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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise Union County

Kids test out their new bikes at the event

Friday, March 27, 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. Over the […]

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Affiliate News · The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Voices of Family Promise: T.J. Putnam, Executive Director of Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley

Thursday, March 26, 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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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of the Capital Region

Family Promise of the Capital Region

Wednesday, March 25, 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. Over the […]

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Family Promise of Colorado Springs Opens Innovative Shelter

Family Promise of Colorado Springs New Promise Family Shelter

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Family Promise of Colorado Springs is ensuring the most vulnerable children and families in their community receive help. The Affiliate recently opened Colorado Springs’ first stand-alone, family-dedicated shelter. It is also Colorado’s first low-barrier family shelter. “We’re able to accept families in whatever place they’re at,” Family Promise of Colorado Springs Executive Director Kat Lilley […]

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Battling Family Homelessness with Haircuts

Prince

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Prince was three when his big sister Aneshia was diagnosed with cancer. At a loss for how to help his sister, he decided to grow his hair. In the middle of this crisis, the Union County family lost their home. Statistics show homelessness is especially traumatic for children – they’re more likely to be placed […]

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Family Promise Union County Workshops Ensure Ongoing Stability

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The necessary combination of life skills that ensure a family’s lasting independence after homelessness prompted Family Promise Union County (NJ) to develop a series of educational workshops that will offer families the opportunity to develop and hone skills critical to long-term success. Classes range from practical skills for parents – basic home repairs, budgeting, good […]

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Board Member Turns Learning into Action

David Annett and his family

Monday, June 17, 2019

Family Promise board member David Annett believes the experiences we have early in life affect the paths we later choose. As a child, he volunteered with his family at the Family Promise Affiliate in Cincinnati, OH. At the time, he was too young to understand the circumstances of the families in the program. But his […]

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From Homeless to Home for the Holidays

Friday, December 21, 2018

 Our newest corporate partner, Clayton Homes, worked with Family Promise and our New Braunfels Affiliate in Texas to make sure a deserving family would have a home for the holidays.  The DePaz family lost their family-owned roadside assistance business and soon found themselves without housing.  Here is their story, as shared on Clayton’s blog: […]

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Families Helping Families

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Family Promise graduates often    have a special bond with    the people – staff, volunteers, and other families – who    saw    them through a critical time.    For Family Promise of Lawrence (KS) graduates Sarah and Crystal, it was no different. They    came    with their families    to Family Promise around the same […]

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Moving Mountains for Family Promise

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

For avid hiker and outdoorsman Jon    Mitovich, the sky’s the limit    when it comes to    battling family    homelessness.   Over 40 years,    Mitovich    has climbed most of the mountains   in    Colorado and    his home state of New Mexico,    as well as    Washington’s Mt. Rainier.    All […]

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