Director’s Blog

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May

Sunday May 24, 2020

Hello UCO supporters. Thank you to our exceptional supporters – Food Finders, First Congregational Church LB, Unitarian Universalist Church LB, Temple Israel, Temple Baptist Church, Church of Jesus Christ of […]

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May

Sunday May 10, 2020

Hello UCO supporters. We continue to be thankful for our community of supporters – Food Finders, First Congregational Church LB, Unitarian Universalist Church LB, Temple Israel, Temple Baptist Church, Church of […]

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Apr

Sunday April 26, 2020

Hello UCO supporters. We distributed over 180 and 240 to-go lunches on the last two Sunday afternoons, respectively. We have also been accommodating a growing need for grocery packs during […]

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Apr

Sunday April 12, 2020

Hello UCO supporters. Our modified drop-in center continues on Sunday afternoons – we distributed about 175 to-go lunches on the last two Sundays.  We also gave about a dozen grocery packs […]

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Mar

Sunday March 29, 2020

Hello UCO supporters. A quick Covid-19 update on our modified drop-in center, client services and annual Gala fundraiser. First, a HUGE thank you to Councilmember Suzie Price; Sandy from UUCLB; Natalie from […]

22
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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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