Thank You to Our Partners 2017-07-18T02:28:03+00:00


  • Christmas 2015 – A Time of Giving

    • A sincere thank you to the following for their participation in making the holidays a magical time for the women and children living at Good Shepherd Center.

    • Woman’s Auxiliary and the children from Giggles & Grasstains Preschool for providing Thanksgiving luncheon to those receiving services through our drop in center.

    • Pasquale Vericella and his family and staff from Il Cielo Restaurant in Beverly Hills for preparing and serving Thanksgiving dinner for all residents of GSC.

    • Dan & Denise Schwala for Christmas trees and decorations for each of our residences.

    • United States Secret Service for hosting A Better Christmas, to the CHPD for their participation, and to the Ali Family for sponsoring Christmas dinner.

    • Saint Michael’s Church in Studio City for hosting a Holiday Cheer Party for the families at GSC. A special thanks to Jane Wilson for organizing this event.

    Following is a list of those that provided gifts through our Adopt-A-Family/Resident Program, held toys drives, food drives, raised funds, or brought gifts that could be used where most needed. Where an organization donated, the name of the organization and the contact person is listed.

    Cathedral Chapel School-Kindergarten-8th grade
    Jon Berg – (Warner Bros. Pictures)
    Viv Berstein
    Kate Billington
    Cynthia Brass
    Tom Breslin – (Tom Breslin Foundation)
    Ezra Dibble – (Boy Scout Troop 1)
    Yesenia Dominguez – (Employment Outsourcing)
    Julia Evans – (LA Legal Secretaries Association)
    Julie Goldman
    Suzan Katz
    Carole Kravetz
    Maryanne Lynch
    Haig Mkhoian
    Heather McClure – (Vibe Creative)
    Marisa H. Moura – (Wells Fargo Bank)
    Samantha Nissenboim – (Warner Brothers)
    Eddie Pepitone
    Jennifer Predolin
    Sharon Redman
    Salina Ruiz – (Valley Presbyterian Hospital)
    Karen Shoemaker
    Karen Simmons
    Gina Sorensen – (First Legal Support Services)
    Josephine Taveras
    Katie Woods – (St. Martin of Tours)

    Many thanks to all that donated, participated and held us in prayer this holiday season. We could not have done it
    without you. We wish you much happiness, love, and prosperity in 2015.

    Thank You to Our Partners

    Good Shepherd Center salutes our partners in the community of Los Angeles that support us in our mission to end the cycle of homelessness for women and children. We are fortunate that our partnership list continues to grow. Thank you for your support.

    GSC Partnership List 2014 – 2015

    $5,000.00 + Donors

    Fiscal Year 2014-2015 
    Adams-Mastrovich Foundation
    The Ahmanson Foundation
    Austrian American Council West
    Maureen and Don Binder
    Lili M. and Jon D. Bosse
    Patricia Duque Byrne
    Ms. Judith Call
    Century Housing Corporation
    Edison International/Wells Fargo
    JP Morgan Chase Foundation
    Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation
    Edison International
    Raines Feldman LLP
    Heather and Paul Haaga, Jr.
    The Rose Hills Foundation
    W.M. Keck Foundation
    Gesner-Johnson Foundation Agency
    Leonetti / O’Connell Family Foundation
    Lovers of the Holy Cross Sisters
    Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lynch
    Mr. and Mrs. William S. Martin, Jr.
    Judy & Steve McDonald
    Dan Murphy Foundation
    Charmean Neithart Interiors
    Queen of Angels Clinic and Research Foundation
    John and Beverly Stauffer Foundation
    Ms. Barbara J. Tillman
    Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation
    Father William P. Wolfe
    Wells Fargo Bank

    Donations (in-Kind)
    Baby2Baby-Non profit organization that provides free diapers and baby wipes
    Brooklyn Bagels
    Ellen DeGeneres Show
    Family to Family
    Gotta Have Sole
    Haig Mkhoian from HIKE it Up
    Hey Day Media
    Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
    Needlework Guild of America (NGA)
    Saint Michael’s and All Angel’s Church – Studio City
    Sisters Helping Sisters (Tina White, Bonita Harris & Andrea Welsh)


    Thank You to our Loyal Catering Customers
    Hollywood Community Housing Corporation
    LA County/ Planninig Department
    Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust
    National Council of Jewish Women of LA
    SEIU LOCAL 721 (Southern California Public Service Workers)
    St. Paul Catholic Church

    Spark Program-Internship


    City of Los Angeles – Department of Aging (DOA)
    Glendale Job Service Cluster  (EDD)
    Hollywood Work Source
    Los Angeles Job Corps (Career Transitions Center)
    Metro North Work Source (Goodwill Industries)
    National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA)
    School for the People
    SER-Jobs For Progress, Inc
    Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE)
    State of California – Department of Rehabilitation
    Westlake Work Source
    Women In Non Traditional Employment Roles


    Life Skills Workshop Providers
    T.H.E. Clinic
    People’s Community Clinic
    C&M Housing/Property Management/Affordable & Low Income Housing
    Home for Life/ Affordable Housing
    LA Public Housing/ Subsidized Housing
    New Economics for Women/ Affordable & Low Income Housing
    California Credit Union/ Banking
    Bank of the West-Finance/ Banking
    Clear Point-Finance
    Prospect Mortgage-Finance/ Loan
    To Help Everyone Clinic, Inc.-Medical Clinic
    California Medical Center-Hospital
    Huntington Hospital-Hospital
    University of Southern California-Internship Department Masters of Social Work
    Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles-Mental Health
    Housing Rights Center-Housing
    A Community of Friends-Subsidized Housing
    Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles – Legal Aid
    American Red Cross Los Angeles Region-Safety/CPR/First Aid
    Imagine LA-Family Program for Aftercare

    Partnership & Contract
    Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
    Shelter Partnership
    SHORE-Transportation/ Bus Tokens
    FAME Assistance Corporation
    Housing Programs
    PATHways Transitional Housing
    PATH Mall
    Casa de Rosas Center-Shelter& Permanent Program
    Jenesse Center-DV shelter & transitional housing
    Union Rescue Mission – Emergency Shelter
    Project Achieve-Shelter/ 90 days
    Day Break-Access Center
    FASGI-Transitional Housing
    Turning Point-Transitional Housing for Single Women & Men
    Community Access Center- Resource Center
    Alexandria House- Transitional Housing
    Hollywood- Wilshire YMCA-Transitional Housing
    Door of Hope & Door of Hope Glendale-Family Transitional Housing
    Ella’s Foundation-Transitional Housing
    Walden House-Rehab Program
    The Salvation Army-Westwood Transitional Housing
    San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission-Shelter
    OPCC-DV Transitional Housing, Mental Health
    Weingart Center-Shelter
    Beyond Shelter
    Los Angeles Mission-Recovery Program
    Pathway to Home (emergency shelter)
    Asian Pacific Residential Treatment -Mental Health
    St. Anne’s -Transitional Housing
    YWCA San Gabriel Valley/Wings- Domestic Violence Program
    Path Achieve Glendale- Transitional Housing
    Covenant House-Transitional Housing
    Hope Again
    Panama Hotel / Russ Hotel
    Union Station Homeless Services
    Steps Toward Realizing Individual Vocational Excllence (STRIVE) – homeless service provider

    Affordable Permanent Housing
    Casa Loma-New Economic/ Low-Income/ Affordable Housing
    Palm Garden-Senior Housing
    Genessy Management & Development- Affordable Housing
    Betty Ju / Private Apartment Landlord
    ACOF/ Las Palomas – Permanent Housing
    The Clark Residence-Permanent Housing/ SRO
    Clare Foundation-Affordable Housing
    Pico Union-Affordable Housing/ Management Company
    1010 Development Corporation-Affordable Housing
    Casa Lucerna- Affordable Senior Housing/ 55+
    Union Station Foundation -Affordable Housing
    Barrington Plaza-Affordable Housing for VA
    Gas Company Lofts-Low-Income Housing
    Hotel Dieu-Senior 55+/Disabled 45+ Subsidized housing
    San Lucas-Affordable Senior Housing/62+
    New Economics for Women-Low Income Housing
    L.A. Family Housing-Affordable Housing
    CRA/LA-Affordable Housing
    Historic Gas Co. Lofts-Affordable Housing
    Solari Enterprise, Inc.-Affordable Housing
    The Alexandria Apartments
    Downtown Women’s Center
    Ella’s Foundation
    Emerald Terrace Apartments
    Las Posadas

    Government Agencies
    LAPD/ Rampart Patrol Division-Police Department
    The Los Angeles Homeless Court-City Attorney
    DPSS-Food Stamp Nutrition Program
    HUD-Civi Rights Investigations & Program Compliance
    HACLA-Section 8/ Affordable, Senior Housing
    APS Central Intake-Adult Protective Service
    City of Alhambra Case Management Project-Senior Services
    LAHSA-Homeless Serivices
    DCFS-Children’s Social Services
    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health-Housing
    Department of Public Social Services
    Social Security Administration

    Medical/ Mental Health
    Queen’s Care-Medical Free Clinic/ physical, dental, vision
    Hollywood Wilshire Health Center-TB Test
    Central Public Health Center/ Walk-In -TB Test
    Sunrise Community Counseling Center-Urination/Drug Test
    H.C. Hudson comp. Health Center-Medical Center
    Homeless Health Care LA -Health Care
    Los Angeles County Mental Health-Mental Health
    Department of Mental Health-Mental Health
    Didi Hirsch Mental Health-Mental Health
    Saban Clinic
    Exodus Clinic
    Hollywood Mental Health
    Clinica Romero
    Gateways-Mental Health Services

    Community Resource Centers
    St. Mary’s-Community Resource Center
    St. Peter’s-Community Resource Center
    St. Vincent de Paul
    Cathedral of our Lady-Financial, Rx, Bill pay, some furniture
    PACE-Business Development Center
    Neighborhood Legal Services-Legal
    Eastmont Community Center-Nonprofit, Info & Assist, Meals, Multi-Cultural Prgm/Staff,
    Rec-Social Programs
    CAS-Medical Equipment
    Access ParaTransit-Transportation Assistance
    Filipino Christian Church-Food Pantry
    Chinese Community Service Center-Food Pantry
    Filipino-American Service Group-Food Pantry
    Para Los Niños-Food Pantry
    St. Athanasius & St. Paul Church-Food Pantry,
    Discount Notary Public Services-Notary/ $10.00
    Prototypes-Community Outreach, Prevention and Education Programs
    Metro-Public Transportation
    CAST-Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
    Independent Living Center-Housing Assistance
    Saint Joseph Center-Housing Assistance
    PACE-Utility bill Assistance
    Christian Legal Aid


    Food Donors
    Bristol Farms
    Hike It Up
    L.A Works
    Little Sisters of the Poor
    Los Angeles Regional Food bank
    New Village Charter School
    Our Lady of Loretto Church
    Pizza Hut


    Miguel Contreras Learning Complex High School-Regular Volunteers in Children’s Program
    East Los Angeles Community College-Regular Volunteers in Children’s Program
    Cause For Celebration
    Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church

    Tutoring/ Activities
    School on Wheels- Tutoring Homeless Children
    Saint Vincent de Paul Circle V Camp

    Mental Health Services
    A Window between Worlds, Children’s Windows-Train Leaders to use art as a healing tool for survivors of DV (domestic violence).
    Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles-Facilitate Incredible Years Program
    Free Arts for Abused Children

    Child Care
    Burlington Nursery School and Day Care Center-Day Care Center
    Pico Union Preschool Center/Para Los Ninos-Day Care Center
    Good Samaritan Hospital-Pre-school Center-Day Care Center
    Los Angeles Early Intervention Center, Inc.-Day Care Center
    Po-Po-Po-Day -Day Care Center
    Children Institute/ Preschool-Day Care Center
    St. Anne’s-Day Care Center
    La Posada-Infant Center
    Los Angeles Unified School/District Substitutes-Day Center


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