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Family Promise – The Calm After the Storm

Supplies

Friday, January 22, 2021

The autumn of 2020 was a hurricane season to remember. Within a matter of weeks, Hurricanes Laura and Delta ravaged the Gulf Coast, and many people weathered both storms. Months later, the region is still recovering from the devastation. Family Promise of Acadiana in Lafayette, LA, was hit by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, shortly […]

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Family Promise Guests Reflect on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

This week, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., we asked guests and graduates of Family Promise to share their thoughts and reflections on the legacy of Dr. King and his work. These are their responses: “I believe it’s very significant to celebrate MLK for what he did and what he stood for. To honor […]

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Sharing to Promote Caring

Dreshawn

Friday, January 15, 2021

Dreshawn hasn’t always wanted to share his story. A traumatic period during his teenage years was enough to convince him to keep history in the past. But now in his early 20s, he recognizes that sharing his story instills hope and compassion in others. When Dreshawn was 17, his family entered Family Promise’s shelter program. […]

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Announcing the Future Begins at Home: Prevention Innovation Grant

family sitting together on couch

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Summit, NJ — December 21, 2020 — Keeping a family in its home is paramount to the family’s health, safety, and overall well-being. Thanks to the generous support of Clayton Homes and Ikea, Family Promise National is pleased to announce that 20 Affiliates across the country will receive a total of $200,000 to build and […]

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Teen Brings Thanksgiving Meals to Families Battling Homelessness

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Sebastian Nativo is giving people a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. The seventh grader from Rahway, NJ, has been collecting donations to fill holiday boxes with a cornucopia of ingredients to prepare a hearty Thanksgiving dinner for families battling homelessness. He’s working with Family Promise Union County in Elizabeth, NJ, to ensure 16 […]

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Family Promise of Lower Bucks Expanded its Volunteer Program…During a Health Crisis

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The global health pandemic has been a time of cutbacks: unemployment levels reaching new highs, businesses closing, families struggling to keep afloat with reduced income. But for at least one Family Promise affiliate, it has been a time of growth. Family Promise of Lower Bucks in Levittown, PA, has used the health crisis to expand […]

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Voices of Family Promise: An Economic Recovery Needs Childcare

child

Monday, October 5, 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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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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