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  • Founded in Summit, NJ, in 1988 Family Promise is national non-profit organization mobilizing communities and existing resources to help homeless families regain their independence.
  • Homeless families now comprise nearly 40% of the homeless population.
  • One out of every 45 American children will experience homelessness this year.
  • Last year, there were 3.5 million homeless people in the United States. Sixty-four percent of U.S. cities turned away homeless families with children because there was a lack of bed space.
  • Family Promise provided shelter and social services to more than 50,000 people last year . . . nearly 60% of them children.
  • Family Promise currently operates 192 Affiliates across 42 states and mobilizes more than 160,000 volunteers and 6,000 congregations across the country.
  • Family Promise is cost-effective. We utilize existing resources and are able to deliver $3 in goods and services for every $1 we receive.
  • Family Promise works. On average, 75% of our guests secure housing within nine weeks, helping them to achieve sustainable independence.

WHAT CAN YOU DO ?

Click the “donate now” button to make a secure online donation to your local affiliate Interfaith Hospitality

Network/Schneider House of Hope or contact our offices (937-372-0705) to volunteer your time.

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