The Challenges of Sheltering Homeless Women in Orange County

September 14, 2018 — Voice of OC

Eileen Padberg, Chairing WISEPlace’s (a shelter for women) Capital Campaign.

Longtime Orange County GOP political consultant, Eilleen Padberg offers a hard look at life on the streets for homeless women living in Orange County as well as the challenges and costs of building permanent supportive housing for them.

Padberg also talks about leading a $5 million capital campaign for WISEPlace, a shelter for homeless women in Santa Ana operating out of the historic – and ailing – YWCA building near the downtown civic center.

Eileen Padberg and friend, Julie Wright with icon Jane Fonda at WISEPlace’s fundraiser in December 2016.


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