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MEDIA

At Family Promise, we spend every day talking with families who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness. We believe that sharing their stories is essential to spreading awareness about family housing instability in the United States. Want to learn more? Check out our recent media coverage below.

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2024 Coverage
 

Savannah Tribune - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Awarded Donation of Beds from Ashley Furniture - January 3rd

Savannah Tribune - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Launches ‘Roadmap to Resilience’ Campaign – Supported by $20,000 Grant from ‘Georgia State Of Hope’ - January 17th

Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Launches 'Roadmap to Resilience' Campaign- Supported by $20,000 Grant from 'Georgia State of Hope" - January 12th

Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Awarded Donation of Beds from Ashley Furniture - January 18th

Savannah CEO - Katrina Bostick on the Family Promise Discusses Financial Literacy - February 6th

Savannah Morning News - Columnist: Low Pay Fuels Vicious Cycle for Homeless Black Families - February 13th

Savannah Now - 'Breaking the cycle': Family Promise to Offer Lifestyle Courses to Bridge the Gaps - February 24

Savannah CEO - Katrina Bostick on Two Upcoming Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Events - February 27th

Savannah CEO - Katrina Bostick on the Family Promise State of the Union - March 7th

Bryan County News - Guest column: Homelessness Hurts Families and Children Seeking Childcare - March 14th

Bryan County News - Letter to the Editor: Addressing the Impact of Homelessness on Children with Disabilities - April 25th

 

2023 Coverage
 

Effingham Herald - Teams, Sponsors Sought for Annual “Bed Race” in Springfield - August 23rd

 

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Announces Their Annual "Bed Race" Event and Fundraiser - August 3rd

Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Appeals for Teams and Sponsors for Annual “Bed Race” Event -

August 2nd

 

Bryan County News - Annual RH race Raises Money for Family Promise - July 25th

 

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Announces New Club 297 Campaign to Support Homeless Families in the Community - June 27th

 

Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire to Hold Annual Red Hot Chili Pepper Race - June 16th

WSAV - Local Nonprofit Hosts March Madness-style Fundraiser for Families in Need - March 1st

Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Launching March-madness-themed Raffle - February 27th

Savannah Now - 'Breaking the Cycle': Family Promise to Offer Lifestyle Courses to Bridge the Gaps- February 24th

FOX 28 Savannah - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Kicks Off Workshop Wednesdays - February 8th

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise Announces New "Workshop Wednesdays" Initiative - February 2nd


Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Announces 2023 Board, New Members- January 26th

WTOC - Family Promise Opening Day Center Up to Everyone in Need - January 18th

Savannah Business Journal - Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless and Give Change That Counts Announces Family Promise Savannah-Chatham Day Center as its Third Supported Day Center - January 16th

2022 Coverage


Savannah CEO - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire to Send Families to Amusement Park on Dec. 21 - December 21st

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire Receives $300,000 Donation From Kia America - November 7th

Bryan County News - Family Promise Receives $300K Donation from Kia America - November 3rd

WTOC - Family Promise Closing Bryan County Location - July 26th

Connect Savannah - Introductions: Meet Katrina Bostick - July 22nd

Savannah Tribune - Family Promise Executive Director Katrina Bostick Featured in Essence Magazine - July 20th

Savannah CEO - Executive Director of Family Promise of the Coastal Empire featured in Essence Magazine - July 15th

WTOC - Executive Director of Family Promise of the Coastal Empire featured in Essence Magazine - July 6th


Essence Magazine - 'It Could Happen to Any of Us': This CEO Shares How Her Social Work Career Led Her To Fight The Homelessness Epidemic - June 28th


2021 Coverage

 

Effingham Herald - Merger Results in Family Promise of the Coastal Empire - January 1st

Savannah CEO - Katrina Bostick of Family Promise of the Coastal Empire, Girls Who Code Program - January 26th

Savannah Now - Family Promise Merges in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties - February 1st

WTOC - Families in Crisis Face Uncertainty as Applications for Help Surge - March 3rd

Savannah Now - Homelessness Expert: West Savannah Needs Development that Breaks Poverty Cycle - March 25th

Savannah CEO - Family Promise Giving Day is April 21st - March 26th

Savannah Tribune - Family Promise Participates in National Giving Day to Raise Funds for COVID-Impacted Families - March 31st

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise Hosts 'Night Without a Bed' to Raise Awareness About Homelessness - May 31st

Savannah CEO - Family Promise Urges Participation in 'Night Without a Bed' - June 3rd

 

WTOC - Family Promise Set to Offer New Homeownership Courses - June 6th

 

Savannah CEO - Family Promise and Partners Offering Homeownership Class Series - June 7th

Savannah Tribune - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire to Offer Homeownership Training Series for Their Graduates - June 9th

Savannah CEO - Family Promise to Host 9th Annual Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K - June 16th

Bryan County News - Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K to Benefit Family Promise - June 17th

Savannah Business Journal - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire, Canady's, to Host Red Hot Chili Pepper 5k in July - June 17th

Connect Savannah - A Night in Their Shoes - June 23rd


2020 Coverage

Fox 28 Media - Family Promise branches merge to form Family Promise of the Coastal Empire - December 28th

WTOC - Family Promise of the Coastal Empire working to fill need for temporary housing for families - September 20th

Fox 28 Media - Family Promise spends night spreading holiday cheer with gift donations - December 17th

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