#GivingTuesday

Last week, we celebrated a day for giving thanks. This week, you can celebrate a day of giving HOPE. December 1st is Giving Tuesday. On this day, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world come together to celebrate generosity...

Thoughts from the CEO for Thanksgiving…

   In this video, I reference tenants at Step Up on Fifth. Meet Marie P., below.  Welcome Home! This photo was taken when Marie P. moved into her permanent supportive housing unit at Step Up on Fifth in 2009. Marie has successfully maintained her supportive...

“I used to be somebody. Now, I’m somebody else.”

ON THE STREETS is an ongoing video series about homelessness in Southern California in the Los Angeles Times by Lisa Biagiotti. The first video in this week’s series features Kahlil, a Step Up client with whom the HOME team has been trying to reconnect. “I...

National Philanthropy Day 2015

The goal of National Philanthropy Day is to increase public interest in and awareness of the importance of civic involvement; spur action to connect with causes and each other; share the inspiration of what others are doing; and create innovative ideas for effective...

Help Give Heroes a Home!

Dana H. is a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Step Up. In a recent interview, Dana said, “If anyone would have told me nine years ago that I would be homeless at the age of 51, I would have responded, ‘No Way! I have a good job, a place to live and...

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