Gala 2017–Thank You

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...

Helping the Invisible–Homeless Students

It’s back-to-school time!  A time of excitement and anticipation in most households but not so for the more than 1.3 million homeless students in the United States.  For them, school presents multiple challenges beyond completing assignments on time — trying to...

Camper Returns as Counselor

Any visit to Camp Lots-of-Fun this year revealed 26 happy campers (literally!). A similar number of volunteer camp counselors made sure every child was engaged in all activities and having a great time. One counselor in particular –Teana Shine– moved comfortably...

Gala Honors 25 Host Congregations

This year’s Gala we will be honoring the 25 Host Congregations of the Family Promise Network that open their doors to our neighbors in need helping us keep our promise to homeless working families . On a weekly rotating schedule they generously welcome up to 14 people...

Meet Dan Boyer – Fundraising Pro

Dan Boyer spent his professional career helping colleges and schools raise funds by telling their story. He thinks Family Promise’s story is even better. In many cases, “people give to a school out of loyalty, because they’ve gotten something from it, or because...