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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 512 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 19 hours 56 minutes


EP43: Christine Calderon | Major Gift Representative

Union Rescue Mission is able to do its life-saving work because of all of our faithful donors - and Christine is one of our point people who builds and maintains those relationships! In this episode, she shares her story on why she decided...


 2014-10-22  25m

EP42: Ashley Tamling | Next Step Ministries

Next Step Ministries has been involved with the work here at Union Rescue Mission for the past few years - and they are passionate about creating long-term partnerships with every mission field they are involved in. Ashley has been their...


 2014-10-16  24m

EP41: Ruthie | A Servant to Servers

A mainstay in the Mission's kitchen, Ruthie has been faithfully serving URM for the past few years. After losing her family - save her newborn - in a fire, she turned to a life of drugs and the streets. As she entered our doors, she saw our...


 2014-10-07  25m

EP40: Chef Darren Evans | The Praying Cook

Chef Darren Evans is known to be a man of prayer. At every moment, he praises the Lord for the little things in life as well as the big things - and when he was offered the position at URM to be a cook he couldn't believe that he could minister and...


 2014-10-01  25m

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 


 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...


 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...


 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...


 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.


 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!


 2014-07-23  25m