LARAYIA GASTON is a former model, actress, and founder of the nonprofit Lunch On Me, an organization dedicated to feeding organic, healthy food and holistic healing to those experiencing homelessness. She's also a regular public speaker, podcast guest, and activist. She filmed a documentary 43 Days on Skid Row, which shows her time living with LA’s skid row residents and offers up a true picture of what life is really like in one of America’s largest homeless communities. She resides in Los Angeles. For more, visit lunchonme.org.
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