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Stories from Skid Row – Myra

Stories from Skid Row: Myra

Myra has overcome so much in her life . . . sexual abuse as a child, a 20-year drug addiction, and working to regain custody of her daughter. But then she learned she would be fighting for her very life — she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.

 

Thanks to friends like you, Myra is getting the care she needs at Union Rescue Mission. But so many other hurting souls are struggling to escape the streets of Skid Row and overcome homelessness, poverty, and addiction.

Stories from Skid Row – Maria

Stories from Skid Row: Maria

Maria is one of more than 1,300 men, women, and children experiencing homelessness that Union Rescue Mission is sheltering today. Thanks to you, we’re able to provide them emergency services like beds, meals, medical and dental care, legal aid, counseling, and much more.

 

But so many people like Maria on Skid Row and in Los Angeles are seeking our help today, we’re running out of space — and resources. It will take a miracle to meet the needs of everyone who needs our help. We have to find a way to keep our doors open. Please help.

Stories from Skid Row – Alayna

Stories from Skid Row: Alayna

Alayna is one of the nearly 4,000 men, women, and children on Skid Row – many of whom are sleeping in tents and boxes on the sidewalk. She has lived in her tent in front of Union Rescue Mission for the past five months. She faces potential violence and rape almost constantly.

 

Thanks to generous people like you, men and women experiencing homelessness like Alayna have hope that one day they’ll be able to escape these streets and start their lives afresh.