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Voices of Family Promise: An Economic Recovery Needs Childcare

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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National Family Promise Network Comes Together at Virtual Innovation Summit

October 2, 2020 | Press Releases

National Representatives, Affiliates, and Partners Share What They’ve Learned During Pandemic Summit, NJ – October 2, 2020 — Over 2,000 members of the Family Promise network from across the U.S. gathered virtually this week to share learnings and plan for the future at our first Virtual Innovation Summit. Participants attended …
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Andrew Nishimoto: “The Outpouring of Support Brings Hope to a Difficult Moment in History”

September 28, 2020 | 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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Voices of Family Promise: Wildfire Relief and 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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Family Promise and PetSmart Charities® Renew Pets with a Promise Program

September 22, 2020 | Press Releases

Unique Program Ensures that Families Experiencing Homelessness Can Keep Pets Nearby SUMMIT, NJ— PetSmart Charities has renewed its support of Family Promise with a grant for $25,000. The grant will be used to continue the operations of the Pets with a Promise Program, which operates at Family Promise Affiliates across …
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Affiliates Responding to West Coast Fires

September 17, 2020 | Affiliate News, Press Releases

  As wildfires impact the West Coast, our Affiliates are uniquely poised to assist families already experiencing homelessness and those seeking shelter following the fires. The following Family Promise Affiliates are working to provide shelter, prevention, and stabilization services in regions impacted by wildfires. Family Promise of Lincoln County (OR) …
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Clayton Donates New Home to Family Promise of the Midlands to Serve Families Experiencing Homelessness

September 16, 2020 | Press Releases

Off-site Built Home Will Serve as Transitional Housing by the Columbia Nonprofit for Families Throughout the Region WEST COLUMBIA, SC – September 15, 2020 — National homebuilder Clayton, in partnership with Family Promise National, donated Family Promise of the Midlands a new off-site Clayton Built® home to be used as …
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Tammy Stines on Derecho Recovery at Family Promise of Linn County

September 15, 2020 | 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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Caroline Lamar: “Family Promise Can Truly Create Home for Children and Their Families”

September 14, 2020 | 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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Family Promise Mourns the Loss of Sarah Jackson

September 11, 2020 | Press Releases

A note from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers on the death of Sarah Jackson. Dear friends, I am sorry to share the awful news that Sarah Jackson, a member of our Guest Advisory Council (GAC), died this past week. Besides serving on our GAC, Sarah has been a presenter at …
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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Lawrence, KS

At Family Promise, desperate times call for creative measures. The COVID-19 crisis has been a proving ground for Family Promise Affiliates, volunteers, and partners across the country as service providers resort to unique and creative measures that ensure vulnerable families to continue to receive the support they need while working …
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A Size 17 Cinderella Story

September 4, 2020 | Affiliate News

In the tale of “Cinderella,” a prince goes looking for the woman whose foot fits the shoe. For 17-year-old Jeremy* at Family Promise of Beaverton, OR, it was all about finding the shoe to fit the foot. Jeremy had one pair of sneakers, and they were so worn that he’d …
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