December 2015 archive

Central Avenue Tree Decorating

About three years ago a tree miraculously began growing in the frame of a sign pole on Central Avenue off Gladys Avenue, two blocks from our soup kitchen. Jeff noticed it one day while walking home and began watering it. Today some of its branches have grown out of the holes in the pole while …

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2015 Christmas Tree Decorating

On Sunday, December 20, we gathered to put up and decorate our Christmas tree while singing Christmas carols and enjoy a variety of refreshments and baked goods. It was an enjoyable evening in preparation for our Christmas celebration. See photos HERE.

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Annual Homeless Memorial

On Monday, December 21, the LACW attended the annual Homeless Memorial for all skid row residents who died over the past year. Catherine represented the LACW as she read the names of our guests at the Hippie Kitchen, along with Dan Delany, co-founder of the LACW, Berta Torres, longtime guest at Hennacy House, and Fr. …

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Angel City Chorale Performs At The Hippie Kitchen

On Saturday, December 12, the Angel City Chorale again made their annual visit to Skid Row to sing Christmas Carols in our dining garden. Everyone from guests eating in the garden to volunteers and community members thoroughly enjoyed the performance. They seem to get better with each visit. This year they sang a very upbeat …

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LACW Remembers Bertha Torres and the County Unclaimed

On Wednesday morning, December 9, the LACW attended a memorial service at an L.A. County cemetery in Boyle Heights that mourned the remains of 1,379 individuals who were laid to rest in a small grave with a single stone marker reading “2012” — the year they were cremated. These were individuals whose bodies were unclaimed, …

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St. Paul High School 2015 March For Hunger

On Sunday, December 6, St. Paul High School, in Santa Fe Springs, had their 43rd Annual March For Hunger, which benefits the LACW. The walk begins at Salazar Park in East L.A. and ends at Santa Monica Beach, a 26+ mile journey. We thank all students, faculty, parents, and alumni for walking to help feed …

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