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Spring 2021 Facts

?Spring 2021 Fact Sheet Family Promise of Blount County? (click to print)      

Church Rotation on Hold Until 2022

At our board of directors meeting this week we reviewed the survey responses from our host and support congregations about resuming the church rotation here at Family Promise of Blount County. Those responses, combined with the current level of Covid-19 cases in our community have led us to place the church rotation on hold for […]

Help Us Meet Our Matching Goal! A Future Begins at Home

UPDATE 8/31/21 :  Thank you!!!! Click to play: [thermometer] Earlier this year, Family Promise of Blount County was awarded a “Future Begins at Home” grant from Family Promise National. This $20,000 grant provides funds to serve families in our community through prevention and diversion services. We have already served 16 families with these services, for […]

Summer Update

To Our Family Promise Supporters- Out of an abundance of caution and after much discussion with our staff, board of directors, and volunteers, we have made the decision to cancel our Fundraising Gala that was scheduled for August 7, 2020. We plan to hold an event early next year when it is safe to gather […]

From the Executive Director: Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our Second Annual Spooktacular fundraiser over the weekend! We are truly grateful to the Parkway Drive-In and the rest of our generous sponsors for their contributions to this event: Modern Woodmen/Steve Wigley, Charlotte Chance of Farmers Insurance, Kona Ice, Small Town BBQ, and Imagination Jubilation. I […]

From the Executive Director: Giving Day

A few weeks ago I was walking into the Day Center when I noticed the chalk drawing in the picture above. The star reminded me of our Family Promise logo but it also reminded me of something much bigger. It reminded me that the kids here at Family Promise are attempting to have a normal […]

From the Executive Director: Sharing Your Gifts

This week I saw a post on social media from another Family Promise affiliate that included a quote from Anne Frank. “No one has ever become poor from giving.” Those words gave me pause as I thought of the myriad of ways we can each be enriched by giving. Talk to any Family Promise volunteer […]

How You Can Help

Friends, it is a time of great uncertainty. Like you, we have been monitoring the COVID-19 crisis for several weeks. Despite all that is going on, we are still called to serve the most vulnerable families in our community. The services Family Promise of Blount County provides will be needed even more in the months […]

From the Executive Director: Offering Hope

If you have ever visited our Day Center, you may have noticed a Bible verse on the kitchen wall above the sink. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” It comes from the […]

From the Executive Director: A Network of Support

One of the common misconceptions about Family Promise is that it is a local organization. In reality, it is a vast network of support spanning 43 states. Family Promise of Blount County is one of more than 200 affiliates working to help families experiencing homelessness in the United States. Together, these affiliates create a powerful […]