Family Promise Celebrates Effort to Shelter Families

Annual report details program successes and updates

Denver, CO, February 26, 2016 --( Family Promise recently released its 2015 Annual Summary, recognizing the nonprofit’s 19 years of serving families experiencing homelessness.

Last year, Family Promise provided emergency shelter and services to 73 families, including 238 individuals – a 15% increase over the previous year. More than 70 partner congregations facilitated each night of shelter as well as 26,985 meals for program guests, including breakfast, food for lunches, and home-cooked dinners.

“It’s exciting to see the community come together to help families in need,” said Allie Card, executive director of Family Promise of Greater Denver. “We have more than 1,000 volunteers, and they are the reason we have been able to serve close to 1,200 families since 1997.”

Last year, 87% of families improved their financial condition while they were at Family Promise, 70% moved into more stable housing, and 84% of adults were employed or enrolled in a degree program.

See the full annual summary:

About Family Promise of Greater Denver
Family Promise of Greater Denver is a 501(c)3 nonprofit independently affiliated with a national entity comprised of 192 affiliates in 42 states.

We partner with community organizations to provide shelter, meals and supportive services to families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Greater Denver began serving the metro area in November 1997. Learn more at
Family Promise of Greater Denver
John Chambers