Ten Questions: A Q + A about Family Promise.

Q1.  IS FAMILY PROMISE A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION? A. Yes! Family Promise was started in New Jersey by Karen Olson in 1986. The organization grew quickly and now has 200 affiliates in 43 states. Learn the history of Family Promise: https://familypromise.org/our-story/ ...

Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION  Summary/Objective The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for the organization, including basic office tasks such as answering the phone, data entry, bookkeeping, payables, maintaining fund development database...

Meet Jamie

NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER Jamie is one of eleven board members who provide vision, oversight and direction to Family Promise of Waukesha County. Each of their stories, gifts and ways that they participate on the board of directors is unique, but their commitment,...

Meet Jane

NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER JOIN THE CREW Our volunteer profiles return today! Learn more about Jane Lurvey who has been the Volunteer Coordinator for Delafield Prebysterian since the inception of Family Promise of Waukesha County! “People helping people” has always been an...

Family Promise Initiates New Shelter Model

Family Promise of Waukesha County is a recipient of a $4,000 grant from the Catholic Community Foundation to be used for a new apartment-based shelter program for families. This donation is the most recent grant that Family Promise has received to bring this program...

Case Manager

CASE MANAGER POSITION  Summary/Objective The Case Manager is responsible for assisting families to achieve independence by helping them to identify and address issues that impact their economic, physical, and emotional well-being. Using a trauma informed approach,...

2020 End of Year Message

“Vanity of vanities all things are vanity.” This passage and the subsequent verses in the Book of Ecclesiastes sums up 2020.  Much of what we thought could be relied upon has been cast into doubt. The impact of the virus is far, wide and deep. For some it may have...

People Make a Home: Home-Giving

When you think about your home, what comes to mind?   This holiday season we are requesting funds to help give families experiencing homelessness, a home. Even though we are using the imagery of doors, windows, bricks and shingles, we are NOT building an actual...

A Thanksgiving Message

2020 has been a not too subtle reminder to treasure every moment of life. Everything we have is a gift. Even when things look bleak, life is full of abundant blessings. Sometimes we just need to be intentional about recognizing the good things in life. As we say thank...

Thrivent

Volunteer Coordinator Ginny Brown and her husband George support Family Promise as Thrivent members.  We asked them to explain how Thrivent works.   What is Thrivent and How Did You Become a Member? Thrivent started as “Aid Association for Lutherans”, primarily...