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Family Promise’s 6th Annual Spring Event Exceeds Expectations

Monday, May 18, 2009

Many thanks to our loyal donors, volunteers, Board Members and friends who made our spring event at Baltusrol Golf Club on May 1st such a success. The almost $210,000 from generous gifts and pledges will be used to help establish new Interfaith Hospitality Networks (IHNs) across the country that will provide safe shelter, nutritious meals, and […]

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Racing to Make a Difference

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

For the third year in a row, Family Promise board member Jamie Haenggi laced up her sneakers for Family Promise, Racing to Make a Difference. It was a rainy day at the beach when Jamie and other members of Team Vonage ran the Long Branch, NJ Half-Marathon on May 3rd, but they stuck it out […]

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Family Promise Welcomes Lancaster County, SC, Affiliate

Thursday, February 26, 2009

We are proud to announce the opening of our 140th Affiliate, Family Promise of Lancaster County, SC. Lancaster County is a rural county, with a population of about 75,000, centered around the textile industry.  The county was noted by Forbes magazine to be a bellwether for a national recession and, not surprisingly, there is a […]

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Newest Affiliate Opens Doors in Whitfield County, GA

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Family Promise welcomes its newest Affiliate, Family Promise of Whitfield County, GA. Located in Dalton, GA, the Affiliate serves an area with a large workforce in manufacturing, highly vulnerable to downward shifts in the economy.  Recent statistics show that 850 children were classified as homeless in the city and county school districts, about 1% of […]

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Family Promise Welcomes a New Affiliate: Southern Ocean County, NJ

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Family Promise is pleased to welcome Affiliate #138, Family Promise of Southern Ocean County, NJ. The 14th Affiliate in the Garden State opens with 11 host congregations and a day center provided by King of Kings Community Church in Manahwkin.  Director Christine Daugaard is a longtime local professional in the fields of social services and […]

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Lafayette, IN, Welcomes Newest Affiliate of Family Promise

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Family Promise’s 137th Affiliate has opened its doors in Lafayette, IN.   Training volunteers at Family Promise of Greater Lafayette. Family Promise of Greater Lafayette launched with 12 host congregations.  The day center is a beautiful small house donated by the city government, and director Jill Hostetler has been involved in other Family Promise programs […]

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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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