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Family Promise Volunteer Honored by Points of Light

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

This post is an excerpt from an article originally published by Points of Light. Bob Allmand, a volunteer at our Affiliate in Ambler, PA,  was recently honored as a Daily Point of Light Awardee.  You can view the original version of the article here. FINDING GRACE IN BEING HANDY FOR THE HOMELESS Hope Gardens is […]

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Why I Give: Cyndee Albertson, Executive Director, Family Promise of Orange County, CA

Cyndee Albertson

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

“If you really want something, you do what it takes,” says Cyndee Albertson. That’s her philosophy in life, and it’s also applicable in her role as executive director at Family Promise of Orange County in Orange, CA. Albertson knows the hard work of turning dreams into reality. One of four children raised by a single […]

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Family Promise Volunteers Share Their Favorite Memories

A volunteer helps a child with a craft project

Friday, March 12, 2021

Every year, Family Promise works with amazing volunteers across the nation, reaching 200,000 volunteers in 2019 alone. We asked our Facebook and LinkedIn followers to share their favorite memories of volunteering with Family Promise. Here are some of the responses: “The overnight shift at my church. A young mother was released from the hospital that […]

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Family Promise of the South Bay: “How Many People Are Out There in the Same Situation – Possibly One Paycheck Away From Ending Up Homeless?”

Family Promise South Bay - Guests in Residence Sign

Thursday, March 4, 2021

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 contributors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement […]

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Family Promise: Partners in Child Protection

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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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Sadie Keller: Amid Pressing Need and Uncertainty, Affiliates Rise to the Challenge

A mother hugs her daughter

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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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Claas Ehlers: A Future Begins at Home

The Zovak-Ryan Family

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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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Kids, Cameras, and the Internet- Talking to Children about Risky Behavior Online

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

This is a guest blog post by Susan Kennedy, Ed.M., Prevention Program Manager at National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a partner of Family Promise. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) receives millions of reports of suspected child sexual exploitation online each year. […]

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An End of Year Message from Claas Ehlers, Family Promise CEO

a family in masks

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Thank you, Family Promise Community!

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Family Promise CEO Featured in Great.com Podcast

Friday, December 18, 2020

“Families experiencing homelessness are everywhere, but they don’t have big neon signs over their heads saying WE ARE A HOMELESS FAMILY. And so people don’t understand the magnitude of the issue.” Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers was featured in a recent episode of the Great.com Talks With… podcast. You can watch the interview above or […]

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