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Success Stories

An Ounce of Prevention

The Shaw Family

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Memories of inconveniences like long airport security lines and national park closures may linger from 2018’s federal government shutdown, but many government employees and their families had much greater worries – their paychecks stopped coming. People like Kevin*, a furloughed truck driver, were concerned about keeping a roof overhead and food on the table. Although […]

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Affiliate News

Board Member Turns Learning into Action

David Annett and his family

Monday, June 17, 2019

Family Promise board member David Annett believes the experiences we have early in life affect the paths we later choose. As a child, he volunteered with his family at the Family Promise Affiliate in Cincinnati, OH. At the time, he was too young to understand the circumstances of the families in the program. But his […]

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Success Stories · The Latest

Father’s Day: What a Dad Wouldn’t Do for His Daughter

Kelly and Trudence

Monday, June 10, 2019

Family Promise honors dads everywhere this Father’s Day. Whether it’s “like father, like son” or a daughter who’s “daddy’s little girl,” we’re celebrating fathers, like Kelly, and all they do for their families.   As with all fathers, Kelly’s life changed when he became a parent. But in Kelly’s case, his infant daughter Trudence inspired him […]

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Success Stories

A Decades Long Family Promise Love Story

Diana and Shariff on The Steve Harvey Show

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Childhood friends Diana and Shariff first met at age 12 and later became one another’s first love. When they eventually returned to being good friends, they made a pact: If they were both single at age 40, they’d get married.  As young adults, they lost touch when Shariff moved to Florida while Diana remained in […]

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Voices of Family Promise

Jayne Moraski: Why We Do What We Do

Jayne Moraski

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

  As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise Network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative solutions that are changing the lives […]

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National News · The Latest

Family Promise Adds to the National Board of Trustees

Board of Directora

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 […]

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National News · The Latest

350+ Attend Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio

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 […]

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Voices of Family Promise

Cheryl Schuch: The Burden of Homelessness is Much Greater than Losing a House

Monday, March 11, 2019

Cheryl Schuch wants you to understand the long-term effects of homelessness on children.

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Voices of Family Promise

Too Many Children Experiencing Homelessness Aren’t Being Counted

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

On February 13th 2019, the US House of Representatives Finance Services Committee held the first ever full-committee Hearing on Homelessness.  Family Promise and our partners advocating for children and youth experiencing homelessness applaud the efforts of Chairwoman Waters as well as the bipartisan members of the Committee to learn more about and address the important […]

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Voices of Family Promise

“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

Friday, February 15, 2019

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers explores how Martin Luther King Jr. might react to our modern day homelessness crisis.

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