Valley View organizers visit Skid Row

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Caroline McKiernan of La Crescenta talks with five-year old Dominique Howard of Los Angeles during Friends of Skidrow distribution of hygiene kits, used clothing and toys at Crocker and 5th Streets in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, December 24, 2009. The group expected to help at least 700 families. (Raul Roa/News-Press)

From the Glendale News-Press:

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — One mile south of a glittering skyscrapers, a Crescenta Valley family was three of roughly 60 volunteers from across the county who spent Thursday morning in Skid Row distributing clothes, hygiene kits, sleeping bags and more to needy families.

There were fears going into it, Caroline McKiernan said, but any anxiety evaporated upon arrival.

Full story here.

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Written by Jason Wells

December 24, 2009 at 3:31 pm

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