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Voices of Family Promise

Our Community Blog: Gabie Vicens, Volunteer, “Spreading Cheer”

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Monday, November 14, 2016

I first found out about Family Promise when I was in Middle School working towards my Girl Scouts Silver Award.  I had an idea of helping homeless children and families, but wasn’t sure exactly how.  When I visited Family Promise, I was put in touch with the Executive Director of the Union County program, Geleen […]

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Our Community Blog: Stacy Pollard, Regional Director, “Working Together”

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

I recently returned to work after maternity leave. My two daughters, 2 years old and 8 weeks old, were in childcare as I turned on my computer and sifted through 700 emails that accrued in my absence. It was a bittersweet feeling—the emotions of leaving them, combined with the excitement of returning to a job […]

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See You Around Town: Family Promise

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

  Summit, New Jersey Mayor Nora Radest speaks with Family Promise staff and supporters about their mission to help families experiencing homelessness in Union County and across the country.

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Affiliate News-Fall 2016

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Now we’re cooking…Family Promise of Orange County’s (CA) Operations Manager Kevin Corbett had been with the Affiliate since they opened in 2012 and wanted to expand his role.  He and Executive Director Casey Crosbie brainstormed together and decided to make use of Kevin’s culinary arts degree from Cerritos College.  They established Cooking with Kevin, a […]

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Affiliates Focus on Families’ Health

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Although a lack of affordable housing is the most common obstacle facing the families we serve, Family Promise strives to provide a truly comprehensive set of services to help them get back on their feet.  From financial literacy to childcare to transportation – Affiliates across the country create targeted initiatives to address specific challenges in […]

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Family Promise and HomeAid Partner to House Families

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Family Promise has partnered with HomeAid, a national nonprofit that builds and renovates facilities and housing for those experiencing homelessness.  The relationship will allow Family Promise Affiliates nationwide to be considered for HomeAid building projects in communities where the two organizations share a presence as well as create opportunities to explore expansion in new markets. […]

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Family Promise Week Off and Running

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Family Promise Week kicked off on October 16 in Summit, New Jersey, with Pursue the Promise, an innovative event to raise awareness and funds for the national leader addressing family homelessness. Organized by the Family Promise Club at Summit High School and students from Governor Livingston, Oratory Prep, Westfield High School, and student volunteers for […]

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Our Community Blog: Claas Ehlers, President, “Compassionate Hospitality”

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

This September I had the remarkable experience of spending a week in Bolivia. My son was studying there and I wanted to visit him, but also I have extensive family throughout the country, only one member of which I had ever met. So my wife, feeling this was a singular opportunity for me, sacrificed our […]

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Our Community Blog: Mel Davis, Social Work Intern, FP of Greater Denver, “PhotoVoice: ‘The Struggle of Everyday Life'”

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Family Promise of Greater Denver recently launched a new artistic initiative known as PhotoVoice, offering program guests at our shelter an opportunity to express their experiences through photographs. PhotoVoice is a way for participants and viewers alike to develop a critical consciousness about the conditions associated with poverty, joblessness, and homelessness. We wanted to incorporate […]

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Sue Adler Program Benefits Union County Families

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

                              Family Promise-Union County (FPUC) and the Sue Adler Team of Keller Williams Realty share a fundamental core mission—both are in the business of putting families in homes. Thanks to a 3rd place finish in Adler’s 100th Home Sale Charity Program, […]

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