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A Couch is Not a Home: Where the Hidden Homeless Get Housing Vouchers

June 17, 2021 | News

Photo: The Christian Science Monitor Family Promise Featured in The Christian Science Monitor Earlier this month The Christian Science Monitor published an article on families who live “doubled-up,” or sheltered in other people’s homes. The article details how, although this group makes up the majority of families experiencing homelessness, it is …
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Claas Ehlers, Family Promise CEO, Featured on Charity Charge Show

June 17, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

Recently, Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers, was interviewed by Stephen Garten, founder of Charity Charge on their podcast The Charity Charge Show. Read more about the episode here. You can listen to the full episode here:  
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Participate in Night Without a Bed!

Night Without a Bed is coming on June 26th, 2021! #NightWithoutABed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. We ask participants to sleep anywhere without a bed: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch and use the hashtag #NightWithoutABed to post a …
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Diane Mbombo Tite: Expanding Access through Translation and Interpretation

Many people managing their own company and parenting two children under ten require a lot of coffee. Diane Mbombo Tite has done all of this during a global pandemic while only drinking tea. “Coffee makes me jittery,” she says. Mbombo’s newly launched company, Akula Interpreting and Translation, LLC, is the …
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Join Us for Night Without a Bed on June 26th!

June 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise to Host Summer Sleep-Out to Raise Awareness for Family Homelessness in America Summit, NJ – June 26, 2021 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting a summer sleep-out event on June 26, 2021. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises …
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Unemployed in America: ‘It’s Gotten So Much More Expensive to Be Homeless.’

May 28, 2021 | News

Family Promise Featured in Esquire and Yahoo! Lifestyle This week, Esquire and Yahoo! Lifestyle published an article telling the story of Latrish Oseko and her daughter Ka’laya. Latrish, of Wilmington, DE, found herself facing unemployment and homelessness after the pandemic caused her employer to end her contract. Her landlord decided …
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Family Promise and Cailini Coastal Partnership Featured in Southbay

May 27, 2021 | News

Meg Young Creates an Online Home Décor Shop Dedicated to a Nonprofit That Supports Families Experiencing Homelessness Below is an article that was originally featured in Southbay. The article highlights the partnership between Family Promise & Cailini Coastal.  To view the original click here. East Coast transplants Meg Young and …
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Claas Ehlers: To Fight Family Homelessness, HUD Must Count It Correctly

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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At Family Promise, Every Dog has its Day

May 19, 2021 | Affiliate News

When a family member is sick as a dog, guests know they can turn to Family Promise.  Russell and his son Noah would agree with the sentiment about a dog being man’s best friend. Their dog, Coffee Bean, is living proof. Coffee Bean, or Coffee for short, is a three-pound …
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Family Promise Innovation Summit Inspires Attendees With Speeches from Sen. Cory Booker, Amanda Andere, and More

May 14, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise Affiliates from across the U.S. come together at Innovation Summit to share best practices, insights, and inspiration. Summit, NJ — This week, Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness in the U.S., hosted its second Virtual Innovation Summit. The event brought together over …
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Securing Documentation and Finding Stability 

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- Belk Partnership Empowers Women-Led Households

May 10, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ— Single mom Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her children after she left an abusive marriage several years ago. “Being homeless with five kids was definitely something I never imagined,” Foxx said. Luckily, Family Promise of …
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