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Voices of Family Promise: Wildfire Relief and Family Promise

FP Mid-Willamette during the fires

Thursday, September 24, 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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Affiliates Responding to West Coast Fires

Forest Fire

Thursday, September 17, 2020

  As wildfires impact the West Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the fires. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in regions impacted by wildfires. Family Promise of Lincoln County (OR) Family Promise of Tualatin Valley […]

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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Lawrence, KS

Dana Ortiz

Tuesday, September 8, 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. During this […]

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A Size 17 Cinderella Story

Shoes

Friday, September 4, 2020

In the tale of “Cinderella,” a prince goes looking for the woman whose foot fits the shoe. For 17-year-old Jeremy* at Family Promise of Beaverton, OR, it was all about finding the shoe to fit the foot. Jeremy had one pair of sneakers, and they were so worn that he’d wrapped them in tape to […]

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Affiliates Responding to Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura

tropical storms laura and marco

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

  As Tropical Storm Marco & Hurricane Laura impact the Gulf Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the storms. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in the Gulf Region. Family Promise of Acadiana (LA) Family Promise […]

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Family Promise Union County 21-Day Family Fitness Challenge

Fitness Gear

Monday, August 10, 2020

This article was written by Amy Jones, Family Promise’s Manager of Volunteer Engagement, and was originally published on The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network. The way we think about our bodies and move our bodies has been greatly disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With gyms closed and social distancing mandates in outdoor park settings, […]

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COVID-19 Response Round Up

a family in masks

Monday, July 27, 2020

The COVID-19 health crisis has been a proving ground for Americans, and no less so for Family Promise, volunteers, and partners who have found unique, creative, and resourceful ways to ensure families continue to receive the support they need while working toward independence. Without a home, how does a family safely self-quarantine? Just as important, how do they continue to strive […]

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Voices of Family Promise: Healthy Pantries

Kelly Donovan

Tuesday, June 23, 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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Father’s Day: Sam Gloyd Cycles Across the U.S.

Sam Gloyd on his bike

Friday, June 19, 2020

This Father’s Day, Family Promise honors dads everywhere who work hard to make this world a better place – including people like Sam Gloyd, a father of three and Family Promise volunteer who has found a unique way to make a difference for families battling homelessness. Gloyd, a 74-year-old volunteer at Family Promise Metrowest, MA, […]

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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Pulaski County

hand washing station at a bus stop

Thursday, June 11, 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. During this […]

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