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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.

The Mission – February 2017

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The Life-Changing Power of Education Growing up experiencing homelessness, abuse, and abandonment, Kenneth struggled in school. Few people gave him much of a chance. But when he came to Union Rescue Mission at 15, he found the stability he needed. See how your support helped Kenneth excel in this month’s eNewsletter. Read More »

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Stories from Skid Row – Sebastian

Stories from Skid Row: Sebastian

Homelessness is devastating for kids. When little Sebastian’s mother struggled, he ended up in foster care. Before reuniting with his mom at Union Rescue Mission’s Hope Gardens Family Center, he started acting out at school. His anger grew and his grades suffered.

Thanks to friends like you, Sebastian is getting the medical attention and loving care he needs at Hope Gardens Family Center. Every child suffering in homelessness in Los Angeles deserves that kind of care.

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.