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Why I Give: Cyndee Albertson, Executive Director, Family Promise of Orange County, CA

“If you really want something, you do what it takes,” says Cyndee Albertson. That’s her philosophy in life, and it’s also applicable in her role as executive director at Family Promise of Orange County in Orange, CA. Albertson knows the hard work of turning dreams into reality. One of four …
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Finding Trust & Support at Family Promise

February 5, 2021 | Affiliate News

Chloe was eight months pregnant and had a three-year-old daughter when a housing crisis forced the family to begin living out of their car. Fortunately, they soon found Family Promise of Beaverton in Oregon. The trauma of homelessness can never be overstated, and for Chloe, it was enough to make …
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Family Promise – The Calm After the Storm

January 22, 2021 | Affiliate News

The autumn of 2020 was a hurricane season to remember. Within a matter of weeks, Hurricanes Laura and Delta ravaged the Gulf Coast, and many people weathered both storms. Months later, the region is still recovering from the devastation. Family Promise of Acadiana in Lafayette, LA, was hit by Hurricanes Katrina …
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Family Promise Guests Reflect on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20, 2021 | Affiliate News

This week, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., we asked guests and graduates of Family Promise to share their thoughts and reflections on the legacy of Dr. King and his work. These are their responses: “I believe it’s very significant to celebrate MLK for what he did and what …
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Sharing to Promote Caring

January 15, 2021 | Affiliate News, Success Stories

Dreshawn hasn’t always wanted to share his story. A traumatic period during his teenage years was enough to convince him to keep history in the past. But now in his early 20s, he recognizes that sharing his story instills hope and compassion in others. When Dreshawn was 17, his family …
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Announcing the Future Begins at Home: Prevention Innovation Grant

December 22, 2020 | Affiliate News, Press Releases

Summit, NJ — December 21, 2020 — Keeping a family in its home is paramount to the family’s health, safety, and overall well-being. Thanks to the generous support of Clayton Homes and Ikea, Family Promise National is pleased to announce that 20 Affiliates across the country will receive a total …
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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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Voices of Family Promise: An Economic Recovery Needs Childcare

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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Voices of Family Promise: Wildfire Relief and 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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Affiliates Responding to West Coast Fires

September 17, 2020 | Affiliate News, Press Releases

  As wildfires impact the West Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the fires. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in regions impacted by wildfires. Family Promise of Lincoln County (OR) …
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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Lawrence, KS

At Family Promise, desperate times call for creative measures. The COVID-19 crisis has been a proving ground for Family Promise Affiliates, volunteers, and partners across the country as service providers resort to unique and creative measures that ensure vulnerable families to continue to receive the support they need while working …
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