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Family Promise Receives Two Hermes Awards for Creative Efforts

May 7, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise’s work was selected among more than 230,000 entries to receive two Hermes Creative Awards in their 15th annual creative competition. The winners of this international competition for creative professionals, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world, comprise a veritable who’s who of the creative industry, …
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IKEA donates $25k worth of furniture to Family Promise

May 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Recently, Ikea donated $25,000 worth of furniture to Family Promise of Lawrence, KS. The furniture was assembled by volunteers who are employed by Ikea and is being used to furnish temporary housing for families displaced from their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Family Promise of Tualatin Valley: Fighting for Housing Fairness

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless families have lost income, but the eviction moratorium has helped many remain in their homes even if they can’t make their rent payments. What the national order hasn’t protected families from, however, is unscrupulous property management. Brylee Gnant, a case manager at …
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Family Promise Receives a $25,000 Grant from Truist Foundation

April 28, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ, (April 28, 2021) – Family Promise has received a $25,000 grant from Truist Foundation to support Family Promise Affiliates in California. “We are most grateful for the Truist Foundation’s support of our work in California,” said Claas Ehlers, Family Promise CEO. “These funds will allow us to build …
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Family Promise Receives $250,000 from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Further Homelessness Prevention Efforts Across New Jersey

April 28, 2021 | Press Releases

Second Gift from New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund to Family Promise will be distributed to 10 Affiliates Statewide. SUMMIT, NJ — The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund has provided a grant to Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to end family homelessness, in support of efforts to prevent families …
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Family Promise Union County Helps Families on The Road to Independence

April 26, 2021 | Affiliate News

Imagine your car breaks down for the second time this month. You spent hours searching job boards, crafting the perfect resume, and dressing your best only for your car to break down on the day of the final round interview. A minor car repair seems like the only thing standing …
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SelectQuote Volunteers at Family Promise of Lawrence County

April 22, 2021 | National News

April 18 – April 24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week. At Family Promise, none of what we do would be possible without the support of our volunteers. Working alongside the individuals Family Promise serves,  volunteers are the backbone of Family Promise’s work and the reason the organization has been able …
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Family Promise Statement on the Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

April 20, 2021 | Press Releases

There have been innumerable instances of racial injustice and inequality in our country’s history, but the murder of George Floyd pushed us to a point of no return. Floyd’s murder led to mass protests on a global scale, racial reckonings that brought Confederate monuments crumbling to the ground, and statements …
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10 Stats That Show How COVID-19 Has Worsened Housing Inequality

April 19, 2021 | National News

2020 was a year of uncertainty and stress for all of us. The pandemic brought with it a long list of new issues and exacerbated existing ones, with housing inequality near the top of the list. With the rise in unemployment and the toll of COVID-19 on many people’s health, …
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Family Promise Giving Day Will Raise Awareness and Funds to Keep Low-Income Families Housed

April 15, 2021 | National News, Press Releases

National Organization Sees Increase in Number of U.S. Families Experiencing Homelessness Summit, New Jersey, April 21, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, has seen an increase in families seeking assistance since the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. In response to this, …
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From One ‘Family’ To Another

April 14, 2021 |

At LinkedIn, it’s not just about work. The Global Marketing Solutions team spans continents and time zones around the globe, but team members work together closely and consider one another more than professional colleagues. When more than half of the leadership team lost family members over the course of mere …
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Top 3 Causes of Family Homelessness

April 13, 2021 |

For those who have never experienced homelessness, the path to losing your home can be hard to imagine. Many assume homelessness happens as a result of poor decision-making. The truth is far more complex and often comes as a direct result of our flawed, inequitable system. Everyone has a unique …
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