Staff Directory

For contact by phone, please call Union Rescue Mission’s operator at (213) 347-6300 and ask for the person or department with which you wish to speak.

Volunteer Services Department

Fundraising & Donation Information

Donate by Phone 
toll free: 888-778-4392

Donate by Mail
Make checks payable to: Union Rescue Mission
Mail To: 545 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

General Donor Inquiries
toll free: 888-778-4392
Donor Relations Dept.

Gifts-in-Kind (GIK) Product Donations
Albert Juanico, Manager, 213-673-4856

Planned Giving Dept

  • Bequests
  • Estates
  • Planned Giving
  • Wills

Rosie Perez, Planned Giving Director, 213-673-4593

Corporate and Foundation Giving
Richard Newcomb, VP of Philanthropy, 213-316-2709

Vehicle Donation Specialist
800-833-0078 (toll free)

Media Inquiries

Public Relations
Kitty Davis-Walker, Vice President, 213-673-4585

Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

Laura Hunter, Employment Manager, 213-673-4847

Employment at URM
Employment Opportunities

Programs & Services Information

VP of Emergency Services – Women, Men and Family Emergency Services
LaTonja Lindsey, 213- 347-6341

Women’s Guest Services
Brandie McFarland, 213-347-6300 Ext 2251

Health Clinic UCLA – Los Angeles Christian Health Centers
Sabrina Friedman, MD, (213) 673-4890

Shannon Fernando

Dental Clinic, USC
Rachelle Bautista, Coordinator, 213-347-6300 ext 2133

Legal Aid Clinic, Pepperdine
Erika Corpus, Coordinator, (213) 673-4831

Learning Center in Partnership with LAUSD
Jenny Kershner, Director, 213-347-6300 ext 4402

Department Listing

Dan Roleder, CFO, COO, 213-673-4817

Public Relations Department
Kitty Davis-Walker, Vice President, 213-347-4585

Information Technology

Chris Amerine, Director, 213-673-4812

President & CEO Office – Rev. Andy Bales
Celena Juarez, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO, 213-673-4808

Development Department

Tim Peters, Director of Philanthropy, (213) 316-2742

Albert Juanico, Manager, 213-673-4856

EVS, Maintenance and Kitchen
Tonia Tann – Interim VP of Operations, 213-673-2707

Spanish Language Contact

Tino Rodriquez, 213-347-6300 ext 3354