Success Stories

CHRISTOPHER: A Place Where People Love You

Thursday, February 04, 2016

“It seems insignificant but simply with a smile, we can change someone’s life. We can provide more than a home. We can provide a sense of belonging.  Read More

A Charlie Brown Christmas on Skid Row

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Charlie Brown is angular and laconic and not unfamiliar with tough times.

He has been homeless for more years than he can count and lives in a tiny trailer pulled to the side of the road.   “I’ve got nothing in there, nothing. But I do have a roof.” He has no heat, no running water, no bed, Nothing. Except the tan and burgandy rug he purchased after visiting the apartment reserved for him on the 11th floor of the Rosslyn Hotel Apartments. “I saw that place and I envisioned a rug and sheets on the bed, art on the walls. I have a nice view and a bathroom. I am going to love that.”
He had been scheduled to move in the day before Christmas.

Then, he changed his mind.

Instead of moving in to his new home, he decided to send money to his grandson in Florida. “He should have the best Christmas. I can wait. I can move in later.”
This is the last year that Charlie Brown will spend Christmas homeless on the streets of Los Angeles.
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GREGORY PARK A Curse Turned into a Blessing

Tuesday, December 08, 2015
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AARON CLARK: Feel Like an Orphan

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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RICHARD SMITH: Korean War Vet, "I like it here"

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
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ROBERT BROWN: Connection is Central

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

“In your addiction there is a connection with the people you get high with and then there is a connection with those in recovery. “ Read More

WILLIAM CARR : I Never Thought I Would Be This Old

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

WWII Vet has lived in the community since 1954 Read More

HORACE HIGGINS: Writing with Heart

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Mr. Horace Higgins lives at SRO Housing Corporation's Harold Hotel and spends his days writing stories that bring to life raw truths from the streets. Read More


Saturday, November 07, 2015

“It was hard, being homeless, in the rain, living against a building, living in fields…”

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JIM THOMPSON: Walking the Distance

Saturday, November 07, 2015

Jim Thompson has walked the streets of Skid Row for decades. Starting in 1971 when he was a letter carrier and delivered mail to SRO Housing Corporation offices and continuing today as he walks, slowed by lung disease, through the community that has been his home since 1995.  Read More


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