Tuesday, April 30, 2019
As Family Promise enters its fourth decade of transformative work this year, the organization continues to expand its scope and impact. What began in 1988 as a local response for families in crisis developed into a national movement involving 200 communities in 43 states. By the year 2020, Family Promise will have served approximately one […]
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Members of our Guest Advisory Council attend a line dancing night at the Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Last week, more than 350 advocates for children and families from Family Promise Affiliates and partners gathered at the Family Promise National Conference just steps from the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Participants attended […]
Monday, February 11, 2019
There are nearly 1.5 million public charities registered in the United States. To be rated by Charity Navigator, an organization must, among other criteria, have generated at least $1 million in revenue for two consecutive years and been in existence for at least seven years. Their criteria lower the total to a much more selective […]
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Belk is helping us transform the lives of southern families experiencing homelessness.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
This innovative Girl Scout troop is giving girls in the Family Promise program the chance to thrive.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends. Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a suite of online resources to help Family […]
Monday, December 3, 2018
Family homelessness is an American crisis: 2.5 million children will experience homelessness this year in the United States. The causes of family homelessness have a simple determinant—incomes have not kept pace with housing costs. Since 1960, rents nationwide have risen by 61% while renters’ average incomes have only increased by 5%. Low income families […]
Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Rev. Dr. William Barber II will bring his call for a national “moral revival” to the Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 11-13, 2019, where he will serve as keynote speaker. Rev. Barber is one of the most well-known social justice advocates and engaging speakers of our times. Civil rights […]
Monday, November 19, 2018
Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing the issue of family homelessness, continues to expand entering our fourth decade of transformative work. We are proud to announce that Dr. Robert Marbut Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Dr. […]
Monday, November 5, 2018
Our Digital Annual Impact Report features videos, infographics, and stories that explore how we’re combating family homelessness nationwide. Be sure to click on the pulsing stars throughout to check out all the report has to offer.