Family Promise Celebrates National Make a Dog’s Day!

October 22, 2019 | Uncategorized

For National Make a Dog’s Day, we’re celebrating our partnership with PetSmart Charities: Pets with a Promise Nearly 70 percent of American households own at least one pet, and most pet owners consider these furry, feathered, or scaled critters members of the family. Families testify to the joy pets bring …

Family Promise Week Recognized by NJ Government Officials

October 22, 2019 | National News

Governor Phil Murphy and Senator Cory Booker Recognize Family Promise Week 2019. This week, October 20th through October 27th is Family Promise week! Family Promise is thankful to our New Jersey government officials for recognizing and supporting our efforts to raise awareness in the fight against family homelessness. You can …

#FPGives19: After a water main break left their home condemned, Family Promise stepped in

October 21, 2019 | Success Stories

Water is what drove Sonya and her two children out of their home. When their house was flooded by a city water main break, Sonya immediately reached out to the local authorities for assistance but was frustrated by the lack of response. Unable to stay in their home, the family …

#FPGives19: “Family Promise gave us more than just money for rent”

October 17, 2019 | Success Stories

TJ never anticipated the chain reaction his health issues would trigger. When he was suddenly hospitalized for an extended period, his family was unable to afford rent and their landlord initiated eviction proceedings. Suddenly, the prospect of homelessness became part of their conversation as the family worried about their future. …

#FPGives19: Gaining Friendship and Family at Family Promise

October 14, 2019 | Success Stories

Twenty-two-year-old Cyla seemed to have it all together, but in reality, her life was filled with turmoil. The single mother of three often struggled to make ends meet despite holding a steady job. And she was raising her children in a crime-ridden neighborhood in Michigan – it was the most …

Family Promise to Host First-Ever Giving Day Event

October 11, 2019 | National News

Family Promise aims to raise $1 million in 24 hours during Giving Day Event SUMMIT, NJ, OCTOBER 25 – This October, Family Promise Affiliates across the country will participate in Family Promise’s first Giving Day, a one-day online event to raise awareness of Family Promise and the crisis of family …

Woodforest National Bank Earns Award for Partnership With Family Promise

October 10, 2019 | Press Releases

Woodforest National Bank Wins Two IBAT Best of Community Banking Awards for Community Service and Financial Literacy. Pictured front row: Krystian Reyes, Doug Schaeffer, Julie Mayrant, Daniel Galindo and Brenda Wendt from Woodforest National Bank Pictured back row: Christopher Williston, President and CEO, and Ronnie Miller, Immediate Past Chairman from …

#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 …

#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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …