The mission of LA Family Housing can be summed up in one sentence, according to President and CEO Stephanie Klasky-Gamer: […more…]
LA Family Housing
Chief Development Officer: Katie Tell
LA Family Housing helps people transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services.
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I really hope I can help inspire others to gain the confidence of your self-worth. I had to go through a lot of bumps in the road to get what I have now. I’m beyond thankful for LAFH with their housing support and family resources to help me get back on my feet with my beautiful daughter Destiny. Now we live peacefully inside our new home. At the end of the tunnel, there’s light. There’s hope and there’s life. If you stay consistent and not give up, you can move forward.
Donors Can Make a Difference in the Homelessness Crisis
Homelessness is a persistent and widespread problem, but LA Family Housing President and CEO Stephanie Klasky-Gamer says that the public can make an impact by making a gift to the organization, which has transitioned people out of homelessness for nearly 40 years.
LA Family Housing serves as many as 11,000 participants every year. Every dollar the agency receives helps to stabilize families experiencing homelessness and put them on their path to permanent housing.
While a $500 gift might pay for utilities and groceries for a family during their first month in an apartment, $1,000 might help provide furnishings for them. A $10,000 investment would boost LA Family Housing’s legal and employment programs, which enable people experiencing homelessness to obtain identification, expunge their criminal records, and take other measures to regain personal stability. A $20,000 gift helps fund the organization’s clinical mental health team for 10 families transitioning out of homelessness.
Ultimately, Klasky-Gamer says, “LA Family Housing’s job is to ease that strain and trauma of constantly surviving, so that people can fly.”
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