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Family Promise Welcomes Three New Trustees

Family Promise logo

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION INDUCTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS IN EARLY 2020 SUMMIT, NJ – June 17, 2020– Earlier this year, Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees. Alex English – Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee (‘91), Retired Professional Basketball Player & Assistant Coach, Advocate Linda Henry […]

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Night Without a Bed Event Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Family Homelessness

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Family Promise Announces First National Night Without a Bed in Partnership with KIA Motors and Avocado Green Mattress SUMMIT, NJ, JUNE 16, 2020 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced their First National Night Without a Bed event in partnership with KIA Motors and Avocado Green Mattress. The virtual event, which […]

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Affiliate News · The Latest

COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Pulaski County

hand washing station at a bus stop

Thursday, June 11, 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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Claas Ehlers Named to Charity Navigator’s Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders

Claas

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Family Promise CEO one of 24 nonprofit leaders selected On June 5, 2020, Claas Ehlers, CEO of Family Promise, was selected by Charity Navigator to join their Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders. According to the nonprofit evaluator, “This diverse team of experienced nonprofit leaders will advise Charity Navigator on various aspects of the sector, shed […]

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National News · The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Voices of Family Promise | Mitchell Petit-Frere of Family Promise National Highlighted for Work Organizing March

Parsippany March For Black Lives

Monday, June 8, 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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Affiliate News · The Latest

COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley

A girl at Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley

Thursday, June 4, 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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Family Promise CEO Statement on Racial Injustice

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

We are saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd, yet another example of the prevalent racial injustice and inequality in our country. Recent incidents have shown the crucial role that video footage plays. Before cell phone cameras, these realities were largely ignored by the media and the public, the trauma held only by […]

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Affiliate News · The Latest

COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Clark County

A family

Friday, May 22, 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. Over the […]

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Introducing Night Without a Bed | June 20, 2020

Abby

Friday, May 15, 2020

Eight-year-old Abby never expected she’d be doing her homework in a motel room every night. But when her dad lost his job, her family had to give up their home. They moved into a motel, and Abby went from having her own bedroom to sharing one room with her entire family. It was hard for […]

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Affiliate News · The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Voices of Family Promise | Challenges Facing Nonprofits: Family Promise of Hawai’i

Sam Church - Square

Wednesday, May 13, 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 […]

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