100,000 Homes Campaign to visit Sun Valley Park
Date: 8/25/2011 Album ID: 1308943
Photos by Maya Sugarman
Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
Stephanie Estrada and Linda Rodriguez live in Sun Valley Park. They met at the park, and both say that they would like to one day live off the street. Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Michael James Ferona meets Mike O'Gara, 2nd vice president for outreach at the San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Council, as O'Gara and others spread the word that volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Michael James Ferona, who has been staying at Sun Valley Park for two weeks, points to a McDonald's parking lot across the street, indicating where he sleeps to Monica Vacas of the San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Council's Planning and Land Use Committee. The park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Michael James Ferona and his mother, Terry Shearer, have been living at Sun Valley Park for two weeks. Shearer's legs were run over by a bus outside a homeless shelter, and is in need of a new wheelchair with functioning brakes. The park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Linda Rodriquez and Stephanie Estrada look over a flyer for the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a program in which volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Linda Rodriguez kisses her new puppy, Crystal, at Sun Valley Park on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. Rodriquez has been homeless for six years. She has tried to get into a shelter, but never made it off the wait list. The park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Monica Vacas of the San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Council's Planning and Land Use Committee meets Stephanie Estrada on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. Estrada was in a women's shelter after domestic violence issues, but had to leave when her boyfriend found out her location. Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Linda Rodriquez washes her hair at a faucet in McDonald's across the street from Sun Valley Park. She uses drips of water to cool off her puppy, Crystal, that she found abandoned next to the park. Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Stephanie Estrada and Linda Rodriguez lay in Sun Valley Park for the day on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. Rodriguez's family moved to Texas a year ago, losing her extra support. Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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Stephanie Estrada and Linda Rodriguez spend time with other homeless people living at Sun Valley Park on the corner of Cantara Street and Vineland Avenue. Sun Valley Park is one of several locations where volunteers with L.A. Family Housing and the San Fernando Valley Valley Homeless Coalition will be registering homeless people who may qualify for permanent housing. Volunteers will come by the park Monday through Wednesday in the early morning. (Maya Sugarman/Staff Photographer)
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