2011

Good Seed CDC’s founders decided to strengthen the church’s service arm by developing a plan for serving the large homeless youth population in Los Angeles. Witnessing a need and a lack of adequate services in South Los Angeles, Good Seed saw an opportunity to support that need. With a combined vision that encompassed direct service, advocacy and community development, the plan blossomed into Good Seed’s first endeavor – a temporary emergency shelter for homeless Transition-Age Youth.

Current CEO and founder, Jonathan Thompson, with his background in international development and his skills as a licensed general contractor, saw the opportunity to create a shelter that had all the comforts of a modern home, the family intimacy that supports and allows young people to grow, and thrive.