Success Story – Meet Perry, Graduate of Project Paycheck

Perry had everything going for him—he was a Berkeley graduate who got a job after college at a mortgage company and quickly moved his way up from a trainee to manager of the company’s real estate appraisal division. But he lost it all in a year’s time when he became addicted to heroin.   During that first […]

Serve the City Volunteers Paint Weingart’s 10th Floor

On July 28th, 2012, over 50 volunteers from the Serve the City event visited the Weingart Center to give our Women’s Renaissance floor a makeover. Susan Brewster, 3rd generation painter and Regional Pro Manager of Glidden Paint, coordinated the event that took place on our 10th floor of the Hope Row Resource Center. With the volunteers ready to […]

Text Them Home with “Chalk”

Innovative Street Art Experience Highlights Los Angeles’ Homeless Epidemic and Raises Funds for Homeless Center The Weingart Center has partnered with the Creative Agency David&Goliath to produce the “Change Your Perspective” awareness campaign that integrates viral videos, mobile technology, and guerrilla marketing. In 2009, David&Goliath approached the Weingart Center and offered their services pro-bono. To […]

16th Annual Golf Tournament 2012 At Sherwood Country Club [Photos]

The Weingart Center hosted its 16th Annual Golf Tournament on April 30th at the beautiful Sherwood Country Club. The Fundraiser was a great success, from the silent auction to the award ceremony to the 18 holes of golf… everyone was in high spirits and ready to make a difference! Thank you to all who donated […]

200+ Homeless Individuals Receive Clothing from L.A. Public Works & Weingart Center

Partnership to distribute more than 5,000 items to the homeless, including jackets, sweatshirts and pants WHAT: Volunteers from the Weingart Center and the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works to distribute clothing to 200 homeless individuals at the Weingart Center’s annual holiday event. Participants will receive items including warm winter jackets, sweatshirts, dress […]

The Weingart Center for the Homeless provides comprehensive human services to homeless men, women, veterans, parolees, families, HIV+ and other at-risk individuals, giving them the skills, resources, and hope they need to lead productive lives off the streets. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, the Weingart Center for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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