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Voices of Family Promise: T.J. Putnam, Executive Director of Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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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A Message from Warren Harmon, Family Promise Rochester, MN

Family Promise Response to COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020

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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Former AmeriCorps Members Are Making an Impact at Family Promise

Friday, March 13, 2020

This week is AmeriCorps Week, a    seven-day stretch where AmeriCorps members and alums are honored for their commitment to service.  AmeriCorps’ mission to address communities’ critical needs intersects with Family Promise’s mission to serve families experiencing homelessness through a community-based response. Several Family Promise Affiliates nationwide employ AmeriCorps members and hire alums for full-time […]

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Fundraising Tips to Re-Engage Lapsed Donors: Punt the Bunt

Friday, March 6, 2020

By: Melissa Biggar If you’ve worked in fundraising and development for more than five minutes you’ve probably come across the terms    LYBUNT    and    SYBUNT. To those outside the field, these fundraising acronyms may sound like Klingon, but for development officers they’re part of everyday conversation. Pretty self-explanatory – a LYBUNT (Last    […]

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NBA Hall of Famer and Family Promise Supporter, Alex English, Highlighted by the Charlotte Observer

Alex English

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Recently, the Charlotte Observer published an article and series of videos highlighting Alex English as part of their series “SC Sports: Where are the stars now?”. In the article, English discusses his involvement with Family Promise of the Midlands and his commitment to the Family Promise mission. You can read an excerpt from the article […]

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Why Many Kids Experiencing Homelessness Are Not Being Counted

Kids Experiencing Homelessness Are Not Being Counted

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

First Video In New Series Breaks Down Why Many Kids Experiencing Homelessness are Not Being Counted Each year in the United States, 2.5 million children experience homelessness. But many kids experiencing homelessness are not eligible for the services they need because they are not counted under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development definition […]

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Harp Design Co. | Helping Sandy Create The Home of Her Dreams

Sandy and Ashley

Thursday, January 9, 2020

This post was written by and originally published on Harp Design Co.’s blog. You can view the original here. Meet Sandy and Ashley. Ten years ago, Sandy left her troubled marriage. Using what money she could scrape together, Sandy checked into a motel with her teenage daughter, Ashley. They experienced homelessness for the next two […]

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Voices of Family Promise: Nathan Byrd, Assistant Director of Family Promise of Athens

Nathan Byrd

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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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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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