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Oh, What a Night!

The Family Promise Gala, held on October 18, 2017, was a tremendous success! This is a big step toward our vision to end homelessness for working families in Bergen County. It was a beautiful night at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, with a sold-out crowd of...

BOD Profile – "Serving together"

As its name suggests, Family Promise is designed to help families – specifically, homeless working ones with kids. But Nadine Genet’s experience is a reminder that it helps the families that volunteer, too. Nadine is vice president of Family Promise of Bergen County....

Thinking BIG: Letter from the President

David J. Schwartz in The Magic of Thinking Big said, “Look at things not as they are, but as they can be. All of us at Family Promise agree with him. From our beginnings 30 years ago, we have supported homeless families and adults by providing shelter and services....

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

Transitions. We all encounter them. Well planned or unexpected, transitions are a part of life. In my case, I’ve been planning to retire for a while and, next month, I will leave my position as Chief Financial Officer of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark. I have many...

Great Golf Fundraiser Thanks to Great Sponsors

On Tuesday, June 13th 88 golfers enjoyed a fabulous day at Edgewood Country Club in support of Family Promise at our 18th Annual Golf Outing. Under the leadership of longtime friend of Family Promise John Masterson and Board of Trustees member Tom Flood we had a...