Sunday, August 11, 2019


Tours on Saturday, August 31, and Sept 14, 2019
Start at 9 am at Rosebud Coffee, 
2302 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA (Free parking in rear of building)
Tour ends at 1 pm.

Who is that homeless person? Why are they living on the street? And what can we do to
Four of the six people pictured here were
formerly homeless, living on the street.
Can you tell which ones were homeless?
All of them are now housed and living productive lives,
advocating for supportive housing.
This picture was taken at an event sponsored
by the United Way’s Everyonein Campaign.
 Left to right: Dorothy Edwards, Hector Curiel,
Jill Shook, Teresa Eilers,
Cynthia Kirby and Shawn Morrissey
There is a simple answer to that last question: housing ends homelessness. When a person experiencing homelessness has a secure, decent home, they are no longer homeless. Many become productive members of our community, as this picture shows
Homelessness presents challenges for us all, not just the people without the housing. The good news is that Supportive Housing, which combines housing with access to social services, has proven effective in helping people regain their health and ability to live independently.
The perceptions of homeless housing are often far different than the reality. Homeless housing designed today is indistinguishable from market rate housing. The concentration of staff and services create a clean and well-managed building.

 Marv’s Place houses 19 formerly homeless families
 and is located in a residential part of Pasadena.
 It has won awards and is seen as an asset
to the community. This is one of the places
we will visit to learn more about supportive housing. 

Join us for a tour of local Supportive Housing and learn how the faith community can help our brothers and sisters who are living on the streets to become housed. To reserve your free ticket, please use these links (tickets are limited so please register asap).

To find out more about the tour, please contact Anthony Manousos at

Sponsored by United Way’s Everyonein, the Greater Pasadena Affordable Housing Group (GPAHP) and Faith Partnership to End Homelessness.

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