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A Size 17 Cinderella Story

September 4, 2020 | Affiliate News

In the tale of “Cinderella,” a prince goes looking for the woman whose foot fits the shoe. For 17-year-old Jeremy* at Family Promise of Beaverton, OR, it was all about finding the shoe to fit the foot. Jeremy had one pair of sneakers, and they were so worn that he’d …
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Affiliates Responding to Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura

August 26, 2020 | Affiliate News

  As Tropical Storm Marco & Hurricane Laura impact the Gulf Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the storms. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in the Gulf Region. Family Promise …
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Family Promise Union County 21-Day Family Fitness Challenge

August 10, 2020 | Affiliate News

This article was written by Amy Jones, Family Promise’s Manager of Volunteer Engagement, and was originally published on The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network. The way we think about our bodies and move our bodies has been greatly disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With gyms closed and social distancing …
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COVID-19 Response Round Up

July 27, 2020 | Affiliate News

The COVID-19 health crisis has been a proving ground for Americans, and no less so for Family Promise, volunteers, and partners who have found unique, creative, and resourceful ways to ensure families continue to receive the support they need while working toward independence. Without a home, how does a family safely self-quarantine? Just as important, how …
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Voices of Family Promise: Healthy Pantries

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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Father’s Day: Sam Gloyd Cycles Across the U.S.

June 19, 2020 | Affiliate News

This Father’s Day, Family Promise honors dads everywhere who work hard to make this world a better place – including people like Sam Gloyd, a father of three and Family Promise volunteer who has found a unique way to make a difference for families battling homelessness. Gloyd, a 74-year-old volunteer …
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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Pulaski County

June 11, 2020 | Affiliate News

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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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of the Mid-Willamette Valley

June 4, 2020 | Affiliate News

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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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Clark County

May 22, 2020 | Affiliate News

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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Voices of Family Promise | Challenges Facing Nonprofits: Family Promise of Hawai’i

  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 …
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A Mother’s Perseverance

Between Amber, her four children, and all their worldly possessions, the family’s minivan was filled to capacity. Amber had been working as a property manager at her apartment complex, but when the facility underwent a management change just prior to the COVID-19 crisis, she lost her job and her lease …
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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Laurens County

May 6, 2020 | Affiliate News

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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