Ministry Aims to End L.A. Homelessness by 2019

A Christian ministry launched an ambitious initiative this week to cut homelessness on Los Angeles’ infamous Skid Row by 90 percent within three years, and completely end homelessness in the nation’s second largest city within 10 years.

Union Rescue Mission, a Christian ministry that serves the poor and homeless in Los Angeles, announced Wednesday its new “You are the Mission” movement. The initiative focuses on changing the hearts of those who are not homeless so they will help advocate for those who are on the streets.

Union Rescue Mission, a Christian ministry that serves the poor and homeless in Los Angeles, announced Wednesday its new “You are the Mission” movement. The initiative focuses on changing the hearts of those who are not homeless so they will help advocate for those who are on the streets.

Bales emphasized that it’s not URM that will end homelessness in the city, but partners, volunteers and members of the public who have a change of heart and will “no longer tolerate homelessness in Los Angeles.”

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