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A Community Response to Family Homelessness
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Christianna, Abby, Chris, and Jaxon
Christianna, Abby, Chris, and Jaxon

Welcome to Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region


There are ways you can volunteer at Family Promise, from Congregation Hosting, Volunteer Jobs and Board Membership


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Make a Year End investment to help a child like Malachi!

Consistent, regular donations are the best way to make the biggest impact on local families! Invest today to sponsor a family and help a child get a home!

2015-2016 Annual Report


Our fphcr-annual-report-2015-2016 is now available. Please check it out to see what we’ve accomplished this year, what our families have achieved, and who all was involved in making it happen. Thank you!

Latest Blog Post

One is too many

January 15, 2017 Emily Nardella

Putting a number on our area’s homeless population is not easy.  This population lives in transition – maybe living with family, in a car, on the street, or hidden in vacant buildings and underpasses.  In 2015, The Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness (CACH) counted 402 homeless people, including 134 children, in Harrisburg and Dauphin County. With the […]

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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.


Thank you, Family Promise volunteers. We appreciate your kind hearts. You have showed me a wonderful time and also helped me believe that there is a God above. We love you and God bless

— Kathy