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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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Our Community Blog: Nick Zullo, Director, Family Promise of Greater Helena, “Live in Stillness”

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Monday, January 23, 2017

“Perspective is the way we see things when we look at them from a certain distance, and it allows us to appreciate their true value.” These words were spoken by Rafael Eduardo Pino. A native of Venezuela, he said he visited the Amazon jungle in Leticia, Columbia, near the borders of Brazil and Peru and […]

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American Airlines Supports Family Promise

Family Promise Trustee Sig Huitt, American Airlines' Faythe Clark, FP President Claas Ehlers and FP Directer of Marketing Chris Kaul

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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Our Community Blog: Teressa Ramsey, Regional Director, “Leap of Faith”

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

July 1, 2013 was a hot and rainy Monday in New London, Connecticut. As my husband and I pulled away from the United States Coast Guard Academy, leaving our youngest daughter to begin her Swab Summer training, I strived to catch one last glimpse of her, but she had already marched into a sea of […]

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Claas Ehlers Chats with FP of Spokane

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Family Promise of Spokane (WA) Executive Director Steve Allen and Village (their mentoring program) Director Jon Schuler interviewed Claas Ehlers, President of Family Promise. It’s a wide-ranging conversation about how the organization got to where we are now, where Spokane fits into the bigger picture, and where we hope to be in the future.

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Affiliate News-Winter 2016

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

On the road again…On December 17, the holidays started early for more than twenty families in the South and Midwest. Pull-A-Part, a family-owned business with auto parts superstores in 12 states that provides affordable used parts for working families, donated reliable used vehicles to deserving families at Affiliates from Knoxville to Mobile to Akron in […]

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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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