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Board Member Turns Learning into Action

June 17, 2019 | Affiliate News

Family Promise board member David Annett believes the experiences we have early in life affect the paths we later choose. As a child, he volunteered with his family at the Family Promise Affiliate in Cincinnati, OH. At the time, he was too young to understand the circumstances of the families …
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Father’s Day: What a Dad Wouldn’t Do for His Daughter

June 10, 2019 | Success Stories

Family Promise honors dads everywhere this Father’s Day. Whether it’s “like father, like son” or a daughter who’s “daddy’s little girl,” we’re celebrating fathers, like Kelly, and all they do for their families.   As with all fathers, Kelly’s life changed when he became a parent. But in Kelly’s case, his …
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A Decades Long Family Promise Love Story

May 23, 2019 | Success Stories

Childhood friends Diana and Shariff first met at age 12 and later became one another’s first love. When they eventually returned to being good friends, they made a pact: If they were both single at age 40, they’d get married.  As young adults, they lost touch when Shariff moved to …
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Jayne Moraski: Why We Do What We Do

April 30, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Jayne-Moraski-FP-Gainesville-ED-3.mp4   As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise Network to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills and expertise to develop and implement creative …
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350+ Attend Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio

April 18, 2019 | National News

Members of our Guest Advisory Council attend a line dancing night at the Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  Last week, more than 350 advocates for children and families from Family Promise Affiliates and partners gathered at the Family Promise National Conference just steps from the Alamo in …
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Cheryl Schuch: The Burden of Homelessness is Much Greater than Losing a House

March 11, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Cheryl Schuch wants you to understand the long-term effects of homelessness on children.
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Too Many Children Experiencing Homelessness Aren’t Being Counted

February 27, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

On February 13th 2019, the US House of Representatives Finance Services Committee held the first ever full-committee Hearing on Homelessness.  Family Promise and our partners advocating for children and youth experiencing homelessness applaud the efforts of Chairwoman Waters as well as the bipartisan members of the Committee to learn more …
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“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere”

February 15, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers explores how Martin Luther King Jr. might react to our modern day homelessness crisis.
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Family Promise Rates Four Stars…Again

February 11, 2019 | National News

There are nearly 1.5 million public charities registered in the United States. To be rated by Charity Navigator, an organization must, among other criteria, have generated at least $1 million in revenue for two consecutive years and been in existence for at least seven years. Their criteria lower the total …
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Belk Shares the Love with Family Promise

February 6, 2019 | National News

Belk is helping us transform the lives of southern families experiencing homelessness.
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Girl Scouts Offers New Opportunities For Girls Experiencing Homelessness

January 31, 2019 | National News

This innovative Girl Scout troop is giving girls in the Family Promise program the chance to thrive.
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Tara Pagliarini speaks about her work at Family Promise of Brevard

January 9, 2019 | Voices of Family Promise

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of our Affiliate Council—a collection of some of Family Promise’s most dynamic executive directors nationwide—to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. These directors are true thought leaders, using their skills …
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