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My Thanksgiving

At this time of the year, it’s right to spend time to reflect on all we have, and how we have used those resources to help others.  With Thanksgiving soon to come, I want to talk about just some of what has affected me this year. We have accomplished a lot this year...

Give Families the Comfort of Home for the Holidays

Everyone looks forward to being home for the holidays, and the working families experiencing homelessness that Family Promise serves are no different. This year, you can help make the most wonderful time of the year more magical and the future more secure for families...

We Welcome Denise Martino to the Staff

Denise Martino, Family Promise’s newest case manager, says her introduction to social services began a quarter century ago with her first job out of school — answering calls on a 24-hour crisis hotline for Covenant House in New York City. She heard of almost...

A Family Learns to Dream Higher

If you were able to join us at the Gala last month, you heard the heartfelt testimony of N.C., a mom of two who was part of the sheltering network several years ago. While not able to join us in person, her comments were presented via a taped video. You could hear a...

Family Promise Annual Gala a Great Success!

On Thursday October 20th, Family Promise of Bergen County welcomed more than 275 guests to Edgewood Country Club in River Vale for the 2022 Annual Gala, our biggest night of the year. We’re happy to report that the event was a great success! Thanks to our many guests,...

Letter from Kate

September is back to school month. It is also Hunger Awareness Month. And although families are still becoming homeless, or terrifyingly close to it, hunger is an issue that has become more prevalent and more apparent since the beginning of the pandemic. You probably...