P.O. Box 1307, Burbank, CA 91507
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Family Promise of the Verdugos

Ending Homelessness, One Family at a Time

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Our Mission

Family Promise of the Verdugos is a non-profit organization providing assistance to homeless children and their family. Working in partnership with local faith-based congregations and other community resources; Family Promise provides food, shelter, counseling support and job readiness training resulting in self-reliance and a more stable future for situationally-homeless families.

Who Do We Help

We assist situationally-homeless families with children return to sustainable independence…whether this means helping them find employment or housing or both.

How Many Families May We Serve

Up to four families can be served at once. The actual number of individuals varies depending on the make up of each family but will never exceed 14.

Length of Stay in FPV

While FPV emphasizes being a 60-day Back to Work program, families may remain in the program for up to 90 days. The average length of stay has been between 41-72 days and it is anticipated this quick turn around time can be maintained.

Success Rate

Family Promise of the Verdugos, since 2010 has graduated over 100 families and none have returned to homelessness.

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Empty Bowl Tickets on Sale Now

Empty Bowl Tickets on Sale NOW

Our signature fundraiser, the Empty Bowl is scheduled for Sunday September 25, 2016. Tickets are on sale NOW for $30 and include lunch and your very own ceramic bowl created by local potters. The event will be held at St. Finbar Catholic Church on Olive Street in Burbank. You may…

Ribbon Cutting Glendale

FPV Glendale: Ribbon Cutting

On Wednesday August 3, the Leadership Glendale Class of 2016 presented the unveiling of the new Family Promise of the Verdugos Glendale Office. The Leadership Glendale students have been working tirelessly for these past 3 months on raising funds and soliciting donations from local businesses to help achieve their goal…

365 VIP Event

CLUB 365 VIP Event

On Friday July 15, CLUB 365 members were invited to a VIP event at the Nickelodeon Studios Hollywood to be recognize for their financial donations. CLUB 365 members are individuals or groups whom donate at least $1 a day to the organization. Guests were treated to drinks, food, and received a…

Thank you CarMax

CarMax Cares Month

June is CarMax Cares Month all over the country! Volunteer teams from CarMax have mobilized to make a positive impact in their community. On Monday June 27th, CarMax Burbank coordinated a Done in a Day project for our new FPV Resource Center. On that morning our new Resource Center was flooded…

2016 Nonprofit of the Year Banner

2016 Nonprofit of the Year

Family Promise of the Verdugos was named the Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 25 by Senator Carol Liu. “Family Promise of the Verdugos is a vital program in our communities as we struggle to end homelessness,” Liu said in an email. “Research tells us that housing is a critical…

Families on the Go

Families on the Go!

We are proud to announce that Family Promise has taken in two new families during the month of June. We would like to introduce you to the Muhammad family and the Walker family, who have both been working hard since they walked through our doors. We are excited about working with…

Thank you Cabrini

Thank You Cabrini Literary Guild

We would like to recognize the Cabrini Literary Guild, which has made a financial donation to support Family Promise of the Verdugos operations during the month of June. These amazing women have dedicated themselves to assisting and stimulating interest in Catholic literature, thought, and action. We are proud to be among…

New Board Members 16.17

2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

As we welcome in our new Board Officers, on July 1st, we would like to express our sincerest gratitude to our outgoing Board Officers, President Sandy Thompson,VP Barbara Lazar, and Treasurer Becky Haase. They have done a fantastic job and we appreciate everything that they’ve done throughout the years. Our new…

Making dreams come true

Making Dreams Come True

We are proud to announce that the Carranza Family, has attained housing. Since they entered our program in late February, this mother and father have worked tirelessly to create a better future for their three-year-old daughter. This family has been a delight to work with and have prospered in our program….

Pizza Rev June

PizzaRev Fundraiser

June 8, 2016 * 11:00am – 10:00pm PizzaRev Restaurant Fundraiser 108 West Wilson Ave. Glendale, CA (On Brand and Wilson) Let’s Raise some Dough! Come join us at our June Restaurant Fundraiser at the Glendale Pizza Rev, which will be led by Leadership Glendale. 20% of the proceeds from this…