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 recruit volunteers to provide and serve meals, and interact with donors to inform them of our needs and tell PATH's story. I also give tours to elementary and secondary students to inspire them to give back to those who are homeless.
From the time PATH began 28 years ago, I have been a supporter of our goals, first as a volunteer, and a paid staff member for the past six years. I love the opportunity to witness change and transformation in our clients when they are given support. PATH is a national model in effective ways to empower people. It has expanded out of the Los Angeles area, providing supportive housing in near-by communities in Long Beach and San Diego.
Our long-range goal is to see the end to homelessness with everyone empowered to be self-sufficient.
- 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… More
Member: Stefanie (Los Angeles, CA)
Validator: Sally, PATH
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
Funded on 12/24/2012
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Stefanie—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
I have known Stefanie since August 17, 2012. She is a resident at the homeless facility, People Assisting the Homeless, where I work.