Donate

Make a Financial Contribution.

Family Promise maintains low operating costs, but still relies on the generosity of local individuals, service clubs, businesses and congregations for support. Each dollar donated is matched by more than $3 of in-kind goods and services, so you can feel confident your contribution will make a big impact. With your gift, we will help low-income families attain self-sufficiency, educate communities about the underlying causes of family homelessness and train volunteers to advocate for low-income families.

 

 

In-Kind Services & Materials

Do you own or manage a business? FBFP may benefit from in-kind contributions such as copying, printing, food, vehicle repair, transportation, marketing assistance, computer equipment and assistance, furniture, electrical work, building materials, plumbing supplies, etc.

Matching gifts through your employee

Many employers offer programs to match their employees’ contributions to charitable organizations. You can double or even triple your gift to Fort Bend Family Promise by sending us your employer’s Matching Gift form to the attention of Vera L. Johnson, Executive Director, at Fort Bend Family Promise, 4645 Cartwright Road, Missouri City, TX 77459 or scan it and email to [email protected]

Mail In Your Donation

Given current restrictions and delays in receiving mail, please consider making a gift online instead of sending a check. Thank you!

If you would like to send us a donation using check by mail, please click here for a printable mail-in donation form which includes our mailing address.

Job Opportunities

Encourage your company, school, or place of worship to hire participants in the Fort Bend Family Promise program, if they are not already working. Family Guests in the program desperately want to work, but may need an employer to give them a chance.

Computers

Many non-profit organizations have a difficult time purchasing expensive, but essential, equipment such as computers or laptops. If you have a computer you no longer need, Fort Bend Family Promise would greatly appreciate the donation. Family Guests would also appreciate the donation of computers for their personal use once they transition to permanent housing.

Books/Video Games

Families experiencing homelessness may have limited access to a library or video games for entertainment and learning. Fort Bend Family Promise would appreciate donations of books and video games. Call Fort Bend Family Promise at 281-403-3923 to find out what is really needed. Consider organizing a book/video game drive to create a small library at the programs Day Center.

Day Center Needs

Our program is always looking for helpful items to support our families. Some of these can be donated through our online donation options. Others can be dropped off at our Day Center. Helpful items include:

  • Gas cards to help transport our families to job interviews and appointments
  • Laundry supplies, including detergent, bleach, dryer sheets
  • Toilet paper, paper towels and tissues
  • Diapers and baby wipes
  • Shampoo/conditioner/lotion
  • Feminine items
  • Dental hygiene items
  • Socks
  • Underwear/t-shirts for men/boys
  • Cleaning supplies for kitchen

The Day Center also provides items for families that are not donated and need to be purchased at local businesses, so the donation of gift cards (Target, WalMart, Kohl’s, JCPenney, fast food, grocery stores, etc.) helps Family Promise provide much needed items to our families!

Housewarming Starter Kits

When a family graduates from the program, they generally need to fill their new home. Fort Bend Family Promise collects donated furniture and household items to create “Housewarming Starter Kits” which we store until a family graduates. The following is a list of items that can help a family sustain their permanent housing: 

  • Beds and bedding
  • Sofas, loveseats and chairs
  • Dining tables and chairs
  • Dressers & chest of drawers
  • Book cases & shelves
  • TVs
  • Dishes & glasses
  • Pots, pans, and cookware
  • Eating and cooking utensils
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Bath towels, shower curtains
  • Rugs
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Trash cans
  • Storage containers

Together, We Can End Family Homelessness

Fort Bend Family Promise (FBFP) mobilizes the community to provide families experiencing homelessness with HELP for today and HOPE for tomorrow. The need in Fort Bend County continues to grow, but FBFP gets results – more than eighty percent of the family guests we have served have obtained and sustained permanent housing. And each dollar donated is matched by more than $3 of in-kind goods and services, so you can feel confident your contribution will make a big impact.

The Mission of Fort Bend Family Promise is to meet the immediate needs of homeless families while empowering them to attain self-sufficiency.

Quick Links