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Kitty Davis-Walker or Alexandra Monsibaez
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UNION RESCUE MISSION RECEIVES A $25,000 DOLLAR GRANT FROM WAL*MART FOR ITS JOBS PROGRAM!
LOS ANGELES CALIF. (May, 2016) — Union Rescue Mission was recently awarded a $25,000 dollar grant to support its Jobs and Workforce Development Program! This Program provides practical help to men and women experiencing homelessness prepare for, find, secure and keep employment. Its goal is to help people experiencing homelessness achieve economic stability and independence through employment by eliminating barriers that keep them trapped in poverty, unemployment and homelessness!
“At URM we strive to help our guests experience a life transformed, followed by a job, followed by a home. Thanks to Wal*Mart for playing a crucial role in this effort. Nothing ends homelessness like a job” said Reverend Andy Bales CEO of Union Rescue Mission. ”
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About Union Rescue Mission
Union Rescue Mission is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving people experiencing homelessness. Established in 1891, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the United States and is the oldest in Los Angeles. It provides a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services, including food, shelter, clothing; medical and dental care; Christian recovery programs, transitional housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women, children and families. For more information, please visit www.urm.org.