Catch up on the events of the past years
6 December 2019
The Spokesman-Review: Spokane’s real estate boom is pricing out some families. Family Promise program is trying to help.
Finding stable housing is becoming more difficult.
4 April 2019
The Spokesman-Review: Former Cassano’s being transformed into Open Doors family shelter expected to open in summer
Renovations are starting for the new Open Doors shelter.
24 December 2018
KXLY: Cassano’s set to close Christmas Eve, Family Promise will use space for new shelter
Cassano's closes, opening the door for Family Promise.
26 October 2018
The Spokesman-Review: Angler commits to fishing for 3,500 consecutive minutes to benefit homeless kids in Spokane County
Ryan Rowe commits to fishing 3,500 consecutive minutes in a fundraiser to benefit Family Promise.
19 October 2018
Inlander: Open Doors shelter hopes to move to larger location in old Cassano's Grocery building
Family Promise plans to move into the old Cassano's Grocery building.
11 October 2018
The Spokesman-Review: Homeless shelter Family Promise moving into Cassano’s Grocery building
As Cassano's looks to vacate their building, Family Promise has hopes that the space will work as a new shelter.
The Fig Tree: Open Doors 24/7 emergency shelter for families fills a growing need
Joe Ader, director of Family Promise, is no stranger to poverty.
24 August 2017
Inlander: Room to Live How Spokane County agencies are making sure that women and families at risk are housed
Since opening in 2016, Open Doors has helped dozens of families experiencing homelessness.
24 February 2017
The Spokesman-Review: Open Doors family shelter needed to offer safe refuge for Spokane’s homeless 24 hours a day
Open Doors fills the need for supplying a safe place to families experiencing homelessness.
The Fig Tree: Family Promise’s move into new building gives space for expanding
Family Promise has a new building and a new director.
The Spokesman-Review: Young people raising awareness about homelessness
The Cardboard box city event brings awareness to the youths in the Spokane and Northern Idaho area.
The Fig Tree: Hosting changes attitudes and puts faces on homeless people
Family Promise brings new insights on homelessness to volunteers.
4 January 1998
The Spokesman-Review: Struggling Family’s Prayers Heard; Interfaith Hospitality Network Helps With Shelter, Work, Transportation
The Myer's family was one of the first to enter into Interfaith Hospitality Network's, now Family Promise, shelter.