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Family Promise Partners with Google to Launch Digital Skills Resources Program

October 15, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit NJ — Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit addressing family homelessness, and Google, the multi-national technology company, have partnered to provide access to digital training and reskilling through Grow with Google. Google has donated scholarships for Grow with Google workshops and for the Google Career Certificate program to help Family …
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Distributing Rental Assistance, One Family at a Time

September 30, 2021 | Success Stories

Much has been written about the slow rollout of the $46.5 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance funding allocated by Congress to support tenants and landlords. The Treasury Department recently reported that states and localities have distributed just 11% of the existing funds. Pressure to speed up the rollout increased when the Supreme Court ended the …
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Family Promise Leadership Updates

September 27, 2021 | National News

Family Promise’s role as a leader in the fight against family homelessness continues to grow as organizations and individuals increasingly turn to Family Promise as a respected authority on this crisis.  Recently, Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers was invited to serve a second three-year term on the Federal Reserve Bank …
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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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