Voices of Family Promise


Voices of Family Promise

Family Promise of Gainesville, FL

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Monday, March 13, 2017

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Our Community Blog: T.J. Putman, Director, Family Promise Salem Affiliate, “Seen and Unseen”

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

There’s a ding on the wall!  There are  dishes in the sink!!  There are unpacked boxes on floor!!! There is a spot on the carpet!!!!   There is a dead spot on the lawn!!!!!! Today I met with one of regular Office Angel Volunteers and we shared a little about how things were going, vision for […]

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Our Community Blog: Nick Zullo, Director, Family Promise of Greater Helena, “Live in Stillness”

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Monday, January 23, 2017

“Perspective is the way we see things when we look at them from a certain distance, and it allows us to appreciate their true value.” These words were spoken by Rafael Eduardo Pino. A native of Venezuela, he said he visited the Amazon jungle in Leticia, Columbia, near the borders of Brazil and Peru and […]

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Our Community Blog: Teressa Ramsey, Regional Director, “Leap of Faith”

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

July 1, 2013 was a hot and rainy Monday in New London, Connecticut. As my husband and I pulled away from the United States Coast Guard Academy, leaving our youngest daughter to begin her Swab Summer training, I strived to catch one last glimpse of her, but she had already marched into a sea of […]

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Claas Ehlers Chats with FP of Spokane

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Family Promise of Spokane (WA) Executive Director Steve Allen and Village (their mentoring program) Director Jon Schuler interviewed Claas Ehlers, President of Family Promise. It’s a wide-ranging conversation about how the organization got to where we are now, where Spokane fits into the bigger picture, and where we hope to be in the future.

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Our Community Blog: Jen Isralowitz, Volunteer and Donor, “A Time for Giving”

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Monday, December 12, 2016

I became involved with Family Promise seven years ago, when a friend invited my daughter and me to join her family at Summit’s Unitarian Church in hosting guest families on Christmas Day. Those few hours in the church basement exposed how little my family understood about homelessness in our local community. My daughter spent time […]

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Our Community Blog: Claas Ehlers, President, “Giving Thanks and Hospitality”

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

When I travel to visit Affiliates, I am often invited to stay in the home of a board member or director.  Even though I have a hectic schedule and can use the evenings to catch up on work, I eagerly accept those invitations. For one, I am cheap—and they save Family Promise money.  (And, I […]

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Our Community Blog: Gabie Vicens, Volunteer, “Spreading Cheer”

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Monday, November 14, 2016

I first found out about Family Promise when I was in Middle School working towards my Girl Scouts Silver Award.  I had an idea of helping homeless children and families, but wasn’t sure exactly how.  When I visited Family Promise, I was put in touch with the Executive Director of the Union County program, Geleen […]

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Our Community Blog: Stacy Pollard, Regional Director, “Working Together”

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

I recently returned to work after maternity leave. My two daughters, 2 years old and 8 weeks old, were in childcare as I turned on my computer and sifted through 700 emails that accrued in my absence. It was a bittersweet feeling—the emotions of leaving them, combined with the excitement of returning to a job […]

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See You Around Town: Family Promise

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

  Summit, New Jersey Mayor Nora Radest speaks with Family Promise staff and supporters about their mission to help families experiencing homelessness in Union County and across the country.

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