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In our February newsletter, we said goodbye to three board members and welcomed three new ones. Also, things are gearing up for the 2023 Bed Race on April 22.
January 17th we celebrated 1 year of operating Promise Haven! We welcomed back our congregations and many volunteers to Family Promise of Gwinnett. Check out our January newsletter.
August was a great month! We celebrated the community support of Night Without a Bed and welcomed new staff. See details and photos in the August newsletter.
Night Without a Bed launches on August 1. Watch a video and see details in our July newsletter. Also see the newsletter for photos and snapshots of a few of our many supporters.
With the help of our faithful volunteers, Ikea is renovating our office and family space at the Day Center. See the June newsletter for photos and stories about details.
The first family graduated from Promise Haven in May. The guest’s hand-written note said, “Thank you for the thoughtful and joyful cooking, soap, and abundance of fresh vegetables! We are incredibly blessed to be met with smiles everyday. We hope you continue to bring joy to those you serve as you have us. You made our days brighter, and we appreciate you! Thank you very much!” See more in our May newsletter.
We could not have asked for a more prefect day for the come-back of the Bed Race. See photos in our April newsletter.
On February 7, 2022, the Georgia House Representatives passed HR 733, a resolution introduced by Rep. Donna McCleod and supported by four other local representatives, to recognize Family Promise of Gwinnett. See an excerpt in our March newsletter. Also, see who is sponsoring this year’s Bed Race on April 23.
See the February newsletter to learn how you can be involved in the return of the Bed Race! The event is set for Saturday, April 23. Also read how Trenton Dockery, Associate Pastor, Grayson United Methodist Church, fosters community with a few rounds of Uno.
The first families moved into Promise Haven in January 2022. At the same time, we welcomed Dana Bailey and Kelsey McCarty to our staff and Jason Bright, Jeannette Best-Nunez, and Andy Ivey to our Board of Trustees. See details in the January newsletter.
Family Promise of Gwinnett has been very blessed to have built strong and enduring relationships, especially in 2021! We express our appreciation in the December newsletter.
You’re invited to the Promise Haven dedication on November 6! See more in our October newsletter, plus see who won the Teeing Off to End Homelessness Golf Tournament.
In our September Newsletter, we highlight the generous companies who are sponsoring the Teeing Off to End Homeless Golf Tournament on Oct. 18. Plus we announce that the Promise Haven dedication will be Saturday, Nov. 6!
In our August newsletter, we note that our partners are our greatest strength and joy! In the past months, our community has come together to work, donate, raise funds, and support each other. Together we are furthering our mission to serve children and their families experiencing homelessness in Gwinnett County.
In our July newsletter, we spotlight more of our awesome donors, sponsors, and volunteers. It is truly amazing to experience the giving hearts of communities loving their neighbors.
When we distributed our June newsletter, we had raised $55,000 through Night Without a Bed – 93% of our $60,000 goal! Plus we had a lot of fun with a cookout and sleepout on June 26. See photos here.
In our May newsletter, we’re counting down the days until Night Without A Bed begins. We also welcome Monique Aimable, a student at Discovery High School, as a summer intern.
In our April newsletter, see an update from our Board of Trustees and progress on Promise Haven. Also see how a volunteer demonstrated her commitment to our mission by donating a car to one of our graduate families.
In our March newsletter, we welcomed Grayson Thomason to the Family Promise team and recognized the community stepping forward to support Promise Haven. Also see the many ways you could serve on one of our committees.
Our February newsletter features greetings from our Board Chairman Smitty Thomas. Also see updates on partnerships with Ordner Construction, Metro Waterproofing, and Fountain Church.
We’re excited to announce the announce the development of the Safe at Home program to help prevent evictions. Participants will complete the Keys to Good Tenancy program and comprehensive parenting and finance classes. See how it works and learn how you can help in our January newsletter.