Family Promise of NewRock announces its $365 Dollar-a-Day Membership Club. Your membership will help support homeless children and their families in Rockdale and Newton Counties. Please visit their website at www.familypromiseofnewrock.org to make your donation today! Your donation will become an investment that helps families lift themselves out of homelessness. It go towards food, shelter, and support services for participating families.
You have several options to choose from:
Family Promise brings community resources together to help families regain sustainable housing, independence, and dignity. This collaborative partnership of congregations of all faiths, civic and social service organizations, and corporate partners offers an opportunity for a volunteer-driven, 501(c)3 non-profit organization to reduce homelessness and transform lives in a very cost-effective manner. Although part of a national program of 200 affiliates throughout the United States, Family Promise of NewRock relies on funding from grants, private citizens, corporate sponsors, the United Way, and their network of congregations and fundraisers.
Family Promise opened its doors in November 2011 and will be celebrating their 5th year of operation this year. Since 2011, they have assisted 47 families to include 121 children and are proud to say 75% of families served found sustainable housing and employment while at Family Promise of NewRock. The average stay in the program is 90 – 110 days depending on the situation of each family.
Look forward to several exciting fundraisers in the near future, including the 16th Annual United Way of Rockdale County and Family Promise BBQ Fundraiser to be held on September 22nd from 11a.m to 1 p.m.