Family Promise

Family Promise is a faith-based organization dedicated to helping families transition into permanent housing and financial independence. Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church will act as a host congregation in June and July 2017. Thank you for helping families find their way home!

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A Journey of Hope

Getting ready for summer hosting!

Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church will serve as Family Promise host May 28-June 4 and July 23-30. Family Promise of St. Tammany is an interfaith effort to assist homeless  families  transition to permanent housing and financial independence.  We are asked to volunteer our time as host and provide food, shelter, love and compassion.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

Setup/breakdown 1:00 pm day of arrival, 6:30 am day of departure
Morning host: 6:30 am – 8:00 am
Evening host: 5:30 pm- 8:30pm
Overnight chaperone: 8:30 pm – 6:30 am
Meals: deliver dinner each evening at 5:00 pm
to serve up to 16 people, breakfast and lunch items

If you are interested in volunteering as a morning host, evening host or overnight chaperone, you are required to attend “safe environment” training.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Thank you and God bless!

If you can help, please contact the office at 985-202-0232.