Family Promise food pantry in Abington receives $350K for family shelter improvements

Family Promise Montco PA, a Roslyn-based food pantry, has received $350,000 for family shelter accessibility improvements, facilitated by Senator Maria Collett.

“Far too many Pennsylvanians – including residents of my Montgomery County district – are struggling to secure safe, affordable housing in their communities,” Senator Collett said. “I’m proud to announce these investments from the PA Housing Finance Agency to combat homelessness, provide support services, and make sure the affordable housing stock we do have is properly maintained.”

Other grant recipients include:

  • Federation Housing, Inc. – $1,000,000 for the Blue Bell Senior Residence, the first affordable housing development in Whitpain Township.
  • Your Way Home – $800,000 for homeless prevention services and financial assistance for at-risk individuals and families.
  • Family Promise Montco PA – $350,000 for family shelter accessibility improvements.
  • Indian Creek Foundation – $250,000 for integrated supports within their Housing for Persons with Disabilities Project.
  • Philadelphia Green Capital Corp – $200,000 for roof repairs and electrical upgrades in low-income households across the Greater Philadelphia region. 
  • Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania – $150,000 to replicate effective homeless and eviction prevention program models.
  • TriCounty Community Network – $125,000 for the College Student Basic Needs Program Affordable Housing Scholarship funds.
  • Clarifi – $100,000 for their Housing Stability Counseling program.
  • Valley Youth House Committee, Inc – $100,000 for The Synergy Project to provide mobile street outreach services.
  • Access Services – $80,000 to support five Recovery Oriented Rapid Rehousing units.
  • Liberty Resources Inc. – $60,000 to assist disabled and senior individuals with housing counseling services.
  • Genesis Housing Corporation – $50,000 for housing counseling and financial education.
  • Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania – $50,000 for fair housing counseling.

In May, the pantry received $18,500 through the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Reach and Resiliency Grants, also facilitated by Senator Maria Collett.

For more on Family Promise, located at 2801 Woodland Road, Abington Township, you can visit their Facebook page.

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