Family Promise Appoints John Ferrie to Board of Directors

November 11, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 11, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of John Ferrie to the organization’s board of directors.  Ferrie is a Director of Legal at YouTube, the world’s leading video platform. As a member of the senior …

Night Without a Bed Social Media Campaign Successfully Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness in the U.S.

November 9, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The national nonprofit raised over $120,000 through a social media event to support housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ, NOVEMBER 9, 2022 – Family homelessness is an invisible crisis that is often hidden from our view– these families are living in shelters, cars, campgrounds, or doubled up in overcrowded apartments. Leading national nonprofit, …

Family Promise Looks for Next CEO

October 21, 2022 | Uncategorized

Family Promise has a vision to ensure that every family has a home, livelihood, and chance to build a better future. The leading national provider of services to families facing homelessness, Family Promise delivers innovative solutions including prevention, shelter, and stabilization services via 200 Affiliates across 43 states. The national …

Here’s Proof DEIA Teaches Valuable Lessons

October 18, 2022 | Uncategorized

This article is by Mitch Petit-Frere, Director of Brand and Marketing at Family Promise National. – I can’t stop thinking about the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) panel at Family Promise’s Las Vegas Symposium. After the moderator went through her list of questions for the panelists, she opened the floor …

There’s No Place Like Home: Learn About This Family Promise Community Member’s Full-Circle Experience

October 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. When Cordell Rolle first started volunteering for Family Promise of Brevard (FL), he never would have guessed how instrumental the organization would be in his life. Following a stint in …

Family Promise Hosts NJ Symposium

October 6, 2022 | National News

Family Promise hosted a Symposium last month that saw Affiliate members from across the country gather in Morristown, NJ, for three days of collaboration, networking, and learning.  “Attendees from across the country made new connections, laughed, studied, and then returned to their offices to put their new learnings into practice,” …

Family Promise to Host Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge to Raise Awareness of Family Homelessness

October 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 4, 2022– Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that …

Hispanic Heritage Month: The Importance of Bilingualism in Social Services

September 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when we recognize and celebrate the many cultures, histories, and contributions of the American Latino community. At Family Promise, we are grateful for the many staff members and volunteers of Latino descent who contribute to our organization’s fight against family homelessness. We are especially …

What’s Trending This Week?

September 27, 2022 | National News

Pandemic hotel housing programs are ending, leaving many with no place to go  Hotel programs across the country that once served their city’s unhoused community as an alternative to shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic have begun closing their doors. Recently, a hotel leased by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless …

Meet the Air Force Veteran Who’s Fighting Family Homelessness by Bringing Education Services to His Community

September 12, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities.  Doug Holton and his wife were looking to give back locally when they first came across Family Promise of Brevard (FL). After volunteering for several local nonprofits, they found many …

Belk’s Donations to Family Promise Top $3.1 Million in Support of Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

September 7, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The southern department store became the nonprofit’s leading active funder after a $360,000 donation from its spring Charity Day Sale. SUMMIT, NJ, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022– Southern department store, Belk, raised more than $360,000 during the company’s 2022 spring Charity Day Sale in support of Family Promise Affiliates and their work …

Housing In the News

September 6, 2022 | National News

Evictions back to pre-pandemic levels as advocates take on abusive practices and rents continue climbing   Evictions have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and have in some places eclipsed that amount, in the year that’s followed the Supreme Court’s striking down eviction moratorium from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. While …