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A Celebration of Our 20 Years

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Affiliates across the country helped mark the 20th Anniversary of the founding of Family Promise during Family Promise Week, September 14 through 20, 2008.  The week was dedicated to all of the congregations and volunteers nationwide in thanks for the gifts they compassionately offer families in need every day.  Our congregations and volunteers are an […]

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One Family Promise Board Member, “Tri-ing” to Make A Difference!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Jamie Haenggi has done it again!   Family Promise’s board member tackled a triathlon to "tri" to make a difference for homeless families. Family Promise Board member Jamie Haenggi during the bike segment of the MetroMan Triathlon. And she did it, competing in the MetroMan Olympic Distance Triathlon along with friend Shannon Gallagher on July 13 at […]

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A Family’s Note of Thanks

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Right from the beginning, one of Family Promise’s newer Affiliates in Warren County, NJ has been making remarkable differences in people’s lives. After one week as guests at the Second Presbyterian Church in Oxford, one family wrote to thank all the newly-minted, and very dedicated, Family Promise volunteers: "The sincere kindness that everyone has shown […]

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Family Promise Welcomes a New Affiliate: South Palm Beach County, FL

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Family Promise is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Affiliate, Family Promise of South Palm Beach County, FL. While among the wealthiest counties in the nation, South Palm Beach County has upwards of ten thousand homeless individuals, including several thousand members of families with children.  With few options for homeless families, the new […]

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Family Promise Welcomes a New Affiliate: Lawrence, KS

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

We are proud to welcome Family Promise of Lawrence, Kansas, our 136th Affiliate and the second in the Sunflower State. The Affiliate is starting out with 11 host congregations.  A house owned by Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church serves as the day center, and the church is also providing a van. The talented new director, […]

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Family Promise Partners with Recycled Rides

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The National Auto Body Council has named Family Promise as recipient for its signature philanthropic program, Recycled Rides. Recycled Rides provides nonprofits nationwide with rehabilitated vehicles to distribute to clients in need, particularly low-income families, the very population Family Promise serves.  Insurance companies donate vehicles, parts and paint manufacturers donate materials and local auto body […]

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Timely Topics and Dynamic Speakers Drive Family Promise’s Historic Ninth National Conference

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

While more and more families are facing the kinds of economic crises that lead them to seek help, the directors, staff, and volunteers of Family Promise Affiliates nationwide gathered for Family Promise’s Ninth National Conference to learn new ways of reaching out within their own communities. The Conference was held October 17th through 20th in […]

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