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Family Promise Appoints John Ferrie to Board of Directors

November 11, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 11, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of John Ferrie to the organization’s board of directors.  Ferrie is a Director of Legal at YouTube, the world’s leading video platform. As a member of the senior …
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Night Without a Bed Social Media Campaign Successfully Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness in the U.S.

November 9, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The national nonprofit raised over $120,000 through a social media event to support housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 – Family homelessness is an invisible crisis that is often hidden from our view– these families are living in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or doubled up in overcrowded apartments. Leading national nonprofit, …
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Family Promise Hosts NJ Symposium

October 6, 2022 | National News

Family Promise hosted a Symposium last month that saw Affiliate members from across the country gather in Morristown, NJ, for three days of collaboration, networking, and learning.  “Attendees from across the country made new connections, laughed, studied, and then returned to their offices to put their new learnings into practice,” …
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Family Promise to Host Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge to Raise Awareness of Family Homelessness

October 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 4, 2022– Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that …
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What’s Trending This Week?

September 27, 2022 | National News

Pandemic hotel housing programs are ending, leaving many with no place to go  Hotel programs across the country that once served their city’s unhoused community as an alternative to shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic have begun closing their doors. Recently, a hotel leased by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless …
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Belk’s Donations to Family Promise Top $3.1 Million in Support of Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

September 7, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The southern department store became the nonprofit’s leading active funder after a $360,000 donation from its spring Charity Day Sale. SUMMIT, NJ, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022– Southern department store, Belk, raised more than $360,000 during the company’s 2022 spring Charity Day Sale in support of Family Promise Affiliates and their work …
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Housing In the News

September 6, 2022 | National News

Evictions back to pre-pandemic levels as advocates take on abusive practices and rents continue climbing   Evictions have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and have in some places eclipsed that amount, in the year that’s followed the Supreme Court’s striking down eviction moratorium from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. While …
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Family Promise Announces New Board Member Lori Winkler

August 25, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, AUGUST 25, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of Lori Winkler to the organization’s board of directors.  “We are honored to welcome Lori to the established group of community leaders and professionals that make up our …
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What’s Trending This Week?

August 23, 2022 | National News

New homes needed by the millions as inflation adds to lack of affordable construction The housing crisis continues to feel the impacts of the lag in new home construction that began during the 2008 market crash. Recent data from Realtor.com reveals the need to build new homes by the millions …
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Trending This Week

August 9, 2022 | National News

New York Searches for Common Ground in Seeking Housing Solutions Steadily rising costs, zoning restrictions, and disagreements between local and state politicians continue to inflame the depleted housing supply and lack of affordable options in New York City. As Mayor Eric Adam’s has pledged $22 billion toward affordable housing over …
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Clayton® and Family Promise Redefine How Corporations Help Prevent Family Homelessness

August 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2022– Clayton, a national home builder, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, have expanded their partnership strategy, changing the way corporations are helping fight family homelessness. In 2018, Clayton and Family Promise partnered to donate one off-site built home to a family facing housing insecurity. …
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In the News This Week

August 1, 2022 | National News

The Worsening Housing Crisis Once considered a crisis only for coastal cities, housing shortages have now become a nationwide issue. Behind the pace of household formation, a study completed by Up for Growth has estimated the United States is short 3.8 million housing units. Affected by factors like pandemic-driven home …
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