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Making the Dream of Homeownership a Reality

February 28, 2018 | National News

We must seek not just to get families into housing, but into sustainability. Claas Ehlers, CEO, Family Promise 2.5 million children and their parents will be homeless at some time in America this year.  Many factors contribute to this epidemic, but the main cause, by a large margin, is a …
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Family Promise of Cobb County, GA

February 6, 2018 | Voices of Family Promise

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Union County Celebrates a True Season of Giving

January 24, 2018 | Affiliate News

The holidays can be a joyous time, as families and friends gather together in celebration of the season of giving.  We give thanks for blessings big and small: the health of loved ones, the food on our tables, the roof over our heads. Amy Jones.photo-Ashish Patel, Monarch Housing But the …
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Family Promise Engaging with Worldwide ERC

January 18, 2018 | National News

Helping people find new homes. In short, that is what Family Promise does. But that is also woven into the mission of Worldwide ERC®, a membership organization committed to connecting and educating workforce mobility professionals across the globe.   Worldwide ERC®’s Foundation for Workforce Mobility, the charitable arm of Worldwide …
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A New Year’s Message for 2018 from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers

January 11, 2018 | Voices of Family Promise

Claas Ehlers Wishing you a joyful, healthy, and successful 2018. I wanted to share some thoughts about 2017 and our excitement for the upcoming year.   One landmark that escaped much notice last year was the 30th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Act. This is probably the most significant piece of …
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A Summit Foundation Helps Families Move Forward

January 10, 2018 | Affiliate News

A community-based response: three simple words that define the success of Family Promise nationwide.  We believe the solution to homelessness can be found in each community by engaging compassionate volunteers and foundations, civic-minded businesses, and social services agencies focused on families experiencing homelessness and low-income families. In New Jersey, Family …
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Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers: Encore Presentation

December 14, 2017 | Voices of Family Promise

https://youtu.be/DvqbO0lOgPE Family Promise was chosen from a distinguished list of nonprofits from across the country as a semi-finalist for the Encore Prize–$50,000 awarded for the best new idea for tapping Encore talent (volunteers over the age of 50) to improve the lives of young people who need champions and role …
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Affiliate News-Fall 2017

December 14, 2017 | Affiliate News

Family Promise Affiliates celebrated our 5th Annual Family Promise Week October 22-29. While the work in support of the families we serve continued unabated, Affiliates took time to recognize the efforts of their congregations, volunteers, boards, and staff. Without their generous contributions of time, compassion, and resources, there would be …
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Code for Good Connects Elite Tech Students with Nonprofits

November 27, 2017 | National News

  Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers at Code for Good. What happens when you bring together four nonprofits, the leading technology-focused corporation in finance, and more than one hundred elite computer science students from colleges across the country? Solutions. And a lot of used coffee cups and empty pizza boxes. …
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Our Community Blog: Rebecca Esparza, Family Service Coordinator, FP of Lawrence, “Community”

November 22, 2017 | Voices of Family Promise

Here is a wonderful post on the Family Promise Community Blog, written by a former guest, Rebecca Esparza. Since graduating from FP of Lawrence, Rebecca has gone on to earn her social work degree from University of Kansas, become Family Service Coordinator for the Lawrence Affiliate, accept a seat on …
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Family Promise and Woodforest National Bank Expand Partnership’s Scope

November 17, 2017 | National News

Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit providing comprehensive services and support for families experiencing homelessness, and Woodforest National Bank, one of the nation’s strongest community banks with more than 740 branches across 17 states, announced they are expanding their three-year-old partnership to provide more financial opportunities for the families they …
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New Leadership Titles Reflect Family Promise’s Growth

November 15, 2017 | National News

Claas Ehlers As a reflection of the growth and national scope of Family Promise, the Family Promise board announced title changes for two of our leaders at our national conference in Washington, DC, in October.  President Claas Ehlers was named Chief Executive Officer and Director of Development Cara Bradshaw was …
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