Tag archives: Tom Reed

Celebratory Farewell to Reed
By Richard Mineards   |   December 13, 2022

After more than two decades as the public face of the Unity Shoppe Executive Director Tom Reed, 76, hosted a retirement bash at the Kenny Loggins Pavilion, where much of the 105-year-old charity’s work is based. “It’s time to enjoy some new activities with my wife and grandchildren,” says Tom, who joined the popular organization […]

The Intersection of Art and Philanthropy
By Zach Rosen   |   November 19, 2020

Although based in New York, the distinctive three-dimensional work of Charles Fazzino is recognized by many locals who have visited or simply just walked by his prominent State Street gallery. The 3D Studio Gallery is located under Hotel Santa Barbara and displays a range of his unique structural artworks of cityscapes, celebrities, and other pop […]

Gift Shop Keeps on Giving
By Richard Mineards   |   October 4, 2018

The Unity Shoppe, which recently celebrated its centennial, isn’t resting on its laurels. The popular charity, which eight months ago opened a 4,000-sq.-ft. gift shop at 1209 State Street, opposite the Granada, which also includes a senior resource center, has now opened a 3,000-sq.-ft. furniture and clothing store just a coat hanger’s hurl away at […]