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Family Promise to Host First-Ever Giving Day Event

Giving Day

Friday, October 11, 2019

Family Promise aims to raise $1 million in 24 hours during Giving Day Event SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 25 – This October, Family Promise Affiliates across the country will participate in Family Promise’s first Giving Day, a one-day online event to raise awareness of Family Promise and the crisis of family homelessness in the U.S. “We’re […]

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Woodforest National Bank Earns Award for Partnership With Family Promise

Woodforest National Bank

Thursday, October 10, 2019

  Woodforest National Bank Wins Two Best of Community Banking Awards Independent Bankers Association of Texas recognizes bank’s community service and financial education programs THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 9, 2019 — The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)—the largest state community banking association in the nation—recently honored Woodforest National Bank® (Woodforest) with two 2019 Best […]

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Success Stories

#FPGives19: College-Bound with the Help of Family Promise

Giving Day

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Malik seemed like a typical teenage boy. He complained about high school, was sociable and had many friends, and liked to play sports. He excelled at football. But Malik was hiding a big secret: his family had lost their home and alternated between sleeping in their car and staying with friends. Like so many families […]

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Success Stories

#FPGives19: Little Steps Make a Big Difference

Danielle and her family

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

It’s difficult to raise a family together when you’re split between two households, but that’s exactly what Danielle and Chris were forced to do when Chris lost his job and the family lost its home. After two months of living apart – Danielle and their children at her parents’ home and Chris with his parents […]

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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

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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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