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A Family Promise Homecoming

April 9, 2015 | Success Stories

Ten years ago, Sarai Williams walked into the Denver Interfaith Hospitality Network with a newborn baby. She had been living in a shelter that only allowed a 30-day stay, and, quickly approaching the end of her month there, she spotted the Affiliate on a resource list. The visit changed her …
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Finding a Home for Her Sons

April 1, 2015 | Success Stories

If Theresa Gates could use one word to describe herself, it would be “mom.” “Since my children were born, I have defined myself as a mother before and above any other role,” said Theresa, who has three teenage sons. “I dedicated myself to raising my children in the most caring, …
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A New Life in New Jersey

April 1, 2015 | Success Stories

Danielle Carter never liked asking for help. “I was so used to people not caring and being self-absorbed,” she says. She was also inclined to solve problems on her own. But that changed when she and her year-old son found themselves homeless in Paterson, N.J.   Carter was married, working …
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2014 National Conference – Schaumburg, Illinois

March 31, 2015 | National News

Family Promise representatives from across the country—Directors, staff, board members and volunteers—gathered in Chicago October 24-26 for our 13th National Conference, Transforming Lives. More than 325 people convened at the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg for a full weekend of workshops, speeches, exhibitions and entertainment as we took a few days to …
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New Beginnings: The Path to Financial Literacy

March 30, 2015 | National News

  Family Promise and Woodforest National Bank Partner on Unique Curriculum for Low-Income Families.   Summit, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 — Family Promise and Woodforest National Bank announced the launch of “New Beginnings: A Program for Family Financial Fitness” at the Family Promise National Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois. …
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A New Affiliate in Indiana

March 30, 2015 | Affiliate News

Help us welcome Family Promise of Hendricks County, Indiana. They open as our fifth Affiliate in the Hoosier State. Efforts began when a group that had been grappling with the issue of family homelessness in the county, which is due west of Indianapolis, considered possible solutions. Families had no recourse …
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A New Affiliate in Big Sky Country

February 4, 2015 | Affiliate News

Executive Director Sharon Odden. Welcome, Family Promise of Great Falls, our fifth Affiliate in the state of Montana.The city of Great Falls is not named for any one waterfall but rather for five in succession. The cascades led to its development as a city, as dams would provide ready power …
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