Family Promise of Hawai‘i
Read about Family Promise in the Honolulu Star Advertiser 3/16/2013 here.
Our partner this year, as in the past, is Family Promise of Hawai`i. Family Promise has been very successful at mobilizing existing community resources to help homeless families transition to sustainable independence. Family Promise of Hawai`i utilizes two networks (Windward Oahu and Honolulu) which are comprised of churches, temples and synagogues to host families for a week at a time. At night the congregations provide pleasant accommodations for the families to stay and wonderful volunteers who prepare dinner and breakfast for them to enjoy. During the day Family Promise of Hawai`i offers two locations where families can go to apply for jobs, do laundry and meet with case workers who offer support. Approximately 80% of the families transition into housing within 3-4 months at Family Promise of Hawai`i. Please consider helping Emmanuel Episcopal support this worthwhile organization!!