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There’s No Place Like Home: Learn About This Family Promise Community Member’s Full-Circle Experience

October 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. When Cordell Rolle first started volunteering for Family Promise of Brevard (FL), he never would have guessed how instrumental the organization would be in his life. Following a stint in …
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Hispanic Heritage Month: The Importance of Bilingualism in Social Services

September 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when we recognize and celebrate the many cultures, histories, and contributions of the American Latino community. At Family Promise, we are grateful for the many staff members and volunteers of Latino descent who contribute to our organization’s fight against family homelessness. We are especially …
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Meet the Air Force Veteran Who’s Fighting Family Homelessness by Bringing Education Services to His Community

September 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Doug Holton and his wife were looking to give back locally when they first came across Family Promise of Brevard (FL). After volunteering for several local nonprofits, they found many …
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This Family Promise Staff Member is Making a National Impact Through Fostering Relationships Between Volunteers and Guests

August 5, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Andrew Rounds, an intern at Family Promise. The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Amy Jones builds bridges and unlocks community resources as the manager of volunteer engagement for Family Promise Union County …
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Family Promise Changed His Life. Now He’s Paying it Forward as a Board Member of His Local Affiliate

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Eugene Cowper was first introduced to Family Promise almost six years ago. He had just run out of money for hotel rooms and his family had resorted to sleeping in …
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Learn How This Family Promise Executive Director Went From Living in Poverty to Sparking Change

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Katti Carlson can remember the moment clearly when she fell in love with Family Promise. She was vice president of her local Student Social Work Club during her junior year …
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This Full-Time Student and Mother Found Her Calling Supporting Family Promise Graduates 

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Meet Toyan Sims – a full-time Wichita State University student, mother of three, and advocate for housing-insecure families in her community. Sims joined Family Promise of Greater Wichita (KS) in …
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From IBM to Family Promise. Meet the New Family Promise Staff Member Dedicated to Housing Affordability

April 4, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Debbie Badger was working from home well before COVID-19 became a household name. She was an IBM employee for 35 years, 20 of which were spent working from home. She …
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5 Must-Reads to Better Understand the Experience of Homelessness

March 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Cyan Perdue, an intern at Family Promise. — Families experiencing homelessness come from a variety of geographic, racial, and religious backgrounds. What they have in common is an understanding of the struggles that come with finding housing, dealing with finances, managing work and family life, …
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How Do Racial Disparities Affect Housing?

February 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Mickiyah Pope, an intern at Family Promise. — Through the legacy of racial discrimination, people of color have been denied wealth-building opportunities given to white Americans. Owning a home was, and still is, a primary way to build wealth in the United States. Unfortunately, Black …
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Meet the Executive Director Who Has Inspired Incredible Growth at Family Promise of Greater Houston County

February 24, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  — In less than a decade, Nicole Rosser has seen Family Promise of Greater Houston County grow exponentially.  “When we first …
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From Homeless, to Homeowner, to Board Member

February 22, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

In honor of Black History Month, Family Promise is spotlighting Black Family Promise staff members, board members, volunteers, and clergy who are making an impact in their respective communities.  —  A tragedy forced Takisha Clark to seek help from Family Promise.  “My house burnt down,” Clark said. “We became homeless. …
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