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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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Changing Lives One Laptop at a Time

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Families experiencing homelessness are   what prompted    Denver, CO    high school student Angela Foote    to really think about    the power of technology. Angela, who    grew up volunteering for Family Promise of Greater Denver,    witnessed firsthand the impact of homelessness on    teenagers    and    noticed one    of the […]

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Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) Makes Sustainable Re-Housing a Reality

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ—A security deposit    can be the difference between a family remaining in shelter and empowering them to independence in their own home.  Assistance with rental payments can keep a family in their home and avoid a fall into homelessness.  A group of engaged volunteers    collecting and moving donated furniture    can help […]

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$25,000 Grant from Central Presbyterian Church Boosts Family Promise Volunteerism

Thursday, May 10, 2018

  SUMMIT, NJ—A $25,000 grant from the Lena Willis Mission Endowment Fund of Central Presbyterian Church is helping local volunteers participate in Family Promise’s effort to prevent homelessness and to shelter and stabilize families who lose housing. Central Presbyterian Church is part of a local network of 37 congregations and more than 1,500 community members […]

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Junior League of Summit Helps Family Promise Teach Healthy Habits

Friday, May 4, 2018

This spring the Junior League of Summit awarded a $7,500 grant to Family Promise to support initiatives to address food insufficiency.   These efforts include the “Better Food Bag” Project, nutrition counseling and education for Family Promise guests, food gift cards, a food pantry for Family Promise graduates and community members, and health and nutrition education […]

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Affiliate News-Spring 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

F is for Family…but this spring in Las Vegas it also stands for Friends. On March 2, children from Family Promise of Las Vegas (FPLV) were visited by their Sesame Street friends, Elmo and Abby Cadabby, as part of the Sesame Street: F is for Friends mall tour.  When Sesame Street reached out to Terry […]

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Union County Celebrates a True Season of Giving

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The holidays can be a joyous time, as families and friends gather together in celebration of the season of giving.  We give thanks for blessings big and small: the health of loved ones, the food on our tables, the roof over our heads. But the holidays also cause us to reflect upon the pain and […]

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A Summit Foundation Helps Families Move Forward

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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