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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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Family Promise Launches Pets with a Promise.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit helping families experiencing homelessness, is proud to announce the launch of  Pets with a Promise, which provides direct funding for Family Promise Affiliates nationwide for a variety of services, allowing families to keep their pets while working towards independence in the program. The program launched with the help of […]

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Family Promise Welcomes Two New Trustees, Elects New Officers

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit helping homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence, is proud to announce the addition of two new members to their Board of Directors: Kevin Barrett and Eileen Serra.  Also announced at their January board meeting was the election of a new slate of officers for 2017:  Angela Schroeder, Chair; […]

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American Airlines Supports Family Promise

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Family Promise continues to grow our relationship with American Airlines.  Nationwide, chapters of American’s Professional Women in Aviation (PWA), an employee business resource group for women in the company, are visiting Affiliates and exploring ways they can support our mission. Over the recent holidays, Affiliates in Wake County, NC; Lee County, NC; York County, SC; […]

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State of the Union

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

In October of 1986 a group of families and volunteers shared dinner and spent the night in a church in Summit, NJ. None of them knew it at the time, but they were pioneers. Thirty years later, that same congregation, Christ Church, still hosts families. Volunteers still provide food, fellowship and hope. They are among […]

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