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Voices of Family Promise


Voices of Family Promise

StoryCorps and NPR Feature Family Promise Graduates

StoryCorps Mobile Tour

Thursday, December 5, 2019

On Friday, November 29, 2019, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a StoryCorps segment that highlighted a conversation between Ashley and Sandy Baker, graduates of Family Promise of Collin County in Allen, Texas. This interview took place as part of a partnership between Family Promise and the StoryCorps Mobile Tour.  When Ashley and Sandy Baker found themselves […]

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Compassion Grows out of Tragedy

Monday, November 4, 2019

Last year, on October 27, 2018, an armed gunman entered the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA, and began firing on worshippers. Eleven people lost their lives that day, and six more were injured. Rabbi Avi Friedman of Congregation Ohr Shalom in Summit, NJ, one of Family Promise Union County’s emergency shelter host sites, […]

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Racing Against Homelessness

Jake and Roberta at the race

Friday, November 1, 2019

Jake Samuels and his mom, Roberta, love to run and always imagined racing side by side one day. It was Family Promise that finally brought their track shoes together when the mother-son duo ran the “Autumn Georgetown 5K and Half” in Washington, D.C., this fall to raise funds and awareness for families battling homelessness. “I’m […]

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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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Children and Families find a “Home at Head Start”

Wednesday, July 31, 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 […]

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The spiritual journey that inspired Russ Thomas to lead an Affiliate

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative solutions that are changing the lives of […]

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Jayne Moraski: Why We Do What We Do

Jayne Moraski

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

  As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise Network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative solutions that are changing the lives […]

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Cheryl Schuch: The Burden of Homelessness is Much Greater than Losing a House

Monday, March 11, 2019

Cheryl Schuch wants you to understand the long-term effects of homelessness on children.

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Too Many Children Experiencing Homelessness Aren’t Being Counted

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

On February 13th 2019, the US House of Representatives Finance Services Committee held the first ever full-committee Hearing on Homelessness.  Family Promise and our partners advocating for children and youth experiencing homelessness applaud the efforts of Chairwoman Waters as well as the bipartisan members of the Committee to learn more about and address the important […]

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“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

Friday, February 15, 2019

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers explores how Martin Luther King Jr. might react to our modern day homelessness crisis.

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