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IKEA donates $25k worth of furniture to Family Promise

May 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Recently, Ikea donated $25,000 worth of furniture to Family Promise of Lawrence, KS. The furniture was assembled by volunteers who are employed by Ikea and is being used to furnish temporary housing for families displaced from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Family Promise Receives $250,000 from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Further Homelessness Prevention Efforts Across New Jersey

April 28, 2021 | Press Releases

Second Gift from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Family Promise will be distributed to 10 Affiliates Statewide. SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has provided a grant to Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to end family homelessness, in support of efforts to prevent families …
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Family Promise Receives a $25,000 Grant from Truist Foundation

April 28, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ, (April 28, 2021) – Family Promise has received a $25,000 grant from Truist Foundation to support Family Promise Affiliates in California. “We are most grateful for the Truist Foundation’s support of our work in California,” said Claas Ehlers, Family Promise CEO. “These funds will allow us to build …
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Family Promise Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

April 20, 2021 | Press Releases

There have been innumerable instances of racial injustice and inequality in our country’s history, but the murder of George Floyd pushed us to a point of no return. Floyd’s murder led to mass protests on a global scale, racial reckonings that brought Confederate monuments crumbling to the ground, and statements …
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Family Promise Giving Day Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Keep Low-Income Families Housed

April 15, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

National Organization Sees Increase in Number of U.S. Families Experiencing Homelessness Summit, New Jersey, April 21, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, has seen an increase in families seeking assistance since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. In response to this, …
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Family Promise One of Only 71 Nonprofits in the United States to Earn a Perfect Score from Charity Navigator

April 12, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

The 100-point score gives the organization its eighth consecutive 4-star rating. SUMMIT, NJ – April 12, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting to end family homelessness, has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the eighth consecutive time that Family …
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A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on Violence Experienced by the Asian Community

April 5, 2021 | Press Releases

  Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing discrimination experienced by the Asian Community and recent related events. We will not participate in the erasure of pain, harm, and violence experienced by the Asian community. These issues have long …
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Family Promise Announces Amande Andere as Innovation Summit Keynote Speaker

March 29, 2021 | Press Releases

Racial and Housing Justice Leader to Speak at May 2021 Virtual Conference on Family Homelessness Summit, NJ, March 25, 2021 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced Amanda Misiko Andere as the keynote speaker at their May 2021 Virtual Innovation Summit. Amanda Misiko Andere has spent …
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Clayton and Family Promise Announce Continued Partnership to Prevent and End Family Homelessness Across the U.S.

March 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Through an innovative homelessness prevention program, A Future Begins at Home, Clayton donated $450,000 and 3 homes towards Family Promise homelessness prevention efforts in 2021.   Summit, NJ – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, has announced the continuation of their partnership with Clayton, a national home builder of site-built and …
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Experts Optimistic About American Rescue Plan, But Warn that Many Low-Income Families Across America are Still at Risk of Homelessness

March 19, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise leaders praise new legislation, child tax credit, and rent relief; fear end of eviction moratorium will lead to eviction of families with children. Summit, NJ – On Friday, March 12, four family homelessness experts spoke about the expected impacts of the American Rescue Plan for families experiencing homelessness …
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Family Promise Family Featured by Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist

March 15, 2021 | Press Releases

The Foxx Family of Savannah, GA Shared How the Child Tax Credit Will Help Them Achieve Sustainable Independence. When Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her 5 children, Family Promise of the Coastal Empire was there to help. …
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IKEA U.S. Launches ‘A Place Called Home’ to Further COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Partnership with Family Promise

March 11, 2021 | Press Releases

‘A Place Called Home’ will support stable learning environments for children across the country and help expand homelessness prevention services Conshohocken, PA – To further its existing relief efforts for the many people impacted by COVID-19, IKEA U.S. today announced its new ‘A Place Called Home’ initiative to assist homeless …
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