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Family Promise Has the Best Volunteers

Family Promise Has the Best Volunteers

Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night… When the weather forecast called for thunderstorms on Monday July 18th, none of us expected the kind of flooding we saw all around Bergen County. Initially no one was worried about the Walk-In Dinner Program.  But the weather...

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Letter from the President

Letter from the President

The solution to homelessness is to provide adequate access to affordable housing.  While we can agree with that, it doesn’t take long to realize that solving this issue is incredibly complex.  And there are factors at play today that are making this even more...

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A Heartfelt Farewell to Renee Harper

A Heartfelt Farewell to Renee Harper

We bid a very heartfelt farewell to Family Promise Office Administrator Renee Harper, who is leaving with plans to relocate out of the area. Starting out as a volunteer, Renee quickly took on more responsibility and began to use her exceptional organizational skills...

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Family Highlights

Family Highlights

SB has increased her credit score from 390 to 630 in under two years! Family Promise continues to provide working families with rental assistance when eligible, thereby preventing imminent homelessness. One mom was so grateful for the help, she brought a small gift of...

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Golf Outing 2022: A Spectacular Day!

Golf Outing 2022: A Spectacular Day!

The 23rd Annual Family Promise Golf Outing was held on Monday, June 6, 2022 at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale—and we could not have asked for a more beautiful day for a golf outing! Over 100 guests enjoyed a sunny afternoon featuring 18 holes of golf, a...

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Bread is Love Made Visible

Bread is Love Made Visible

“Today we witnessed the cooperation of nonprofit organizations and the business community to produce an effect greater than the sum of our parts,” said Kate Duggan, Family Promise Executive Director “and it all started with bread and kindness.” Family Promise was...

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Our 2021 Annual Review is coming soon!

Our 2021 Annual Review is coming soon!

Family Success – We survived!! This year, like 2020, was not your usual year.  It didn’t matter your background, your race, or your economic status, we were all affected by the pandemic.  Nevertheless, the families, many of whom had COVID at some point during the...

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Hike for Hope 2022 was a Success!

Hike for Hope 2022 was a Success!

The Family Promise Hike for Hope: Home Edition culminated on Sunday, May 1, and we are in awe of the overwhelming support of our incredible Hikers, friends, and sponsors! While the event was virtual once again, that did not stop 151 participants and 17 teams from...

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The Nancy Woods Memorial Gazebo

The Nancy Woods Memorial Gazebo

March 12, 2022 was a cold and snowy Saturday. We laughed, knowing that Nancy Woods would have been glad if the bad weather kept the attendance down at the Gazebo dedication taking place that day in Demarest. As Executive Director Kate Duggan pointed out that...

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Join Us for our 23rd Annual Golf Outing

Join Us for our 23rd Annual Golf Outing

Please join us on Monday, June 6 as we return to the beautiful Edgewood Country Club in River Vale for the 23rd Annual Family Promise Golf Outing! Guests will enjoy 18 holes of golf, premium liquor tastings and refreshments served on the course, a Hole in One contest,...

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