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2018 New Adventures

2017 was a landmark year, as Family Promise of Greater Wichita graduated our first families out of the Rotation Program. Many of you were there to celebrate the graduations of the six precious families who navigated their way from a homeless circumstance to new hope and a home of their own. This was possible because […]

Family Promise collaboration with A THRIVE Community

Another way our community is #bettertogether. We are very excited to announce that Family Promise of Greater Wichita is partnering with A THRIVE Community to provide our guest families with important training and support through “Getting Ahead” classes. Getting Ahead is a 12 week program that works with families in poverty and teaches them skills […]

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2018: We are Better Together

Already this year we are proving it. Each day you cook a meal, drive a van, stay overnight in a church building, provide moving help, or donate supplies, you add to the case. We are better together. You will probably hear this a lot as we look ahead at a #bettertogether year. Because it’s important. […]

The Doorstep of Another Year

2017 reflections and 2018 dreams from our Director. Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Can you believe that we are already at the doorstep of another new year? I am looking back at the first year of service for Family Promise of Greater Wichita and thinking about all that we experienced and accomplished together. Did you […]

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Together in this at Christmas

She sighs and hangs up the phone. No room in the shelter. Her phone is out of minutes, so they can’t call her back if a spot does open up. This is a story we hear all too often. Alone. One of the worst feelings. So we work to make sure people are not alone. […]

A Year of Changing Stories

Join us with a special year-end donation and help TWICE AS MANY families! This year, hope has changed the story for over 500 people in our community. Your generosity matters. Thank you! In our Sustainable Independence Program (SIP), we offer partnership, family, and people to belong with. This empowers families in a homeless circumstance to […]

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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 […]