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Voices of Family Promise: Wildfire Relief and Family Promise

FP Mid-Willamette during the fires

Thursday, September 24, 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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Family Promise and PetSmart Charities® Renew Pets with a Promise Program

Two kids holding a puppy

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Unique Program Ensures that Families Experiencing Homelessness Can Keep Pets Nearby SUMMIT, NJ— PetSmart Charities has renewed its support of Family Promise with a grant for $25,000. The grant will be used to continue the operations of the Pets with a Promise Program, which operates at Family Promise Affiliates across the United States. Pets with […]

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Affiliates Responding to West Coast Fires

Forest Fire

Thursday, September 17, 2020

  As wildfires impact the West Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the fires. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in regions impacted by wildfires. Family Promise of Lincoln County (OR) Family Promise of Tualatin Valley […]

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Clayton Donates New Home to Family Promise of the Midlands to Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness

the ribbon cutting

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Off-site Built Home Will Serve as Transitional Housing by the Columbia Nonprofit for Families Throughout the Region WEST COLUMBIA, SC – September 15, 2020 — National homebuilder Clayton, in partnership with Family Promise National, donated Family Promise of the Midlands a new off-site Clayton Built® home to be used as transitional housing for Columbia area […]

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Tammy Stines on Derecho Recovery at Family Promise of Linn County

a building damaged by the derecho

Tuesday, September 15, 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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Caroline Lamar: “Family Promise Can Truly Create Home for Children and Their Families”

Carolina Lamar

Monday, September 14, 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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Family Promise Mourns the Loss of Sarah Jackson

Sarah Jackson

Friday, September 11, 2020

A note from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers on the death of Sarah Jackson. Dear friends, I am sorry to share the awful news that Sarah Jackson, a member of our Guest Advisory Council (GAC), died this past week. Besides serving on our GAC, Sarah has been a presenter at several of our national conferences, […]

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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Lawrence, KS

Dana Ortiz

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

At Family Promise, desperate times call for creative measures. The COVID-19 crisis has been a proving ground for Family Promise Affiliates, volunteers, and partners across the country as service providers resort to unique and creative measures that ensure vulnerable families to continue to receive the support they need while working to regain independence. During this […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide for Students of Color in LA County

The Ogun Family

Friday, September 4, 2020

Black and Latino students struggle with distance learning because they lack access to internet resources, according to a USC study. This article was written by J.P. Dabu and originally published by USC Annenberg Media. You can view the original here. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, single mother Folashade Ogun was a paraeducator in special education for […]

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A Size 17 Cinderella Story

Shoes

Friday, September 4, 2020

In the tale of “Cinderella,” a prince goes looking for the woman whose foot fits the shoe. For 17-year-old Jeremy* at Family Promise of Beaverton, OR, it was all about finding the shoe to fit the foot. Jeremy had one pair of sneakers, and they were so worn that he’d wrapped them in tape to […]

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