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Be entertained and support a good cause by attending Union Station Homeless Services‘ 35th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, May 9, at the California Club. A reception begins at 6 p.m. The festivities continue at 7 p.m. with dinner, live and silent auctions, and live music.

The hosts for the evening are actors Adam Arkin and Jane Kaczmarek, a San Gabriel Valley resident who is very active in the non-profit community. Grammy Award winner Debby Boone will perform jazz standards. Tempting live and silent auction items include a wine cellar, box seats at Staples Center for a Lakers game, a Hawaiian vacation, and more. Individual tickets start at $250.

Union Station Homeless Services is the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency, providing housing, employment, and life skills programs to men, women, and children in need. Every year, the organization serves 170,000 meals and provides shelter for 300. What’s more, it has a proven record of success in helping to transform lives. For example, each year, approximately 60% of single adults and 85% of families exit its shelter programs with stable or permanent housing, and 100% of families exit its transitional housing program with permanent housing.

California Club, 538 S. Flower St., LA
For information, (626) 240-4557, www.unionstationhs.org.