Comment on this post

My Sunday News-Press & Leader Column: Helping those who need it most

In the dark of night, they hide in alleys and parks, in places no one
comes, not even the cops. They are the invisible people who live on our

Even in the daylight when they wander down the sidewalk
with shopping carts overloaded with junk, we are likely to look the
other way and make them as invisible as possible.

They are the
chronically homeless — the mad, the sick, the jobless, the disabled, the
detritus of a society with too many rules, too many controls, too many
demands for conformity in a high-tech world that puts the competence of
all of us to a test.

Hopeless in most of our eyes, they are an
inspiring challenge to Natalie Profant Komuro and her team at Path
Achieve Glendale, a homeless program that provides shelter and help to
the hundreds of people who live on the streets of the city.

could actually end chronic homelessness in Glendale,” Komuro tells a
skeptical visitor to the group’s shelter and office tucked away between
warehouses and parking lots near the railroad tracks off of San Fernando
Road and Los Feliz Boulevard.

“Our mission is to end homelessness one person, one family at a time. We try to make sure everybody has a roof over their head.”

is a daunting task that will put Path Achieve to a test this week when
staff and teams of volunteers head onto the streets at 4 a.m. Monday for
a three-day effort to find the homeless and offer them help to get
their lives back on track.

It’s called “Glendale Registry Week:
Homeless to Home,” part of a national effort to get 100,000 people off
the streets and into housing within two years.


Enhanced by Zemanta
This entry was posted in Glendale-Burbank and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to My Sunday News-Press & Leader Column: Helping those who need it most

  1. Anonymous says:

    I found an addres for Path Acchieve Glendale…
    It is 437 Fernando Court Glendale, CA 91204
    Their phone is 818-409- 3339

  2. There are an enormous amount of different benefits which could be supplied by this style retailer, mont blanc stilografica pens that is now headed with the CEO along using the chairman Michael S. Jeffries. mont blanc ballpoint pens it experienced been founded all through the twelve weeks 1892 and thinking about that then it is becoming progressing and expending alone in the awesome manner. mont blanc ballpoint pencil It is deemed to acquire an elite outfitter when it arrives in the direction of outfits associated to sporting along using the excursion goods. montblanc greta garbo It offers you using the casual luxury outfits that fulfill your clothes desires. The style store A&F offers you this sort of outfits which could be developed for the individuals of ages 18 to 22 years. montblanc pens online They are obtainable for the two guys and ladies and could possibly be purchased at pretty affordable and economical rates. The comfort and design supplied by this brand recognize can not be obtained from any other brand recognize that styles the casual wears.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>