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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.

The Mission – October 2016

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Growing up in Ghana and spending most of his life as an international seaman, 65-year-old Seth had never experienced an American Thanksgiving before. But in 2015, traveling the United States, tragic circumstances forced Seth to seek help at Union Rescue Mission, where he spent the holiday season.

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125 Year Anniversary Celebration

CONTACT: Kitty Davis-Walker (213) 673-4585 or (213) 507-5562 VP of Public Relations kwalker@urm.org or Alexandra Monsibaez (213)673-4882 or (213)200-1758 PR Coordinator amonsibaez@urm.org Los Angeles California (October 2016) On Monday October 24 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Union Rescue Mission will be celebrating 125 years of serving people experiencing homelessness in the City of Angels. CEO Andy Bales says, “We are coming together with our friends and supporters to celebrate 125 years of greater healing” Alfonso Ribiero Master of Ceremonies Shalyah …

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125th Anniversary Gala

Please join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Union Rescue Mission Purchase Tickets or Sponsorship Honoring: Liz Mooradian, Spirit of Union Rescue Mission Award David Dow, Architect of Hope Award Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners, Lyman Stewart Founders Award with your Host Alfonso Ribeiro & Entertainment by Shalyah Fearing of The Voice Monday, October 24th, 2016 Beverly Hilton Hotel 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills 5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Program Business Attire Purchase Tickets or Sponsorship Union Rescue Mission Honorees Scott Minerd Chairman …

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