Director’s Blog

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

13
Oct

Sunday October 13, 2019

Hello UCO supporters. 159 guests (of whom 9 were new) found respite and nutrition at our drop-in center yesterday.  The previous Sunday, we had 136 guests (including 10 new ones).  Thank you […]

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Sep

Sunday September 29, 2019

To our family of UCO supporters. With 215 guests (of whom 14 were new), our drop-in center was bustling yesterday.  The previous Sunday, we had 177 guests (including 17 new ones).  Thank […]

15
Sep

Sunday September 15, 2019

Our volunteer doctor and her HOPE (Homeless Outreach Promoting Empathy) students from Cal State University, Dominguez Hills were at the drop-in center yesterday.  Dr, Sophia was much appreciated by our guests […]

01
Sep

Sunday September 1, 2019

UCO’s family of supporters continues to expand.  I attribute this to a rising wave in our community that “all hands on deck” are needed to address the homelessness crisis all around […]

18
Aug

Sunday August 18, 2019

The drop-in center was hectic yesterday as we welcomed 174 guests, of whom 15 were new.  Thank you to Myron Wollin and the Temple Israel team for sponsoring their annual barbeque […]

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