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Skid Row transformed into Easter festival

March 22, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Los Angeles' Skid Row was transformed for the Easter weekend.Hundreds of volunteers with the Fred Jordan Mission cleaned up the area and turned it into a colorful carnival with balloons and streamers for needy families and children.

There was also a traditional Easter service.

Every child left with a handmade Easter basket filled with candy, toys, books and school supplies.

Every family was also given a free blanket.


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