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Our Community Blog: Margo Greenfield, Family Promise Volunteer and Donor

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Margo Greenfield is a longtime supporter of Family Promise.  She and her family have been volunteering with the Union County program for years and, as a member of the Promise Guild, Margo donates to the organization on a monthly basis.  We asked her to share with the community her thoughts on Family Promise and why […]

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Charity Navigator Awards Family Promise Top Rating for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Family Promise has once again been awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating, signifying strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.  This marks five consecutive  years Family Promise has earned this top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Michael Thatcher, Charity Navigator’s President and CEO, said, “Attaining a 4-star rating sets Family Promise […]

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Making the Dream of Homeownership a Reality

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We must seek not just to get families into housing, but into sustainability. Claas Ehlers, CEO, Family Promise 2.5 million children and their parents will be homeless at some time in America this year.  Many factors contribute to this epidemic, but the main cause, by a large margin, is a lack of affordable housing.  Many […]

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Family Promise of Cobb County, GA

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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Union County Celebrates a True Season of Giving

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The holidays can be a joyous time, as families and friends gather together in celebration of the season of giving.  We give thanks for blessings big and small: the health of loved ones, the food on our tables, the roof over our heads. But the holidays also cause us to reflect upon the pain and […]

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Family Promise Engaging with Worldwide ERC

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Helping people find new homes. In short, that is what Family Promise does. But that is also woven into the mission of Worldwide ERC®, a membership organization committed to connecting and educating workforce mobility professionals across the globe.   Worldwide ERC®’s Foundation for Workforce Mobility, the charitable arm of Worldwide ERC®, has been a partner […]

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A New Year’s Message for 2018 from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Wishing you a joyful, healthy, and successful 2018. I wanted to share some thoughts about 2017 and our excitement for the upcoming year.   One landmark that escaped much notice last year was the 30th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Act. This is probably the most significant piece of legislation directly regarding homelessness that we as […]

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A Summit Foundation Helps Families Move Forward

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A community-based response: three simple words that define the success of Family Promise nationwide.  We believe the solution to homelessness can be found in each community by engaging compassionate volunteers and foundations, civic-minded businesses, and social services agencies focused on families experiencing homelessness and low-income families. In New Jersey, Family Promise-Union County (FPUC) received a […]

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Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers: Encore Presentation

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Family Promise was chosen from a distinguished list of nonprofits from across the country as a semi-finalist for the Encore Prize–$50,000 awarded for the best new idea for tapping Encore talent (volunteers over the age of 50) to improve the lives of young people who need champions and role models. Although we did not win […]

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Affiliate News-Fall 2017

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Family Promise Affiliates celebrated our 5th Annual Family Promise Week October 22-29. While the work in support of the families we serve continued unabated, Affiliates took time to recognize the efforts of their congregations, volunteers, boards, and staff. Without their generous contributions of time, compassion, and resources, there would be no national organization serving nearly […]

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