Family Promise of Tualatin Valley: Fighting for Housing Fairness

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless families have lost income, but the eviction moratorium has helped many remain in their homes even if they can’t make their rent payments. What the national order hasn’t protected families from, however, is unscrupulous property management. Brylee Gnant, a case manager at …

Family Promise Union County Helps Families on The Road to Independence

April 26, 2021 | Affiliate News

Imagine your car breaks down for the second time this month. You spent hours searching job boards, crafting the perfect resume, and dressing your best only for your car to break down on the day of the final round interview. A minor car repair seems like the only thing standing …

Family Promise of Monroe County Finds New Source of Shelter for Local Families

April 12, 2021 | Affiliate News

The rural Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania host some of the best outdoor recreation in the region, but when COVID hit last year, resorts shut their doors. Empty parklands were a sad site to most, but for Enid Logan, executive director of Family Promise of Monroe County in Stroudsburg, PA, …

Donation Items that Family Promise Union County Needs Now

March 29, 2021 | Affiliate News

Family Promise Union County has been doing great work to meet the needs of families experiencing homelessness in Union County, NJ for decades. Staff and volunteers provide families with programs to empower them on their path to achieve independent housing and with services to help meet their most immediate needs.  …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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