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A Hiking We Will Go: Family Promise Union County Makes Family Fitness a Priority

August 23, 2021 | Affiliate News

As part of the Family Promise Union County’s Summer Fitness calendar, families had the option to do at-home and outdoor fitness routines.
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The Value of a Good Night’s Sleep

August 20, 2021 | National News

You could say sleep is a big part of Larry Heilers’ life. As owner and CEO of Texan Mattress, a mattress retail chain based in Houston, TX, his priority is to offer customers quality affordable mattresses. Heilers believes that a healthy day begins with a good night’s sleep. But he …
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Eviction Moratorium: Latest News, Extension

August 17, 2021 | National News

Following days of uncertainty and the resumption of evictions in housing courts across the country, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced a new temporary federal eviction moratorium that will remain in effect until October 3, 2021. The new order applies to counties experiencing high levels of COVID-19 spread. The …
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National Organization, Experts Sound the Alarm About July 31 End of Eviction Moratorium

July 26, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise, a national nonprofit fighting family homelessness, says many families will be at risk of eviction until federal relief funding reaches local communities. https://familypromise.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CE-Eviction-Moratorium.mp4 Summit, NJ – July 31, 2021 – 6 million Americans who are behind on rent will be at risk for eviction and losing their homes …
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Analysis Shows the Impact of Family Promise’s Holistic, Client-Centered Approach

July 21, 2021 | News

A message from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers, on our recent third-party evaluation report: Family Promise has been working with the Stand Together Foundation as part of a cohort of organizations addressing poverty, incarceration, racial justice, and homelessness. As part of this effort, we were able to have an independent …
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Putting the Teamwork into Affordable Housing

July 20, 2021 | Affiliate News

A collaboration between Family Promise and an association that represents small landlords puts tenants and landlords on the same team. This article is the first in a two-part series about a unique partnership that strives to overcome affordable housing barriers in Philadelphia. One of the many fallouts of COVID in the …
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Ikea: Making a House a Home

July 13, 2021 | National News

Home furnishing retailer Ikea touts its stores as “an experience,” and if you’ve ever visited one of its warehouse-sized spaces, you’ll understand why: the maze of room displays transport you to modern city apartments, traditional suburban houses, and beyond. Now, Family Promise is partnering with the retailer to bring the …
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Legacy Society: Making Tomorrow’s Dreams Possible

July 12, 2021 | Voices of Family Promise

When Susan first learned of Family Promise, she was struck by their holistic, family-first approach to putting families in crisis on the path to independence. “I loved how Family Promise was helping families in my community get back on their feet,” she recalls. After volunteering locally for many years, Susan …
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Help Us Move In (HUMI) Awards Challenge Grants to 13 Family Promise Affiliates

July 7, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ – July 7, 2021 – This week, Family Promise and Help Us Move In (HUMI) have announced the renewal of their challenge grants program. The program, which was founded in 2016, uses seed funding and community collaboration to introduce or strengthen eviction prevention and rehousing programs at Family …
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Family Promise Publishes 2020 Annual Impact Report

July 6, 2021 | Press Releases

Corporate Partners Help Change Lives  Summit, NJ —  2020 was a transformative year for Family Promise. Facing a myriad of challenges presented by an unprecedented global pandemic, Family Promise Affiliates across the country adapted to the new landscape, continuing to engage volunteers and serving more families and children than ever …
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Why I Give: Walt Griffith

July 5, 2021 | Uncategorized

Family Promise volunteer Walt Griffith tells a Christmas Eve story that sounds vaguely familiar. It was 1979 and he was a minister in upstate New York. After the Christmas Eve service, he and his family piled into the car and headed out of town for the holiday. A snowstorm forced …
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Night Without a Bed Event Successfully Raises Awareness for Family Homelessness in the U.S.

July 1, 2021 | Uncategorized

Participants spent one night sleeping outside of their bed in support of Family Promise Summit, NJ – June 26th, 2021 – Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit fighting family homelessness in the U.S., hosted a summer sleep-out event on June 26th, 2021. Night Without a Bed 2021 brought awareness to …
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