The Mission — March 2021

The Mission — March 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE GERALD’S

“If I could talk to you, . . . I would thank YOU for saving my life—because YOU did,” says Gerald, a man who didn’t think he could live without drugs. This Easter he feels saved by Jesus, as if Jesus carried him out of his tomb of drugs and endless pain. Find out how Jesus carried Gerald from his tomb . . .and YOU helped make it possible! Read More »

The Mission — February 2021

The Mission — February 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE ALEXANDRA’S

“I was smoking marijuana mixed with crack every day…I had four kids who needed me. I hated myself. I hoped I’d die. My kids deserved so much better than me. This Mission, and the donors who support it, showed me what love really is. They gave me a second chance when I didn’t deserve one. They believed in me and equipped me to live a brand-new life. And that means everything,” says Alexandra.

Find out how YOU can help another struggling single mom like Alexandra! Read More »

The Mission — January 2021

The Mission — January 2021

TURN AROUND MORE LIVES LIKE ALEX’S

“Lord, I don’t know what I’m doing. I want to change!” Alex cried out. Little did he realize that would be the beginning of a spiritual awakening and a complete life turn-around. Find out how YOU can help reach the next Alex! Read More »

The Mission — December 2020

The Mission — December 2020

HELP TURN EVERYTHING AROUND FOR SOMEONE

“I was trafficked as a prostitute for almost half my life,” says Ryan, 33. “By the end, I didn’t even know what hope was anymore. It wasn’t until I came to Hope Gardens that I felt that again.” Find out how YOU can help victims of trafficking and abuse! Read More »

The Mission — November 2020

The Mission — November 2020

HELP MAKE CHRISTMAS WISHES COME TRUE

“I wanted all of us to live together in a new home that we would never have to leave,” said Olivia, one of seven siblings. Find out how YOU helped her dreams come true (and can do the same for more families like hers)! Read More »

The Mission — October 2020

The Mission — October 2020

A THANKSGIVING TO REMEMBER

“I made a big mistake and went to prison for 18 months,” Patrick says. He thought he’d left his past behind, but nearly 20 years later, it surprised him and put him behind bars. Discover how he found strength, healing, and a NEW new beginning at Union Rescue Mission! Read More »

Stories from Skid Row: Jaime

Hear how Jaime has adapted within the Hope Gardens program and found budding passions such as art and technology. Homelessness hurts kids physically, mentally, socially, and most of all their self-esteem. Hope Gardens can nurture career opportunities and passions for children in the hopes that they never have to experience homelessness again.

Your donations provide hope and healing to kids like Jaime. Please donate today to support children through crucial times in their lives.

The Mission — September 2020

The Mission — September 2020

REVOLUTIONIZE SOMEONE’S LIFE WITH GOD’S LOVE

“I was tired of being broken,” Antonia confesses. After being molested as a child, enduring homelessness, and burning with anger inside, she came to URM “knowing it was her only chance.” Discover how God pursued and forever changed her! Read More »