Homewalk photos

Almost all of my favorite service providers, social workers and general do-gooders were all in the same place Saturday for the United way HomeWalk. It was great. Here are more of my photos of the day.

They interviewed me… I’m flattered

@HomeForGoodLA: @sonyakeith 4rm #HomeWalk team Mxxxxx Gxxx tells us y she is joining us at this yr’s 5K walk/run 2 end #homelessness! http://t.co/JTdZsfKk  Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/HomeForGoodLA/status/126343537259331584  Sent via TweetDeck (www.tweetdeck.com)

My day at the @UWGLA HomeWalk

I woke up at 5 am, today is one of my favorite days each year. I get to see former co-workers, employers, and most importantly have face time with service providers that address Homelessness because, like me, they believe it can be a temporary problem. I did not want to over sleep or miss it.Continue reading “My day at the @UWGLA HomeWalk”

Dear United Way: a little help

I am trying to get more information on The Providers Collaborative of the San Fernando Valley however the number listed for Brandon Beckman goes to a voice mail box for home number of someone not speaking English. I called the LA office of the United Way and she said there is no one by theContinue reading “Dear United Way: a little help”

Join my HOMEWALK Team

#fb Come out and walk, or donate your dollars. The United Way will make sure you receive paperwork to claim your donation on your taxes and I know the money is going directly to services at real and reliable agencies in Los Angeles County to end Homelessness. http://www.homewalkla.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=345898&lis=1&kntae345898=14907CACDA0A469980046039BDA54036&supId=300683865

STOP thinking all Homeless people are on SSI and Welfare

“About 42% to 77% do not receive public benefits to which they are entitled” – The Weingart Center, now published by The United Way . Why? I have theories. Instinctively people have a great deal of pride and asking for public assistance is very hard on that pride when you are bound and determined to makeContinue reading “STOP thinking all Homeless people are on SSI and Welfare”

HOME WALK 2010

Sign up! Raise money and walk to end homelessness. Or just come out for the booths and information fair. Every year at Exposition Park the United Way puts on a HomeWalk to create “Pathways out of Poverty” All of the movers and shakers in the movement to end homelessness and solve the epidemic of povertyContinue reading “HOME WALK 2010”

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