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Fundraising Tips to Re-Engage Lapsed Donors: Punt the Bunt

March 6, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

By: Melissa Biggar If you’ve worked in fundraising and development for more than five minutes you’ve probably come across the terms    LYBUNT    and    SYBUNT. To those outside the field, these fundraising acronyms may sound like Klingon, but for development officers they’re part of everyday conversation. Pretty self-explanatory …
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NBA Hall of Famer and Family Promise Supporter, Alex English, Highlighted by the Charlotte Observer

March 3, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Recently, the Charlotte Observer published an article and series of videos highlighting Alex English as part of their series “SC Sports: Where are the stars now?”. In the article, English discusses his involvement with Family Promise of the Midlands and his commitment to the Family Promise mission. You can read …
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Why Many Kids Experiencing Homelessness Are Not Being Counted

February 19, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

First Video In New Series Breaks Down Why Many Kids Experiencing Homelessness are Not Being Counted Each year in the United States, 2.5 million children experience homelessness. But many kids experiencing homelessness are not eligible for the services they need because they are not counted under the U.S. Department of …
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Harp Design Co. | Helping Sandy Create The Home of Her Dreams

January 9, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

This post was written by and originally published on Harp Design Co.’s blog. You can view the original here. Meet Sandy and Ashley. Ten years ago, Sandy left her troubled marriage. Using what money she could scrape together, Sandy checked into a motel with her teenage daughter, Ashley. They experienced …
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Voices of Family Promise: Nathan Byrd, Assistant Director of Family Promise of Athens

January 8, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Nathan Byrd 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 …
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StoryCorps and NPR Feature Family Promise Graduates

December 5, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

On Friday, November 29, 2019, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a StoryCorps segment that highlighted a conversation between Ashley and Sandy Baker, graduates of Family Promise of Collin County in Allen, Texas. This interview took place as part of a partnership between Family Promise and the StoryCorps Mobile Tour.  When Ashley …
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Compassion Grows out of Tragedy

November 4, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Last year, on October 27, 2018, an armed gunman entered the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA, and began firing on worshippers. Eleven people lost their lives that day, and six more were injured. Rabbi Avi Friedman of Congregation Ohr Shalom in Summit, NJ, one of Family Promise Union …
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Racing Against Homelessness

Jake Samuels and his mom, Roberta, love to run and always imagined racing side by side one day. It was Family Promise that finally brought their track shoes together when the mother-son duo ran the “Autumn Georgetown 5K and Half” in Washington, D.C., this fall to raise funds and awareness …
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The Feeney Family: Why I Give

September 5, 2019 | 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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Children and Families find a “Home at Head Start”

July 31, 2019 | 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 …
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The spiritual journey that inspired Russ Thomas to lead an Affiliate

July 16, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative solutions that …
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Jayne Moraski: Why We Do What We Do

April 30, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Jayne-Moraski-FP-Gainesville-ED-3.mp4   As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise Network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative …
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