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Help Count Monrovia's Homeless Population

An official count of the city's homeless population will begin later this month and volunteers are being encouraged to help.

From the city of Monrovia's website:

Join dozens of fellow community volunteers to help count homeless individuals in our city on January 29, 30 and 31, 2013 from 6p.m. to midnight. Meet at the Monrovia United Methodist Church, 140 East Palm Avenue, Monrovia CA 91016.  Sign-Up Online: www.TheyCountWillYou.org. For more information, contact Lisa Bartkowski at lisa@sgvconsortium.org , (626) 214-5986, or click here .

Dan Crandell January 14, 2013 at 05:11 AM
Way to go Gayle. The facts mam just the facts ... and you delivered .... BAM We all want peace in our neighborhood. Until next time ... thanhs
sheila April 28, 2013 at 07:33 PM
thank you for your comment. if it were not for my sister I would be homeless in arkansas. so she brought me out here to Cali. well I cant get work out here because I am gay and look the part without trying so no one will hire me. I feel bad about my sister taking care of me. I know how it feels to be homeless been there many times. God bless you.
sheila April 28, 2013 at 07:39 PM
The homeless are not getting the help they need. However, the organization are getting rich off of homeless. If the greety religious grps would do what the Holy saids to the money is to go to the poor and to teach to be successful when investing the monies recieved but this is not happening. The wealthy control everything even the tythe of the churches.
genevieve April 28, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Hi Sheila, I couldn't care less how you look or if you are gay. My sister has been homeless and now lives in a shelter in Pasadena. Sheila, even if you volunteer somewhere you may gain some confidence and get a job, even a parttime one. Life is so short. You have a kind face and I bet can offer much to society. Please don't give up. You deserve a life of your own, as does your sister. As far as the wealthy taking everything, I don't agree, although there are many thieves out there. Please monrovians don't freak out but I think we do need a shelter in monrovia.
sheila April 28, 2013 at 10:39 PM
I agree to this shelter idea. Add education to the shelter along with other helpful programs we as a community can help get Monrovia back to work.

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