We’ve got another graduate this month! Congratulations to M, who was extremely motivated from the moment she entered our program. In just a few months with us, she secured a full-time position and located an affordable apartment. Her hard work paid off last week when she moved out of Hope
Night Without a Bed is Family Promise’s annual social media challenge to raise awareness about family homelessness. Did you know that families with children make up 35% of the nation’s homeless population? This year, the U.S. housing crisis has grown worse as inflation has risen, and more and more families
We’ve still got a few spots left for our Volunteer Appreciation Party on October 23! We’re gathering to celebrate 40 years of working with the community to help address homelessness and hunger, and we’d love to see you. Hear from our founder Lei Barry, tour our Hope Gardens building and
First established by Feeding America in 2008, Hunger Action Month was created to bring awareness to food insecurity across the country. For instance, you might not know that 1 in 8 children in the U.S. is at risk for hunger. Kids who don’t get enough to eat—especially during their first
We’re looking for volunteers to help at the food pantry on Monday evenings from 5:15 to 7:30 pm and Saturdays from 9:45 am to 1 pm. If you’d like to help your community in a hands-on way with a fun and friendly group, please come to our volunteer recruitment event on
And things are going great! She completed her summer program successfully, has moved into her dorm room, and is so, so grateful for all of the donations you made to get her started off right.
Take 18 kids and parents, add 11 volunteers, some delicious food, dancing and games, and the Ambler YMCA outdoor swimming area, and what do you have? The annual Family Promise Pool Party!
We’ve had several graduations this summer and fall—which is good news for lots of reasons! Families are exiting our program and living independently, which means there is space for new families to move into our properties and gain some much-needed stability.
Looking back on this summer, we’re so grateful that, with your help, we’ve been able to provide food to everyone who has come to our doors.
Please mark your calendars for a Volunteer Appreciation Party on October 23! We’re gathering to celebrate 40 years of working with the community to help address hunger and homelessness, and we’d love to see you.
We have some fabulous news to report this month!
We got a call from a 62-year-old woman last month. She was single, and she’d been evicted. She had nowhere to go. When she called the county’s housing services hotline, she was offered a tent.
There’s a new face at Family Promise! If you’ve visited the Food Pantry this month, you may have already met LaToya Williams, our new Food Pantry Manager. LaToya brings some great retail and management experience and lots of fresh new ideas to help our pantry thrive.
With food prices rising, we’re seeing a big jump in demand at the Food Pantry. We had 52 cars come through one Saturday this month! Thank you for being there to help us meet this growing need.
From turning over apartments between residents, to planning events, to cleaning, to yard work, there’s tons to do here at Family Promise!
We value the multi-layered community involvement of TruMark Financial Credit Union! We’re so grateful for the amazing donation we received this week through TruMark’s Concern for Community initiative.
Whether you golfed with us, volunteered, sponsored, or took part in one of the raffles, we are grateful for your support of our 25th annual golf tournament! Your generosity made our 25th a year to remember, with the most ever sponsorships and nearly $45,000 raised to help families move from
At a small nonprofit like Family Promise, most of our time is spent getting things done in the present and planning for the future—there’s not a lot of time spent looking back. But this year, we’re marking an anniversary!
The end of the school year is a great time to mark accomplishments…and so we held our own red carpet event to celebrate the achievements that parents and youth in our housing programs have made this year!
For too many kids, summer is the hungriest time of the year, with no access to free and reduced-price meals at school.
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