April 8, 2024

Family Promise Day of Giving to Raise Funds and Awareness to Support Local Families 

Sharon* and her teenage daughter were in a neighboring shelter before entering the Family Promise of Davie County program. Since the teenage daughter was 16, she was considered an adult and not allowed to stay with her mom. They sought Family Promise’s services because they wanted to stay together during this crisis. All too often, families are separated due to a child’s age or gender. But not at Family Promise—they keep family units together.  Sharon grappled with severe health challenges, which had been sidelined during the upheaval of losing their housing. While in the Family Promise program, Sharon received dedicated […]
January 12, 2024

Walking a Mile in Their Shoes: Family Promise of Davie County’s Journey to Home

The pair of shoes in the Family Promise Family Center living room belongs to a working dad in the shelter program who didn’t want to track dirt throughout the house. To Family Promise of Davie County (FPDC), this is so much more than just a pair of shoes by the fireplace. “These shoes represent the reality that you can work full-time and still experience homelessness,” said Lisa Reynolds, executive director. “They represent the hard work it takes for a family to get back into stable housing. They represent the strength needed to continue putting one foot in front of the […]
October 16, 2023

Family Promise’s “Night Without a Bed 2023” Shines Light on Family Homelessness Crisis

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 21st. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County, along with 200+ other affiliates nationwide, will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed caps off Family Promise Week, an annual week-long event that raises awareness about family homelessness and celebrates Family Promise’s commitment to ending the crisis. Participants are […]
September 6, 2023

Family Promise of Davie County Receives $40,000 SECU Grant

Family Promise of Davie County has been awarded a $40,000 capacity-building grant from the North Carolina State Employee Credit Union (SECU) Foundation.  “The needs of families experiencing housing crises continue to rise in our community. Our Board of Trustees and staff are always looking at how we can grow and better serve Davie County. We are so excited about this SECU Foundation grant because it is giving us the opportunity to build capacity and plan for future program expansion.” Lisa Reynolds, executive director of Family Promise of Davie County. The funding was part of the Foundation’s Mission Development Grant (MDG) […]
April 18, 2023

The Power of an Hour – Family Promise Day of Giving to Raise Funds and Homelessness Awareness

Imagine you are the single mother of a 16-year-old son. You live on a minimal income with little familial support. Your landlord decides to sell the home you’ve been renting for the past few years, and you only have 30 days to find a new home. Fair market rent prices have increased significantly over the past three years and you cannot find an affordable place to live. Your 30 days are up, and you have nowhere to go. You work up the courage to go to a shelter only to find out that you will not be able to stay […]
October 17, 2022
Family Promise Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Fundraiser

Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County along with 200+ other Affiliates nationwide will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed participants are asked to sleep anywhere without a bed for one night: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch, etc., and use […]
June 1, 2022

Vote for Family Promise of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s First Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a local family’s life! Family Promise of Davie County is excited to have made it through the nomination phase and into the voting period in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. “We are in the running with 8 other triad nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award,” explained FPDC Executive Director Lisa Foster, noting that $10,000 would prevent homelessness for 20 local families in Davie County.  Since opening its doors in 2017, FPDC has served over 1,000 parents and children through its shelter, transitional housing, and emergency financial assistance programs.  “Our mission is to […]