Background: Family Promise envisions a nation in which every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future. Family Promise of Greater Phoenix rescues primarily first-time homeless families from the streets. The nonprofit provides emergency shelter and basic needs in a 60-day program designed to help families return to self-sufficiency. The shelter program includes a sanctuary for the family pet, the first such program in Arizona. 
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Family Promise receives $100k from Thunderbirds Charities

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix, a nonprofit that serves families with children who are currently homeless or at risk of experiencing homelessness, has been granted $100,000 from Thunderbirds Charities.

Glendale church helps affordable housing crisis, provides land for low-cost apartments

According to Taylor, this micro-housing village should be up and running by the end of summer. In addition, Taylor said discussions are already underway to build three more micro-housing villages in the Phoenix-metro area.

New affordable housing solution to be built in the Valley

A small plot of land on 59th Avenue, just north of Bethany Home Road, has sat vacant for as long as anyone can remember. It’s less than half an acre and not a property a big developer would have their eyes on.

2022 and Earlier

Season for Sharing grant provides shelter
The Arizona Republic/ featured Family Promise’s efforts to shelter families in crisis and move them toward self-sufficiency.
You’re giving them a safe place to sleep,… a warm meal at night

Synagogues call Family Promise’s shelter program a ‘beautiful interaction just between human beings’

Post on Nextdoor app goes viral

A Scottsdale neighborhood answers family shelter’s plea for linen towels.

Family gifted restored car

The dad spent 2 hours each way commuting to work by bus. Both parents had minimum wage jobs. The pandemic slid them into homelessness. Then Family Promise and 1-800 Charity Cars stepped in.