Night Without A Bed

JUNE 20, 2020 Help raise awareness about family homelessness by participating in a #NightWithoutaBed on June 20. This nation wide, virtual initiative invites individuals and families to sleep somewhere other than their own bed Saturday, June 20. Like a family...

Golf Outing to Benefit Family Promise

You are invited to the First Congregational United Church of Christ Golf Outing to benefit Family Promise of Waukesha County. This event includes 18 holes of golf in a scramble format on a Donald Ross Golf Course at the Oconomowoc Golf Club.  Lunch with a drink is...

The Subtlety of Racism

The recent protests should challenge all of us to reflect on race and the factor it plays in our communities and relationships. Family Promise of Waukesha County is no different. We are not immune from prejudice nor are our families. Most volunteers, staff supporters...

Overcoming Racism

OVERCOMING RACISM   This has been a difficult week for our country regarding race relations. In Minneapolis George Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck. In New York, a white woman falsely accused a black man of harming her after...

In This Together

You and I are connected.  Even if you have never met me, we have a connection.  Hi, my name is Joe.    Unfortunately, the nature by which the corona virus spreads demonstrates this point beautifully. The virus is particularly dangerous because of it has a high rate of...

A Q+ A with Family Promise

Q.  IS FAMILY PROMISE OF WAUKESHA COUNTY ACCEPTING FAMILIES? A.  Family Promise of Waukesha County has put a temporary pause on accepting families into the program.  This is due to the structure of our services.  Since faith communities host our families and utilize...

Running to Change

On Sunday afternoon my wife Maribeth, and I went for a run.  For me this is a big deal.  It is the first time  I have run since 2011.  Before then I was a relatively serious runner.  I had completed two marathons, could click off a 10 mile run in an hour and 15...