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Meet the new staff at Family Promise
Meet the new staff at Family Promise
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Welcome to Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region


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 “My staff and I had a discussion about how much we like working with you, your staff, and your guests. All of us agreed that we have never heard anything negative about the organization. You are the most functional shelter program we have had the pleasure to work with exhibiting a smooth delivery of services, moving families into permanent housing, and collaborating with local organizations to make sustainable housing happen.”

~Quote from FPHCR Community Partner

Our new staff are on board!

We’re so excited to introduce our new Executive Director (Lissette Gonzalez) and Director of Development & Programming (Eric Ziegler). Please read more about them on our staff page. We can’t wait for you to meet Lissette & Eric. Please stay tuned for more information over the next few months as they get up and running here at Family Promise!

Latest Blog Post

Meet & Greet: Eric Ziegler, Director of Development and Programming

September 22, 2017 Emily Nardella

Hello! I am so happy to be part of Family Promise Harrisburg Capital Region. I can’t think of a more noble effort than assisting families in our community as they strive to improve their living situation and their lives. You could say I’ve been preparing for this role for most of my career. I’ve worked […]

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Who Are Our Neighbors Without Homes?

- Folks just like us — mothers, fathers, children.

- An under-insured family loses everything in a fire. Their only option is to move into a hotel, but they can’t afford it forever.

- A working mom loses employment because of health restrictions. Now, she and her two kids get behind on rent and are running out of money quickly.

Why Family Promise?

- Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population nationwide.

- 20% of America’s kids live in poverty.

- 75% of our families get back on track to their own homes within 90 days.


I am a better person and parent because of this program. I am blessed to have been in the program

— 2013 Graduate