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Family Promise offers many exciting opportunities to use your skills for impact through virtual, in-person, and corporate volunteering.
WE ARE FAMILY PROMISE
Transforming the lives of families experiencing homelessness.
Because every child deserves a home.
WHO WE ARE
Family Promise envisions a nation in which every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future. What began as a local initiative in Summit, NJ, has become a national movement that involves 200,000 volunteers in 200+ communities in 43 states. Our volunteers provide hospitality, companionship, and most importantly, community.
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WHAT WE DO
Family Promise delivers innovative solutions for family homelessness including prevention, shelter, and stabilization services. We have served more than 1 million family members since our founding more than 30 years ago, and we aspire to change the future for 1 million children by 2030 through our community-based programs.
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WHY WE DO IT
There is a severe shortage of affordable housing in America, exacerbated by rising rents and stagnant wages. With little or no safety net, one unforeseen expense or emergency can lead to family homelessness. We envision a nation where every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future.
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Family Promise Helps California mothers fighting for a home in a pandemic
The state has the largest homeless population in the US and Covid-19 has exposed how precarious the safety net is. Family Promise is here to help.
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“I feel a sense of purpose now... Family Promise is helping me get to a better place and obtain that stability.”
– Faith, Graduate, Family Promise-Union County
“We all have a story to tell, and everyone’s story is different. Family Promise knows how to meet people where they are and address their needs as they arise.”
“At Family Promise, we can make a difference in the lives of others by bringing a community together.”
– Susan Crossley, Executive Director, Family Promise Metrowest (MA)
“Our goal is to make home ownership more attainable, which leads to greater family stability, wealth creation, and building a better future.”
– Kevin Clayton, CEO of Clayton
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Your donation will make all the difference.
“You can use any kind of skill that you have to give back. You’ll learn a lot as a volunteer. And when you meet folks that may be very different from yourself, it’s an eye opener. You never know what a person has been through, how they ended up in a certain situation. All you can do is help.” – Bob, a Family Promise Volunteer in Pennsylvania
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“I want to help others with whom I have shared experiences. I believe that the most valuable asset given to me by Family Promise is the relationships that continue to exist, the mentorship that still takes place, and the help I have received in many areas of my life when I have needed it. I want to pay it forward.” –REBECCA ESPARZA, GAC Member
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The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Adam Monaghan started at Family Promise of Greater Wichita (KS) five years ago as an administrative specialist, focusing on creating organizational and administrative infrastructure for the then-new Affiliate. In 2019, …
Renters experiencing eviction rates above pre-pandemic levels nationwide Evictions are returning to and in some locations surpassing pre-pandemic rates as federal assistance for rent is running out amidst an uncertain economic forecast. According to an October census survey, approximately 7.8 million reported themselves behind on the same month’s rent. Even …
SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 11, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of John Ferrie to the organization’s board of directors. Ferrie is a Director of Legal at YouTube, the world’s leading video platform. As a member of the senior …
Night Without a Bed Social Media Campaign Successfully Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness in the U.S.
The national nonprofit raised over $120,000 through a social media event to support housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 – Family homelessness is an invisible crisis that is often hidden from our view– these families are living in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or doubled up in overcrowded apartments. Leading national nonprofit, …