Director’s Blog

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Nov

Sunday November 25 2018

  One of Thanksgiving week’s highlights was helping a long-time guest of our drop-in center to clean up, get off the streets and enter an in-house substance recovery program.  We transported him to […]

11
Nov

Sunday November 11 2018

  Thank you to Uplift Charity, its director Sadia Dadabhoy and all the volunteers who came to the drop-in center yesterday.  In addition to volunteering in the kitchen, Uplift Charity brought a […]

04
Nov

Sunday November 4 2018

  As we begin the month of Thanksgiving, it seems appropriate to begin this week’s update with a hand-written note that one of our guests gave to one of our volunteers yesterday — […]

21
Oct

Sunday October 21 2018

A busy day yesterday as Urban Community Outreach staff and volunteers welcomed 165 guests, of whom 9 were first-time visitors to the drop-in center. There were 36 volunteers who helped […]

14
Oct

Sunday October 14 2018

Urban Community Outreach staff and volunteers welcomed 174 guests, of which 15 were first-time visitors, to the drop-in center yesterday. There were 48 volunteers, many from Cal State Long Beach […]

07
Oct

Sunday October 7 2018

Fall was in the air yesterday at the drop-in center. We welcomed 167 guests, of whom 12 were first-time visitors. We had a whopping 63 volunteers, including students from West […]

30
Sep

Sunday September 30 2018

This past weekend was a busy one for UCO. We hosted our first BBQ for our supporters and volunteers on Saturday afternoon. About 60 people enjoyed delicious food donated by […]

23
Sep

Sunday September 23 2018

A busy day at our drop-in center yesterday – 229 guests, of which 31 were new, and 37 volunteers who helped cook, serve, and clean. Thank you to our volunteers […]

19
Sep

Sunday August 19 2018

Thank you to Molina Healthcare for providing volunteers to help on Sunday, August 19th. The photo shows some of the Molina volunteers working as a team to put together our […]

16
Sep

Sunday September 16 2018

Thank you to the Cal State Long Beach Circle K members and other volunteers who helped Chef Melody with multiple tasks during our busy morning. Also, thank you to HOPE […]

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