Director’s Blog

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 […]

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 […]

29
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 […]

04
Aug

Sunday August 4, 2019

The drop-in center re-opened yesterday to welcome 130 guests, of whom 15 were new (photo).  Chef Melody and her team of volunteers prepared enchiladas and salads to serve to our […]

30
Jun

Sunday June 30, 2019

It was perfect weather at our drop-in center yesterday for our 171 guests, of whom 17 were new. Over 25 volunteers were on-hand to help cook, serve and clean up, as […]

23
Jun

Sunday June 23, 2019

Thank you to long-time supporters Katiana and Kevin Luttrell who came to the drop-in center yesterday and distributed 50 bags of full-size toiletries to our guests.  Thank you also to the […]

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