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Good Shepherd Center

Good Shepherd Center in Los Angeles empowers homeless women and children and is dedicated to moving them from homelessness to self-sufficiency, through housing, employment and support services offered with dignity and love. By breaking the cycle of poverty and homelessness … Continue reading

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OASIS, Camarillo

OASIS, Camarillo gives hope to older, frail adults above age 60 and assists low income and minority elderly to lead happier, fulfilled lives. The goal is to help these individuals remain independent and avoid unnecessary premature institutionalization. Santa Barbara Pastoral … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Help Center

Pregnancy Help Center of San Gabriel Valley is dedicated to providing women in crisis with tools and counseling. They have a licensed clinic in Temple City where they offer pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, counseling, referrals, material assistance and hotline services. San … Continue reading

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Guadalupe Center

Guadalupe Center is located in Canoga Park and they help approximately 17,000 individuals each year with emergency food and clothing. In addition, hundreds of community youngsters and their families are guided toward a better future through our programs such as … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Ann Seton Residence

Elizabeth Ann Seton Residence began in Long Beach in 1983 and provides up to 45 days of emergency shelter for homeless individuals and families in crisis, moving them toward stability. This residence is part of a collaborative network dedicated to … Continue reading

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Cheryl Baker

Cheryl Ferraro Baker was the only daughter with three brothers in a family that understood the art of giving. Growing up, she saw her mother work with the Assistance League, serve in major political campaigns, and be very involved in … Continue reading

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Sam Navarro

Beware of nuns bearing smiles and words of welcome. That’s what happened to Sam Navarro when he visited his alma matter — but he hasn’t regretted it for a moment. “It’s about giving back,” says the affable business owner and … Continue reading

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Jim O’Connor

Jim O’Connor has taken the prayer of St. Francis to heart, especially the line “it is in giving that we receive.” The second oldest of five, Brooklyn-born, Vietnam veteran, longtime Math teacher and coach has been dispensing lessons to his … Continue reading

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Viktor Rzeteljski

The phrase “the American Dream” is more than words to Viktor Rzeteljski. It is reality. Imagine being a child and having to escape your Communist-controlled homeland, Yugoslavia. Imagine not knowing freedom. And imagine seeking political asylum in a foreign country, … Continue reading

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Emma Stewart

For numerous Filipino families, it is tradition that the oldest child will pursue a career in medicine. Which is exactly what Suprema Picardal Stewart did, not realizing where her pursuit would lead her. Emma was born in Nueva Ecija province, … Continue reading

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