Stories From Skid Row

"Stories From Skid Row" gives listeners an opportunity to hear first-hand testimonies from those who are experiencing homelessness, as well as staff and friends of Union Rescue Mission. These episodes provide a glimpse into the issues surrounding homelessness and the work being done to combat this serious problem in Los Angeles.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 478 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 6 hours 8 minutes

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EP39: Troy and Jeri | Thrift Store


After years of planning, the URM Thrift Store is finally open in Covina! Listen to Troy and Jeri, who among others have both worked tirelessly to get this store up and running.  URM Thrift Store280 E. Arrow HighwayCovina, CA 


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 2014-09-25  24m
 
 

EP38: Angel Munoz | New Life


Angel's first experience with Union Rescue Mission was when he dropped off some money for his father who had been in our program. He never came in, but would view the building from the outside. While he was working as a Bail Bondsman, he was also...


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 2014-09-16  24m
 
 

EP37: James Ward and Jessica Sutherland | Homeless to Howard


James Ward and his family struggled with homelessness for years before landing at Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles, where he met Jessica Sutherland in 2012, and asked her for mentorship. Through this partnership, James kept his grades...


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 2014-09-04  24m
 
 

EP35: Aaron Valencia | Ford Roadster Giveaway!


Aaron Valencia, custom car builder, founded Lost Angels Children's Project in response to the rise of child poverty in Los Angles. No stranger to homelessness himself, he wanted to help in his own special way - by rebuilding a 1931 Ford Roadster...


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 2014-08-14  24m
 
 

EP36: Sherrell and James Ward


Sherrell and her children came to the Mission after a series of unfortunate and stressful events. With her son James being 17 years old, URM was the only place in Los Angeles where they could've come without breaking up the family.


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 2014-08-14  24m
 
 

EP34: Christopher Kai | Mondays at the Mission


Christopher Kai started our teen lifeskills class "Mondays at the Mission" over 3 years ago! Every Monday he and a group of dedicated volunteers offer up their time to inspire our kids to dream big dreams!


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 2014-07-23  25m
 
 

EP33: Jeff Lilley | Union Gospel Mission


Part 2 of URM CEO Andy Bales' interview with Jeff Lilley, the president of Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. 


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 2014-07-10  24m
 
 

EP32: Jeff Lilley | Union Gospel Mission


On this week's podcast URM CEO Andy Bales gets a chance to interview Jeff Lilley, the president of Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. Check out part 2 next week!


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 2014-07-10  24m
 
 

EP31: Emmethia Part 2 | Pursuit of a Dream


Here's Part 2 of Emmethia's story! Emmethia grew up in foster care - abused, beaten, and broken hearted. She tried running away, sleeping on the streets, until they finally moved her into a family that truly loved her. She tells her story on how she...


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 2014-07-02  24m
 
 

EP30: Emmethia Part 1 | Pursuit of a Dream


Emmethia grew up in foster care - abused, beaten, and broken hearted. She tried running away, sleeping on the streets, until they finally moved her into a family that truly loved her. She tells her story on how she came to LA to help her daughter...


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 2014-06-24  25m