Emergency Shelter Program

 
$450
$7,050
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Remaining
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  • Emergency Shelter Program has made updates to their project page.
    • 5 months ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    Thank you for helping Shelter the homeless
    By - Barbara Howell - CEO
    Burbank Temporary Aid Center is one of the few organizations in our area providing emergency shelter for families with children.  Recently, we have seen a rise in the number of homeless families.  Often, they became homeless after a parent lost a job or had hours cut back.   It is heartbreaking to see...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program has received 4 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    Homeless Families Appreciate Your Help
    By - Barbara Howell - CEO
    Today, a young mother arrived at our doorstep.  With her was her young 7 year old son. They were living in their car and needed to some food and a place to shower so they could clean up.  After talking with them for a while, we were able to find a shelter that could take them, but not...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    Shelter helps bridge a gap!
    By - Barbara Howell - CEO
    When a family is homeless, it is hard to care for the children and thier needs.  Without shelter, thier world can be turned upside down.  Parents feel as if they are letting down thier children and they can become depressed and despondent, which makes it harder for them to improve thier situation. Recently, ...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    The cold weather is upon us.
    By - Barbara Howell - President/CEO
    Most people don't think of the Los Angeles area being cold, but when you are on the streets, the drop in temperature can really be dangerous for people without shelter. Recently, a grandfatherly man arrived at our doorstep.  To look at him, you woudn't think he was homeless, but he was.  A year ago, he had...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program has received 1 donation
    • 2 years ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    Shelter helped give homeless a break from the heat
    By - Barbara Howell - CEO
    The scorching heat of late summer in Los Angeles created health problems thousands in the area.  Now imagine being homeless and unwelcome in stores, restaurants and malls, etc.  The unbearable heat, coupled with unusually high humidity took a toll on the homeless, especially the elderly of the group. Not only...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program posted a progress report
    You've helped provide shelter!
    By - Barbara Howell - CEO
    This past year, BTAC lost over $20,000 in federal funds for emergency shelter.  This happened when the number of families seeking assistance was on the increase.  Your contribution has helped us make sure that, in an emergency, BTAC has been able to work with local hotels to provide short-term shelter for...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Emergency Shelter Program has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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Project Leader

Barbara Howell

Burbank, CA United States

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Map of Emergency Shelter Program