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Family Promise Receives $10,000 Grant from NBPA Foundation

December 2, 2020 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ — Family Promise has received a $10,000 grant from the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation. During these difficult times, the NBPA Foundation grant will bolster Family Promise’s work with families experiencing homelessness and provide resources for prevention services before families reach crisis and for stabilization programs once …
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Theresa: Turning Homelessness into Hope

November 30, 2020 | Success Stories

“I want youth struggling with homelessness to know they can still do great things with their lives. There are people fighting for them.” Most teenagers would agree high school can be a tumultuous time. Peers, school, and self-doubts can contribute to the rollercoaster of adolescence. But 17-year-old Theresa had to …
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Teen Brings Thanksgiving Meals to Families Battling Homelessness

November 26, 2020 | Affiliate News

Sebastian Nativo is giving people a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. The seventh grader from Rahway, NJ, has been collecting donations to fill holiday boxes with a cornucopia of ingredients to prepare a hearty Thanksgiving dinner for families battling homelessness. He’s working with Family Promise Union County in …
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Family Promise of Lower Bucks Expanded its Volunteer Program…During a Health Crisis

November 24, 2020 | Affiliate News

The global health pandemic has been a time of cutbacks: unemployment levels reaching new highs, businesses closing, families struggling to keep afloat with reduced income. But for at least one Family Promise affiliate, it has been a time of growth. Family Promise of Lower Bucks in Levittown, PA, has used …
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Jayne Moraski: “Basic Human Kindness is Alive and Well”

November 16, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

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 …
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Susan Crossley: “We Can Make a Difference in the Lives of Others by Bringing a Community Together”

November 9, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

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 …
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Belk October Charity Day Sale Raises $226,000 for Family Promise

November 5, 2020 | Press Releases

Click image to follow link. Belk, the southern department store chain, held its first 2020 Charity Day Sale in October, raising $226,429 to support Family Promise Affiliates in their work to address family homelessness. In addition to funds raised from customers, Belk has donated more than $1 million to Family …
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Tara Pagliarini: “The Pandemic Has Helped Raise a Call to Action in Our Community”

October 26, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

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 …
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Proposed Stimulus Packages Leave Behind America’s Most At-Risk Families

October 22, 2020 | Uncategorized

Virtual Press Conference Brings Together All-Female Panel of Experts According to data released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Education, one in sixteen children in the United States experience homelessness before their sixth birthday. That’s one child in every kindergarten classroom. In 2020, obtaining housing, maintaining employment, finding childcare, …
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Family Promise Receives Grant from Worldwide ERC Foundation for Workforce Mobility

October 22, 2020 | Press Releases

Nonprofit Receives $15,000 Gift to Further Efforts to Prevent and End Family Homelessness Nationwide SUMMIT, NJ—October 22, 2020—The Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility has provided a grant to Family Promise as part of the organization’s efforts to prevent and end family homelessness across the United States. The $15,000 grant …
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Jennifer Fagenbaum: “A Lot of Families are Truly One Crisis Away from Homelessness”

October 12, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

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 …
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Paul Feig, Director of ‘Bridesmaids’ and Founder of Artingstall’s Gin, Highlights Family Promise During Watch Party

October 6, 2020 | National News, Press Releases

  September 24th was a night of laughs, behind-the-scenes stories, and delicious cocktails, but Paul Feig’s Quarantine Cocktails and Bridesmaids Watch Party was also a night of raising awareness about family homelessness. Over 720 viewers tuned into the virtual event to learn how to make cocktails featuring Paul’s Artingstall’s Brilliant …
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