Check out what’s been going on at Promise House lately! View our December 2016 Promise House Newsletter to learn more about the Sleep Out, our holiday activities and featured supporters. To stay up to date, subscribe to our mailing list and receive our bi-monthly newsletter straight to your inbox!
More than 40 of Dallas’s top business and community leaders slept under the stars on November 17, 2016 at Promise House’s 2nd Annual Sleep Out, raising more than $94,000 in funds to support our mission to help local homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Participants spent the night in the Promise House parking lot to simulate a… Read More »
Youth Homelessness is a real epidemic impacting thousands of youth and young adults throughout the Dallas area. Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance, CitySquare-TRAC, City of Dallas, City House, Dallas ISD, Ebby House, Mental Health America of Greater Dallas, Our Friends Place, Promise House, Youth First, Viola’s House, and other homeless service and resource providers are committed… Read More »
A long-time partner of Promise House, the Dean Foods Foundation supplies us with milk, juice and other nutritious dairy products that help our youth grow healthy and strong. In addition to supporting our food program, this year Dean selected Promise House to be the beneficiary of their annual “Project Outpour” employee giving campaign. We are… Read More »
On Sunday March 20, CBS Radio program Better Living aired an interview with Promise House CEO, Dr. Ashley Lind. The Better Living program highlights organizations in the North Texas area working hard to improve the community. In her interview, Dr. Lind describes what Promise House is and how we help North Texas youth move from crises… Read More »
On January 7, The Dallas Morning News published a piece about Promise House. The article addresses the recent court ruling on the Texas foster care system and how that ruling could affect Promise House. Included in the article are interviews with our CEO, Dr. Ashley Lind, and Executive Assistant, Paloma Belmarez. To view the story, please click on this link.
On January 4, NBC DFW aired a segment on how Promise House puts homeless teens on a new track. The piece features interviews with our CEO, Dr. Ashley Lind, and a former client, Anita Crethers. Anita’s story is a great example of how Promise House moves youth in crisis toward safety and success. Recently, Promise House received a $50,000 grant… Read More »
Promise House was recently featured in a Telemundo Special Report on runaway and homeless youth in Dallas. The report identifies the issues that many at-risk youth face and includes interviews with Promise House CEO, Ashley Lind, Vice President of Programs, Regina Levine, and Executive Assistant, Paloma Belmarez. Thank you, Telemundo, for bringing awareness to this… Read More »
More than 40 of Dallas’s top business and community leaders slept under the stars on November 19, 2015 at Promise House’s inaugural Sleep Out, raising more than $85,500 in funds to support the organization’s mission to help local homeless, runaway and at-risk youth, and donations are still coming in! Participants spent the night in the… Read More »
Paloma Belmarez, Executive Assistant at Promise House, recently spoke at the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance Youth Committee’s event, See Me Now – Teens Without Homes. She recounted her journey from typical middle class child through teen experiencing homelessness to longtime employee of the same program that helped her.