Affiliate News-Winter 2016

December 21, 2016 | Affiliate News

On the road again…On December 17, the holidays started early for more than twenty families in the South and Midwest. Pull-A-Part, a family-owned business with auto parts superstores in 12 states that provides affordable used parts for working families, donated reliable used vehicles to deserving families at Affiliates from Knoxville …

Friends in Need

December 12, 2016 | Affiliate News

Back in Florence, safe and sound, after the storm. Jo Ellen Schneider, Director of Family Promise of Florence (SC), is no stranger to tropical storms.  “Here along the southeastern coast, you get used to gearing up for hurricane season…we tend to be a little cautious.” As it became increasingly obvious …

Affiliates Focus on Families’ Health

October 26, 2016 | Affiliate News

Although a lack of affordable housing is the most common obstacle facing the families we serve, Family Promise strives to provide a truly comprehensive set of services to help them get back on their feet.  From financial literacy to childcare to transportation – Affiliates across the country create targeted initiatives …

Affiliate News-Fall 2016

October 26, 2016 | Affiliate News

Now we’re cooking…Family Promise of Orange County’s (CA) Operations Manager Kevin Corbett had been with the Affiliate since they opened in 2012 and wanted to expand his role.  He and Executive Director Casey Crosbie brainstormed together and decided to make use of Kevin’s culinary arts degree from Cerritos College.  They …

Sue Adler Program Benefits Union County Families

September 20, 2016 | Affiliate News

                              Family Promise-Union County (FPUC) and the Sue Adler Team of Keller Williams Realty share a fundamental core mission—both are in the business of putting families in homes. Thanks to a 3rd place finish in Adler’s …

Affiliate News-Spring 2016

May 26, 2016 | Affiliate News

Davin’s last stand! A leap of faith…Family Promise’s Athens (GA) Affiliate truly went over the edge this spring.  They partnered with two other local nonprofits that also focus on improving the lives of children for a fundraiser that allowed winners to walk backward off a 7-story building and rappel to …

200th Family Promise Affiliate Opens

March 21, 2016 | Affiliate News

A journey that started in suburban New Jersey has found its way to the beautiful mountains of northwestern Virginia as the 200th Family Promise Affiliate has opened its doors.  This remarkable milestone was celebrated Sunday, March 13, with presentations, music and dancing, a choir comprised of singers from seventeen churches …

Welcome our new Minnesota Affiliate

September 8, 2015 | Affiliate News

The Hotdish for Hunger Run in support of the new Affiliate. Family Promise of Kandiyohi County, located in the primarily rural southwestern corner of the state, is the fourth Affiliate operating in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.  In 2010, the county had the highest rate of homeless families in the …

New Affiliates in California and Washington

June 9, 2015 | Affiliate News

We proudly welcome Family Promise of the South Bay, California and Family Promise of Skagit Valley, Washington, bringing our total of Affiliates nationwide to 192.   South Bay ribbon cutting. Family Promise of South Bay becomes the 5th Affiliate in the LA area, and 7th in the Golden State.  The …

Another Affiliate Opens in the Bayou State

May 19, 2015 | Affiliate News

Executive Director Melissa Landrum Welcome to Family Promise of St. Tammany Parish, our third Affiliate in the Louisiana, located across the causeway from New Orleans on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. St. Tammany Parish has 233,000 residents and is one of the fastest growing parishes in the state. Efforts …

A New Affiliate in Indiana

March 30, 2015 | Affiliate News

Help us welcome Family Promise of Hendricks County, Indiana. They open as our fifth Affiliate in the Hoosier State. Efforts began when a group that had been grappling with the issue of family homelessness in the county, which is due west of Indianapolis, considered possible solutions. Families had no recourse …

A New Affiliate in Big Sky Country

February 4, 2015 | Affiliate News

Executive Director Sharon Odden. Welcome, Family Promise of Great Falls, our fifth Affiliate in the state of Montana.The city of Great Falls is not named for any one waterfall but rather for five in succession. The cascades led to its development as a city, as dams would provide ready power …

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