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Family Promise Union County 21-Day Family Fitness Challenge

August 10, 2020 | Affiliate News

This article was written by Amy Jones, Family Promise’s Manager of Volunteer Engagement, and was originally published on The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network. The way we think about our bodies and move our bodies has been greatly disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With gyms closed and social distancing …
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Cara Bradshaw: Why You Don’t Have To Project Perfection

August 7, 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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Why I Give: Volunteer Spotlight – Paul Delaney

August 7, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Paul Delaney is the first to say that when you own a pickup truck you become popular pretty quickly. Delaney, a self-employed contractor from Summit, NJ, owns two trucks and has been extremely popular with Family Promise since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. Since March, Delaney has been putting …
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The Summer Surge of Homelessness

August 3, 2020 | National News

As summer arrives and temperatures soar, so do the number of families experiencing homelessness in the U.S. Shelters see great need in winter when people seek protection from the elements. But shelters nationwide report a “summer surge” when applications increase by as much as 25 percent. Overcrowding and utility bills …
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Susan Hardwick, Family Promise Trustee, Named CFO of the Year

July 31, 2020 | Press Releases

Susan Hardwick, CFO of American Water and Family Promise Trustee, Honored by Philadelphia Business Journal Susan Hardwick, a member of the Family Promise Board of Trustees and the Chief Financial Officer of American Water, was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree. The award …
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Why I Give: Volunteer Spotlight – Sue Bottoroff

July 30, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

It might have been her studies to become a social worker that first attracted her to Family Promise years ago, but today Sue Bottoroff is as dedicated as ever to serving families in need. “Family Promise helped me learn about things like housing issues, transportation needs, all the inequities we …
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PeopleKeep and Family Promise partner to provide HRAs

July 30, 2020 | Press Releases

Salt Lake City, UT and Summit, NJ – July 29, 2020 – PeopleKeep, the leader in personalized benefits for small organizations, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, today announced a partnership to offer health benefits to Family Promise’s more than 200 Affiliates in 43 states. Family …
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COVID-19 Response Round Up

July 27, 2020 | Affiliate News

The COVID-19 health crisis has been a proving ground for Americans, and no less so for Family Promise, volunteers, and partners who have found unique, creative, and resourceful ways to ensure families continue to receive the support they need while working toward independence. Without a home, how does a family safely self-quarantine? Just as important, how …
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Help Us Advocate for Families Experiencing Homelessness: Emergency Family Stabilization Act

July 24, 2020 | National News

The Emergency Family Stabilization Act At Family Promise, we know that in communities across the United States, the Coronavirus has made achieving stability even harder for families experiencing homelessness. Low-income families have been some of the hardest hit by unemployment, loss of childcare, and food insecurity. As part of our …
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CLAAS IN 60 GOES LIVE | Cara Baldari on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Children

July 23, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Each week, Family Promise’s CEO, Claas Ehlers, is joined by a guest on Facebook Live to talk about topics impacting the Family Promise network, our guests, and supporters. Learn more by following Family Promise on Facebook. In this episode from this spring, Claas talks with Cara Baldari. Cara is the …
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Family Promise Receives Grant From New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund in Support of Union County COVID-19 Relief Efforts

July 23, 2020 | Press Releases

Summit nonprofit receives $30,000 from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has provided a grant to Family Promise Union County, a program of Family Promise National, in support of the organization’s efforts to assist Union County families during the Coronavirus pandemic. The …
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CHATS WITH CARA | Connie Palmer on Navigating Grief During a Pandemic

July 16, 2020 | Voices of Family Promise

Each week, Family Promise’s Chief Impact Officer, Cara Bradshaw, is joined on Instagram Live by a conversation partner to talk about topics impacting the Family Promise network, our guests, and supporters. Learn more by following Family Promise on Instagram. In this episode from earlier this spring, Cara talks with Connie …
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