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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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Finding Trust & Support at Family Promise

February 5, 2021 | Affiliate News

Chloe was eight months pregnant and had a three-year-old daughter when a housing crisis forced the family to begin living out of their car. Fortunately, they soon found Family Promise of Beaverton in Oregon. The trauma of homelessness can never be overstated, and for Chloe, it was enough to make …
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Family Promise Selected By Stand Together Foundation as One of the Most Transformative Nonprofits in the Country

February 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise joins a highly selective network of nonprofits working to break the cycle of poverty Summit, NJ – February 3, 2020 – Family Promise is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Program, a management training and peer-learning program to help nonprofits …
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Kiddie Academy ® Donates $25,000 to Family Promise

January 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Nationally Recognized Provider of Educational Child Care Partners with National Nonprofit to Improve the Lives of People Experiencing Homelessness Across the U.S. ABINGDON, MD., Jan. 26, 2021 — Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive educational child care programs, today announced a partnership with national nonprofit Family Promise, …
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Family Promise – The Calm After the Storm

January 22, 2021 | Affiliate News

The autumn of 2020 was a hurricane season to remember. Within a matter of weeks, Hurricanes Laura and Delta ravaged the Gulf Coast, and many people weathered both storms. Months later, the region is still recovering from the devastation. Family Promise of Acadiana in Lafayette, LA, was hit by Hurricanes Katrina …
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Family Promise Guests Reflect on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20, 2021 | Affiliate News

This week, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., we asked guests and graduates of Family Promise to share their thoughts and reflections on the legacy of Dr. King and his work. These are their responses: “I believe it’s very significant to celebrate MLK for what he did and what …
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Sharing to Promote Caring

January 15, 2021 | Affiliate News, Success Stories

Dreshawn hasn’t always wanted to share his story. A traumatic period during his teenage years was enough to convince him to keep history in the past. But now in his early 20s, he recognizes that sharing his story instills hope and compassion in others. When Dreshawn was 17, his family …
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Family Promise Announces and Celebrates 2021 Board of Trustees

January 14, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

Addition of New Board Member Betsy Bernard Betsy Bernard of Bonita Springs, FL, and Harding Township, NJ, has joined Family Promise National’s board of trustees. Bernard is the owner/director of LEAP Guarantor, a lease guarantor service, and former president of AT&T. Her significant board experience spans two decades and includes …
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Advocacy Roundup: Looking Toward the Future as the COVID-19 Crisis Continues

January 6, 2021 | National News

2020 was a year of uncertainty. COVID-19 and the resulting economic recession have worsened the country’s already devastating homelessness crisis. As the new year kicks off, here are the advocacy efforts we are prioritizing in 2021. Update on COVID Relief Legislation On December 27th, President Trump signed the long-awaited Coronavirus …
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Belk Provides Essential Support to Family Promise Affiliates Across the South in 2020

December 29, 2020 | National News

Over a half-million dollars of support provided to prevent and address family homelessness Belk, the southern department store chain, donated over $550,000 for Family Promise in 2020. These funds were raised by customers as part of Belk’s Charity Day Sales, in addition to the more than $1 million in support …
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Elijah: Moving On

December 28, 2020 | Success Stories

“People need a support system. That’s what I noticed about Family Promise. They guide people to their financial freedom so they can be successful.” It’s not simply a roof overhead that creates a home. A combination of supports and critical skills are necessary to achieve independence, security, and financial stability. …
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