How HUD Can Best Serve Families Through the American Rescue Plan Act

April 12, 2021 | National News

On Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Family Promise joined First Focus on Children, the National Network for Youth, and SchoolHouse Connection in providing recommendations for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) guidance for homelessness assistance, supportive services, and emergency rental vouchers included in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). …

Family Promise of Monroe County Finds New Source of Shelter for Local Families

April 12, 2021 | Affiliate News

The rural Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania host some of the best outdoor recreation in the region, but when COVID hit last year, resorts shut their doors. Empty parklands were a sad site to most, but for Enid Logan, executive director of Family Promise of Monroe County in Stroudsburg, PA, …

Family Promise ROI: The Impact of Your Investment

April 9, 2021 | National News Summit, NJ – On Wednesday, March 24 and Monday, March 29, 2021, Family Promise hosted a virtual town hall discussing the impact of the global health pandemic on the landscape of family homelessness, the work Family Promise does, and how donor support for families battling homelessness is changing the …

Family Promise is in the Business of Stress Management

April 8, 2021 | Success Stories

TJ never anticipated the chain reaction his health issues would trigger. When he was suddenly hospitalized for an extended period, his family fell behind on rent and their landlord initiated eviction proceedings. Suddenly, the prospect of homelessness became a constant conversation as they worried about the future. Fortunately, they were …

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 …

A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on Violence Experienced by the Asian Community

April 5, 2021 | Press Releases

  Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing discrimination experienced by the Asian Community and recent related events. We will not participate in the erasure of pain, harm, and violence experienced by the Asian community. These issues have long …

5 Ways to Support Family Promise From the Safety of Your Home

March 30, 2021 |

Over a year into the COVID-19 crisis, it’s still hard to believe social distancing and wearing masks have become our normal way of life. During a time that has brought mental, emotional, and financial hardship on families, there is no shortage of guests that come to Family Promise for help. …

Family Promise Announces Amande Andere as Innovation Summit Keynote Speaker

March 29, 2021 | Press Releases

Racial and Housing Justice Leader to Speak at May 2021 Virtual Conference on Family Homelessness Summit, NJ, March 25, 2021 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced Amanda Misiko Andere as the keynote speaker at their May 2021 Virtual Innovation Summit. Amanda Misiko Andere has spent …

Donation Items that Family Promise Union County Needs Now

March 29, 2021 | Affiliate News

Family Promise Union County has been doing great work to meet the needs of families experiencing homelessness in Union County, NJ for decades. Staff and volunteers provide families with programs to empower them on their path to achieve independent housing and with services to help meet their most immediate needs.  …

Clayton and Family Promise Announce Continued Partnership to Prevent and End Family Homelessness Across the U.S.

March 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Through an innovative homelessness prevention program, A Future Begins at Home, Clayton donated $450,000 and 3 homes towards Family Promise homelessness prevention efforts in 2021.   Summit, NJ – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, has announced the continuation of their partnership with Clayton, a national home builder of site-built and …

Lessons in Success: Student-Tutors Help Kids Struggling with Remote Learning and Homelessness

March 25, 2021 | National News

Math isn’t fun in Zykir’s house. But math is just one of the trials the fourth-grader has confronted. Years ago, his family faced homelessness and entered the shelter program at Family Promise Union County in Elizabeth, NJ. His mom Roneeka received job search assistance, found employment and the family moved …

Prevention: Another Solution to Homelessness

March 24, 2021 | National News

If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then Family Promise’s     A Future Begins at Home program, funded in part by Innovation Grants made possible by generous donors, is a heavyweight in the arena of homelessness prevention and shelter diversion. The program helps families in crisis …

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