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U.S.VETS – Inglewood (Los Angeles) is the inaugural U.S.VETS site. It opened in 1993 with only five clients. Today the location operates over 600 beds of transitional and permanent housing. Employment services are provided through a workforce program that helps over 100 veterans return to employment each year.
Additionally, over 200 veteran family households are provided rapid re-housing and homeless prevention services.
2018 Holiday Open House
With the help from volunteer friends at Carmax Inglewood, Elks Lodge in Playa Del Rey, pastoral staff from Centinela Bible Church, and staff from our Inglewood site, U.S.VETS – Inglewood served a Christmas dinner to over 300 veterans and their families on Friday, December 21. The event included a holiday musical program by Dr. D and the BYTHAX choir.
The Holiday Open House also included veteran giveaway’s, courtyard sweet & treats, and a Santa’s Workshop for the children in our veteran programs this year.
A special thank you to the Big Sunday organization, KJLH Radio, and UTA Foundation for their generous donations to help make our Toy Drive a big success this season.
Hans P. Getty
Lauren Trosclair Duncan