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Why I Give: Volunteer Spotlight – Paul Delaney

Paul Delaney

Friday, August 7, 2020

Paul Delaney is the first to say that when you own a pickup truck you become popular pretty quickly. Delaney, a self-employed contractor from Summit, NJ, owns two trucks and has been extremely popular with Family Promise since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. Since March, Delaney has been putting miles on his trucks helping […]

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Cara Bradshaw: Why You Don’t Have To Project Perfection

Cara Bradshaw

Friday, August 7, 2020

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement […]

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The Summer Surge of Homelessness

A mom and daughter

Monday, August 3, 2020

As summer arrives and temperatures soar, so do the number of families experiencing homelessness in the U.S. Shelters see great need in winter when people seek protection from the elements. But shelters nationwide report a “summer surge” when applications increase by as much as 25 percent. Overcrowding and utility bills For families doubled up with […]

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Susan Hardwick, Family Promise Trustee, Named CFO of the Year

Susan Hardwick

Friday, July 31, 2020

Susan Hardwick, CFO of American Water and Family Promise Trustee, Honored by Philadelphia Business Journal Susan Hardwick, a member of the Family Promise Board of Trustees and the Chief Financial Officer of American Water, was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree. The award honors those executives who exemplify […]

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Why I Give: Volunteer Spotlight – Sue Bottoroff

Thursday, July 30, 2020

It might have been her studies to become a social worker that first attracted her to Family Promise years ago, but today Sue Bottoroff is as dedicated as ever to serving families in need. “Family Promise helped me learn about things like housing issues, transportation needs, all the inequities we know exist but can’t always […]

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PeopleKeep and Family Promise partner to provide HRAs

healthcare

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Salt Lake City, UT and Summit, NJ – July 29, 2020 – PeopleKeep, the leader in personalized benefits for small organizations, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, today announced a partnership to offer health benefits to Family Promise’s more than 200 Affiliates in 43 states. Family Promise pursues its mission to […]

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COVID-19 Response Round Up

a family in masks

Monday, July 27, 2020

The COVID-19 health crisis has been a proving ground for Americans, and no less so for Family Promise, volunteers, and partners who have found unique, creative, and resourceful ways to ensure families continue to receive the support they need while working toward independence. Without a home, how does a family safely self-quarantine? Just as important, how do they continue to strive […]

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Help Us Advocate for Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Family Stabilization Act

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Friday, July 24, 2020

The Emergency Family Stabilization Act At Family Promise, we know that in communities across the United States, the Coronavirus has made achieving stability even harder for families experiencing homelessness. Low-income families have been some of the hardest hit by unemployment, loss of childcare, and food insecurity. As part of our efforts to combat this, we […]

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Family Promise Receives Grant From New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund in Support of Union County COVID-19 Relief Efforts

COVID-19

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Summit nonprofit receives $30,000 from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has provided a grant to Family Promise Union County, a program of Family Promise National, in support of the organization’s efforts to assist Union County families during the Coronavirus pandemic. The $30,000 grant will allow Family […]

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CLAAS IN 60 GOES LIVE | Cara Baldari on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Children

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Each week, Family Promise’s CEO, Claas Ehlers, is joined by a guest on Facebook Live to talk about topics impacting the Family Promise network, our guests, and supporters. Learn more by following Family Promise on Facebook. In this episode from this spring, Claas talks with Cara Baldari. Cara is the Vice President of Family Economics, […]

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