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A Place to Belong

By Katy Penner With stats and input from Carrie Corliss & Jacqueline Cook Green We each have this human gift of belonging to offer. Before we all got into this Family Promise work, we were surprised and heartbroken to learn: One in four homeless persons is a child, One in five is a child five […]

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Win-win-win t-shirts

We are pleased to introduce our Win-win-win fair trade t-shirts! WIN for producers These shirts are made by Alta Gracia in a living wage factory in the Dominican Republic, prioritizing ethical treatment of workers. Fair trade principles provide dignity and partner well with our mission to empower people. WIN for guest families Your purchase supports […]

Family Promise of Greater Wichita Gala

Celebrating Heroes

Who are these Heroes we keep talking about? The theme for this year’s Gala Fundraiser is Heroes: Changing the Story for Homeless Families. We are celebrating the many different contributions and types of heroes we have witnessed, as our community has come together to combine resources and offer families a partnership out of a homeless […]

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Second Rotation Wishlist

Here’s what we need to get this show on the road! How can YOU be involved in expanding to care for more families? 13 Host Congregations Having the written commitment from 13 additional congregations means we could double the capacity and serve twice as many families in our Rotation Program. Support and Mentor Congregations that […]

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We have a dream…

As we look to the future, we believe it’s important to dream. We have a dream that every child in our community would have a home. We have a dream of more families gaining housing and a safe, stable environment. We dream that every person in our community is made aware of the issue of […]

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Family Promise Week

Family Promise Week is October 22 – 29 nationwide. Because of your collective efforts, Family Promise of Greater Wichita has been able to help children and their families right here in our community.  But were you aware that Family Promise of Greater Wichita is one of 207 programs nationally affiliated with Family Promise?  Since its […]

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Welcome Intern Aarian Tipton!

What a joy to welcome Aarian to our staff! Aarian Tipton is a first-year masters student at Wichita State, studying Social Work. She will be assisting with family case management and a variety of areas over the next two semesters. Aarian is originally from Wichita and ran track throughout college. Aarian started at Barton Community College […]

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Support Services help additional families

It has been a busy time at Family Promise of Greater Wichita! Parents are seeking out stability for a new school year, and we are grateful to be a part of the lives of families in a homeless circumstance. Our work together goes beyond hosting the families that you see in your congregations. If we […]

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Van gift to empower guest families

The generosity of our Family Promise networks continues to amaze us. Our Vehicle Initiative is off and running because caring hearts and hands have decided to pass along cars they no longer need. Ivery and Jonathan Kaufman are some of these donors. They have been active since our early days and are frequent volunteers at the […]