Thank you to Mayor Eric Garcetti, First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, and the Getty House Foundation Board of Directors for hosting ACOF during their Engage LA: Innovations in Supportive Housing event. We are proud to take part in increasing the supply of supportive housing through Proposition HHH and Measure H.
A very special thank you to Glamour Project for donating their time and providing our staff and tenants with a glamorous make-over and wonderful time.
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.