A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on the Buffalo Shooting

May 17, 2022 | National News

Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing the mass shooting and hate crime in Buffalo, NY. The horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, NY over the weekend was a hate crime on the Black community. The gunman made it known–through his …

Family Promise Receives Three Hermes Awards for Creative Endeavors

May 5, 2022 | National News

Family Promise’s work was selected among more than 6,500 entries from throughout the United States and 27 other countries to receive three Hermes Creative Awards in their 16th annual creative competition. Family Promise was awarded a Platinum Award for our 2020 Annual Impact Report and received Gold Awards for our newly updated website and …

This Full-Time Student and Mother Found Her Calling Supporting Family Promise Graduates 

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Meet Toyan Sims – a full-time Wichita State University student, mother of three, and advocate for housing-insecure families in her community. Toyan joined Family Promise of Greater Wichita (KS) in …

Family Promise Program Outcomes Evaluation Request for Proposal 

May 2, 2022 | Uncategorized

Introduction  Family Promise is pleased to release this Request for Proposal for a consultant, evaluation firm and/or academic institution to conduct a multi-site evaluation to assess the impact and effectiveness of Homelessness Prevention (Prevention) programs and programs to divert families from emergency shelter into temporary or long-term housing (Shelter Diversion).  …

Belk Donates $100,000 to Family Promise Affiliates from Point-of-Sale Campaign

April 25, 2022 | Affiliate News, Press Releases

The southern department store chain continues to support the awareness and prevention of family homelessness through its partnership with Family Promise. CHARLOTTE, NC, APRIL 25, 2022— Since 2018, nonprofit organization Family Promise’s partnership with southern department store chain, Belk, has worked to empower families experiencing homelessness. Belk today announced it …

Family Promise to Host Third Annual Giving Day Event

April 14, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The leading national organization working to prevent and end family homelessness hosts its annual digital campaign to raise awareness and funds for housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ— On Thursday, April 28th, Family Promise is celebrating its third annual Giving Day, a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and support for families …

Family Promise of Orange County Hosts Annual Easter Drive

April 12, 2022 | Affiliate News

Family Promise of Orange County has helped over 450 families experiencing homelessness find stability and housing since opening their doors ten years ago. This year, they’re hosting a “Hop to It” Easter Drive and asking members of their community to donate food, hygiene products, clothing, and any other items families …

A Recipe for Success

April 7, 2022 | Affiliate News

Knowing your way around the kitchen is a handy skill. But being able to cook for someone else is even more valuable. Family Promise of Blount County is giving some middle school students in Maryville, TN, the chance to do both.  Like all Family Promise Affiliates, Family Promise of Blount …

Clayton, Family Promise Distribute 80 Grants to Affiliates

April 6, 2022 | Press Releases

$875,000 will go toward Family Promise’s initiatives to keep families in their homes. SUMMIT, NJ, April 5, 2022 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, has announced that 80 new grants totaling $875,000 will go towards supporting their Affiliate programs thanks to their partnership with Clayton, a …

From IBM to Family Promise. Meet the New Family Promise Staff Member Dedicated to Housing Affordability.

April 4, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  —  Debbie Badger was working from home well before COVID-19 became a household name. She was an IBM employee for 35 years, 20 of which were spent working from home. …

5 Must-Reads to Better Understand the Experience of Homelessness

March 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Cyan Perdue, an intern at Family Promise. — Families experiencing homelessness come from a variety of geographic, racial, and religious backgrounds. What they have in common is an understanding of the struggles that come with finding housing, dealing with finances, managing work and family life, …

Seeing the Invisible

March 4, 2022 | Uncategorized

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. In this article, Family Promise CEO Claas Ehler’s explains how …

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