Family Promise Program Outcomes Evaluation Request for Proposal 

May 2, 2022 | Uncategorized

Introduction  Family Promise is pleased to release this Request for Proposal for a consultant, evaluation firm and/or academic institution to conduct a multi-site evaluation to assess the impact and effectiveness of Homelessness Prevention (Prevention) programs and programs to divert families from emergency shelter into temporary or long-term housing (Shelter Diversion).  …

Belk Donates $100,000 to Family Promise Affiliates from Point-of-Sale Campaign

April 25, 2022 | Affiliate News, Press Releases

The southern department story chain continues to support the awareness and prevention of family homelessness through its partnership with Family Promise. CHARLOTTE, NC, APRIL 25, 2022— Since 2018, nonprofit organization Family Promise’s partnership with southern department store chain, Belk, has worked to empower families experiencing homelessness. Belk today announced it …

Family Promise to Host Third Annual Giving Day Event

April 14, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The leading national organization working to prevent and end family homelessness hosts its annual digital campaign to raise awareness and funds for housing-insecure families. SUMMIT, NJ, APRIL 14, 2022— On Thursday, April 28th, Family Promise is celebrating its third annual Giving Day, a 24-hour online campaign to raise awareness and …

Family Promise of Orange County Hosts Annual Easter Drive

April 12, 2022 | Affiliate News

Family Promise of Orange County has helped over 450 families experiencing homelessness find stability and housing since opening their doors ten years ago. This year, they’re hosting a “Hop to It” Easter Drive and asking members of their community to donate food, hygiene products, clothing, and any other items families …

A Recipe for Success

April 7, 2022 | Affiliate News

Knowing your way around the kitchen is a handy skill. But being able to cook for someone else is even more valuable. Family Promise of Blount County is giving some middle school students in Maryville, TN, the chance to do both.  Like all Family Promise Affiliates, Family Promise of Blount …

Clayton, Family Promise Distribute 80 Grants to Affiliates

April 6, 2022 | Press Releases

$875,000 will go toward Family Promise’s initiatives to keep families in their homes. SUMMIT, NJ, April 5, 2022 — Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, has announced that 80 new grants totaling $875,000 will go towards supporting their Affiliate programs thanks to their partnership with Clayton, a …

From IBM to Family Promise. Meet the New Family Promise Staff Member Dedicated to Housing Affordability

April 4, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise Affiliate staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Debbie Badger was working from home well before COVID-19 became a household name. She was an IBM employee for 35 years, 20 of which were spent working from home. She …

5 Must-Reads to Better Understand the Experience of Homelessness

March 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Cyan Perdue, an intern at Family Promise. — Families experiencing homelessness come from a variety of geographic, racial, and religious backgrounds. What they have in common is an understanding of the struggles that come with finding housing, dealing with finances, managing work and family life, …

Seeing the Invisible

March 4, 2022 | National News

As part of our ongoing conversation on homelessness, we asked members of the Family Promise network and individuals working to serve families experiencing homelessness to share their personal thoughts and reflections on Family Promise and the issue of family homelessness. In this article, Family Promise CEO Claas Ehler’s explains how …

Family Promise Grad Writes a New Chapter in His Story

March 1, 2022 | Success Stories

It goes without saying that homelessness is a stressful situation. Family Promise’s emphasis on trauma-informed care ensures all aspects of the crisis are considered when working with families in need. But families also learn to manage this stress in their own ways. For one dad, that involved writing a book.  …

How Do Racial Disparities Affect Housing?

February 28, 2022 | Voices of Family Promise

This article was written by Mickiyah Pope, an intern at Family Promise. — Through the legacy of racial discrimination, people of color have been denied wealth-building opportunities given to white Americans. Owning a home was, and still is, a primary way to build wealth in the United States. Unfortunately, Black …

Family Promise: The Eye of the Storm

February 25, 2022 | Affiliate News

It took the force of a hurricane to show communities across New Jersey the impact of the state’s lack of affordable housing.   Last summer, Hurricane Ida’s path stretched from the Gulf Coast to New England, destroying countless homes and businesses along the way. The city of Elizabeth, NJ, home to …