Hollywood 4WRD raises $50,000 at Special Benefit Screening of WITHOUT A HOME

Without a Home

Filmmaker Rachel Fleischer and producer Joanna Adler  along with Hollywood 4WRD organizers, including Kerry Morrison, executive director of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance and commissioner on the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority hosted a one-time special screening of their touching documentary, WITHOUT A HOME, which follows the deeply personal journeys of six people living on the streets of Los Angeles. The benefit screening and reception was presented by Hollywood 4WRD, a grass-roots coalition dedicated to ending homelessness in Hollywood.

The event raised more than $50,000 to assist Hollywood’s homeless neighbors with basic, uncovered expenses, as they move into permanent homes. Guests in attendance included Jason Ritter (The Event, They’re with Me), Ben Lee (musician), Ione Skye (Say Anything), Aileen Getty, and special guest emcee Charles Fleischer (Who Framed Roger Rabbit).

HOLLYWOOD 4WRD (4 Walls, a Roof and a Door) is a group formed by the Hollywood business community, local government, social service providers, the non-profit sector and the faith community committed to ending homelessness in Hollywood by 2018. So far, Hollywood 4WRD has permanently housed 140 people. Learn more at www.hollywood4wrd.org.

WITHOUT A HOME follows 23-year-old LA-native Rachel Fleischer as her desire to understand her connection to LA’s homeless population takes her on an extraordinary four-year journey into the lives of six homeless individuals and families struggling to find homes, get clean and survive. Learn more at www.withoutahomefilm.com.