Home for the Holidays

CMC alumni, Edgar (not his real name to respect his privacy), shared his story of his time experiencing homelessness and being in a shelter. Edgar, a 63 year old male, had been living in his home in Los Angeles for twelve years when a change of ownership and misunderstanding with the new landlord led him…

Back to school shopping at SVdPLA thrift stores

Spreading Hope This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year for counting our blessings. With the holidays in tow, many of us are busy gathering with loved ones and enjoying holiday traditions with family. While it is an exciting time for many, we must also keep our unhoused neighbors and people living in poverty on top of our minds. This…

The Secret Behind Every Host With The Most

The holidays are officially underway. It’s the season of gathering with family, enjoying quality time with loved ones, and feasting over delicious traditional meals served only during the holidays. While a gathering is a beautiful memory for the whole family to keep, it can be an entirely different experience for the party’s host.    Hosting…