On Monday, November 21, the Burbank Police Officers’ Association and the Burbank Police Department Command Staff presented Burbank Temporary Aid Center (BTAC) Executive Director, Barbara Howell, a check for $1,750. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, BTAC will distribute more than 1,000 turkeys, serving over 500 households in Burbank.
BTAC began distributing Thanksgiving food last week and will continue through Wednesday. The holiday food consists of the “traditional” items of turkey, hams, stuffing, potatoes, pies, etc.
BPOA President Lieutenant Jay Hawver commented, “The BPOA is very happy to give back to our community by donating these funds to BTAC.” Police Chief Scott LaChasse added, “Partnering with the BPOA to help support such a worthwhile organization like BTAC, year after year, is gratifying and rewarding.”
Founded in 1974, the Burbank Temporary Aid Center is dedicated to, providing individuals and families, crime victims, senior citizens, and the homeless with the short-term emergency assistance they need to live with dignity.