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PetSmart Kicks Off FPSC Grand Opening

PetSmart helped Family Promise celebrate our grand opening August 12 by donating $35,000 to construct kennels for our families cats and dogs. Our pets are part of our families and because of the PetSmart donation, many of our families will be able to bring their pet family members to our network.114_140812_family_promise_petsmart

Executive Director Jeff Wilhite told our guests that before we were done with our construction, we had to turn down a family earlier this year because they had a pet and were living in their car. The mom said that it was traumatic enough that they were enduring homelessness but she could not give up their dog and subject her 5 and 7 year-olds to another blow. Unfortunatly, we still do not know where this family is but we now have the facilities to host families with pets. Thank you PetSmart and volunteers.

Family Promise also received some great press. Please click HERE for the article at Ohio.com.

NewsNet5 featured us on their evening newscast. Please click HERE to see the report and video on NewsNet5′s site or watch below.

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Golf Outing Raises More Than $10K 

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Family Promise of Summit County celebrated its eighth golf outing in 2014 and with our changed best-ball foursome format, we raised more than $10,000. Thanks to all the golfers and donations by you, our loyal volunteers.

Please look at our gallery of photos of golfers at Raintree Country Club where we have been for the last two years. Thanks to Raintree.

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