P.O. Box 7151, Burbank, CA 91510
Admin: 818.562.7778 Shelter/Services: 818.847.1547 info@FamilyPromiseVerdugos.org

California Foundation for Stronger Communities Grant Awarded

We would like to thank the California Foundation for Stronger Communities for their recent grant to Family Promise in the amount of $35,000. Their donation will support the general operations of our 90-day shelter, which welcomes a minimum of 80 homeless families a year. These funds will support the needs of the…

Annual Donor Appreciation Event at Talaria!

On Friday, July 26, over 100 guests packed the beautiful Pub and Courtyard at Burbank’s Talaria for our annual donor appreciation event & report to the community. The guests were comprised of our annual CLUB 365 members & event sponsors, who came out to mingle and enjoy a meal. Thanks to all…

Welcome our new Housing Navigator, Desiree!

We would like to introduce you to our newest team member, Desiree Calvillo. Desiree has taken on the role of Housing Navigator. Her qualifications include a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, and she has a Domestic Violence Certification from Mt. Sac College. For the past couple years, Desiree had been…

Family Graduates from Jerry’s Promise

Just five months ago, Jerry’s Promise opened its doors to its first three residents. Since that day, the families have worked closely with our staff on securing employment, making certain that their children are getting the education they need, and saving income to transition into permanent housing. And, this past July 31st,…

Empty Bowl 2019

DATE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019 TIME: 11:30am to 2:30pmLOCATION: GLENDALE FIRST UNITED METHODIST 134 N Kenwood St, Glendale, CA 91206 Empty Bowl’s  basic premise is simple: independent potters, arts associations and other groups within the community create handcrafted ceramic bowls. Guests who purchase Adult tickets to a simple meal of soup,…

Diapers R’ Us!

We would like to thank our community for responding so quickly to our agency’s request for diapers! Over the past month, we have witnessed a significant amount of toddlers in our program. This, of course, means that our families have found themselves in desperate need of diapers– as you can…

NEW: Power of Community Campaign (Highlighting: Logix Federal Credit Union)

Since 2016, Logix Federal Credit Union employees have shown their support of Family Promise of the Verdugos.“Our first partnership was with the gala, ‘Take Flight to End Homelessness,’ and we were thrilled with the opportunity and the experience,” Community Relations Manager Alethia Calagias said. “Albert (Hernandez) has made it easy to contribute, and he…

Welcome, Bernice Gonzalez & Alden Robison!

We would like to welcome Bernice Gonzalez to the FPV team. Bernice has taken on the role of Intake Specialist, and comes to us with a degree in Psychology. She previously worked at St. John’s in Downtown Los Angeles, and her responsibilities at FPV will be focused around our Rapid…

Thank You Outgoing Board Members

We would like to thank both Nancy Guillen and Lisa Patino for their service as board members to Family Promise. During Lisa’s time on the board she served as Gala Co-Chair and Secretary while Nancy has served in many roles, including Board Chair in 2017. We thank them both for…

Burbank Rapid Rehousing Renewed

Burbank Rapid Rehousing Gets Support for 2nd year – Earlier this month, the Burbank City Council approved a second year of funding for our Burbank Rapid Rehousing program. Funding was approved at $43,000 to support seven homeless families, and will be utilized to provide rental subsidies for up to 12 months! We are…