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A Community Response to Family Homelessness


“A family together and a place to call home”

Jen bravely tells her family’s story of a life changed at Family Promise. We’re so proud of how far you guys have come! We love this great family! Read the story here.

Family Promise partners with PetSmart!

Check out this awesome article about Family Promise’s new pet sanctuary project – to be completed by the end of 2015 so that FPHCR can truly keep families together – including fury family members! Read more here.

Family Promise working to reduce poverty!

“We can’t continue to ‘fix’ things like poverty without understanding it from the eyes of the people who are experiencing it.” – Kristina Marshall, Network Director, Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region, quoted in Representative Dave Reed’s “Beyond Poverty” research findings. Read the entire article here.


Check this out – board president, Larry Hawkins, and director, Krissy Marshall, spoke with Dave Reed’s senior staff to talk about the issues that people in the Harrisburg area deal with to get out of poverty. We are now a part of an initiative to try to alleviate poverty across Pennsylvania!

Family Promise in the Family Support Alliance of PA newsletter!

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Senators’ Sleep Out event in the News!

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Tom Beene’s running event in the news!

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Tom’s running event was also in an article on Pennlive. Thanks again, Tom! 100 Mile Race.
Click on this link to see the follow-up article on Tom’s run. HE RAN ALL 100 MILES!

FPHCR in the news!

Rep. Sheryl Delozier attended FPHCR’s Box City this year. She wrote about her experience in her newsletter. Read it here (page 4). Thanks for joining us and helping to shed some light on the issues of family homelessness in the area, Rep. Delozier!

Family Promise Open House

Link to Article: Family Promise Open House
Date: January 10, 2012
Source: Penn Live

Kids Raise Money to help Homeless

Link to Article: Kids Raise Money to help Homeless
Date: November 23, 2011
Source: Penn Live

Family Promise program connects homeless people

Link to Article: Family Promise program connects homeless people, churches
Date: January 27, 2011
Source: Penn Live

At another program, I felt like we were still just surviving. We can live here. I can take care of my kids, make them food, clean up, and play with them. We are living.

— 2014 Graduate