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#FPGives19: College-Bound with the Help of Family Promise

October 8, 2019 | Success Stories

Malik seemed like a typical teenage boy. He complained about high school, was sociable and had many friends, and liked to play sports. He excelled at football. But Malik was hiding a big secret: his family had lost their home and alternated between sleeping in their car and staying with …
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#FPGives19: Little Steps Make a Big Difference

October 1, 2019 | Success Stories

It’s difficult to raise a family together when you’re split between two households, but that’s exactly what Danielle and Chris were forced to do when Chris lost his job and the family lost its home. After two months of living apart – Danielle and their children at her parents’ home …
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Battling Family Homelessness with a Haircut

September 24, 2019 | Success Stories

Prince was three when his big sister Aneshia was diagnosed with cancer. At a loss for how to help her, he decided to grow his hair with the intention of donating it to her. In the midst of this crisis, the Union County, New Jersey, family lost their home. Statistics …
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A Mom’s Life Transformed Through Family Promise

September 23, 2019 | Success Stories

Alex, a single mom from Shenandoah County, VA, struggled with addiction for years and found herself unable to focus on recovery. Even after losing custody of her infant daughter, Alex simply did not have the support structure in place to make a major life change. Alex credits Family Promise with her …
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Introducing Family Promise Giving Day!

September 16, 2019 | Press Releases

We are excited to announce that on October 25, Family Promise will host its first-ever Family Promise Giving Day! Family Promise National will come together with our Affiliates on October 25 in an effort to raise funds and awareness to fight family homelessness across the nation. Having a strong safety …
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HUD is Undercounting the Homeless Children in America

September 11, 2019 | National News

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 earns 7th consecutive top rating from Charity Navigator

September 10, 2019 | National News

SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 25 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting family homelessness, has earned its 7th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. The rating, which is Charity Navigator’s highest designation, was awarded to Family Promise because of the organization’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. …
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The Feeney Family: Why I Give

September 5, 2019 | 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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Battling Family Homelessness with Haircuts

August 20, 2019 | Affiliate News

Prince was three when his big sister Aneshia was diagnosed with cancer. At a loss for how to help his sister, he decided to grow his hair. In the middle of this crisis, the Union County family lost their home. Statistics show homelessness is especially traumatic for children – they’re …
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Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Host Bike Clinic in Elizabeth, NJ

August 6, 2019 | Uncategorized

  Children learn skills, take home bikes thanks to Hilltop Bicycles and Family Promise Elizabeth, NJ — 18 children took their very own bicycles home on Saturday following a bike clinic that taught basic skills such as balancing, braking, and bike safety. The event, co-hosted by Hilltop Bicycles and Family …
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Children and Families find a “Home at Head Start”

July 31, 2019 | 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 …
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Family Promise partners with Help Us Move In (HUMI) to House Families

July 18, 2019 | Press Releases

    Even though Carmen was working long hours as a certified nursing assistant, she was having trouble paying rent on the apartment she shared with her 2 daughters. Michelle’s husband abruptly turned her family out of their home, but only after depleting the savings she had from her consignment …
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