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Analysis Shows the Impact of Family Promise’s Holistic, Client-Centered Approach

A mom and daughter

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

A message from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers, on our recent third-party evaluation report: Family Promise has been working with the Stand Together Foundation as part of a cohort of organizations addressing poverty, incarceration, racial justice, and homelessness. As part of this effort, we were able to have an independent study done to assess aspects […]

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Putting the Teamwork into Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing - HAPCO & Family Promise launch

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

A collaboration between Family Promise and an association that represents small landlords puts tenants and landlords on the same team. This article is the first in a two-part series about a unique partnership that strives to overcome affordable housing barriers in Philadelphia. One of the many fallouts of COVID in the U.S. has been its impact on […]

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Ikea: Making a House a Home

An Ikea Volunteer

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Home furnishing retailer Ikea touts its stores as “an experience,” and if you’ve ever visited one of its warehouse-sized spaces, you’ll understand why: the maze of room displays transport you to modern city apartments, traditional suburban houses, and beyond. Now, Family Promise is partnering with the retailer to bring the multifaceted experience of home to […]

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Legacy Society: Making Tomorrow’s Dreams Possible

Susan Watts

Monday, July 12, 2021

When Susan first learned of Family Promise, she was struck by their holistic, family-first approach to putting families in crisis on the path to independence. “I loved how Family Promise was helping families in my community get back on their feet,” she recalls. After volunteering locally for many years, Susan wanted to make a difference […]

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Help Us Move In (HUMI) Awards Challenge Grants to 13 Family Promise Affiliates

Abby's Family

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Summit, NJ – July 7, 2021 – This week, Family Promise and Help Us Move In (HUMI) have announced the renewal of their challenge grants program. The program, which was founded in 2016, uses seed funding and community collaboration to introduce or strengthen eviction prevention and rehousing programs at Family Promise Affiliates across the U.S. […]

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Family Promise Publishes 2020 Annual Impact Report

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Corporate Partners Help Change Lives  Summit, NJ —  2020 was a transformative year for Family Promise. Facing a myriad of challenges presented by an unprecedented global pandemic, Family Promise Affiliates across the country adapted to the new landscape, continuing to engage volunteers and serving more families and children than ever before. “The pandemic rendered our […]

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Why I Give: Walt Griffith

Walt Griffith

Monday, July 5, 2021

Family Promise volunteer Walt Griffith tells a Christmas Eve story that sounds vaguely familiar. It was 1979 and he was a minister in upstate New York. After the Christmas Eve service, he and his family piled into the car and headed out of town for the holiday. A snowstorm forced them to stop in a […]

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Night Without a Bed Event Successfully Raises Awareness for Family Homelessness in the U.S.

Night Without a Bed

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Participants spent one night sleeping outside of their bed in support of Family Promise Summit, NJ – June 26th, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting family homelessness in the U.S., hosted a summer sleep-out event on June 26th, 2021. Night Without a Bed 2021 brought awareness to the issue of family homelessness […]

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Charity Navigator Includes Family Promise on Eviction Moratorium Hot Topic

Eviction Notice

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a final extension of the federal eviction moratorium. The eviction moratorium is now slated to end on July 31st. More than 6 million Americans are currently behind on rent and at risk of losing housing at the end of July. Family Promise Affiliates across the […]

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Eviction Moratorium Extended Until July 31st

eviction notice pinned to door

Monday, June 28, 2021

After a month of uncertainty surrounding the end of the federal eviction moratorium, which was scheduled for June 30th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an extension of the protective measure until July 31st. The extension is welcome news to the more than six million Americans behind on their rent and […]

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