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Family Promise Receives Two Hermes Awards for Creative Efforts

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Family Promise’s work was selected among more than 230,000 entries to receive two Hermes Creative Awards in their 15th annual creative competition. The winners of this international competition for creative professionals, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world, comprise a veritable who’s who of the creative industry, recognizing the best publications, branding […]

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IKEA donates $25k worth of furniture to Family Promise

A volunteer assembles furniture

Monday, May 3, 2021

Recently, Ikea donated $25,000 worth of furniture to Family Promise of Lawrence, KS. The furniture was assembled by volunteers who are employed by Ikea and is being used to furnish temporary housing for families displaced from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Family Promise of Tualatin Valley: Fighting for Housing Fairness

Rose Money and Brylee Gnant

Monday, May 3, 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless families have lost income, but the eviction moratorium has helped many remain in their homes even if they can’t make their rent payments. What the national order hasn’t protected families from, however, is unscrupulous property management. Brylee Gnant, a case manager at Family Promise of Tualatin Valley […]

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Family Promise Receives a $25,000 Grant from Truist Foundation

Photo of Theresa and her mother.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Summit, NJ, (April 28, 2021) – Family Promise has received a $25,000 grant from Truist Foundation to support Family Promise Affiliates in California. “We are most grateful for the Truist Foundation’s support of our work in California,” said Claas Ehlers, Family Promise CEO. “These funds will allow us to build capacity, strengthen our California Affiliates, […]

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Family Promise Receives $250,000 from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Further Homelessness Prevention Efforts Across New Jersey

A mom, dad, and two kids

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Second Gift from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Family Promise will be distributed to 10 Affiliates Statewide. SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has provided a grant to Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to end family homelessness, in support of efforts to prevent families with children from experiencing homelessness […]

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Family Promise Union County Helps Families on The Road to Independence

Photo of a family in front of a car.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Imagine your car breaks down for the second time this month. You spent hours searching job boards, crafting the perfect resume, and dressing your best only for your car to break down on the day of the final round interview. A minor car repair seems like the only thing standing in your way of landing […]

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SelectQuote Volunteers at Family Promise of Lawrence County

Thursday, April 22, 2021

April 18 – April 24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week. At Family Promise, none of what we do would be possible without the support of our volunteers. Working alongside the individuals Family Promise serves,  volunteers are the backbone of Family Promise’s work and the reason the organization has been able to continue to grow and […]

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Family Promise Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

There have been innumerable instances of racial injustice and inequality in our country’s history, but the murder of George Floyd pushed us to a point of no return. Floyd’s murder led to mass protests on a global scale, racial reckonings that brought Confederate monuments crumbling to the ground, and statements of solidarity from usually silent […]

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10 Stats That Show How COVID-19 Has Worsened Housing Inequality

eviction notice pinned to door

Monday, April 19, 2021

2020 was a year of uncertainty and stress for all of us. The pandemic brought with it a long list of new issues and exacerbated existing ones, with housing inequality near the top of the list. With the rise in unemployment and the toll of COVID-19 on many people’s health, the nation’s housing crisis has […]

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Family Promise Giving Day Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Keep Low-Income Families Housed

Thursday, April 15, 2021

National Organization Sees Increase in Number of U.S. Families Experiencing Homelessness Summit, New Jersey, April 21, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, has seen an increase in families seeking assistance since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. In response to this, the organization is joining forces […]

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