Building community, strengthening lives
 
A simple act of compassion set in motion a national movement to end family homelessness.
 
Family Promise was founded in 1986.  With homeless children in our own neighborhoods, actions were taken to start Family Promise of the Lehigh Valley.  Weisenberg Lutheran Church is just one of many local churches in transforming lives and empowering families to independence by being a host congregation as part of an interfaith hospitality network.  About four times a year, we will provide meals and a safe and loving environment for up to four families who are temporarily homeless.  We will do this for one week at a time and up to four weeks a year.
 
Check back as progress continues to be made in this ministry or you can contact Pete or Nancy
or e-mail us at weisenberglutheranchurch@gmail.com or www.fplehighvalley.org for more information.
 
EXCITING NEWS ! ! !
 
We are making a difference in families lives!  We hosted families for three weeks so far. The families arrived on Sunday around 5:00 pm.  After breakfast, they were transported to the Day Center, located at 1346 Hamilton Street, Allentown.  The families returned to Weisenberg for dinner, conversation and overnight accommodations.
 
 
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
 
Volunteers will be needed to setup on a Sunday afternoon, supply food, prepare dinner with the families, help kids with homework in the evening, help or visit with adults in the evening, sleep overnight at our church, and prepare breakfast on weekends. A big need is for volunteers to clean up on a Sunday morning to takedown beds/supplies. To sign-up, see Eileen, Joyce or Jan.
 
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    FUNDRAISERS
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and support Family Promise at the same time.  Click here to get started.
 
THANK YOU to the “Deitsch Eck” Restaurant and those that supported
their “Plate it Forward” program for the month of January
with all proceeds going to Family Promise.
 
March 30 – 5:00 to 9:00 pm GALA EVENT at St. Joseph the Worker Church in Orefield.
This is a special celebration/fundraiser program for Family Promise of the Lehigh Valley..
Events include:
     5:30 – Social Hour and Silent Auction
     6:30 – Dinner
                Live Auction
     9:00 – Closing Remarks
There will also be wonderful fellowship with folks in the Valley who are helping our homeless children and their families. Attire is dressy casual. $50 Tickets need to be secured by March 20 from Nancy or Peter. This will be an amazing Spring event you won’t want to miss. Please Join Us!!!
 
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Family Promise provides safe shelter, meals, and support services for
homeless families with children through a collaborative network of local congregations