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Family Promise Joins NJ Housing Advocates on the Hill

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Leaders from several Family Promise New Jersey Affiliates joined more than 450 affordable housing advocates in Washington, DC on July 26 for NJ Hill Day, imploring congress to take a stand against looming housing cuts. Directors Geleen Donovan (Union County), Kate Duggan (Bergen County), and Colleen Duerr (Hunterdon County) represented Family Promise in advocating for […]

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Family Promise Semi-finalist for $50,000 Prize

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Encore.org today announced that Family Promise is one of 15 semifinalists for The Encore Prize: Generation to Generation Challenge, a national competition that will award $50,000 each to two winners with innovative ideas for engaging people over the age of 50 in improving the lives of vulnerable children and youth.   Family Promise was selected […]

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Sen. Cory Booker, Family Promise Fight Unfair Tenant Blacklisting Practices

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Friday, July 21, 2017

  Time is running out for Ada Lopez.   Ada has always been an attentive mother to her two teen-aged daughters and a hard worker—until recently, she held two jobs to support her family.  But last year she became sick and unable to work.  When she couldn’t meet her bills, she lost her apartment, eventually […]

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Family Promise Partners with HUMI to House Families

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Family Promise is proud to announce a partnership with Help Us Move In (HUMI), a Washington state-based nonprofit working with communities to fund and create programs helping families facing housing crises.  The model is based on the shared beliefs of the two organizations that a combination of case management, opportunity, and community can empower the […]

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Family Promise Launches Program to Move Families to Home Ownership

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Family Promise proudly announces the launch of Partners in Housing, an innovative solution designed to assist families experiencing homelessness transition quickly to owning homes of their own.  With funding from the Tides Foundation, Family Promise is making three initial grants of $10,000 to Affiliates in Colorado Springs (CO), Gainesville (FL), and Anoka County (MN) to […]

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Family Promise Breakfast Celebrates the Power of Transformation

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

“We are here this morning not just to be INSPIRED but to be EMPOWERED.  Inspired by the people you will meet today and empowered to make a difference.”   With his opening remarks, Family Promise board member Martin Wise welcomed nearly 225 volunteers, supporters, and new friends to our annual Our Promise to Children breakfast […]

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Family Promise President Named to New York Fed’s Community Advisory Group

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Family Promise President Claas Ehlers was named to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Community Advisory Group (CAG), a private-sector group comprised of leaders of nonprofit organizations, community development organizations, and philanthropic foundations from throughout the Federal Reserve’s Second District. CAG members will provide the New York Fed a real-time view of the issues […]

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A Focus on Leadership

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Family Promise is always looking to take advantage of the extraordinary talents of those who have been touched by our organization.  Whether a former guest or a captain of industry, compassionate individuals who want to make a difference are the magic ingredients in our recipe for success as the nation’s leader in helping families experiencing […]

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Family Promise Partners with GrantStation

Monday, April 24, 2017

We are pleased to announce our new partnership with GrantStation, Inc., offering Affiliates the opportunity to identify potential funding sources as well as resources to mentor them through the grantseeking process.  GrantStation memberships are available for sale at the Family Promise store, offering complete access to GrantStation’s extensive selection of online grantseeking tools.  Normally priced at […]

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Family Promise Elects Celgene Executive to National Board

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Family Promise, the nonprofit leader addressing family homelessness on a national level, is pleased to announce the addition of Nadim Ahmed to its National Board of Directors. Ahmed serves as President, Worldwide Markets for Celgene Corporation, which, like Family Promise, is headquartered in Summit, New Jersey.   Ahmed welcomes the opportunity to join the organization’s […]

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