(PRWEB) August 21, 2014
Center’s 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser. Father Boyle will share his story of Homeboy Industries, the most successful and amazing gang intervention and rehabilitation program in the United States.
The event is September 26 at the Balboa Pavilion Harbor Side Grand ballroom.
Father’s Boyle’s Homeboy Industries and Living Success Center both provide counseling services. Living Success Center provides very low cost counseling to families and individuals in Orange County. Thousands have been helped in the past twenty years.
Famous author and priest, Father Greg Boyle will speak at Living Success. Boyle is a Jesuit priest who founded Homeboy Industries in 1988. Through that enterprise, he has helped hundreds of gang members’ reform with rehab, re-entry and counseling programs. Homeboy provides employment to former gang members with its café and catering, farmers markets, bakery, diner and other enterprises. The rehab plus the counseling have taken hundreds of gang member off the streets of Los Angeles and provided them with a better life.
In addition to having helped over 3,000 thousand individuals and families in the past twenty years, Living Success Center has also trained over 250 therapists so they can be fully licensed. A therapist must have at least 3,000 hours of intern experience and Living Success provides that. The therapists Living Success Center trains provide the low cost/no cost counseling to its clients. The mission of Living Success Center is that no one will be turned away due to financial limitations.
For more information, go to http://www.livingsuccesscenter.org or call Rick Celio, Chairman of the Board, Living Success Center, at 714 732 9090 or email rick.celio(at)livingsuccesscenter(dot)org