Director’s Blog

14
May

Mothers’ Day

Sunday May 14 was Mother’s Day. Melody and volunteers made a delicious chicken meal and we placed some bright colored flowers out to make it feel like Mother’s Day. Katie […]

07
May

Drop-In Center State of Mind

Urban Community Outreach’s Drop-In-Center is a state of mind as well as a place to come on Sunday where loving, caring individuals great you and you are offered services, resources […]

23
Apr

Ups & Downs

Sunday, April 24, was a mixed bag of tricks. It was the day after “Bright Lights and Dark Nights” annual fundraiser. The event was just beautiful! Thank you everyone from […]

09
Apr

Flowers and Songs

Sunday was pleasant in Pilgrim Hall. Trader Joes had included flowers in the Food Finders delivery and The Long Beach Community Chamber Singing Group came and sang for us some […]

02
Apr

Enchiladas for Everyone!

Sunday, April 2, 2017, was serene and pleasant. Chef Melody and volunteers served enchiladas, beans, salad and desserts to First Congregational members first and then to our guests in need. […]

26
Mar

Make a Difference Day

Sunday, March 26, part of the day I needed to work on the computer on a grant that was due Monday. As I sat in the office looking out onto […]

19
Mar

A Day of Exceptions

Sunday, March 19, was a day of exceptions. I personally didn’t get to be at UCO. I spoke at the National Council of Jewish Women’s, Long Beach all day conference. […]

12
Mar

Girl Scout Cookies!

Sunday, March 12 came with an early surprise donation of Girl Scout Cookies from Kirsten Pickus’s daughter, Mattea Fisher.  We had just enough volunteers to get the meals prepared and […]

05
Mar

Rainy Days

“Rainy Days and Mondays always get me down.” That darn Carpenters’ song ran through my head last Sunday when we began setting up for our Sunday Drop In Center at […]

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