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Founded in 1984, PATH is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to break the cycle of homelessness by empowering homeless people with the tools for self-sufficiency. PATH works towards this goal by providing services that help homeless people find work, save money, secure housing, and empower their lives.

Validators

Matthew Matthew
My job title is Associate Director, PATH Los Angeles. I have been in this position since May 2011. In my role, I have the task of overseeing our emergency shelter in West Los Angeles. My work involves helping homeless individuals find housing and employment as they work towards… More
Sally Sally
My job title is Resident Associate at PATH West Los Angeles. I have been in this position since 2006. I am a Resident Associate, meaning I make sure the residents have what they need, and keep the facility clean. With my other hat I am the volunteer coordinator for our Westside PATH facility. I… More
Jo Jo
My job title is Senior Navigator and I have been in this position since November of 2011. My work involves assisting clients with permanent housing. What I like about my job is helping the clients get permanent housing and employed. Other positions I have held at my organization include… More
Aiko Aiko
My job title is Outreach Navigator. I have been in this position since 2012.My work involves working with people in the community, case managing residents at PATH Hollywood shelter, and helping our formerly homeless clients move from the shelter to permanent apartments.
Reina Reina
My job title is Case Manager. I have been in this position since 07/11/2011. My work involves providing Case Managent support. As a Case Manager I provide in house support like linking individuals with housing resources, employment and food banks. What I like about my job is seeing the results… More
Amanda Amanda
My job title is Outreach Navigator. My work involves reaching out to clients on the streets and connecting them to supportive services and housing. What I like about my job is seeing clients transform themselves and re-gain confidence and independence. I enjoy collaborating with other service… More

Needs validated

Aswad from Los Angeles, CA

Homeless for 2 years. Getting my own apartment and need furniture to make it a home.

I am a veteran and lost my job in 2009. I've worked hard to move from homelessness and need a futon to sleep on and kitchenware to cook with. More

Validated by Matthew from PATH

$555of $555

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2 supporters
Funded on 9/20/2012

John David from Los Angeles, CA

Moving from homelessness back to my nonprofit career; Need security deposit

I was the CEO of a nonproft but when the property was sold, I lost my home as well as my job. I need to pay the security deposit for a new apartment. More

Validated by Matthew from PATH

$561of $555

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11 supporters
Funded on 12/27/2012

Guy from Los Angeles, CA

Seeking a better job; need dentures to interview

I am seeking dentures so I can get a better job than the one I have now. Then I will be able to move out of transitional housing and into my own home! More

Validated by Matthew from PATH

$665of $665

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16 supporters
Funded on 12/7/2012

Stefanie from Los Angeles, CA

Getting a job. Need security deposit to move into my own home and bring my daughters home

A security deposit will help me take the first step in getting a new apartment and starting a new life with my daughters, who will be able to join me. More

Validated by Sally from PATH

$880of $775

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21 supporters
Funded on 12/24/2012

Darrel from Los Angeles, CA

Getting back on my feet and I want to provide clothing for my three children

By providing for my children I will take another step down the path of responsibility and strengthen our relationship despite our family's hard times. More

Validated by Jo from PATH

$665of $665

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18 supporters
Funded on 1/18/2013

Toni from Los Angeles, CA

I'm looking for work and I need dentures to interview for jobs

I'm formerly homeless and looking for work. Having teeth would help in the interview process and help me appear more professional in the workplace. More

Validated by Jo from PATH

$670of $670

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16 supporters
Funded on 4/18/2013

Frankie from Los Angeles, CA

No longer homeless! Now I need a bed and furniture to continue rebuilding my life

Finally in an apartment but need a bed, kitchen supplies and more to make it a home and build back my health so I can work again. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$560of $560

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12 supporters
Funded on 6/24/2013

Bret from Los Angeles, CA

Homelessness damaged my health. Now need a fridge + grown-up trike to get healthy

I walk with a cane + just got an apartment with no kitchen. Meeting this need will let me get exercise, buy and keep healthy food + regain my health. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$670of $670

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9 supporters
Funded on 5/16/2013

Stephanie from Los Angeles, CA

I'm leaving homelessness! I need furnishings to make my new apartment a home.

Basic furnishings for my first place since being homeless will let me focus on my goals of getting an education and becoming a merchant mariner. More

Validated by Reina from PATH

$560of $560

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6 supporters
Funded on 7/27/2013

George from Los Angeles, CA

Leaving homelessness behind. Need household items to make my new apartment home.

After three years of homelessness, I'm grateful to be successfully housed. Some bedding and cleaning items will help make it home. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$450of $450

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7 supporters
Funded on 3/10/2014

Bret from Los Angeles, CA

I won't let blindness stop me from finishing my novel! A few tools are all I need.

I'm proud to have restarted my life after homelessness. Meeting this need will help me read & write again! More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$270of $670

40.298507462686567164179104480%

3 supporters
30 days remaining

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Tracy from Los Angeles, CA

Ready to rebuild my life in a stable home. A security deposit will get me there!

I'm 77-years-old, working part-time & trying to move forward from homelessness. A deposit & household items will push me towards stability. More

Validated by Amanda from PATH

$675of $670

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20 supporters
Funded on 9/22/2014

Daryl from Los Angeles, CA

I found a home after 30yrs of homelessness! Just need the deposit & furniture.

I have part of the security deposit saved, but need help covering the rest & getting some furniture. Your help will ensure I set up a stable home. More

Validated by Aiko from PATH

$460of $670

68.656716417910447761194029850%

14 supporters
65 days remaining

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