3rd ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
Aug
15
to Aug 22

3rd ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Summer is almost over and the children at Family Promise are excited to go back to school.  The anticipation of buying new clothes, school supplies, meeting their new teachers and hanging out with old friends is something they've been looking forward to all Summer.  Parents are excited too, however the expense of back-to-school places a financial burden on their family budget as they struggle to get back on their feet. 

To help the children in the program with the basic back to school necessities, Chick-Fil-A has partnered with Family Promise for the 3rd Annual B2S Supply Drive! 

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

  1. Drop off your backpack or school supply donation at any of the six CFA locations in Lubbock

  2. Raise Awareness. Copy and share the CFA Flyer on social media with your friends and family.

  3. Let everyone you know that they too can help the children in the program by dropping off their donation
  4. Next time you dine at your favorite Chick-Fil-A location, be sure to say, "THANK YOU" for their support of Family Promise and the families we serve.

How Else Can You Help? Join our Family of Sponsors & help Sponsor a Child. Our back-to-school kids will need clothes, shoes, socks, books etc. Become one of our Sponsors and help make an impact on the lives of our children experiencing homelessness.  Your help will allow them to get a head start on their way to success!

How Else Can You Help?

Join our Family of Sponsors & help Sponsor a Child. Our back-to-school kids will need clothes, shoes, socks, books etc.

Become one of our Sponsors and help make an impact on the lives of our children experiencing homelessness.  Your help will allow them to get a head start on their way to success!

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Apr
15
12:00pm12:00pm

2nd Annual Easter Celebration

Easter Egg Hunt @ Family Promise

Easter Egg Hunt @ Family Promise

On Saturday, April 15th, Volunteer Julie Ramos and her church group from Experience Life gathered once again to host the 2nd Annual Easter Celebration for the families at Family Promise.

Adults as well as children enjoyed a cookout, Easter Egg Hunt, face painting and showing off their creativity as they colored and decorated Easter Eggs. The afternoon was full of excitement as the children worked on art projects and other fun arts and crafts activities.

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A huge thanks to Julie for spearheading this annual celebration and to each participating member of E-Life.  They bring the promise of hope, love and joy to families which is so crucial to regaining and maintaining their confidence, self-esteem and human dignity.

Also, a huge thanks to Jenni Castillo, Fibi Hernandez, Michelle Lewark and Cassie DiFiori Daniels and the Guthrie 8th graders who will provide Easter Baskets, candies, plastic eggs, colorful easter eggs and lots of fun items. 

You too can help!  To make a donation or to volunteer call our office at 744-5035.

Happy Easter!

 

 

 

 

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Apr
6
11:45am11:45am

FAMILY PROMISE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON

A Heart For The Homeless

Be our guest at this free luncheon and hear the inspiring stories of families that were once homeless and are now living self-sufficient lives!

  • When:  Thursday, April 6th

  • Time:  11:45am - 1:00pm

  • Where: Monterey Church of Christ

Please RSVP by March 30th to evelyn@familypromiselubbock.org or call 806-744-5035.

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Come learn more about our mission and how you can start making a difference in the lives of families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

 

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Mar
7
to Mar 11

Make a House a Home

Family Promise of Lubbock has teamed up with Lambda Delta Psi of Texas Tech! On March 7th through March 11th in the Free Speech Area on Tech's campus, Lambda Delta Psi will be talking with students and taking donations on behalf of Family Promise. Then on Thursday March 10th at 7:00 PM, our Volunteer Coordinator will be speaking at the Mass Communications Building at Tech. Come join us! There will be free food and drinks!

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TTU ARMY ROTC SUPPLY DRIVE
Mar
6
4:00pm 4:00pm

TTU ARMY ROTC SUPPLY DRIVE

The Texas Tech University ARMY ROTC will be conducting their First Annual Supply Drive for Family Promise of Lubbock on Sunday, March 6th.  All products collected will benefit the homeless families served by Family Promise of Lubbock.  Over 30 volunteers will be seeking donations such as gift cards, cleaning products, laundry supplies, canned foods, paper goods, etc.

Participating Locations:

Walmart Supercenter            4215 S Loop 289     Hours 6:00-8:00 PM

Walmart Supercenter            6315 82nd St           Hours 6:00-8:00 PM

Walmart Supercenter            702 W Loop 289     Hours 4:00-6:00 PM

United Supermarkets            401 Slide RD           Hours 4:00-6:00 PM

Please join our fight against homelessness and help support the fundraising efforts of this amazing group by making a donation.

For news coverage of this event be sure to watch Channel 34!. 

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BBQ Block Party
Mar
5
12:00pm12:00pm

BBQ Block Party

  • 2302 13th Street Lubbock, TX, 79401 United States (map)
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A group called the Lubbock Locals from the Texas Tech Business School will host a Block Party to benefit Family Promise of Lubbock and the families served.  The Block Party will be held on Saturday, March 5th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. The event will feature a BBQ Cookout, music, games and fun in the sun!  Donations of gift cards, diapers, boxed and canned foods are being accepted and can be dropped off at 1511 Ave M.

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Dec
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

Lubbock Sheriff's Office Partners With Family Promise

A few of Lubbock's Law Enforcement Officers will be at Family Promise tomorrow promoting the Spirit of Giving through their acts of kindness. Sheriff Deputies will arrive and distribute coats, hoodies,clothing and other basic essentials for the families! Our children will have the opportunity to explore the vehicles and even sound the sirens! What fun! Aside from providing warm clothing they will also provide an all time favorite food for the families in our program - pizza.

We're so grateful for this amazing opportunity to partner with such caring, and dedicated individuals of the Lubbock Sheriff's Department.    http://www.lubbocksheriff.com/

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An Evening of Hope
Nov
5
5:30pm 5:30pm

An Evening of Hope

On November 5, 2015 at 5:30 P.M., Family Promise of Lubbock will be holding an Evening of Hope at the Elegante Hotel on Avenue Q. With Marsha Sharp as a guest speaker and David Thetford as the Master of Ceremonies, this Gala will be a great way to help out the local community and have a great time doing it.

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Oct
18
to Oct 25

Family Promise Week: October 18th - October 25th

Family Promise of Lubbock is proud to be part of a nationwide effort to help children and families who are homeless regain their sustainable independence.  The week of Sunday, October 18 through Sunday, October 25, has been designated Family Promise Week.

 

Family Promise Week will be celebrated nationwide and in the 192 communities where there is a Family Promise Affiliate.  Since 1988, Family Promise has helped more than 600,000 people—men, women and children—with housing, case management and other services.  

 

Started as a local effort to address the crisis of family homelessness, Family Promise works on the principle that the elements to help children and their families—who make up 40% of all people who are homeless—are already in the community.  The program brings together houses of worship to provide temporary homes, facilities to provide space during the day for case management, and most importantly, thousands of volunteers who, by sharing a few hours of their time, enable families to turn their lives around.

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Give Back Day
Sep
18
1:00pm 1:00pm

Give Back Day

The TTU Miller Girls and Blue Oasis are coming together to help Family Promise of Lubbock on September 18,2015. All of the proceeds will go to Family Promise of Lubbock, just be sure to mention the TTU Miller Girls at the register.

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Sep
8
4:30pm 4:30pm

Meet & Greet

Please help us welcome our new Executive Director, Doug Morris, at a Meet and Greet gathering!

Date:  Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Time:  4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location:  Hope House; 1511 Ave M; Lubbock, Texas

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Back To School Supply Drive
Aug
12
to Aug 15

Back To School Supply Drive

Family Promise has partnered with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for a Back-To-School Supply Drive to benefit the children in the program.  You can help by purchasing new school supplies and placing them in the drop box at Popeyes located at 5102 Slide Road; Lubbock, TX.  The supply drive will begin on Friday, August 7th and ends on Saturday, August 15th.  Your gift will help students start the school year off right and ease some of the burdens of homelessness.   Together we make a difference!

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Jun
2
5:00pm 5:00pm

"LET'S DINE OUT" @ McAlister's Deli

A fundraiser @ McAlister's Deli will be held on Tuesday, June 2nd and YOU"RE INVITED!.  Come support your local Family Promise Affiliate and help fight homelessness. 

Location:  McAlister's Deli; 2415 19th St.; Lubbock, TX

Time:  5:00pm - 10:00pm.  Be sure to mention Family Promise when you place your order!

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Nov
13
6:30pm 6:30pm

Building Dreams 2014: A Festival of Hope

Thursday, November 13, 2014, beginning at 6:30pm at Monterey Church of Christ, 6111 82nd Street.  Tickets are $50/person; this is the only major annual fundraiser for Family Promise, and its success helps to ensure that our services continue to build family unity and stability.   Call 806-744-5035 for ticket information.  

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