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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1995
Michael Lennon is executive director of HomeAid Orange County, a six-year-old nonprofit organization that builds and renovates shelters for agencies that serve the homeless. HomeAid, one of the sponsors of Homeless Awareness Week, was founded by the Orange County Building Industry Assn. in July, 1989. It has generated $6 million in donations and constructed facilities for 400 of the county's 1,200 beds for the homeless.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 2008 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
Dwight Smith considers housing the homeless his mission in life. So when the local building industry offered to donate time and materials to renovate Isaiah House, the Catholic Worker-sponsored shelter he directs in Santa Ana, Smith jumped at the chance. Ten months later, however, the volunteer contractors -- hit hard by a mortgage meltdown and industry lull that have left many unemployed -- had to abandon the job.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 1998 | LISA ADDISON
HomeAid HippieFest, a 1960s-themed dinner and dance fund-raiser, will take place May 9 at the Irvine Marriott. Proceeds from the 6 p.m. event will benefit HomeAid Orange County, a nonprofit organization that builds and renovates shelters for temporarily homeless men, women and children. "The 1960s were a memorable decade for almost everyone, and here's a chance to relive everything from the music to the fashions while raising money for a very worthy cause," event co-chairwoman Donna Hahn said.
REAL ESTATE
September 23, 2001
If you think it's time for you and your family to escape reality even for a few hours, you might want to see an exhibition of fanciful playhouses on display Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 13 at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2000 | Dana Bushee, (714) 966-5636
The city's Eldorado Bank is sponsoring Project Playhouse, a fund-raiser by HomeAid Orange County this month to raise money for the homeless. About 60 company volunteers are helping with the event, which will auction 12 children's playhouses designed and built by local builders. Volunteers are assisting with registration, tours and raffle tickets. The houses will be on display at Fashion Island Mall in Newport Beach through Oct. 21.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1999 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
HomeAid Orange County will tour today the future site of the Emmanuel House, the first shelter in Southern California to be built specifically for homeless men and women with HIV and AIDS. HomeAid is a nonprofit organization that builds and renovates housing for the temporarily homeless. The 14,335-square-foot shelter on Garfield Avenue, currently under construction, will also provide managed health care, job training and placement for 21 men and women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1990
Renovation will begin Tuesday at the Friendship Shelter, a refuge for the homeless in Laguna Beach, to launch Homeless Awareness Week in Orange County. Sponsored by HomeAid Orange County, a nonprofit corporation which assists the homeless, the week's events will include construction activities, public tours and a formal program at four shelters throughout the county.
BUSINESS
October 16, 1993 | JOHN O'DELL, Times staff writer
Playhouse '93: Project Playhouse, the HomeAid Orange County fund-raiser that drew rave reviews from thousands of people who viewed the elaborate playhouses in the program's first outing last year, is back. Builders and subcontractors in the county have teamed to produce nine highly customized playhouses--including a replica of Minnie Mouse's Toontown house at Disneyland--that will be auctioned on Nov. 13. The houses went on display Friday at the Fashion Island retail center in Newport Beach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 2001 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of beds for the homeless will be built in Orange County over the next five years thanks to a $10-million partnership between nonprofit groups and the Children and Families Commission. HomeAid Orange County--a charitable arm of the Building Industries Assn.--other nonprofit organizations and the commission plan to build several shelters; the number and locations have not been determined.
NEWS
January 4, 1999
STOP SMOKING Receive quitting tips from this group, which meets at 7 p.m. every Monday this month at Hoag hospital, Newport Beach. $75. (949) 722-6237. VOLUNTEER Help HomeAid Orange County, which builds and renovates shelters for the homeless. Minimum age is 16. Gina Cunningham, (949) 553-9510. PARTNERSHIPS Relationship experts discuss "Trusting You Are Loved" at a 6:30 a.m. breakfast Wednesday at the University Club, UC Irvine. $20-$35. (714) 460-4242.
NEWS
May 27, 2001
* Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge will host its first benefit black-tie dinner dance and auction, "Descanso in Full Bloom, A Sophisticated Soiree in the Rose Garden," on Saturday. Tickets $150. Call (818) 952-4391. * Landscape artist Jay Griffith opens his Malibu retreat Saturday for a tour to benefit the Santa Monica Museum of Art. Tickets $200 and $500. Call (310) 586-6488, Ext. 21.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 2001 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of beds for the homeless will be built in Orange County over the next five years thanks to a $10-million partnership between nonprofit groups and the Children and Families Commission. HomeAid Orange County--a charitable arm of the Building Industries Assn.--other nonprofit organizations and the commission plan to build several shelters; the number and locations have not been determined.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2000 | Dana Bushee, (714) 966-5636
The city's Eldorado Bank is sponsoring Project Playhouse, a fund-raiser by HomeAid Orange County this month to raise money for the homeless. About 60 company volunteers are helping with the event, which will auction 12 children's playhouses designed and built by local builders. Volunteers are assisting with registration, tours and raffle tickets. The houses will be on display at Fashion Island Mall in Newport Beach through Oct. 21.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 2000 | LYNN O'DELL
Actress Marion Ross hosts The Gala of Dreams, a benefit at the 2000 Pageant of the Masters. 7 p.m. Sept. 1. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. $50-$100 per person. Black tie preferred. (949) 497-6582. AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County presents "Splashin' Under the Big Top," a pool theater benefit. Sept. 7-10. Sept. 10 show includes dinner. Tickets $50-$250. Patrons meet shuttle buses at Wesley Drive and Pacific Coast Highway. (949) 580-2020.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 2000 | ANN CONWAY
Former National Football League defensive end David "Deacon" Jones has a vision for potential young leaders who live in the inner city: Educate them and encourage them to return to their communities to inspire future generations. "I'm from the inner city--the ghetto," the 61-year-old Hall of Famer said during the inaugural Deacon Jones Foundation Scholarship Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. "And I was strong enough to kick the door down.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1999 | Chris Ceballos, (714) 966-7440
HomeAid Orange County will tour today the future site of the Emmanuel House, the first shelter in Southern California to be built specifically for homeless men and women with HIV and AIDS. HomeAid is a nonprofit organization that builds and renovates housing for the temporarily homeless. The 14,335-square-foot shelter on Garfield Avenue, currently under construction, will also provide managed health care, job training and placement for 21 men and women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 12, 1993 | MIMI KO
Miniature replicas of Minnie Mouse's house, Merlin's magic castle and six other elaborate structures will be sold Saturday to raise money for shelters for the homeless during HomeAid Orange County's second annual "Project Playhouse" auction and party. The replicas were designed by Orange County home builders for children to play in and are on display at Fashion Island Newport Beach. Some have kitchens, fireplaces, landscaping and battery- and solar-powered electricity.
REAL ESTATE
September 23, 2001
If you think it's time for you and your family to escape reality even for a few hours, you might want to see an exhibition of fanciful playhouses on display Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 13 at Fashion Island in Newport Beach.
NEWS
January 4, 1999
STOP SMOKING Receive quitting tips from this group, which meets at 7 p.m. every Monday this month at Hoag hospital, Newport Beach. $75. (949) 722-6237. VOLUNTEER Help HomeAid Orange County, which builds and renovates shelters for the homeless. Minimum age is 16. Gina Cunningham, (949) 553-9510. PARTNERSHIPS Relationship experts discuss "Trusting You Are Loved" at a 6:30 a.m. breakfast Wednesday at the University Club, UC Irvine. $20-$35. (714) 460-4242.
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