Love People Project
LOVE PEOPLE PROJECT
(661) 755-2767
23837 Arroyo Park Dr. unit 1010
Valencia, CA 9135
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Volunteer/V.P: Joe Pieper
Volunteer: Angela Leib
FACTS & STATISTICS
Los Angeles County according to the latest
reports by the Weingart Center released Nov 21,
2013 in the LA Times. This makes LA second to
NYC in the nation, a 15% increase in two years.

One out of 45,or about 1.6 million children
are homeless
each year, according to a 2009
study by the National Center on Family
Homelessness. Reported by American Instituted
for Research. (latest reports found)

Nevada, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island,
Washington State, and Washington
D.C. have the highest rates of homelessness,
according to a study released in 2007 by The
National Alliance to End Homelessness.(latest
reports found)

People who are homeless frequently report
health problems: 38%
report alcohol use
problems,
26% report other drug use problems,
39% report some form of mental health problems
(20-25% meet       criteria for serious mental
illness),
66% report either substance use and/or mental
health problems,
3% report having HIV/AIDS,
26% report acute health problems other than
HIV/AIDS such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, or
sexually transmitted diseases,
46% report chronic health conditions such as
high blood         pressure, diabetes, or cancer


The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance
Act
was the first—and remains the only—major
federal legislative response to homelessness.
President Ronald Reagan signed the act into law
in 1987. There have been many revisions to the
Law since.

Recognize National Homeless Persons’
Memorial Day
Every year, on or around the first day of winter
(December 21), nearly 100 communities
nationwide hold local memorial services to
remember people who have died homeless
during that year.
Join us this year on
December 21, 2013 as we hold a candlelight
vigil in Los Angeles and walk with the
homeless community.
not have donated space available.
Time: 9am, coffee and bagels will be served
Place: 23837 Arroyo Park Dr. unit 1010. Valencia, CA 91355
PLEASE send volunteer form before attending this event and someone will get in
contact with you.
Sometimes dates change due to unforncen circmstances.

March 16, 2014 Love People Project will Deliver "Life Packs" to our local homeless in
SCV. Several homeless live in a camp behind KMART in the riverbed. Let's see who
we can help in our own neighborhood.
Date: March 16, 2014
Time: 1pm
Place: Meeting in front of 23837 Arroyo Park Dr. unit 1010. Valencia, CA 91355, or
meet us behind KMART @ 1:30.

April 6, 2014 Love People Project will have it's third Board Meeting. We are still in
need of a Treasurer, Secretary, Bookkeeper/Accountant, and Organizer. If you are
interested in being a part of what LPP is doing to make a difference please join us.
Date: April 6, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Place: Granary Square Starbucks. 25912 McBean Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

                        News

January 26, 2014:
Another successful day delivering 9 "Life Packs" to 9 homeless individuals. John, was
a former local speedway driver and raced at the Saugus Speedways back in the day.
He lives by the 10 frwy off Central but was originally was from SCV. Albert was from
Texas and has been a friend for 5years. Lee is a homeless woman who hustles to still
make money while living on the streets. Manuel, just grabbed a pack and headed out.
still get his disability checks but it is not enough to survive on and he cannot keep a
job because of his disability. Steven, currently has a hernia, but a local doctor has
offered to do the surgery for free. He has been on the streets for many years and was
part of the Jack Robinson program for homeless. Steven loves to read and has a
collection of books. Mike is young but also lives on the streets and is from Los
Angeles. Willy is a friend of Glenn's and they help each other out while living on the
streets. Willy is from Chicago and has witnessed 22 members of his family murdered in
Chicago due to gang crime.
All of these people where blessed to receive a "Life Pack". There stories are
remarkable and they are on the streets because of bad circumstances.