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Join Us for Night Without a Bed on June 26th!

June 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise to Host Summer Sleep-Out to Raise Awareness for Family Homelessness in America Summit, NJ – June 26, 2021 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting a summer sleep-out event on June 26, 2021. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises …
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Family Promise Innovation Summit Inspires Attendees With Speeches from Sen. Cory Booker, Amanda Andere, and More

May 14, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise Affiliates from across the U.S. come together at Innovation Summit to share best practices, insights, and inspiration. Summit, NJ — This week, Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness in the U.S., hosted its second Virtual Innovation Summit. The event brought together over …
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Family Promise- Belk Partnership Empowers Women-Led Households

May 10, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ— Single mom Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her children after she left an abusive marriage several years ago. “Being homeless with five kids was definitely something I never imagined,” Foxx said. Luckily, Family Promise of …
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Family Promise Receives Two Hermes Awards for Creative Efforts

May 7, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise’s work was selected among more than 230,000 entries to receive two Hermes Creative Awards in their 15th annual creative competition. The winners of this international competition for creative professionals, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world, comprise a veritable who’s who of the creative industry, …
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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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