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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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IKEA U.S. Launches ‘A Place Called Home’ to Further COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Partnership with Family Promise

March 11, 2021 | Press Releases

‘A Place Called Home’ will support stable learning environments for children across the country and help expand homelessness prevention services Conshohocken, PA – To further its existing relief efforts for the many people impacted by COVID-19, IKEA U.S. today announced its new ‘A Place Called Home’ initiative to assist homeless …
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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Leader on Family Homelessness Shares Concerns About Expiration of Federal Eviction Moratorium

March 5, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise national and local experts share national and local trends on family homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic What: The economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have had a drastic impact on America’s low-income families. With employment status, childcare options, and access to services limited, more families than ever are at …
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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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Announcing Family Promise Giving Day: April 21, 2021

February 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Each year in America, 3 million children experience homelessness. COVID-19 has made the problem worse. Family Promise Giving Day is a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and funds for Family Promise. We believe a child’s Future Begins at Home. Preventing a family from becoming homeless is the most effective …
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Family Promise Featured in The Guardian: Two CA Families Share Their Stories

February 19, 2021 | Press Releases

Rachel Bujalski for The Guardian The Guardian: The California mothers fighting for a home in a pandemic – photo essay ‘The state has the largest homeless population in the US and COVID-19 has exposed how precarious the safety net is” This week The Guardian published a photo essay showing a …
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Family Promise Responds to Severe Winter Weather

February 18, 2021 | Uncategorized

As severe winter weather impacts much of the U.S., including many areas unaccustomed to snow and ice, Family Promise Affiliates are working to ensure families experiencing homelessness have a warm place to sleep. Donate now to directly support Family Promise Affiliates working in these regions to provide shelter, prevention, 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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Family Promise Celebrates Black History Month

February 16, 2021 | Uncategorized

This week marks the midway point of Black History Month, a month dedicated to the celebration of the achievements of Black Americans. This month also provides us the opportunity to reflect on the challenges that Black Americans have faced, and continue to face, due to historical and intentional racism. In …
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Family Promise Featured in the New York Times: Pandemic’s Toll on Housing

February 12, 2021 | Press Releases

New York Times: Families Across the U.S. Being Forced to Double-Up during the Pandemic This week the New York Times published an article telling the story of families across America who, due to economic hardship caused by the pandemic, are being forced to double up. Many of these families are …
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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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