Staff Directory

For contact by phone, please call Union Rescue Mission’s operator at (213) 347-6300 and ask for the person or department with which you wish to speak.

Volunteer Services Department

Noel Russell, Volunteer Services Manager

Fundraising & Donation Information

Donate by Phone or Mail
toll free: 888-778-4392

Donate by Phone or Mail
Make checks payable to: Union Rescue Mission
Mail To: 545 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

General Donor Inquiries
toll free: 888-778-4392
Donor Relations Dept.

Gifts-in-Kind (GIK) Product Donations
Email us or call 213-673-4875

Planned Giving Dept

  • Bequests
  • Estates
  • Planned Giving
  • Wills

Ken Taylor ext 213-673-4818

Stock, Property and Asset Donations
Celena Juarez, 213-347-6300 ext 2122

Corporate and Foundation Giving
Rosie Perez, Manager, 213-673-4593

Vehicle Donation Specialist
800-833-0078 (toll free)

Media Inquiries

Public Relations
Kitty Davis-Walker, Vice President, 213-673-4585

Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

Lucy Rivas, SPHR – VP Human Resources, 213-673-4848

Employment at URM
Employment Opportunities

Programs & Services Information

Executive Vice President of Programs and Operations
Steve Borja, 213-347-6318

Women’s Guest Services
Thelma Reed, 213-347-6300 ext 2264

Men’s Guest Services
Julius Dowell, 213-347-6300 ext 1205

Women’s, Children, and Family Program Services
Peggy Williams, 213-347-6300 ext 3708

Health Clinic UCLA
Sabrina Friedman, MD, (213) 673-4890

Dental Clinic, USC
Rachelle Bautista, Coordinator, 213-347-6300 ext 2133

Legal Aid Clinic, Pepperdine
Erika Corpus, Coordinator, (213) 673-4831

Learning Center in Partnership with LAUSD
Jenny Kershner, Director, 213-347-6300 ext 4402

Department Listing

Dan Roleder, CFO, 213-673-4817

Public Relations Department
Kitty Davis-Walker, Vice President, 213-347-4585

Food Services
Tonia Tann, Director, 213-347-6300 ext 1145

Information Technology
Chris Amerine, Director, 213-673-4812

CEO Office – Rev. Andy Bales
Sheila Young, Executive Assistant to the CEO, 213-347-6300 ext 2144

Marketing & Development Department
Shawna Sopp, Integrated Marketing, (213) 673-4877

Phillip L. Anderson, Gifts In Kind Representative, (213) 673-4845


Spanish Language Contact

Tino Rodriquez, 213-347-6300 ext 3354