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Voices of Family Promise

“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

Friday, February 15, 2019

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers explores how Martin Luther King Jr. might react to our modern day homelessness crisis.

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National News

Family Promise Rates Four Stars…Again

Monday, February 11, 2019

There are nearly 1.5 million public charities registered in the United States. To be rated by Charity Navigator, an organization must, among other criteria, have generated at least $1 million in revenue for two consecutive years and been in existence for at least seven years. Their criteria lower the total to a much more selective […]

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National News

Belk Shares the Love with Family Promise

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Belk is helping us transform the lives of southern families experiencing homelessness.

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Affiliate News

Girl Scouts Offers New Opportunities For Girls Experiencing Homelessness

Girls Scouts Tropp 6000

Thursday, January 31, 2019

This innovative Girl Scout troop is giving girls in the Family Promise program the chance to thrive.

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Voices of Family Promise

Tara Pagliarini speaks about her work at Family Promise of Brevard

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of our Affiliate Council—a collection of some of Family Promise’s most dynamic executive directors nationwide—to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and […]

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Voices of Family Promise

A New Year’s message from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers

Friday, January 4, 2019

Happy New Year! As we turn the calendar, let us take a moment to reflect upon where we have been and what we have accomplished. This past year marked the 30th Anniversary of Family Promise as a national organization. In 1988, we started as the National Interfaith Hospitality Network with a handful of Affiliates in […]

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Affiliate News

From Homeless to Home for the Holidays

Friday, December 21, 2018

 Our newest corporate partner, Clayton Homes, worked with Family Promise and our New Braunfels Affiliate in Texas to make sure a deserving family would have a home for the holidays.  The DePaz family lost their family-owned roadside assistance business and soon found themselves without housing.  Here is their story, as shared on Clayton’s blog: […]

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Voices of Family Promise

Tony McDade Offers His Perspective on Family Homelessnes

Thursday, December 13, 2018

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of our Affiliate Council—a collection of some of Family Promise’s most dynamic executive directors nationwide—to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness.  These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and […]

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National News

Family Promise Helps Lily Return to Sesame Street

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends. Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a suite of online resources to help Family […]

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Affiliate News

Families Helping Families

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Family Promise graduates often    have a special bond with    the people – staff, volunteers, and other families – who    saw    them through a critical time.    For Family Promise of Lawrence (KS) graduates Sarah and Crystal, it was no different. They    came    with their families    to Family Promise around the same […]

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