Thank you to our staff and tenants for making this year’s NeighborWorks Week a success. Our organization held several events including health fairs, gardening events, community clean-ups and more. To learn more about NeighborWorks America visit www.neighborworks.org
A Community of Friends is thrilled to have held our Annual Beyond Perceptions Awards Celebration at the new Banc of California Stadium on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Honorees included Ed Casey from Alston & Bird LLP, Daniel Golub from Holland & Knight LLP, Peter Rosen and Meryn Grant from Latham & Watkins LLP, and ACOF … Continue reading 17th Annual Beyond Perceptions Awards Celebration
TEAM ACOF was in the house for HomeWalk 2019. Thank you UnitedWay of Los Angeles the LA Rams and the entire HomeWalk committee for including A Community of Friends. We are all in this together. Are you in?
A Community of Friends thanks everyone, including Mayor Jesus Silva and County of Orange Supervisor, Doug Chaffee, for their participation during the Fullerton Heights Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony. Fullerton Heights is a 36-unit, mixed tenancy apartment complex known primarily as a permanent supportive housing community. Two-thirds of the apartments are reserved for formerly homeless individuals and families … Continue reading Fullerton Heights Ribbon-Cutting
A Community of Friends is thrilled to have held our groundbreaking ceremony for Casa del Sol on Monday, December 10, 2018. Located in the Sun Valley community of Los Angeles, the event included featured guests Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Nury Martinez. Additional remarks were provided by Lynn Katano, LA County Community Development Commission, Douglas … Continue reading Casa del Sol Groundbreaking
James Preis a long-time ACOF Board member and Homeless Advocate passed away on October 12, 2018. James was a founding Board member for ACOF, and served continuously for 30 years until his passing. We will miss him tremendously. We would also like to share additional information about this documentary The Advocates: The Advocates: A documentary … Continue reading Remembering James Preis
This year’s EYConnect Day project at ACOF’s California Hotel in San Pedro focused on rebuilding a storage shed, staining patio tables and chairs, and adding stepping stones to pathways. We were thrilled to have the EY volunteers here and their impact is deeply felt! Click here to view a gallery of images from the EY … Continue reading EY Connect Day 2018
Click here to view a gallery of images from the 30th Anniversary Celebration held on May 31, 2018.
Click here to view a gallery of images from the First Annual Car Show for A Community of Friends held on August 11, 2018.
Silver Star Apartments was chosen as the location for a remarkable Public Art Commission. “Piece by Piece” received this commission to design an exterior artwork for new housing for homeless veterans from A Community of Friends, a nonprofit that provides supportive housing in Los Angeles. The 10-foot by 20-foot modular project was inspired by the namesake of the … Continue reading Silver Star Mosaic Puts the Pieces Together