Family Promise Celebrates its 25th Anniversary
Friday, August 24, 2012 • 6:28pm
SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Mayor Ellen Dickson joined members of Family Promise on Thursday at its headquarters at the Old City Hall building on Summit Avenue, in order to help spread the word about the good work done by the organization, and to help publicize the non-profit's up-coming 25th anniversary celebration.
Family Promise is a national nonprofit that mobilizes communities to help homeless and low-income families achieve lasting independence. Family Promise is based in Summit, New Jersey, where we began our work in 1988, founded on the belief that Americans are compassionate people who want to make a difference. Today we have 158 affiliates in 41 states, with more in development. Family Promise is a leader in promoting volunteerism and has served as a model of American volunteerism in the U. S. and abroad. Our programs involve more than 130,000 volunteers. They provide assistance to more than 47,000 family members annually. Family Promise was chosen to receive one of 21 Points of Light awards out of a field of more than 4,500 nominees.
For information on the celebration, to volunteer or to donate,please contact Family Promise at 71 Summit Ave, Summit, NJ 07901, 908-273-1100 Website: www.familypromise.org