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Family Promise Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

Family Promise

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

There have been innumerable instances of racial injustice and inequality in our country’s history, but the murder of George Floyd pushed us to a point of no return. Floyd’s murder led to mass protests on a global scale, racial reckonings that brought Confederate monuments crumbling to the ground, and statements of solidarity from usually silent […]

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Family Promise Giving Day Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Keep Low-Income Families Housed

Thursday, April 15, 2021

National Organization Sees Increase in Number of U.S. Families Experiencing Homelessness Summit, New Jersey, April 21, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, has seen an increase in families seeking assistance since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. In response to this, the organization is joining forces […]

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Family Promise One of Only 71 Nonprofits in the United States to Earn a Perfect Score from Charity Navigator

A Family Promise Family - Charity Navigator Rating Article

Monday, April 12, 2021

The 100-point score gives the organization its eighth consecutive 4-star rating. SUMMIT, NJ – April 12, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting to end family homelessness, has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the eighth consecutive time that Family Promise has achieved this distinction, […]

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A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on Violence Experienced by the Asian Community

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Monday, April 5, 2021

  Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing discrimination experienced by the Asian Community and recent related events. We will not participate in the erasure of pain, harm, and violence experienced by the Asian community. These issues have long been ignored and similar acts […]

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Family Promise Announces Amande Andere as Innovation Summit Keynote Speaker

Amanda Andere

Monday, March 29, 2021

Racial and Housing Justice Leader to Speak at May 2021 Virtual Conference on Family Homelessness Summit, NJ, March 25, 2021 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced Amanda Misiko Andere as the keynote speaker at their May 2021 Virtual Innovation Summit. Amanda Misiko Andere has spent over twenty years working in […]

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Clayton and Family Promise Announce Continued Partnership to Prevent and End Family Homelessness Across the U.S.

the ribbon is cut at the new home

Friday, March 26, 2021

Through an innovative homelessness prevention program, A Future Begins at Home, Clayton donated $450,000 and 3 homes towards Family Promise homelessness prevention efforts in 2021.   Summit, NJ – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, has announced the continuation of their partnership with Clayton, a national home builder of site-built and off-site built homes. Through the […]

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Experts Optimistic About American Rescue Plan, But Warn that Many Low-Income Families Across America are Still at Risk of Homelessness

Natilie and her family hold up the keys to their new home

Friday, March 19, 2021

Family Promise leaders praise new legislation, child tax credit, and rent relief; fear end of eviction moratorium will lead to eviction of families with children. Summit, NJ – On Friday, March 12, four family homelessness experts spoke about the expected impacts of the American Rescue Plan for families experiencing homelessness in a press conference hosted […]

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Family Promise Family Featured by Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist

Sunday TODAY

Monday, March 15, 2021

The Foxx Family of Savannah, GA Shared How the Child Tax Credit Will Help Them Achieve Sustainable Independence. When Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her 5 children, Family Promise of the Coastal Empire was there to help. This weekend, Savannah used her […]

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IKEA U.S. Launches ‘A Place Called Home’ to Further COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Partnership with Family Promise

Thursday, March 11, 2021

‘A Place Called Home’ will support stable learning environments for children across the country and help expand homelessness prevention services Conshohocken, PA – To further its existing relief efforts for the many people impacted by COVID-19, IKEA U.S. today announced its new ‘A Place Called Home’ initiative to assist homeless populations and promote conducive learning […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Leader on Family Homelessness Shares Concerns About Expiration of Federal Eviction Moratorium

Friday, March 5, 2021

Family Promise national and local experts share national and local trends on family homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic What: The economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a drastic impact on America’s low-income families. With employment status, childcare options, and access to services limited, more families than ever are at risk of losing stable housing. […]

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