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WHO WE ARE

Passions & Dreams Funding is a 501(c)3 public non-profit foundation that has impacted the lives of hundreds of underserved families since 1998. Our mission is “building lives through building bridges” that assist women and children to develop their personal and professional independence while breaking the cycle of poverty, abuse and homelessness that is so rampant in our society.

What is Your Dream?

So, tell us what your passionate dream in life is & we will show you how to turn it into reality

“When You are Busy Trying to Survive, You stop dreaming. We want to help children to continue to dream and fulfill them.” – Silva Mirzoian

OUR TEAM

Shirley Parsley

Secretary & Treasurer

Former CFO for Larson and Rosenberger, Certified Public Accountants with over 20+ in the accounting industry. Experience in the area of tax and small business. The firm covers all areas of accounting. Also active in her church, and on their board. Involved in many other non- profits in the Burbank area.

Terry Engle

Financial Advisor

Graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with a dual emphasis in finance and marketing, Dean list Scholar. University of California (UCLA), Eight-course curriculum for Personal Financial Planning and prerequisites for Certified Financial Planner( CFP)

Lola Levoy

Beverly Hills Escrow

President of Beverly Hills Escrow and active advocate for charitable organizations such as Aviva Family Center, helping children excel in life. Lola is very involved in the community and is often recognized by The Los Angeles Business Journal as a woman who influences change within her community.

Dr. Elia Gourgouris

PHD - Psychology - LDS Executive Coaching

Dr. Elia Gourgouris has been inspiring organizations and individuals through Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Keynote speaking, Business consulting and Relationship coaching for 28 years. He’s a nationally known speaker, relationship expert and President of LDS Executive Coaching. For 18 years,
Dr. Gourgouris built a private practice focused on improving relationships, overcoming addictions, and supporting marriages and families.
For the last ten years, his focus has been primarily coaching and consulting with executives, organizations and businesses to help them achieve their highest level of performance, thereby improving the bottom line.

OUR MISSION

SINCE 1998 WE HAVE FOCUSED ON JUMP
STARTING THE LIVES OF WOMEN & CHILDREN AT RISK. THROUGH LIFESKILLS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. RESOURCES & THE CONNECTION TO POSITIVE ROLE MODELS WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO TRANSFORM LIVES.
Every CHILD deserves a
chance at life.

DID YOU KNOW?

Many children around the world suffer daily unnecessarily. The saying out of sight, out of mind is true on so many levels. Poverty brings forth a lack of education and career opportunities.

We wish to focus on helping children realize their passionate dreams and build a better future.

When a woman is empowered to create her financial security, she will continue to support her family against all odds.

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