For years, Heather was in an abusive relationship but she was trapped.  Brought to this county as a child by immigrant parents, her immigration status was uncertain.  As an adult, she lived in fear and reluctantly remained with her abuser for security. That plight is...

The smile pictured here was rarely seen until recently.  It was masked by pain, shame, and abuse. Two years ago, Kim became a victim of domestic violence (DV). For her and her children's safety, Kim knew she had to leave, and she was able to...

This summer we held our annual BBQ  and backpack giveaway for alumni families who are now thriving in their own homes. When we celebrate the success of families who have graduated 1, 5, and 10+ years ago, it's a great reminder that your support has long-term impact! Forty-three Door of Hope...

Door of Hope kids just got back from summer camp at Forest Home - a fun place to just be kids again, while growing spiritually, emotionally, and physically. Swimming, campfires, and outdoor games were some of the daily highlights, while connecting with God and God's...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]LA County 2019 Homeless Count was released this week, see the results below and the implications this has for the families we serve![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1559852014342{background-color: #d0bae2 !important;}"][vc_column_text] Quick Facts About Homelessness in LA County: 58,936 people are experiencing homelessness in LA County a 12% increase from last year.  ...

Pasadena’s 2019 Homeless Count says 23 families are experiencing homelessness. PUSD student advocates say 500. Why the huge difference? A mom who went through Door of Hope’s program, Kara, recently shared with me details of the 6 months she spent living in her car with 4...

Happy Mother's Day! I am Wendi Gaines, a mother, a 2008 Door of Hope graduate, and the first alumni to serve on Door of Hope’s board.  This Mother’s Day, as I get ready to send my youngest daughter off to college, I wanted to thank you...

Exactly a year ago, we sent out this story about recent Door of Hope graduates named Ubaldo & Jill who started their own car cash business while living at Door of Hope. Jill and Ubaldo came to us in April 2017 in a state of financial crisis. They owed a significant amount of debt...

Brenda, her 3 children, and her parents were living together in the comfort of their own home. In 2017 her parents moved to Arizona to retire. Shortly after, Brenda's father became ill and passed away. Due to issues between family members, Brenda's siblings decided to...