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Securing Documentation and Finding Stability 

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Family Promise Volunteer Honored by Points of Light

April 7, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

This post is an excerpt from an article originally published by Points of Light. Bob Allmand, a volunteer at our Affiliate in Ambler, PA,  was recently honored as a Daily Point of Light Awardee.  You can view the original version of the article here. FINDING GRACE IN BEING HANDY FOR …
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Why I Give: Cyndee Albertson, Executive Director, Family Promise of Orange County, CA

“If you really want something, you do what it takes,” says Cyndee Albertson. That’s her philosophy in life, and it’s also applicable in her role as executive director at Family Promise of Orange County in Orange, CA. Albertson knows the hard work of turning dreams into reality. One of four …
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Family Promise Volunteers Share Their Favorite Memories

March 12, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

Every year, Family Promise works with amazing volunteers across the nation, reaching 200,000 volunteers in 2019 alone. We asked our Facebook and LinkedIn followers to share their favorite memories of volunteering with Family Promise. Here are some of the responses: “The overnight shift at my church. A young mother was …
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Family Promise of the South Bay: “How Many People Are Out There in the Same Situation – Possibly One Paycheck Away From Ending Up Homeless?”

March 4, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These contributors are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Family Promise: Partners in Child Protection

March 3, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Sadie Keller: Amid Pressing Need and Uncertainty, Affiliates Rise to the Challenge

February 16, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Claas Ehlers: A Future Begins at Home

February 11, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Kids, Cameras, and the Internet- Talking to Children about Risky Behavior Online

February 9, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

This is a guest blog post by Susan Kennedy, Ed.M., Prevention Program Manager at National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a partner of Family Promise. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) receives millions of reports of suspected child …
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Family Promise CEO Featured in Great.com Podcast

December 18, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

“Families experiencing homelessness are everywhere, but they don’t have big neon signs over their heads saying WE ARE A HOMELESS FAMILY. And so people don’t understand the magnitude of the issue.” Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers was featured in a recent episode of the Great.com Talks With… podcast. You can …
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Investing in Futures

December 9, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

You can’t solve one problem without solving all the problems.     This is a maxim in social services, and rightly so.  A mom struggling with poverty and homelessness benefits greatly from employment. But she needs to secure transportation to her job, childcare for her preschooler, and stable housing if she …
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