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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


4th Annual Golf 'FORE' Families Event to Benefit Family Promise of MidMichigan


[Flint, MI, 18 April 2024] - Family Promise of MidMichigan is excited to announce the 4th Annual Golf 'FORE' Families fundraising event, scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2024, at Sugarbush Golf Club in Davison. This exciting event aims to raise crucial funds to support Family Promise's mission of helping families experiencing homelessness achieve sustainable independence.


Golf 'FORE' Families has become a cherished tradition in our community. It brings together golf enthusiasts, local businesses, and supporters of Family Promise for a day of fun, camaraderie, and philanthropy. With the generous support of sponsors and participants, this event has significantly impacted the lives of families in need throughout the Mid-Michigan region.


The event will feature a day of golf at Sugarbush Golf Club, known for its scenic beauty and layout, which is friendly to golfers. Golfers of all skill levels are invited to join the tournament, which includes various contests, prizes, and opportunities to win exciting giveaways.


In addition to the golf tournament, participants will have the chance to win gift baskets and other items in the silent auction and connect with fellow supporters of Family Promise during a post-golf reception and awards ceremony. Attendees will hear inspiring stories of how their contributions are making a difference in the lives of families facing homelessness and learn more about Family Promise's programs and services.


"We are thrilled to host the 4th Annual Golf 'FORE' Families event in support of Family Promise of MidMichigan," said Tiffani Wharry, Executive Director at Family Promise. "This event is not only an opportunity for golfers to enjoy a day on the course but also a chance for our community to come together and make a meaningful difference in the lives of families in need. We are incredibly grateful to all our sponsors, participants, and volunteers for their continued support."


Funds raised through Golf 'FORE' Families will benefit Family Promise of MidMichigan's comprehensive programs, including emergency shelter, transitional housing, case management, and support services. These programs provide families the resources and support they need to overcome homelessness and build a better future for themselves and their children.


Individuals and businesses interested in supporting Golf 'FORE' Families can get involved by sponsoring the event, registering a team, donating prizes, or volunteering their time. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or to register for the event, please visit www.familypromisemidmichigan.org.


About Family Promise of Mid Michigan

Family Promise is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization addressing the crisis of family homelessness in Genesee County.  In 2012, a group of individuals came together wanting to help children and families in a housing crisis. Since then, FPMM  has provided more than 16,763 nights of safe sleep and 46,572 meals and has served more than 2,055 people, primarily children. Currently, 92% of our graduating families still live in stable homes. Through a comprehensive set of solutions involving prevention, emergency shelter, and stabilization, Family Promise empowers families experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness to reclaim and maintain their independence. We are not just a shelter but a holistic solution to ending family homelessness….one family at a time.  To learn more about FPGC, visit familypromisemidmichigan.org



Press Contact

Tiffani Ferrier-Wharry, Executive Director

or

Nicole Hoste-Breslin, Development Director

810.234.9444


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Family Promise of Mid Michigan hosts a Community Gathering - April 16, 2024 - St. Paul’s Episcopal Church - Addressing Family Housing Crisis Through Collaborative Efforts.


[FLINT, MI, 4 APRIL 2024]—In a concerted effort to combat the housing crisis affecting our community, Family Promise of Mid Michigan is hosting a Community Gathering on April 16th at its new Day Center within St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Along with current partners, they invite people who are curious about how to help support needy families.


Families facing housing instability right here in our midst are finding hope and assistance through the coordinated efforts of Family Promise of Mid Michigan and its network of partners. Through innovative programs and compassionate outreach, they are making significant strides in addressing this pressing issue affecting many.


Family Promise of Mid Michigan and its partners have developed comprehensive strategies to aid families experiencing housing crises as part of their commitment to serving the community. By providing more than shelter, access to resources, and case management guidance toward long-term stability, they offer a lifeline to those in need.


“We recognize the urgency of the housing crisis in our community and are dedicated to providing immediate support to families facing instability,” says Tiffani Wharry, Executive Director of Family Promise of MidMichigan. “A cost-effective alternative to traditional shelter, our holistic approach encompasses prevention, diversion, stabilization, and short-term emergency shelter. We empower and provide an outlet to avoid duplication of services for others in the community with like-minded goals of helping struggling families.  We offer comprehensive solutions that address the root causes of a housing crisis that often can lead to homelessness and provide pathways to sustainable housing.”




To learn more about how Family Promise of Mid Michigan and its partners are making a difference in our community and how you can get involved, please visit [www.familypromisemidmichigan.org] or contact them at 810-234-9444.


About Family Promise of Mid Michigan

Family Promise is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization addressing the crisis of family homelessness in Genesee County.  In 2012, a group of individuals came together wanting to help children and families in a housing crisis. Since then, FPMM  has provided more than 16,763 nights of safe sleep and 46,572 meals and has served more than 2,055 people, primarily children. Currently, 92% of our graduating families still live in stable homes. Through a comprehensive set of solutions involving prevention, emergency shelter, and stabilization, Family Promise empowers families experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness to reclaim and maintain their independence. We are not just a shelter but a holistic solution to ending family homelessness….one family at a time.  To learn more about FPGC, visit familypromisemidmichigan.org



Press Contact

Tiffani Ferrier-Wharry, Executive Director

or

Nicole Hoste-Breslin, Development Director

810.234.9444

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  • Writer's pictureNicole Hoste-Breslin

Updated: Apr 1




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



[FLINT, MI., MARCH 29, 2024] – Family Promise of Mid Michigan (FPMM) is thrilled with its upcoming milestone 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K event.


Scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 10, 2024, at the renowned For-Mar Nature Preserve, the 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K Trail Run welcomes individuals of all fitness levels and abilities to partake in the excitement. The transition to a trail run opens up new avenues for exploration and adds an element of challenge and adventure to the beloved event.


"We are excited to surpass this milestone with our Give Me Shelter 5K event," said Tiffani Wharry, Executive Director of Family Promise of Mid Michigan. It reminds us where we started, small running through the paths at Genesys Hospital. And now here we are again at the beautiful For-Mar Nature Preserve. It reflects our commitment to offering fresh and engaging experiences while continuing to support our mission of aiding families experiencing homelessness in our community." 


The event will retain its festive atmosphere and family-friendly appeal, ensuring a memorable experience for participants of all ages. Registration details, including packet pickup information and registration fees, are live on the FPMM website, [www.familypromisemidmichigan.org], and social media channels.


As with previous years, the 10th Annual Give Me Shelter 5K Trail Run will include exciting features such as a FREE Kids "Super Hero" themed Fun Run and an award ceremony honoring top performers. 


Join us in celebrating a decade of community support and camaraderie while experiencing the thrill of trail running amidst the stunning landscapes of For-Mar Nature Preserve.


For media inquiries, please contact:


Nicole Hoste-Breslin

Development Director

Family Promise of Mid Michigan

810.234.9444

development@familypromiseofgc.orga


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About Family Promise of Mid Michigan

Family Promise is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization addressing the crisis of family homelessness in Genesee County.  In 2012, a group of individuals came together wanting to help children and families in a housing crisis. Since then, FPGC has provided more than 16,763 nights of safe sleep, 46,572 meals, and served more than 2,055 people, mostly children. Currently, 92% of our families who graduated still live in stable homes. Through a comprehensive set of solutions involving prevention, emergency shelter, and stabilization, Family Promise empowers families experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness to reclaim and maintain their independence. We are not just a shelter but a holistic solution to ending family homelessness….one family at a time.  To learn more about FPGC, visit familypromisemidmichigan.org.



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