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Proposed Stimulus Packages Leave Behind America’s Most At-Risk Families

October 22, 2020 | Uncategorized

Virtual Press Conference Brings Together All-Female Panel of Experts According to data released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Education, one in sixteen children in the United States experience homelessness before their sixth birthday. That’s one child in every kindergarten classroom. In 2020, obtaining housing, maintaining employment, finding childcare, …
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The Family Promise ‘Work From Home’ Playlist

April 3, 2020 | Uncategorized

A huge population of Americans are working from home because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The same goes for our Family Promise National staff. Because our efforts to serve families experiencing homelessness have only increased since quarantine measures were put in place, we’ve relied on music to power us through our …
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Partner Spotlight: Encore.org Releases New Gen2Gen Cities Report

January 14, 2020 | Uncategorized

This is a guest blog post from our partners at Encore.org. It was originally published on their blog. View the original here.       Encore.org releases #Gen2Gen Cities, a guide to intergenerational strategies for public sector innovators seeking solutions to community challenges. Across the country, innovative city and county leaders …
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Why I Volunteer: Linda Walker and Stacy McIntyre

January 14, 2020 | Uncategorized

Family Promise is a family affair for Linda Walker and her daughter, Stacy McIntyre. Linda got involved with Family Promise’s flagship emergency shelter program in Union County, NJ, 30 years ago. From the beginning, she appreciated how each family’s unique needs were addressed. “Family Promise is willing to listen to …
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Boon Supply and Family Promise: Two Gifts in One

November 8, 2019 | Uncategorized

During this season of holiday gift-giving – and all year long – you can double the impact of your gifts. With products for the home and life on the go, Boon Supply, an online retail company that partners with nonprofits to make a difference in communities across the country, offers …
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Family Promise Celebrates National Make a Dog’s Day!

October 22, 2019 | Uncategorized

For National Make a Dog’s Day, we’re celebrating our partnership with PetSmart Charities: Pets with a Promise Nearly 70 percent of American households own at least one pet, and most pet owners consider these furry, feathered, or scaled critters members of the family. Families testify to the joy pets bring …
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Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Host Bike Clinic in Elizabeth, NJ

August 6, 2019 | Uncategorized

  Children learn skills, take home bikes thanks to Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Elizabeth, NJ — 18 children took their very own bicycles home on Saturday following a bike clinic that taught basic skills such as balancing, braking, and bike safety. The event, co-hosted by Hilltop Bicycles and Family …
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Solving Family Homelessness: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

July 2, 2019 | Uncategorized

Emmett Frett never considered himself a runner, but the 16-year-old decided to enter the Eau Clair (WI) Marathon this spring to test his mettle. “It sounded fun, and I wanted to challenge myself with something new,” he says. His initial goal was simply to finish the race, but once he …
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An Introduction to Family Promise

September 28, 2018 | Uncategorized

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Rising from the Ashes

September 28, 2018 | Uncategorized

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