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5,000 People Expected to March to End Homelessness in Los Angeles County
Date:11/7/2008

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Holds Second Annual HomeWalk
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: HomeWalk is a 5K family walk to end the growing issue

of homelessness in LA County. Part of United Way's

year-round campaign to end homelessness, last year's

HomeWalk raised $500,000. This directly funded eleven

local nonprofits and helped get over 2,300 homeless

people off the streets and into housing.

WHY: Los Angeles is the Homeless Capital of America

-- 73,000 people are homeless in Los Angeles County

-- Only 17 percent of the homeless population in L.A.

County have shelter

-- 40 percent of the homeless population are women and

children

WHO: Thousands of L.A. residents walking to help end

homelessness, including:

-- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

-- Newly-elected L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

-- L.A. County Supervisor Don Knabe

-- L.A. City Councilman Bernard Parks

-- CEO, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Elise Buik

WHEN: Saturday, November 15, 2008

8:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies and address by Mayor

Villaraigosa

9:00 a.m. Youth drum corps will lead the walkers at the

start

WHERE: Exposition Park

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles

BCAST VISUALS:

-- Opening remarks and ceremonies

-- Drum corps leading walkers down Figueroa Street

-- Many participants to hold signs of a homeless person or

loved one, in whose name they are walking

-- Two large murals will mark the walk finale, displaying

artwork from both homeless and formerly homeless Los

Angeles residents

-- Interviews with local and state officials (see list) as

well as individuals and families that have benefited

from 2007 HomeWalk proceeds

CONTACT: For more information, contact Jennifer Conway at

978.463.0289 jennifer@dottedlinecomm.com


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