1986 - Our founder, Karen Olson meets Millie a homeless woman in NYC and the idea for IHN was born.

1988 - The Interfaith Hospitality Network goes national.

1992 - Family Promise was awarded one of 21 Points of Light, out of a field of more than 4,500 nominees, by President and Barbara Bush

2003 - IHN became Family Promise. It represents a national movement that believes we can address family homelessness—right here in our own communities

JBF Clothes Closet

Through generous donations of apparel for women and children, FPDelco has created a clothing closet where our families can receive much needed clothing and other essentials

  • Charity of the Game

FP Delco is awarded Charity of the Game from the Philadelphia Union on July 9th 2016. 

Doreen McGettigan, Rev. Mary Jane Kirby, Director Joseph German, Dana Westby, Barbara Drake,

Paula Troy, Sue Fromhold, Vallerie Biancaniello and Robert Jordan (not pictured). 

New partners

FPDelco has partnered with Chester Eastside for summer camp for our school age children.

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Family Promise of Delaware County INterfaith Hospitality Network

National Family Promise