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Belk October Charity Day Sale Raises $226,000 for Family Promise

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

Belk, the southern department store chain, held its first 2020 Charity Day Sale in October, raising $226,429 to support Family Promise Affiliates in their work to address family homelessness. In addition to funds raised from customers, Belk has donated more than $1 million to Family Promise as part of Belk’s Project Hometown initiative, which supports […]

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The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Tara Pagliarini: “The Pandemic Has Helped Raise a Call to Action in Our Community”

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Monday, October 26, 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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Press Releases · The Latest

Family Promise Receives Grant from Worldwide ERC Foundation for Workforce Mobility

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Nonprofit Receives $15,000 Gift to Further Efforts to Prevent and End Family Homelessness Nationwide SUMMIT, NJ—October 22, 2020—The Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility has provided a grant to Family Promise as part of the organization’s efforts to prevent and end family homelessness across the United States. The $15,000 grant will allow Family Promise to […]

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Proposed Stimulus Packages Leave Behind America’s Most At-Risk Families

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Virtual Press Conference Brings Together All-Female Panel of Experts According to data released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Education, one in sixteen children in the United States experience homelessness before their sixth birthday. That’s one child in every kindergarten classroom. In 2020, obtaining housing, maintaining employment, finding childcare, supporting children’s education, and staying […]

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The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Jennifer Fagenbaum: “A Lot of Families are Truly One Crisis Away from Homelessness”

Jennifer Fagenbaum

Monday, October 12, 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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National News · Press Releases

Paul Feig, Director of ‘Bridesmaids’ and Founder of Artingstall’s Gin, Highlights Family Promise During Watch Party

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

  September 24th was a night of laughs, behind-the-scenes stories, and delicious cocktails, but Paul Feig’s Quarantine Cocktails and Bridesmaids Watch Party was also a night of raising awareness about family homelessness. Over 720 viewers tuned into the virtual event to learn how to make cocktails featuring Paul’s Artingstall’s Brilliant London Dry Gin and collectively […]

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Affiliate News · The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Voices of Family Promise: An Economic Recovery Needs Childcare

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Monday, October 5, 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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Press Releases · Uncategorized

National Family Promise Network Comes Together at Virtual Innovation Summit

Friday, October 2, 2020

National Representatives, Affiliates, and Partners Share What They’ve Learned During Pandemic Summit, NJ – October 2, 2020 — Over 2,000 members of the Family Promise network from across the U.S. gathered virtually this week to share learnings and plan for the future at our first Virtual Innovation Summit. Participants attended workshops on important topics from […]

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The Latest · Voices of Family Promise

Andrew Nishimoto: “The Outpouring of Support Brings Hope to a Difficult Moment in History”

Andrew Nishimoto

Monday, September 28, 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 · Voices of Family Promise

Voices of Family Promise: Wildfire Relief and Family Promise

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Thursday, September 24, 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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