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Family Promise of Monroe County Finds New Source of Shelter for Local Families

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Monday, April 12, 2021

The rural Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania host some of the best outdoor recreation in the region, but when COVID hit last year, resorts shut their doors. Empty parklands were a sad site to most, but for Enid Logan, executive director of Family Promise of Monroe County in Stroudsburg, PA, the area’s abandoned campgrounds were […]

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Donation Items that Family Promise Union County Needs Now

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Family Promise Union County has been doing great work to meet the needs of families experiencing homelessness in Union County, NJ for decades. Staff and volunteers provide families with programs to empower them on their path to achieve independent housing and with services to help meet their most immediate needs.  One of the many ways […]

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Why I Give: Cyndee Albertson, Executive Director, Family Promise of Orange County, CA

Cyndee Albertson

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

“If you really want something, you do what it takes,” says Cyndee Albertson. That’s her philosophy in life, and it’s also applicable in her role as executive director at Family Promise of Orange County in Orange, CA. Albertson knows the hard work of turning dreams into reality. One of four children raised by a single […]

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Finding Trust & Support at Family Promise

Friday, February 5, 2021

Chloe was eight months pregnant and had a three-year-old daughter when a housing crisis forced the family to begin living out of their car. Fortunately, they soon found Family Promise of Beaverton in Oregon. The trauma of homelessness can never be overstated, and for Chloe, it was enough to make her doubt her decision to […]

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Family Promise – The Calm After the Storm

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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

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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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