Loews Hotel

The 21st annual Celebrating Success Breakfast honors 21 previously homeless individuals who, with the support of local nonprofit agencies, have made extraordinary transitions from homelessness to lives filled with passion and promise. The event also honors 11 local businesses, organizations, and individuals who have dedicated significant resources to supporting the member agencies of the Westside Coalition, and Dr. Coley King, who will receive the 2016 WC Partnership Award. Major events sponsors include Providence St. Johns Health Center, Downtown Santa Monica, Gilead Sciences, Kaiser Permanente and several faith congregations.

Emcee will be Assemblymember Richard Bloom

The Westside Coalition is a group of over forty social service providers, faith congregations and supporting organizations committed to ending homelessness through service coordination, public education and advocacy. The Coalition members work together to provide a continuum of care for homeless, low-income individuals and their families by serving their needs in a cost effective and cooperative manner. They have built an infrastructure that serves the needs of the many sub-groups of the homeless population including veterans, battered women, youth, families and individuals with mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction, and/or HIV/AIDS.

Friday, Oct. 21, 7:30 a.m. (breakfast buffet) and program begins at 8 a.m. at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.

Individual tickets $50 for Coalition Members or $65 for non-members. Table of 10 $500 for Coalition Members or $650 for non-members. Table of 12 $600 for Coalition Members or $780 for non-members.

Visit www.westsideshelter.org for more information.

­­­­­- ­­Submitted by Westside Coalition Director Darci Niva