{June 29, 2017} LOS ANGELES – PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) has received a $15,000 economic mobility grant from Bank of America. Funds will support PATH’s continued work in building affordable housing and providing supportive services to end homelessness in communities across Los Angeles.

PATH is among 70 nonprofits receiving funding from Bank of America to help underserved people in Los Angeles chart a path toward greater economic mobility by improving access to food, shelter, benefits, career readiness resources and financial resources for families.

“We are grateful to Bank of America for their continued support for our organization and the greater Los Angeles community,” said Joel John Roberts, PATH CEO. “Homelessness is an issue that communities across the country face and this grant will help PATH continue our effort of ending homelessness across Los Angeles.”

“Bank of America is proud to partner with PATH to help end homelessness in Los Angeles,” said Raul A. Anaya, Los Angeles market president, Bank of America. “With homelessness on the rise, it is vital now more than ever for like-minded community organizations to come together and help the thousands of individuals living on the streets.”

About PATH

PATH, founded in 1984, is ending homelessness for individuals, families, and communities. They do this by building affordable housing and providing supportive services throughout California. In just the last four years PATH has helped nearly 7,000 people move off the streets and into permanent homes. Their goal is to help 10,000 people Make It Home by 2020. www.epath.org

About Bank of America

At Bank of America, our focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors is critical to fulfilling our purpose of helping make people’s financial lives better. Our commitment to growing our business responsibly is embedded in every aspect of our company. It is demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our customers, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocate groups, such as community and environmental organizations, in order to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. Learn more at, and connect with us on Twitter at @BofA_News.