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Family Promise Earns Perfect Score and 9th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

September 17, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

Summit, NJ – Sept. 16, 2021 – Family Promise’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 9th consecutive time that Family Promise has earned this top distinction, including a perfect score of 100 out of 100 points. Since 2002, using …
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Family Promise Publishes 2020 Annual Impact Report

September 10, 2021 | National News

Corporate Partners & Supporters Help Change Lives Summit, NJ – 2020 was a transformative year for Family Promise.  Facing a myriad of challenges presented by an unprecedented global pandemic, Family Promise Affiliates across the country adapted to the new landscape, continuing to engage volunteers, and serving more families and children …
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The Power of YEP!

September 7, 2021 | Affiliate News, Success Stories

Nothing sounds as positive as the word “yes.” Unless you’re talking to families at Fort Bend Family Promise in Missouri City, TX, where “YEP!” is an even more affirmative word. The Affiliate’s Youth Empowerment Planning program, better known as YEP!, strives to minimize the impact of homelessness on kids.  “YEP! is the base of our overall program,” explains Etta Vincent, the Affiliate’s associate director. …
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Hurricane Ida Relief

September 3, 2021 | National News

Hurricane Ida left a trail of devastation across portions of the country, impacting dozens of Family Promise Affiliates and hundreds of families. We need your support!  Please help now!   Family Promise Affiliates Family Promise Affiliates and families from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast are reeling from the devastation of …
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Dog Days at Family Promise

September 1, 2021 | Affiliate News, Success Stories

Most employees at Family Promise of the Palouse in Moscow, ID, sit at a desk. But one staff member, Kevin, requires a bed. Kevin is full of compassion for families in crisis and loves his job, but inevitably he likes to lie down and get some shut-eye. It’s all in a day’s …
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Summit High School Family Promise Club Finds Virtual Events To Be a Huge Success

August 30, 2021 | Uncategorized

Eight years ago, passionate young volunteers formed the Family Promise Club of Summit High School in Summit, NJ. Although in the middle of a pandemic, Josh Sacks, President of the Family Promise Club at the Summit High School, was determined to keep the mission invigorated. He brought in over 100 …
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Family Promise Statement: Supreme Court Overturns Federal Eviction Moratorium, Millions at Risk of Homelessness

August 27, 2021 | National News

The news that the Supreme Court overturned the COVID-related eviction moratorium, just as children are going back to school and the Delta variant is on the rise, is a major blow for families at risk of homelessness.  More than 6 million households are on the brink of eviction nationally due to the pandemic, with government …
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A Community of Care

August 27, 2021 | Affiliate News

Shari Jones gets an early start to her workday. As the program director for Family Promise of Gainesville (FPG), FL, her to-do list can be extensive. First, she will create trauma-informed training for volunteers and staff to better understand child protective factors and to know when to call the Department …
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A Hiking We Will Go: Family Promise Union County Makes Family Fitness a Priority

August 23, 2021 | Affiliate News

As part of the Family Promise Union County’s Summer Fitness calendar, families had the option to do at-home and outdoor fitness routines.
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The Value of a Good Night’s Sleep

August 20, 2021 | National News

You could say sleep is a big part of Larry Heilers’ life. As owner and CEO of Texan Mattress, a mattress retail chain based in Houston, TX, his priority is to offer customers quality affordable mattresses. Heilers believes that a healthy day begins with a good night’s sleep. But he …
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Eviction Moratorium: Latest News, Extension

August 17, 2021 | National News

Following days of uncertainty and the resumption of evictions in housing courts across the country, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced a new temporary federal eviction moratorium that will remain in effect until October 3, 2021. The new order applies to counties experiencing high levels of COVID-19 spread. The …
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National Organization, Experts Sound the Alarm About July 31 End of Eviction Moratorium

July 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise, a national nonprofit fighting family homelessness, says many families will be at risk of eviction until federal relief funding reaches local communities. https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CE-Eviction-Moratorium.mp4 Summit, NJ – July 31, 2021 – 6 million Americans who are behind on rent will be at risk for eviction and losing their homes …
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