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Family Promise Hike or Bike 2017

Join Family Promise on Sunday, May 7th as we Hike or Bike through Ridgewood, NJ. All funds raised directly benefit our programs for […]

Register Now for Our Annual Golf Outing

The Family Promise Annual Golf Outing will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the newly renovated Edgewood Country Club in River Vale, New Jersey. Guests will enjoy a fabulous day of golf including lunch, refreshments on the course, cocktail reception, dinner, silent auction, gift bag and prizes. Prizes […]

A Note From Paul Shackford, President of the Board of Trustees

As I write this my wife and I are sitting in Houston, the result of Winter Storm Stella closing Newark airport and delaying our return home. This mid-March snow storm forced us to stay an extra day, but it actually gave us a bit more time to spend with our […]

Family Promise Bus Gets a Sponsor: M&T Bank

The Family Promise Network Bus, which transports our families all around the county, has a sponsor for 2017. M&T Bank’s donation of $7,500 will cover costs and maintenance of the bus, which transports families (up to 14 passengers) enrolled in our sheltering program. The bus shuttles between the Family Center […]

Join Us for Hike or Bike 2017

Spring is just around the corner – and so is the Family Promise Hike or Bike! Join us on Sunday, May 7th as we Hike or Bike in support of Family Promise, with all funds raised benefiting our programs.

Participants choose their route – a 3 mile hike or bike, OR […]

A Good Scout

The sturdy new partitions for Family Promise’s program to shelter homeless families are actually an Eagle Scout project – the work of Brian Gengler of Troop 138. Brian and his family are parishioners at Famly Promise’s “home” church, Ridgewood United Methodist, and have volunteered both on weekends and when families […]

TD Bank “Brings Change” to Family Promise

Family Promise of Bergen County is all about changing the lives of the homeless, and now it’s been named a beneficiary of TD Bank’s “Bring Change” initiative. From March 11th – 17th, cash and select product donations were accepted at some TD Bank locations to support of the Family Promise […]

Unexpected Thanks

We know the Family Promise Walk-In Dinner Program in Hackensack serves a nutritious meal to about 130 homeless and hungry people. We know it’s served every night of the year.  But maybe sometimes we forget how much it can mean.

I recently had a chance meeting with someone who’d been in […]

Getting to Know Tom Flood

After more than 20 years of working to help the homeless of Bergen County, Tom Flood has some ideas about what we need to do next.

Tom is a member of the board of Family Promise of Bergen County and its predecessor, the Interreligious Fellowship. He’s also a former corporate manager […]

April 12 Could Be Your Lucky Day!

April 12th could be your lucky day but you have to buy a Super 50/50 Raffle Ticket in order to have a chance at winning.  Family Promise is selling raffle tickets – 1000 tickets is our goal.

The grand prize is 25% of the total proceeds, up to $25,000!  Second prize […]