Director’s Blog

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Mar

Sunday March 22, 2020

Hello to friends and supporters of Urban Community Outreach. For people who are homeless, the biggest impacts of the Covid19 disaster have been the closures of some local food banks and […]

15
Mar

Sunday March 15, 2020

UCO staff continues close communication with health department officials and City leadership to ensure that we follow recommended Covid-19 prevention practices.  We thank the leaders and staff of First Congregational Church […]

01
Mar

Sunday March 1, 2020

The current election cycle ends tomorrow.  In partnership with First Congregational Church and L.A. County Registrar, the drop-in center was pleased to share our dining hall with a vote center yesterday.  We […]

16
Feb

Sunday February 16, 2020

We have been busy during the past two weeks.   On February 7, 2020 one of our senior clients (64 yo) moved into the new senior low-income housing. He was a […]

02
Feb

Sunday February 2, 2020

Hello UCO Supporters. The last Sunday in January was a sad and busy day.  Our staff and 30 volunteers were shocked by the news of Kobe Bryant’s death – some shed […]

19
Jan

Sunday January 19, 2020

As we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, we enter the year 2020 with intention to do all we can to reduce the misery of homelessness and poverty […]

22
Dec

Sunday December 22, 2019

Our drop-in center was bustling on the last two Sundays, as we hosted about 400 people with the help of over 100 volunteers.  Thankfully, we had members of Uplift Charity (an […]

08
Dec

Sunday December 8, 2019

As we find ourselves amid a busy holiday season – we are continually touched by the generosity of those in our community.  During the Sunday following Thanksgiving, we were able to enhance our […]

24
Nov

Sunday November 24, 2019

Thanksgiving is almost upon us – we have much to be thankful for, including the over 70 volunteers who helped us yesterday.  This past week brought an abundance of much needed […]

10
Nov

Sunday November 10, 2019

Last Sunday, our long-time volunteer registered nurse brought new volunteer nursing students from Cypress College.  The nursing students were eager to meet our guests and talk to them about their health.  Nurse […]

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