Carol Liu

On the Town: Family Promise takes flight with help from friends

On the Town: Family Promise takes flight with help from friends

Family Promise of the Verdugos is gaining altitude in helping homeless families get on their feet.

So “Take Flight to End Homelessness” was the perfect theme for a recent fundraising dinner held appropriately at the Grand Central Air Terminal.

A silent auction began in the courtyard followed by a buffet dinner inside the remodeled historic former airport, now owned by the Walt Disney Co. It serves as part museum and part office space for Disney.

Family Promise of the Verdugos opened in July 2010 and is one of more than 200 affiliates across the country committed to helping homeless families achieve lasting independence.

Families receive counseling and job...

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