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Success Story – Meet Shelly

“My husband held a loaded gun to my face and asked, ‘Do you want to die?’,” says Shelly, recalling the traumatic night. Shelly had been with her husband for several years but when he became addicted to crack cocaine and alcohol, her relationship with him deteriorated.  He had become emotionally, physically and mentally abusive, and […]

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 […]

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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