Help Provide Backpacks for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Imagine carrying everything you own in just a backpack. For youth at My Friend’s Place, it’s not hard to imagine, because it’s part of their daily reality. For young people experiencing homelessness, the average backpack weighs 17 pounds and is carried for 12 hours each day, and lasts for approximately 1 month. On average, 27 young […]

Kobe Helping the Homeless

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Team Up with My Friend’s Place!

On Wednesday, September 12, 2012, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant returned to MFP for a press release and to take a tour all of the amazing changes their renovations brought to our Resource Center for homeless youth. Kobe shared that the cause of youth homelessness is often overlooked, and that is exactly why he wants to […]

Sheryl’s Story

I’m 33 years old, married to a wonderful man, and we have three great kids. They have such a depth of perspective and kindness that it’s difficult to imagine that things could’ve been very different for them. It’s hard to see it now, when you look at me and my family, or when I tell […]

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Kobe Bryant Helps to Improve MFP!

We’re excited to announce that Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Foundation has generously funded a large-scare renovation of our resource center for homeless young people! We’d love to share with you all of the incredible changes taking place throughout the agency.