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 739 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 18 hours 13 minutes


EP60: Jenny Kerhsner | Maggie and Andre Ethier Learning Center

Jenny Kerhsner, director of our brand new Maggie and Andre Ethier Learning Center shares with us how important this new addition to the Mission is to the men and women here at the Mission!


 2015-06-04  24m

EP59: Hector Hernandez | Spiritual Healing

Hector grew up in East Los Angeles, surrounded by gangs, violence, and alcohol. His addiction to alcohol derailed his entire life, and eventually found his way to Union Rescue Mission...


 2015-05-21  24m

EP58: Melinda Payne | Hope Gardens Mom

Melinda hit rock bottom and had her children taken away due to her drug addiction. She decided to get clean and found her way to Hope Gardens, and that's where her journey to recovery began! 


 2015-05-11  24m

EP57: Frank Sontag | KKLA

On this week's podcast, Reverend Andy Bales chats with Frank Sontag, host of the Frank Sontag Show on KKLA!


 2015-04-28  24m

 2015-04-08  24m

EP55: Ruben Gutierrez |

A few years ago, Ruben lost his job and he fell deep into meth addiction. He ended up on the streets with his girlfriend, and their drug addiction got worse and worse. One day, they realized they needed to do something about their lives and they both...


 2015-03-27  24m

EP54: George Selman | Pastor George

George was at the top of the world, he was a rising photographer in the LA area and strayed from the faith. Due to a series of events, he ended up at the Mission where he would find his true calling! 


 2015-03-24  23m

EP53: Sista Mary | Worthy of Love

Sista Mary, founder of "Worthy of Love", throws birthdays parties for the children at the Mission every month! Ever since she was in high school she has been performing as a mascot - and now she does it for our kids!


 2015-02-20  24m

EP52: Scott Johnson | VP of Operations

Plainly speaking, without Scott Johnson the Mission would not operate at all. He oversees the kitchen, custodial, maintenance, gift-in-kind, and transportation services at Union Rescue Mission. Listen to his story on what its like to work at the...


 2015-02-05  25m

EP51: Marley Penalosa | Volunteer Service Coordinator

Marley has been serving people on Skid Row her entire life, and her passion to help people experiencing homelessness led her to work at URM full-time as our Volunteer Service Coordinator! 


 2015-01-13  24m