Reading the Paper

NEWS ARCHIVES

Pre-2020

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 2018 

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.

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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.

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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.

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November 2014  

The Fig Tree: Family Promise’s move into new building gives space for expanding

Family Promise has a new  building and a new director.

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October 2012

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.

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January 2012

The Fig Tree: Hosting changes attitudes and puts faces on homeless people

Family Promise brings new insights on homelessness to volunteers.

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January 2012

The Fig Tree: Interfaith Hospitality Network changes name to Family Promise.

New name, but same mission.

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June 2010 

The Fig Tree: Interfaith Hospitality doubles capacity to serve homeless in churches

More housing units are added to help more families.

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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.

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