HIKE 2021

Help support us in reaching our goal of ending family homelessness in the Chippewa Valley!

A fundraising event for Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley

Event Information

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Hike for the Homeless Walk, sponsored by Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley Inc., with proceeds going to the Beacon House homeless shelter and related programs of Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley Inc., will be held on Tuesday, August 17th at River Prairie Park in Altoona, Wisconsin. Participants will walk all or part of the 2.8 mile course. 




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About the Organization

Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley

Founded in Summit, New Jersey in 1988, Family Promise is a national organization that comprises more than 200 affiliates in 43 states that work together to transform the lives of families experiencing homelessness. What began as a local response to a problem in Union County, New Jersey has grown over the last 30 years into a national movement involving more than 200,000 volunteers nationwide who serve more than 125,000 people yearly. Today Family Promise is the leading national nonprofit addressing the issue of family homelessness. While we’ve grown, the core of what we do is still local – partnerships within a city or county changing lives for the better.

OUR VISION
We envision a day when – Every child has a place to call home and an opportunity for a brighter future.

OUR MISSION
Family Promise will: Advocate for and support families who are homeless in our community by providing temporary housing and support services, and by fostering independence.