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Greenville Family Achieves Dream of Homeownership with ‘Home for the Holidays’ | Clayton Homes

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Family Promise, Clayton® partner to help families thrive Greenville, SC – December 12, 2019 – The Greenville United Ministries’ Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) and Clayton® hosted a ribbon cutting event today, officially donating a new 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, off-site built home to Charles and Julie Merritt and their two sons. The Greenville family has […]

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Success Stories

What’s the Best Gift You’ve Ever Given? | Alex

Alex

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

What’s the best gift you’ve ever given? The best gift Alex can give is her life’s journey which she shares with families in crisis. Alex struggled with addiction for years, even losing custody of her infant daughter, before finding Family Promise. Family Promise helped her reunite with her daughter and gave her the tools to […]

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What’s the Best Gift You’ve Ever Given? | Prince

Prince

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

What’s the best gift you’ve ever given? The best gift that twelve-year-old Prince has ever given is the 24 inches of his hair he donated in his sister’s memory. Prince resolved to grow his hair nine years ago when his sister was diagnosed with cancer. During the course of her illness, the family faced another […]

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What’s the Best Gift You’ve Ever Received? | Ajaray and David

Ajaray and David

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? The best gift that Ajaray and her father, David, received was the car that simplified their commutes to school and work during and after their time at Family Promise. Ajaray and her dad found Family Promise when the move into their new home was delayed and they had nowhere […]

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What’s the Best Gift You’ve Ever Received? | Breelynn’s Story

Breelyns Family

Thursday, December 5, 2019

What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? Four-year-old Breelynn cherishes the Minnie Mouse doll she received as a gift while in Family Promise’s shelter program. Minnie is her favorite cartoon character. Breelynn and her family were living in a hotel when they found Family Promise. Her Minnie Mouse doll became a constant companion and source […]

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StoryCorps and NPR Feature Family Promise Graduates

StoryCorps Mobile Tour

Thursday, December 5, 2019

On Friday, November 29, 2019, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a StoryCorps segment that highlighted a conversation between Ashley and Sandy Baker, graduates of Family Promise of Collin County in Allen, Texas. This interview took place as part of a partnership between Family Promise and the StoryCorps Mobile Tour.  When Ashley and Sandy Baker found themselves […]

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Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers joins Overlook Medical Center’s Community Advisory Board

Monday, November 25, 2019

Three questions about serving the underserved and health care for the community SUMMIT, NJ – NOVEMBER 2019 – Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top […]

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Family Promise and ROC USA Announce Partnership to Help Families Achieve Homeownership

A home in a ROC Community

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The organizations will work together to develop programs and awareness efforts SUMMIT, NJ., NOV. 20, 2019 – Family Promise and ROC USA announced an official partnership today. The organizations will work together to develop programs that will create pathways for families experiencing homelessness to achieve homeownership in Resident Owned Communities (ROCs). The organizations will also […]

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Family Promise and Clayton® Announce ‘A Future Begins at Home’ Partnership to Help Prevent and End Family Homelessness

The family with their new home

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Organizations kick off housing program and awareness initiatives with home donation for a once homeless, Colorado Springs family Colorado Springs, CO., Nov 19, 2019 – Family Promise, national non-profit, and Clayton, one of the nation’s off-site and on-site home builders, have announced their partnership called A Future Begins at Home. This partnership represents a robust […]

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When Veterans Still Face Battles

David and his family

Monday, November 11, 2019

Homelessness isn’t selective. For more than 30 years, Family Promise has seen families from all backgrounds and regions of the country struggle with housing crises. That includes military veterans, who comprise more than ten percent of the homeless population in the U.S. Grateful Dad Disabled veteran David and his three children were living out of […]

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