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Voices of Family Promise: Family Promise CEO Writes Essay on Racial Injustice

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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CHATS WITH CARA | Hope Johnson Opens Up About Life in Quarantine

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 Hope …
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Voices of Family Promise: A Former Guest’s Reaction to Her Time at Family Promise

June 29, 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’s Response to Letter from NJ Lawmakers on Continuum of Care Awards

June 26, 2020 | National News

On June 18, Senator Cory Booker and Representative Mikie Sherrill sent a letter to congressional leadership urging them to ease application requirements for key housing programs during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a response from Family Promise’s West Regional Director, Stacy Pollard. You can view the letter from Senator Booker …
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Night Without a Bed Makes a Lasting Impression

June 26, 2020 | National News

Hundreds of people across the country went to sleep on June 20 without a bed…on purpose. Participants in Family Promise’s Night Without a Bed campaign slept anywhere except their beds – sofas, tents, sleeping bags on the floor, in their cars – to raise support and awareness for the crisis …
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Voices of Family Promise: Healthy Pantries

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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Father’s Day: Sam Gloyd Cycles Across the U.S.

June 19, 2020 | Affiliate News

This Father’s Day, Family Promise honors dads everywhere who work hard to make this world a better place – including people like Sam Gloyd, a father of three and Family Promise volunteer who has found a unique way to make a difference for families battling homelessness. Gloyd, a 74-year-old volunteer …
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Family Promise Volunteer Appears on Jeopardy!

June 18, 2020 | National News

“What is…Family Promise?” That would be the answer to Paul Trifiletti’s description of his volunteer work during contestant introductions on an episode of the popular tv quiz game show Jeopardy! in March. When asked about his volunteerism, Trifiletti described his work with Family Promise of Athens, GA. Show host Alex …
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Family Promise Welcomes Three New Trustees

June 17, 2020 | National News, Press Releases

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION INDUCTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS IN EARLY 2020 SUMMIT, NJ – June 17, 2020– Earlier this year, Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees. Alex English – Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee (‘91), Retired Professional Basketball Player & …
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Night Without a Bed Event Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Fight Family Homelessness

June 16, 2020 | Press Releases

Family Promise Announces First National Night Without a Bed in Partnership with KIA Motors and Avocado Green Mattress SUMMIT, NJ, JUNE 16, 2020 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, announced their First National Night Without a Bed event in partnership with KIA Motors and Avocado Green …
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COVID-19: Affiliate Spotlight – Family Promise of Pulaski County

June 11, 2020 | Affiliate News

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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Claas Ehlers Named to Charity Navigator’s Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders

June 9, 2020 | Press Releases

Family Promise CEO one of 24 nonprofit leaders selected On June 5, 2020, Claas Ehlers, CEO of Family Promise, was selected by Charity Navigator to join their Consultative Council of Nonprofit Leaders. According to the nonprofit evaluator, “This diverse team of experienced nonprofit leaders will advise Charity Navigator on various …
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