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Family Promise Announces and Celebrates 2021 Board of Trustees

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Addition of New Board Member Betsy Bernard Betsy Bernard of Bonita Springs, FL, and Harding Township, NJ, has joined Family Promise National’s board of trustees. Bernard is the owner/director of LEAP Guarantor, a lease guarantor service, and former president of AT&T. Her significant board experience spans two decades and includes a tenure as board chair […]

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Announcing the Future Begins at Home: Prevention Innovation Grant

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Summit, NJ — December 21, 2020 — Keeping a family in its home is paramount to the family’s health, safety, and overall well-being. Thanks to the generous support of Clayton Homes and Ikea, Family Promise National is pleased to announce that 20 Affiliates across the country will receive a total of $200,000 to build and […]

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Family Promise Receives $10,000 Grant from NBPA Foundation

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Summit, NJ — Family Promise has received a $10,000 grant from the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation. During these difficult times, the NBPA Foundation grant will bolster Family Promise’s work with families experiencing homelessness and provide resources for prevention services before families reach crisis and for stabilization programs once families have secured housing to […]

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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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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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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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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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Family Promise and PetSmart Charities® Renew Pets with a Promise Program

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Unique Program Ensures that Families Experiencing Homelessness Can Keep Pets Nearby SUMMIT, NJ— PetSmart Charities has renewed its support of Family Promise with a grant for $25,000. The grant will be used to continue the operations of the Pets with a Promise Program, which operates at Family Promise Affiliates across the United States. Pets with […]

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Affiliates Responding to West Coast Fires

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

  As wildfires impact the West Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the fires. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in regions impacted by wildfires. Family Promise of Lincoln County (OR) Family Promise of Tualatin Valley […]

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Clayton Donates New Home to Family Promise of the Midlands to Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Off-site Built Home Will Serve as Transitional Housing by the Columbia Nonprofit for Families Throughout the Region WEST COLUMBIA, SC – September 15, 2020 — National homebuilder Clayton, in partnership with Family Promise National, donated Family Promise of the Midlands a new off-site Clayton Built® home to be used as transitional housing for Columbia area […]

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