off party begins at the Family Center at 2pm. Guest will enjoy delicious BBQ courtesy of the Pasadena Police Department, and fun festivities –including games and face painting for kids. Guests will have a chance to meet Union Station staff and hear inspiring stories from program alumni at 3pm. Mayor Bogaard and Congresswoman Judy Chu will attend.

Open House: Guests are invited to visit one or more of our other sites between 2 and 5pm to see how the organization has grown over the past 40 years! Union Station staff will be on hand at each location to greet guests and provide site tours.


The event offers wonderful photo opportunities, including

  • Guests of all ages enjoying food and festive activities
  • Union Station program and alumni presentations
  • A behind the scenes look at Union Station’s programs and facilities
  • Union Station’s CEO Rabbi Marvin M. Gross will be available for interview.


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Union Station Homeless Services is the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency assisting homeless and very low-income adults and families.  Our mission is help men, women and children rebuild their lives and end homelessness.  Union Station provides comprehensive services to help homeless individuals achieve self-sufficiency, including intake and assessm­­­­­ent, emergency shelter, case management, career counseling, transitional housing, medical and mental health services, women’s and family services, and housing resources.

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