With the help of our generous corporate leaders, we are building a better Los Angeles. We regularly highlight our top corporate leaders and salute them for helping us create pathways out of poverty. United Way of Greater Los Angeles extends a huge thanks to these leaders and corporations working with us to permanently break the cycle of poverty for our most vulnerable neighbors: families, children, veterans and the homeless.
Central County Board takes tour of the Abbey Apartments
First Row: Daniel Rizik-Baer- Skid Row Housing Trust, Cynthia Torres- UPS, Tracy Simmons-Enterprise Holdings, Karen Stein- Unum Insurance, Theresa Winkler-Ambassador
Second Row: Chris Bushra-Parsons, Nichole Curtis-United Way, Colleen Lynch-United Way, Laurence Karsh-Karsh & Associates
Third Row: John Pang –United Way, John Aversano-ACCO Engineered Systems, David Goodrich-Parsons
Fourth Row: Cathy McClure-United Way, Abel Dutra – Enterprise Holdings
“Thank God for Skid Row Housing Trust and the Home For good initiative. It truly makes sense and is giving people a life worth living.”-Laurence Karsh, United Way Board Member
On April 2nd, the Central County Board to the streets of Los Angeles took a tour of the Abbey Apartment building on San Pedro Street in downtown Los Angeles. The Abbey Apartments provides 113 permanent supportive apartments for homeless and disabled men and women in Los Angeles. The Skid Row Housing Trust takes a holistic approach to solving the issue of homelessness and is one of the first organizations to combine permanent housing with on-site social services.