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Family Promise and Cailini Coastal Partnership Featured in Southbay

May 27, 2021 | News

Meg Young Creates an Online Home Décor Shop Dedicated to a Nonprofit That Supports Families Experiencing Homelessness Below is an article that was originally featured in Southbay. The article highlights the partnership between Family Promise & Cailini Coastal.  To view the original click here. East Coast transplants Meg Young and …
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Claas Ehlers: To Fight Family Homelessness, HUD Must Count It Correctly

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. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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At Family Promise, Every Dog has its Day

May 19, 2021 | Affiliate News

When a family member is sick as a dog, guests know they can turn to Family Promise.  Russell and his son Noah would agree with the sentiment about a dog being man’s best friend. Their dog, Coffee Bean, is living proof. Coffee Bean, or Coffee for short, is a three-pound …
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Family Promise Innovation Summit Inspires Attendees With Speeches from Sen. Cory Booker, Amanda Andere, and More

May 14, 2021 | Press Releases

Family Promise Affiliates from across the U.S. come together at Innovation Summit to share best practices, insights, and inspiration. Summit, NJ — This week, Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness in the U.S., hosted its second Virtual Innovation Summit. The event brought together over …
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Securing Documentation and Finding Stability 

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. These writers are true thought leaders, using their skills and …
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Family Promise- Belk Partnership Empowers Women-Led Households

May 10, 2021 | Press Releases

Summit, NJ— Single mom Savannah Foxx, an EMT who has spent the last year helping COVID patients, found herself facing homelessness with her children after she left an abusive marriage several years ago. “Being homeless with five kids was definitely something I never imagined,” Foxx said. Luckily, Family Promise of …
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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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