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“Hand Out,” a volunteer’s poem illustrating the Power of One.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

When Family Promise Chicago North Shore was opening several years ago, a volunteer listened to Founder Karen Olson’s story about meeting a homeless woman, Millie, on the streets of New York City and going on to create the organization that became Family Promise nationwide.  That volunteer, Lois-Eve Anderson was inspired to write the following poem […]

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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 of Gainesville, FL

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Monday, March 13, 2017

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FP Affiliates Featured as Affordable Housing Success Stories

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Family Promise of Greater Denver and Family Promise of Union County were both featured in the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), report A Place to Call Home, Affordable Housing Success Stories.  The report compiles the latest research that shows how investments in affordable housing boost economic mobility, reduce poverty and homelessness, improve health outcomes, […]

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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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Our Community Blog: T.J. Putman, Director, Family Promise Salem Affiliate, “Seen and Unseen”

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

There’s a ding on the wall!  There are  dishes in the sink!!  There are unpacked boxes on floor!!! There is a spot on the carpet!!!!   There is a dead spot on the lawn!!!!!! Today I met with one of regular Office Angel Volunteers and we shared a little about how things were going, vision for […]

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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”


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

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


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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