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Advocates for the homeless on LA's Skid Row say the situation has never been more dangerous or more dire. (credit: CBS)

Life On Skid Row Becoming More Dangerous, Dire For Homeless

Longtime advocates — like the people who run the Union Rescue Mission — see the situation as getting worse.


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Shelter Working To House More Homeless From Freezing Temperatures

With temperatures are expected to fall to the freezing point over the next few nights, the Union Rescue Mission is looking to provide more warm beds to people on the streets.


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Singer Kylie Hughes To Perform At Union Rescue Mission Gala

Singer Kylie Hughes visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday ahead of the Hearts for Hope Gala this weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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Union Rescue Mission To Host Thanksgiving Meal For 4,000 On Skid Row

Volunteers Thursday began deep-frying 580 turkeys that will be served Saturday at the Union Rescue Mission.

CBS Los Angeles–11/22/2013

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Dodgers’ Andre Ethier To Host Carne Asada Cookout Benefiting Union Rescue Mission

Dodger fans can now sign up for a cookout with Andre Ethier that will benefit the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–07/11/2013

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Local Homeless Advocate Receives Gift Of Life From His Wife For Valentine’s Day

A Southland advocate for the homeless is on the road to recovery after receiving the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift from his wife—a kidney.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2013

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How To Help the Hungry This Thanksgiving

While you’re shopping for that fat turkey, take a moment to remember the hungry. Here are some places that will gladly take your help.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2011

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Shelter Charges Skid Row Residents For Overnight Stays

Skid Row resident Dadisi Komolafe points indignantly to the sign reading “Union Rescue Mission,” and grumbles that the name no longer fits since the shelter started charging for a nightly stay.


From left to right is 11-year-old Michelle Hogan, 4-year-old Jonathan, 3-year-old Jasmine and their mother, 28-year-old Carolyn Hogan. The Hogan children are under a protective order issued by a Georgia court. (credit: LAPD)

Georgia Mother, 3 Children Found Safe In Santa Monica

The mother and three children reported missing have been found safe in Santa Monica after having set off a nation-wide search.