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Meet Mary Davis of Worthy of Love in Skid Row

Today we’d like to introduce you to Mary Davis.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
Worthy of Love, founded in 2013 and based in Los Angeles, is a non-profit organization which strives to bring hope to children experiencing homelessness. Worthy of Love believes that children deserve to be reminded of their value, potential, and ability to pursue their dreams, by showing them they are worthy of love.

Every month, Worthy of Love organizes and hosts a birthday celebration which allows deprived children living at the Union Rescue Mission a temporary escape from the stress associated with not having a place to call home. At every party, Worthy of Love celebrates the birthday of any child born that particular month, while all other children and parents are also invited to attend and join in the fun.

The Worthy of Love parties include music, dancing, games, party favors, food, gifts and best of all, Skiddy Cat, the loving and cuddly Skid Row mascot who visits each party to share hugs, high fives and dance moves. The Worthy of Love goal is to offer homeless children a night they will never forget, as the residents of the shelter step into a world filled with love, laughter, acceptance and possibility.

Worthy of Love would not be able to shine light onto these children experiencing homelessness without the support and dedication of their generous donors and volunteers.

Has it been a smooth road?
We started Worthy of Love after our first pregnancy loss. My husband and I couldn’t throw a birthday party for our own child so we decided to celebrate children who rarely get birthday parties. After losing our second baby to miscarriage in 2016, we felt the need more than ever to celebrate the precious kids in Skid Row. They have brightened our lives and we will always treat them like our own.

So let’s switch gears a bit and go into the Worthy of Love story. Tell us more about the business.
Once a month, friends and volunteers gather at the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles. Together with Worthy of Love, we provide an unforgettable birthday party for the kids experiencing homelessness in Skid Row. Help us be a light in the darkness by impacting the lives of those that deserve to be celebrated. Sign up to volunteer by emailing us at

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  • Instagram: worthyoflovela
  • Facebook: worthyoflovela
  • Twitter: worthyoflovela

Image Credit:
Mykle Parker

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