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It's amazing what we've been able to accomplish with your help. Thank you.
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Interfaith Hospitality Network  ||  FPCA Affordable Housing
Emergency shelter and affordable housing for families with children

Every family deserves a home. Every community can make that happen with three basic components.

Whatever the events and seasons that have shaped our dreams, we look back with thankfulness and look forward with hope.


160
VOLUNTEERS
24 Congregations
 
87%
OF FAMILIES
achieved stable housing
 
41
CHILDREN
were served
Volunteers are the lifeline of Family Promise.
Mary joined our volunteer staff in August. She handles a multitude of office duties each day. Callers seeking housing resources are greeted by Mary's calming, compassionate voice on the other end of the phone. "I really feel like I'm needed here," says Mary. And she is needed. Family Promise needs her and our community needs her.
Grateful for old partners and new
New Partnerships
  • Newest IHN congregation: Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
  • Cross River Church: household donations
  • Clark Shaw Magnet School: shelter needs
  • Greater Mobile Urgent Care: holiday accommodations
ANNUAL EVENTS
Serving You // Yoga on the Square // United Way Day of Caring // University of Mobile Project Serve // Flash Sale // Cardboard City


Your support of our annual events provided $ for direct service to families.


Highlights

  • Two infants were born to families while in the shelter program 
  • Approximately 9500 transportation service units were provided
  • The first family in the affordable housing project (lovingly called the Delaware Double) moved out successfully into their own home
  • 100% of the 18 families served received professional case management
  • Proud recipient of toys valued at over $3500 from the Wave Transit's Stuff the Bus event


Financial Summary


Annual Budget:  $174,000


Our Board of Directors

Our deepest thanks to you for everything you do for FPCA
Jean Tucker 
President
Mona Williams 
Vice President
Knox Boteler 
Treasurer
Larissa Dickinson 
Secretary
Pete Mackey
Immediate Past President
Tommy Boller
Richard Cross
Heather Fowler   
Beth Hardaway
Terrance Lafayette
Stephen Mesler​
Sherry Moore
Brian Naylor​
John Nocera
Julie Plummer
Manja Podratz
Jack Rester
Jennifer Roberts
Pat Turner
Nancy Whitley
Robin Woolsey

Don't Think You Have Enough to Share?
by Diane McCaskey, FPCA Executive Director

I am so proud to work with the families we serve. They strive to make the most of the opportunity afforded to them at FPCA.  Lisa (not her real name), a young mother of three, moved out of the program into stable housing a few months after I started in February. She paid me a visit recently just to let me know she was still doing well. It was a huge difference, I can assure you, from when we first met. In the first half hour of knowing her family, we learned they had not eaten so we fed them.  We learned her preschooler likes trucks but he no longer had one, so we gave him one to play with.  We learned that the oldest had to help babysit a lot, so we played with the baby while the he took a break for himself and played. A lot of hard work came after the hunger and tears were quelled, but that was her simple start. It was a relief to hear their lives had remained changed for the better after their program completion. FPCA is a place where families like Lisa's can turn for help when they most desperately need it. Thank you for the support you have given to ensure it's here. If you haven't given this year, it's not too late. Don't think you have enough to share? Think about the small things Lisa needed to get started and you will realize every contribution counts.

We are more determined than ever to grow our capacity to serve more families, to help families move into permanent housing more quickly and to do it as efficiently and compassionately as humanly possible. Stay engaged. Give or volunteer. You have more to share and more to gain than you might think.






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Family Promise of Coastal Alabama · 1260 Dauphin Street · Mobile, AL 36604 · USA

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