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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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Pull-A-Part Partnership Provides Cars for Families

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

On December 17, the holidays started early for more than twenty families being served by Affiliates in the South and Southwest. Thanks to our partnership with Pull-A-Part, a family-owned business with auto parts superstores in 12 states providing affordable used parts for working families, Affiliates from Nashville to Mobile to Corpus Christi were able to […]

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Doing Good Together

Monday, December 19, 2016

In 2016, Family Promise launched several innovative partnerships with nationally renowned nonprofits.  These collaborations allow us to broaden our outreach and provide more comprehensive services to our families, ultimately speeding their journeys to independence.   HomeAid is a national partnership of builders with chapters in twelve states that builds and renovates facilities and housing for […]

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4th Annual Family Promise Week Celebrated Nationwide

Monday, December 19, 2016

Every October, we take a week to step back from our full-time focus on helping families out of homelessness to commemorate our successes while raising awareness.  Family Promise Week was celebrated this year from October 16-23, with Affiliates recognizing volunteers, giving tours of their facilities, and hosting fundraisers to engage support for their missions. In […]

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Family Promise Again Receives Highest Rating from Charity Navigator

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  For the fourth consecutive year, Family Promise, the Summit-based, national nonprofit helping homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence, has  been awarded a coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Charity Navigator has recognized Family Promise’s work with four out of a possible four stars, indicating the charity’s adherence […]

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