Family Promise

GLO is a major contributor of time, talent. resources and facility to the Family Promise (FP) program.  

Family Promise's mission is to sustain family cohesion during times when a family becomes homeless.  Our dedicated volunteers are currently led by Jane Nickerson and it must be said that all of our volunteers are remarkable people.  To learn more about FP nationally check this out.

Our local FP is in Akron and you can learn more about what is going on locally by going here.

Recently a fund was established to help provide a financial floor of support for FP of Summit County.  Here is the note from Jeffrey Wilhite, FP of Summit County's Executive Director.

Subject: Endowment Announcement and 10th Anniversary Celebration

It is with great excitement that I share the attached announcement with you.   Family Promise of Summit County now has an endowment fund housed at the Akron Community Foundation.   The attached covers details on the fund.  
 It is in place and able to receive gifts for the benefit of Family Promise.
The official name of the fund is:  Family Promise of Summit County Inc. Endowment Fund.

Please feel free to share this with anyone you think may be interested.   Beginning immediately, we will begin making this a part of our communications and program description initiative. 
Also, 2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of Family Promise of Summit County.   Mark your calendars forApril 10th, 2014.   We are planning a celebration for this great milestone and joining us will be Karen Olson, Founder and National President of Family Promise.  We want to celebrate you and the amazing work you do and continue to do to help the families we serve.  We are forming a 10th Anniversary Celebration Committee to make the day a milestone day of celebration and recognition.   If you have any ideas on the day, please let Pauline, Erica or myself know.   More details to come.
Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!
Jeffrey E. Wilhite
Executive Director
Family Promise of Summit County
77 W. Miller Avenue
Akron, Ohio   44301