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Success Stories

Battling Family Homelessness with a Haircut

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Prince was three when his big sister Aneshia was diagnosed with cancer. At a loss for how to help her, he decided to grow his hair with the intention of donating it to her. In the midst of this crisis, the Union County, New Jersey, family lost their home. Statistics show homelessness is especially traumatic […]

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Success Stories

A Mom’s Life Transformed Through Family Promise

Alex

Monday, September 23, 2019

Alex, a single mom from Shenandoah County, VA, struggled with addiction for years and found herself unable to focus on recovery. Even after losing custody of her infant daughter, Alex simply did not have the support structure in place to make a major life change. Alex credits Family Promise with her big turn-around. “Family Promise saw […]

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Press Releases

Introducing Family Promise Giving Day!

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Monday, September 16, 2019

We are excited to announce that on October 25, Family Promise will host its first-ever Family Promise Giving Day! Family Promise National will come together with our Affiliates on October 25 in an effort to raise funds and awareness to fight family homelessness across the nation. Having a strong safety net can often make the […]

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National News

HUD is Undercounting the Homeless Children in America

A mother hugs her daughter

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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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National News

Family Promise earns 7th consecutive top rating from Charity Navigator

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 25 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting family homelessness, has earned its 7th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. The rating, which is Charity Navigator’s highest designation, was awarded to Family Promise because of the organization’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Only 6% of the nonprofits […]

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Voices of Family Promise

The Feeney Family: Why I Give

Family Promise Triathlon team

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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

Battling Family Homelessness with Haircuts

Prince

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Prince was three when his big sister Aneshia was diagnosed with cancer. At a loss for how to help his sister, he decided to grow his hair. In the middle of this crisis, the Union County family lost their home. Statistics show homelessness is especially traumatic for children – they’re more likely to be placed […]

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News · The Latest

Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Host Bike Clinic in Elizabeth, NJ

Kids test out their new bikes at the event

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

  Children learn skills, take home bikes thanks to Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Elizabeth, NJ — 18 children took their very own bicycles home on Saturday following a bike clinic that taught basic skills such as balancing, braking, and bike safety. The event, co-hosted by Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise, brought together families experiencing […]

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Voices of Family Promise

Children and Families find a “Home at Head Start”

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

  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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Press Releases

Family Promise partners with Help Us Move In (HUMI) to House Families

A family at a playground

Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Even though Carmen was working long hours as a certified nursing assistant, she was having trouble paying rent on the apartment she shared with her 2 daughters. Michelle’s husband abruptly turned her family out of their home, but only after depleting the savings she had from her consignment shop. These two mothers, and […]

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