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Family Promise Statement: Supreme Court Overturns Federal Eviction Moratorium, Millions at Risk of Homelessness

August 27, 2021 | National News

The news that the Supreme Court overturned the COVID-related eviction moratorium, just as children are going back to school and the Delta variant is on the rise, is a major blow for families at risk of homelessness.  More than 6 million households are on the brink of eviction nationally due to the pandemic, with government …
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A Community of Care

August 27, 2021 | Affiliate News

Shari Jones gets an early start to her workday. As the program director for Family Promise of Gainesville (FPG), FL, her to-do list can be extensive. First, she will create trauma-informed training for volunteers and staff to better understand child protective factors and to know when to call the Department …
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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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