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Stories from Skid Row – Ronald

Stories from Skid Row: Ronald

Many of the women and men who come to Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles have lost all hope that life will ever be different. They’ve burned every bridge to friends and family who could help them. When Ronald came to URM, after spending 30 years struggling with drugs and alcohol, many thought he wouldn’t make it. Even HE didn’t think he’d make it.

 

Today, Ronald has totally turned his life around and he’s currently working with one of our chaplains, encouraging other struggling men on Skid Row and showing them that life really can be different.

The Mission – April 2017

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The Miracle in the Mirror After a lifelong battle with drugs and alcohol, Ronald felt defeated. He needed help. So he came to Union Rescue Mission, where he quickly discovered a village filled with caring, supportive people. See how your help led to a miracle in this month’s eNewsletter. Read More »

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The Mission – March 2017

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Working For A Better Future When Kimjoy left prison for the last time at age 57, she was determined never to return to her old life. To do that, she needed a way to support herself. She needed a job. But she had no home, was penniless, and had no real job skills. Read More »

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Stories from Skid Row – Kimjoy

Stories from Skid Row: Kimjoy

Union Rescue Mission believes that everyone deserves a second chance. When Kimjoy left prison, she was 57, depressed, and had nowhere else to go. So she came to live in the seniors’ wing at Hope Gardens, where she started to rebuild her life.

 

Today, she’s a college graduate with a new career at Hope Gardens! Thanks to friends like you, struggling men and women in Los Angeles get the second chance they deserve — and truly find their way home.