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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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Affiliate News-Fall 2017

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”

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

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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Affiliate News-Summer 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Dialing 207…Maine is not exactly the first place that comes to mind as a sanctuary for immigrants.  But, recently, Portland has actually become something of an immigration hub.  Unfortunately, there is a lack of affordable housing for the new residents.  Factor  in the 186 children that were identified as homeless this year in the Portland […]

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Welcome Three New Affiliates to the Family!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Family Promise of Central Connecticut opens as our first Affiliate in the Nutmeg State and brought their first family into the program on February 12th.  Their Executive Director is Don Carlson, who has spent over 20 years working in the Church World as a lay professional, primarily as a children and youth minister. In addressing […]

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A Community Comes Together

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

In November, Family Promise launched the Power of One campaign to create eight new Affiliates and serve an additional 1,000 children each year. The Initiative honors Family Promise Founder Karen Olson, and raised more than $188,000 from 48 longtime and new supporters. Family Promise is leveraging these resources to respond to new Affiliate development opportunities […]

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FP Affiliates Featured as Affordable Housing Success Stories

Friday, March 10, 2017

Family Promise of Greater Denver and Family Promise of Union County were both featured in the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), report A Place to Call Home, Affordable Housing Success Stories.  The report compiles the latest research that shows how investments in affordable housing boost economic mobility, reduce poverty and homelessness, improve health outcomes, […]

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Affiliate News-Winter 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

On the road again…On December 17, the holidays started early for more than twenty families in the South and Midwest. Pull-A-Part, a family-owned business with auto parts superstores in 12 states that provides affordable used parts for working families, donated reliable used vehicles to deserving families at Affiliates from Knoxville to Mobile to Akron in […]

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Friends in Need

Monday, December 12, 2016

Jo Ellen Schneider, Director of Family Promise of Florence (SC), is no stranger to tropical storms.  “Here along the southeastern coast, you get used to gearing up for hurricane season…we tend to be a little cautious.” As it became increasingly obvious that Hurricane Matthew was going to hit her community hard, Schneider called Kathleen Titus, […]

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