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Union County Empowers Families on Path to Financial Wellness One Email at a Time

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Monday, March 22, 2021

For a few hours each month, Jill Harris taps away at her keyboard, summarizing key personal finance concepts into short blurbs that are sent to almost 100 email inboxes twice each week. After reading a personal finance blog about delivering complex information to individuals, Harris was inspired last year to share financial literacy information with […]

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Experts Optimistic About American Rescue Plan, But Warn that Many Low-Income Families Across America are Still at Risk of Homelessness

Natilie and her family hold up the keys to their new home

Friday, March 19, 2021

Family Promise leaders praise new legislation, child tax credit, and rent relief; fear end of eviction moratorium will lead to eviction of families with children. Summit, NJ – On Friday, March 12, four family homelessness experts spoke about the expected impacts of the American Rescue Plan for families experiencing homelessness in a press conference hosted […]

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Claas Ehlers speaks to Washington Post About D.C. Shelter Policies

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Washington Post: The pandemic helped D.C. slash family homelessness. But a new crisis looms. This week The Washington Post published an article discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way Washington, D.C. assists families experiencing homelessness. The article describes changes to D.C.’s shelter system that have reduced the number of families currently without housing, […]

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Family Promise Family Featured by Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist

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Monday, March 15, 2021

The Foxx Family of Savannah, GA Shared How the Child Tax Credit Will Help Them Achieve Sustainable Independence. When Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her 5 children, Family Promise of the Coastal Empire was there to help. This weekend, Savannah used her […]

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Family Promise Volunteers Share Their Favorite Memories

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Every year, Family Promise works with amazing volunteers across the nation, reaching 200,000 volunteers in 2019 alone. We asked our Facebook and LinkedIn followers to share their favorite memories of volunteering with Family Promise. Here are some of the responses: “The overnight shift at my church. A young mother was released from the hospital that […]

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IKEA U.S. Launches ‘A Place Called Home’ to Further COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Partnership with Family Promise

Thursday, March 11, 2021

‘A Place Called Home’ will support stable learning environments for children across the country and help expand homelessness prevention services Conshohocken, PA – To further its existing relief efforts for the many people impacted by COVID-19, IKEA U.S. today announced its new ‘A Place Called Home’ initiative to assist homeless populations and promote conducive learning […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Leader on Family Homelessness Shares Concerns About Expiration of Federal Eviction Moratorium

Friday, March 5, 2021

Family Promise national and local experts share national and local trends on family homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic What: The economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a drastic impact on America’s low-income families. With employment status, childcare options, and access to services limited, more families than ever are at risk of losing stable housing. […]

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Family Promise of the South Bay: “How Many People Are Out There in the Same Situation – Possibly One Paycheck Away From Ending Up Homeless?”

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

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 contributors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement […]

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Family Promise: Partners in Child Protection

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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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Announcing Family Promise Giving Day: April 21, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

Each year in America, 3 million children experience homelessness. COVID-19 has made the problem worse. Family Promise Giving Day is a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and funds for Family Promise. We believe a child’s Future Begins at Home. Preventing a family from becoming homeless is the most effective way to address the crisis […]

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