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Duffels 4 Dignity

PromiseShip’s Duffels 4 Dignity program was launched in July 2013 in response to staff’s concern that foster youth were transporting their personal belongings in nothing more than trash bags. Trash bags are for trash, not for children’s belongings. All children deserve the respect and dignity to proudly carry their personal belongings in duffel bags. Duffels […] Read More

Fund Hope

Hope was about to spend yet another Christmas in foster care. Her foster family struggled financially and Hope’s Family Permanency Specialist at PromiseShip knew she would not be receiving much that Christmas. As an older youth, Hope had grown accustomed to going without gifts during the holidays. Her Family Permanency Specialist knew that Hope had […] Read More

June 2018 Prevention Services Newsletter

Summer is here and so is the June 2018 Prevention Services Newsletter. Find important resources, people to contact if you need assistance and  free family fun events to make this season a success. Click Here to View the June 2018 Newsletter » Read More

Kinship Adoption: Chelsey’s Story

Chelsey just got braces, and she’ll be getting her driver’s license soon, too. She loves singing in the school choir, and she’s having a blast in photography class. Chelsey is leading a normal teenage life, a blessing we often take for granted. Her early life was unstable due to family substance abuse and other tragedies. […] Read More

Prevention Support: Cyrvan’s Story

A defining feature of family is unconditional love. For Louisette, her actions to provide her grandson, Cyrvan, life-saving treatment speak louder than a simple “I love you” could ever convey. Cyrvan was born in the central African country of Gabon with a genetic disorder that keeps him confined to a wheelchair. Four years ago, Louisette […] Read More

May 2018 Prevention Services Newsletter

This month you’ll find ideas for what to do on Mother’s Day, learn about upcoming events (like Cinco de Mayo celebrations and Free National Public Gardens Day), and read up on summer programs and upcoming job fairs! Click Here to View the May 2018 Newsletter » Read More

Grasstops Leadership Program

Do you have a dream to help make your community stronger and better? Do you have ideas about what should be done, but don’t know what to do with those ideas? Apply to participate in our Grasstops Leadership Program! Read More

Flowering Hands Art Project

In February 2017, Tami Nebesniak (Family Permanency Director at PromiseShip) decided to create an art project that would represent real life data about the children we serve. Read More