Family Promise and the Synchrony Foundation Announce $1.2 Million Pilot Program to Combat Homelessness

April 22, 2020 | Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, April 22, 2020 – Family Promise, a national non-profit, and Synchrony, a leading consumer financial services company, today announced the pilot launch of a new $1.2 million shelter diversion initiative aimed to help families combat homelessness, an especially important effort amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Local communities are adopting …

Kia Motors Donates $1 Million To Aid Homeless Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020 | Press Releases

Donation is Part of Kia’s Larger “Accelerate the Good” Initiative Offering Relief to Those Affected by – and to Help Prevent the Spread of – COVID-19 Kia pledges $1 million to charities dedicated to ending the plight of homeless youth nationwide Contribution builds on earlier donations of N95 masks and …

American Idol Contestant, Phil Stacey to host virtual concert to benefit Family Promise

April 7, 2020 | Press Releases

Singer to host event to raise awareness about family homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic SUMMIT, NJ – Recording artist, Phil Stacey, best known as a finalist on season 6 of American Idol, will host a virtual concert on Facebook Live. The concert will raise awareness and funds in support of Family …

Family Promise Trains Staff to Facilitate Loss and Grief Workshops

April 6, 2020 | Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ — On February 26, 2020, Family Promise National and Affiliate staff members gathered in Ambler, PA, for a train the trainer session on Living with Loss, Healing from Homelessness, Family Promise’s new loss and grief curriculum, which addresses a critical gap in services for families experiencing homelessness. This innovative program will help family …

Families at Risk of Homelessness Are Hardest Hit by COVID-19 

March 17, 2020 | National News, Press Releases

A message from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers on COVID-19 SUMMIT, NJ—With the outbreak of COVID-19, we face an unprecedented challenge in this country. There is a lot we do not know, but there are some elements we can be sure of as they relate to families who are housing …

CEO Message On COVID-19 to the Family Promise Community

March 12, 2020 | Press Releases

As an organization that serves more than 100,000 people a year, and involves 200,000 volunteers, we have been monitoring the current health crisis. For the past month, we have been working with our Affiliates on contingency plans and public health best practices, sharing guidance from the CDC, and public health …

Summit Area Public Foundation Grants $20,000 to Family Promise for Volunteer Program

February 20, 2020 | Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ— The Summit Area Public Foundation is supporting Family Promise’s expansion of its volunteer management program to include new technology that will assist the organization with engaging Union County volunteers and with prevention and stabilization efforts for families at risk of homelessness in Union County. The $20,000 grant will …

Family Promise and Belk Celebrate Opening of New Day Center in Laurens, SC

February 14, 2020 | Press Releases

  LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA – This week, Family Promise of Laurens County celebrated the grand opening of its Day Center which will serve families at risk of homelessness. Members of the Family Promise of Laurens County Board of Trustees, local congregations, Belk, and the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce were …

Family Promise Welcomes Three New Trustees

January 30, 2020 | National News, Press Releases

Nonprofit organization wraps up 2019 by inducting new members to Board of Trustees  SUMMIT, NJ – January 30, 2020 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, ended the decade by welcoming the following three new members to its Board of Trustees. Sarah Bird – Community Leader and Former …

Family Promise Announces Shane Claiborne as Conference Keynote Speaker

January 27, 2020 | Press Releases

Prominent speaker and activist to speak at September 2020 conference on family homelessness SUMMIT, NJ –JANUARY 27, 2020 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced Shane Claiborne as the keynote speaker at their September 2020 conference in Las Vegas, NV. Shane Claiborne, the founder of The …

Gainesville Family Achieves Dream of Homeownership | Clayton Homes & Family Promise

January 8, 2020 | Press Releases

Partnership with Clayton Homes provides Gainesville family with housing support as they give back to community Gainesville, Fla. – December 17, 2019 – Family Promise and Clayton Homes hosted a ribbon cutting event to donate a new off-site built home to a local family who experienced homelessness. Rachael Ryan and …

Greenville Family Achieves Dream of Homeownership with ‘Home for the Holidays’ | Clayton Homes

December 19, 2019 | Press Releases

Family Promise, Clayton® partner to help families thrive Greenville, SC – December 12, 2019 – The Greenville United Ministries’ Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) and Clayton® hosted a ribbon cutting event today, officially donating a new 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, off-site built home to Charles and Julie Merritt and their two …

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