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Family Promise Engaging with Worldwide ERC

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Helping people find new homes. In short, that is what Family Promise does. But that is also woven into the mission of Worldwide ERC®, a membership organization committed to connecting and educating workforce mobility professionals across the globe.   Worldwide ERC®’s Foundation for Workforce Mobility, the charitable arm of Worldwide ERC®, has been a partner […]

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A New Year’s Message for 2018 from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Wishing you a joyful, healthy, and successful 2018. I wanted to share some thoughts about 2017 and our excitement for the upcoming year.   One landmark that escaped much notice last year was the 30th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Act. This is probably the most significant piece of legislation directly regarding homelessness that we as […]

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A Summit Foundation Helps Families Move Forward

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A community-based response: three simple words that define the success of Family Promise nationwide.  We believe the solution to homelessness can be found in each community by engaging compassionate volunteers and foundations, civic-minded businesses, and social services agencies focused on families experiencing homelessness and low-income families. In New Jersey, Family Promise-Union County (FPUC) received a […]

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Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers: Encore Presentation

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Family Promise was chosen from a distinguished list of nonprofits from across the country as a semi-finalist for the Encore Prize–$50,000 awarded for the best new idea for tapping Encore talent (volunteers over the age of 50) to improve the lives of young people who need champions and role models. Although we did not win […]

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Affiliate News-Fall 2017

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Family Promise Affiliates celebrated our 5th Annual Family Promise Week October 22-29. While the work in support of the families we serve continued unabated, Affiliates took time to recognize the efforts of their congregations, volunteers, boards, and staff. Without their generous contributions of time, compassion, and resources, there would be no national organization serving nearly […]

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Code for Good Connects Elite Tech Students with Nonprofits

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Monday, November 27, 2017

  What happens when you bring together four nonprofits, the leading technology-focused corporation in finance, and more than one hundred elite computer science students from colleges across the country? Solutions. And a lot of used coffee cups and empty pizza boxes. JPMorgan Chase’s Jersey City location recently hosted the Code for Good hackathon. As part […]

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Our Community Blog: Rebecca Esparza, Family Service Coordinator, FP of Lawrence, “Community”

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Here is a wonderful post on the Family Promise Community Blog, written by a former guest, Rebecca Esparza. Since graduating from FP of Lawrence, Rebecca has gone on to earn her social work degree from University of Kansas, become Family Service Coordinator for the Lawrence Affiliate, accept a seat on our national Guest Advisory Council, […]

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Family Promise and Woodforest National Bank Expand Partnership’s Scope

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit providing comprehensive services and support for families experiencing homelessness, and Woodforest National Bank, one of the nation’s strongest community banks with more than 740 branches across 17 states, announced they are expanding their three-year-old partnership to provide more financial opportunities for the families they serve. In 2014, Family Promise […]

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New Leadership Titles Reflect Family Promise’s Growth

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

As a reflection of the growth and national scope of Family Promise, the Family Promise board announced title changes for two of our leaders at our national conference in Washington, DC, in October.  President Claas Ehlers was named Chief Executive Officer and Director of Development Cara Bradshaw was named Chief Impact Officer. Family Promise has […]

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Family Promise Gala Brings the Roaring Twenties to Summit

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Flappers and fedoras were the order of the evening as Family Promise hosted its annual Fall Fling at Canoe Brook Country Club on November 3.  145 guests attended the Twenties-themed event which raised more than $280,000 in support of our mission to mobilize communities and empower families experiencing homelessness into sustainable independence. Nadim Ahmed, President […]

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