Thank you, Nordstrom Cares

POSTED: June 25, 2021 under Blog

We’d like to thank Nordstrom Cares for awarding Upward Bound House with a $10,000 grant! This award will be used to fund “Bright Futures” – a residential program that assists pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 18-24. To learn more about Nordstrom Cares and the issues they support, click here.

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Recognizing Fineshriber Family Foundation

POSTED: August 6, 2020 under Blog

The Fineshriber Family Foundation is dedicated to funding non-profit organizations that meet the critical needs of children and families. In December of 2019, we were fortunate enough to receive a $63,000 grant in General Operating Support. We want to recognize Fineshriber and their generosity as their donation is crucial to continuing carrying out our mission […]

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Recognizing Kroger Grocer’s

POSTED: July 31, 2020 under Blog

FULFILLING THE DONATION Recently, Kroger Grocery Stores donated $250 in gift cards to be distributed to families in South LA residential programs at Upward Bound House so they can purchase food or some dresses for the holidays. Their donation not only gave these families food to eat, but made  their holidays’ more meaningful as they […]

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COVID-19 and Eviction: The Incoming Threat of the Pandemic on Homelessness

POSTED: July 16, 2020 under Blog COVID-19

Tommaso Boddi—Getty Images As of July 16, COVID-19 cases have risen to 143,000 in Los Angeles County. The City of Los Angeles remains under the Safer at Home order, but the negative effects of protecting the majority of the city’s working population are being felt. Around 20.8% of the population in Los Angeles are battling […]

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COVID-19 & UBH’s Response

POSTED: April 7, 2020 under Blog COVID-19

Upward Bound House is navigating the effects of COVID-19 and the rapidly changing environment on an ongoing basis. We are working with several units of our local governments to ensure that the health and safety of our participants, staff and volunteers is preserved.

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Upward Bound House Receives Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders’ Award

POSTED: March 30, 2020 under Blog

Upward Bound House has been selected as one of two recipients of Bank of America’s prestigious Neighborhood Builders’ grant for 2019.

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