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Family Promise Earns Perfect Score and 9th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

September 17, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

Summit, NJ – Sept. 16, 2021 – Family Promise’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 9th consecutive time that Family Promise has earned this top distinction, including a perfect score of 100 out of 100 points. Since 2002, using …
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National Organization, Experts Sound the Alarm About July 31 End of Eviction Moratorium

July 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise, a national nonprofit fighting family homelessness, says many families will be at risk of eviction until federal relief funding reaches local communities. https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CE-Eviction-Moratorium.mp4 Summit, NJ – July 31, 2021 – 6 million Americans who are behind on rent will be at risk for eviction and losing their homes …
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Help Us Move In (HUMI) Awards Challenge Grants to 13 Family Promise Affiliates

July 7, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ – July 7, 2021 – This week, Family Promise and Help Us Move In (HUMI) have announced the renewal of their challenge grants program. The program, which was founded in 2016, uses seed funding and community collaboration to introduce or strengthen eviction prevention and rehousing programs at Family …
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Family Promise Publishes 2020 Annual Impact Report

July 6, 2021 | Press Releases

Corporate Partners Help Change Lives  Summit, NJ —  2020 was a transformative year for Family Promise. Facing a myriad of challenges presented by an unprecedented global pandemic, Family Promise Affiliates across the country adapted to the new landscape, continuing to engage volunteers and serving more families and children than ever …
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Family Promise Endorses the Family Stability and Opportunity Vouchers Act 2021

June 21, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise is pleased and excited to endorse the Family Stability and Opportunity Vouchers Act, which would create 500,000 housing vouchers specifically prioritized for pregnant women and low-income families with children under the age of 6. We know that for every four eligible households, only 1 household receives much-needed housing …
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Participate in Night Without a Bed!

Night Without a Bed is coming on June 26th, 2021! #NightWithoutABed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. We ask participants to sleep anywhere without a bed: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch and use the hashtag #NightWithoutABed to post a …
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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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