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Blount County: Affordable Housing is Harder to Find

There have been several calls this week from the news outlets asking about the affordable housing situation in Blount County. We are so grateful that they care for the most vulnerable in our community. Please take a minute to hear from Julie Sharp at Maryville Housing Authority and April Smith, Acting Executive Director of Family […]

MJHS Culinary Arts Students Cook Meals for Family Promise of Blount County

Thank you Daily Times and Melanie Tucker for sharing this story! Thank you Family Promise National for sharing this story!   The Comforts of Home by Melanie Tucker As the culinary arts teacher at Maryville Junior High School, Brittany Strom said she wanted her students to do more than learn to feed themselves. […]

April Smith to Lead Family Promise of Blount County

The Board of Directors of Family Promise of Blount County is pleased to share that April Smith has been selected as the full-time Executive Director of the agency, effective June 17, 2022. Family Promise provides shelter and long-term assistance for families experiencing homelessness in Blount County. Smith has served as the transitional Executive Director since […]

VIP Knoxville Magazine

Thank you VIP Knoxville Magazine for including our amazing Executive Director in the Blount County “Unsung Heroes.” Read the whole magazine here: Current Issue by Sherri Gardner Howell Photo credit: Tassi Williams Photography  

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 […]

Summer Newsletter

Click below to read our summer news letter. Summer Newsletter 2020 (1).

Saks Off 5th Avenue Donates Masks to Family Promise!

Thank you  SAKS OFF 5TH! They have donated 100,000 masks across the country to keep children and families safe and healthy. We are so thankful for the opportunities available because we are an affiliate of the national