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Grand Opening of our New Day Center! Special Parking Available!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Grand Opening of our New Day Center! Special Parking Available!

Grand Opening of our New Day Center! Special Parking Available!

Please join us on Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the GRAND OPENING of our new Family Promise Day Center!  Thanks to the amazing community support here in Blount County, we will have a new central center that will allow us to serve our families, expand our programs, and continue to end family homelessness!   Click HERE to download info flyer / church bulletin insert >>> FP Grand Opening handout   Location:  1009 Middlesettlements Road, Maryville, TN   (the former Bungalow United Methodist Church) There will be family fun, live music, refreshments, and much more! SPECIAL...

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Family Promise awarded grant from CNS-Y12 Community Investment Fund

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Family Promise awarded grant from CNS-Y12 Community Investment Fund

Family Promise of Blount County is pleased to share that we have been approved to receive a grant from the CNS Y-12 Community Investment Fund, a donor-advised fund of East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)!  This grant will provide partial support for our Going Home, Staying Home program, which provides intensive case-management-based educational training sessions for families who have experienced homelessness and have moved into permanent housing. Family Promise is honored to partner with the employees at CNS Y-12 who so graciously reviewed our application and chose to invest in the children and...

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A New Home … for families AND for Family Promise!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Blog, News | Comments Off on A New Home … for families AND for Family Promise!

A New Home … for families AND for Family Promise!

“Changes for generations to come!” Oh, what a difference a new year makes…in the lives of our families and in Family Promise of Blount County. Families are moving to permanent housing, babies are growing up, and children are safe and secure!  Click the “donate” button to invest in future generations today! Check out the new article about how Family Promise is helping families and making a difference in our community here >>>...

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Family Promise providing shelter & housing for Sevier County fire victims

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Family Promise providing shelter & housing for Sevier County fire victims

“We’re able to do so much more than shelter. We’re trying to break the cycle of homelessness by sticking with them.” In late November 2016, wildfires raged through the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, devastating the town of Gatlinburg and Sevier County. Fourteen people were killed, and thousands of families and individuals were displaced. Family Promise of Blount County immediately recognized the need for shelter/case management, and offered our services to help those in our neighboring county.   Through a grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency and the support...

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BBQ Throwdown!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Blog, News | Comments Off on BBQ Throwdown!

BBQ Throwdown!

Join us on October 16-17, 2015, for the amazing Barbeque Throwdown! This yearly competition is part of the awesome Town of Louisville 6th Annual Octoberfest.  The Throwdown is sponsored by Family Promise of Blount County. Entry form:  FP Sponsor TOL BBQ Entry Form 2015 Flyer: BBQ Flyer For more info, contact Family Promise of Blount County at director@blountfamilypromise.org or...

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7/2/2015 – DAY CENTER CLOSED DUE TO EVACUATION

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Blog, News | Comments Off on 7/2/2015 – DAY CENTER CLOSED DUE TO EVACUATION

Family Promise’s offices and Day Center are CLOSED today, 7/2/2015, due to the train derailment/fire and mandatory evacuation in Alcoa/Maryville. Please join us in praying for all the first responders involved and all of our neighbors who have been affected. If you have an emergency, please call 865-209-2096.  Please leave a message with your name, phone number, and emergency need, and we will contact you as soon as possible.  

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