COVID-19 News

In keeping with the LA City order "Safer at Home", we will be delaying the start of our spring welding class until further notice. We will update this website when a new date is announced. Thank you for your patience.

Latest News

November 29, 2017

Math Class In Session

Math Class In Session at Reignite. Great group of men and woman. #reignitehope #welding #nonprofit Follow ReIgnite Hope on Facebook and Instagram!
May 31, 2017

Council member Joe Buscaino visits ReIgnite Hope

It was a genuine pleasure to have our esteemed council member, Joe Buscaino, and Curtis Shin from Patio Heaven visit our welding school today. You can […]
March 18, 2017

72 New Students

72 students, pictured below, came today to apply for our next class.  And all of this by word of mouth as we have never advertised the […]

About ReIgnite Hope

Why we help

The ReIgnite Hope job training program is provided FREE to the students. More than 200 men and women have completed their training, all have been certified by the American Welding Society and 90% of the graduates are now employed!

Our history

ReIgnite Hope is a unique training program that started on Skid Row, in downtown Los Angeles teaching valuable job skills to men and women, many of whom have been homeless, gang members and ex-offenders.

ReIgnite Hope Staff


ReIgnite Hope Staff and Volunteers

Pastor Steve Bunyard
Jim Landino
Jimmy Brown
Dan Charlin
Hoon Dokko
Manny Garcia

ReIgnite Hope admits persons of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the organization.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies or any other organization-administered programs.