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Family Promise of the South Bay: “How Many People Are Out There in the Same Situation – Possibly One Paycheck Away From Ending Up Homeless?”

Family Promise South Bay - Guests in Residence Sign

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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 contributors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement […]

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Family Promise: Partners in Child Protection

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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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Announcing Family Promise Giving Day: April 21, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

Each year in America, 3 million children experience homelessness. COVID-19 has made the problem worse. Family Promise Giving Day is a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and funds for Family Promise. We believe a child’s Future Begins at Home. Preventing a family from becoming homeless is the most effective way to address the crisis […]

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Family Promise Featured in The Guardian: Two CA Families Share Their Stories

The Guardian: Family doing homework

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Guardian: The California mothers fighting for a home in a pandemic – photo essay ‘The state has the largest homeless population in the US and COVID-19 has exposed how precarious the safety net is” This week The Guardian published a photo essay showing a day in the life of two families in California who […]

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Family Promise Responds to Severe Winter Weather

Snow

Thursday, February 18, 2021

As severe winter weather impacts much of the U.S., including many areas unaccustomed to snow and ice, Family Promise Affiliates are working to ensure families experiencing homelessness have a warm place to sleep. Donate now to directly support Family Promise Affiliates working in these regions to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services. By clicking the […]

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Family Promise Celebrates Black History Month

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This week marks the midway point of Black History Month, a month dedicated to the celebration of the achievements of Black Americans. This month also provides us the opportunity to reflect on the challenges that Black Americans have faced, and continue to face, due to historical and intentional racism. In the midst of a year […]

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The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Sadie Keller: Amid Pressing Need and Uncertainty, Affiliates Rise to the Challenge

A mother hugs her daughter

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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 Featured in the New York Times: Pandemic’s Toll on Housing

New York Times Photo

Friday, February 12, 2021

New York Times: Families Across the U.S. Being Forced to Double-Up during the Pandemic This week the New York Times published an article telling the story of families across America who, due to economic hardship caused by the pandemic, are being forced to double up. Many of these families are living in situations without a […]

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Claas Ehlers: A Future Begins at Home

The Zovak-Ryan Family

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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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Kids, Cameras, and the Internet- Talking to Children about Risky Behavior Online

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This is a guest blog post by Susan Kennedy, Ed.M., Prevention Program Manager at National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a partner of Family Promise. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) receives millions of reports of suspected child sexual exploitation online each year. […]

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