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Changing Lives One Laptop at a Time

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Union County Says “Thanks”

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Friday, October 27, 2017

On Sunday, October 22, more than 100 Family Promise Union County volunteers and graduate guests of the Family Promise-Union County shelter program came together to celebrate their successes. Over lunch at the Grand Summit Hotel, former guests thanked their volunteer hosts for providing them home-cooked meals, safe places to sleep, listening ears, and non-judgmental advice […]

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Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation Provides Funds to Western Affiliates

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Family Promise is pleased to announce that the Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha Foundation has chosen seven Family Promise Affiliates to receive nearly $12,500 each to assist them in prevention and rapid re-housing efforts for the families they serve.  The Foundation is the charitable entity of the Cal-Nev-Ha District of Kiwanis International, which comprises member groups in the […]

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