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May 8: Delicious Italian Food to Support Families Facing Homelessness


Did you know that enjoying your favorite pizza or pasta can have an additional benefit? On Tuesday, May 8, your meal at Maria's Italian Kitchen will help support families and kids facing homelessness in San Gabriel Valley through Family Promise! Print out the flyer above, bring it to Maria's on Foothill Boulevard in Pasadena, and the restaurant will generously donate a portion of your bill to Family Promise SGV.
Thank you for your support and we hope to see you there!

Time to sip some soup! Empty Bowls is April 29


Did you know you can make a difference for families experiencing homelessness - by eating delicious soup? Just come to Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley's seventh annual Empty Bowls on Sunday, April 29!
You’ll choose a beautifully handcrafted bowl from among dozens created by local artisans, and then enjoy a variety of soups donated by restaurants. All proceeds will support Family Promise SGV's work to offer homeless families temporary housing and services, enabling them to get back on their feet.
Sound good? Get tickets online here! If you'd like paper tickets or information on becoming an event sponsor, please contact Natalie Poole, napoole@earthlink.net or 626.792.4886.

Third Annual Family Promise SGV Bike Tour


Third Annual Family Promise SGV Bike Tour 2018

Saturday May 19, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Church of the Good Shepherd, 400 W. Duarte Rd, Arcadia, CA

Register Now

Dear fellow cyclists and supporters of Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley:

Our 3rd Annual Bike Tour takes place Saturday May 19, 2018! Let’s each find as many friends and coworkers as we can to be partners in supporting this outstanding organization. Set a high goal for raising funds and then go out and surpass it!

Choose your own mileage. You can ride as little as 8 miles, choose the 16-mile short round trip route, or if you are fully prepared, over 60 miles!

The Bike Tour is not a race and riders are expected to stay behind the designated lead rider. Our focus is to have a safe, enjoyable ride and raise a lot o...

Many thanks to our special supporters!

Family Promise SGV is so grateful for our friends and partners in the community. In recent months we’ve been blessed by a number of generous gifts and special visits.


Naomi Hiraga, owner of Curves Alhambra
Community Bank: Ed Morales, an employee and member of our Board, arranged for FPSGV to be a beneficiary of the company’s Jeans Day. Throughout 2017, employees at 17 branches donated $2 to wear jeans on Fridays, raising $11,065 for several charities.
Curves Alhambra: Owner Naomi Hiraga held a holiday drive to collect new towels and linens, personal care products, and financial gifts. She provided a wonderful surprise when she arrived at FPSGV with all the beautiful gifts.


HealthCare Partners presents a check to FPSGV's Karen Roberson (in red). Front row from left:
Edith, Virginia, and Willie from HCP; FPSGV board member Joe Gardner; congregation volunteers Connie Wortham and Jill Schofield. Back row: volunteers Dawn and Rick Pino.
HealthCare Partners: A team from HCP dined with our guest families at Sierra Madre United Methodist and presented a check for $650 to Family Promise.
One West Bank: During its holiday Share the Warmth drive, One West branches collected warm clothes and personal care items for FPSGV and other area Family Promise affiliates throughout the San Gabriel Valley. Employees from the Hastings Ranch branch also brought dessert and visited with our families.

Renee Gives Back to Family Promise


I’m always in awe of how things happen just when they need to happen. Things at Family Promise SGV looked a bit overwhelming this past week with Andrew (our previous case manager) leaving for another job, and Leon (our volunteer) returning to his work. We had much to do but not many workers in the field.Then all of a sudden the phone rang and on the other end was Renee—one of our first guests in 2011. Renee said she wanted to volunteer and “give back” to FP. She works, but is available on Thursday afternoons, and she started last week as our administrative assistant.Renee and her two children, Amen and Autumn, are a delightful family. During their stay with us, I remember taking the picture of Autumn, whose hands...

You’re Invited: Appreciation Event for Sustaining Donors and Lead Volunteers

Are you a member of Club 360 or Friends of the Family and/or a congregrational coordinator? Family Promise SGV’s board and staff warmly invite you to a special salon to thank you for your generous support in helping us end family homelessness. Please join us for a discussion on one of the crucial issues affecting our local community.

  • WHEN: Sunday, March 18 from 2:00-3:30 p.m.

  • WHERE: Pasadena Central Library, 4th Floor Studio, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 (free parking, elevator-accessible)

  • GUEST SPEAKER: William Huang, Director of Housing Services for the City of Pasadena, will give a brief presentation on the challenges and opportunities to developing affordable housing in the San Gabriel Valley

  • COST: Free

Guests are welcome and we’ll have light refreshments. Please RSVP by Sunday, March 11 at 626.242.8160 or online at http://evite.me/9UAud39vDv.

We hope to see you there. Thank you again for your generosity and compassion!

Family Promise SGV is Looking for a New Executive Director

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley (FPSGV) provides a holistic network of support for homeless families as they work to achieve and sustain independence. Bringing together the resources of faith communities, service agencies, and the local community, we provide a variety of services for families in need. FPSGV’s mission is to help homeless children by helping their families to stay intact, to regain stable housing, and to return to steady work within a supportive, volunteer-driven community.

FPSGV is currently looking for a new Executive Director (ED) with strong fundraising, management, and program administration skills who will lead the organization into the next stage of its development as a human services agency. The ideal ...

Restaurant Fundraiser


Restaurant Fundraiser

When: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, January 23, 2017

Where: Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

155 S. Rosemead Blvd., Pasadena

Why: To help homeless families in the San Gabriel Valley

How: Just take a flier to Margarita’s and have a meal with

friends or family. Margarita’s will donate a portion of the

proceeds to Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley.

Info: Karen Roberson

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley



Eat at Twohey’s Tuesday 8/22 & Support Homeless Kids

Enjoy life, eat out on Tuesday, August 22 – and support homeless kids and families! Twohey’s, a favorite family diner in Alhambra, is once again generously supporting Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley’s fundraiser. Print and bring the attached flyer to Twohey’s between 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, enjoy a delicious meal, and the restaurant will donate 15% of your bill to FP.

The restaurant – celebrating its 75th year – is known for burgers, melts and other classic sandwiches, ice cream sundaes, and other diner favorites. Vegetarian and lighter choices include fresh salads, a Garden Burger, and a Veggie Deluxe Ciabatta sandwich.

Twohey’s is located at 1224 N. Atlantic Blvd, Alhambra. (626) 284-7387, inf...

Summer Promise Music Bowl – Sunday, July 16

Free admission for first 250 people! All children free!

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley and MERCI invite you to our Summer Promise Music Bowl! Please join us for an evening of music, food, and fun on Sunday, July 16. All proceeds will benefit MERCI, an organization supporting people with developmental disabilities, and Family Promise SGV, which offers temporary housing and meals for families facing homelessness. Thank you to Panda Express, our generous event sponsor!

Register now!
Sunday, July 16, 2017

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Barnes Park Amphitheater
Ramona and Harding Avenues
Monterey Park, California 91754


MERCI mission: To provide people with severe to profound developmental disabilities the righ...


Our Impact

Families Coping with Sudden Homelessness

about us


Established in 2011, Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley is a nonprofit organization that touches lives by addressing family homelessness in the local community. We partner with faith congregations, civic organizations, and individuals to offer homeless children and their families temporary housing and other assistance, enabling them to get back on their feet.

Our Programs

Family Promise has created a network of congregations across the western San Gabriel Valley that take turns providing housing and meals for homeless families admitted into the program.

Get Involved

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley is funded entirely through contributions from individuals, congregations, businesses, civic organizations, and foundations.All donations are tax deductible (Tax ID #27-0315194).

Our Mission

To help homeless children by helping their families: to stay intact, to regain stable housing and to return to steady work, in the warm fold of a supportive, volunteer-driven community.

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