Along with supporting our current families during the holidays, we like to prepare to support families that will enter Family Promise Montco during the holidays and throughout the year.
There’s a budding artist at Hope Gardens! When we saw this, we knew we had to share
Every December, we offer a holiday program for families in our housing programs. Generous sponsors from the community—individuals, businesses, clubs, religious groups, scout troops, and others—partner with us to provide gifts for our families, who are working hard to make ends meet and really appreciate a helping hand at the holidays.
Our Food Pantry provides more than 150 families with Thanksgiving food each year. Can you help a family celebrate the holiday by donating a food bundle? We’re proud to be a part of the PA Healthy Pantry Initiative and would love to include low-sodium or sugar-free items in our Thanksgiving bundles this year!
With school in full swing now, we want to make sure that the children we serve get a good, healthy breakfast (and a hot breakfast is especially welcome now that the weather has turned cooler)! School snack items are also in high demand right now.
We are celebrating our 40th anniversary! As we look back on the past four decades, there is much to lament, but also much to celebrate.
Night Without a Bed is Family Promise’s annual social media challenge to raise awareness about family homelessness. At Family Promise Montco, we are working with our volunteers, donors, and community members to help families get housed and stay housed. Help us take action and raise awareness by joining us for
Many thanks to the folks at Lansdale United Methodist Church for opening their hearts and church building to the families in our emergency shelter! Lansdale UMC will be hosting for the first time later this year. Luckily, they’ll have plenty of support from some of our experienced “buddy” congregations, including
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.
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