PRESS & MEDIA

2018 - Family Promise Center of Tulsa County in the Press

Mission
To engage communities and local organizations in ending homelessness - one family at a time
Vision
To live in a county where every family has a home, a livelihood, and a chance to build a better future
Contact
For press inquiries:
Kurt Gwartney
Public Relations Chair
(405) 582-0534
kgwartney@gmail.com
What We Do
We initiate coordinated local efforts that bring communities together to help homeless families regain their housing, independence, & their dignity 

February 07, 2019

Thanks to a partnership between Memorial Drive Church of Christ and Family Promise of Tulsa County, M'Kai, Tai and Tomicka, the family has moved into a beautifully remodeled home as they transition to their future home.

Cindy Beasley Becomes Interim Leader of Family Promise of Tulsa County

January 15, 2019

The Family Promise of Tulsa County Board of Trustees has named Cindy Beasley as the interim executive director beginning Jan. 16. Beasley will take a leave of absence from her current role as board chair to take the new position.

 

“Cindy is extraordinarily capable, passionate about the mission of Family Promise of Tulsa County, and is also willing to accept this role,” said Jeff Jaynes, chair of the board’s personnel committee.

 

Cindy’s service as interim executive director follows the resignation of Kendra Morgan from that post on Jan. 15.

 

“I’m committed to carrying out the continued growth of Family Promise of Tulsa County following the proven national model of this movement,” Beasley said. “We’re excited about continuing our success in graduating families from homelessness into a sustainable future. This work continues each and every day and is possible thanks to our excellent staff, extensive network of volunteers and our host and supporting congregations who open their doors and hearts to welcome our homeless families.”

 

Cindy has received certification from the Indiana School of Philanthropy and has extensive experience in nonprofit leadership, strategic planning, best practice development for board establishment, and financial management. She is a member of St. Antony’s Orthodox Church in Tulsa, Okla.

Family Promise of Tulsa County Leadership Transition Announcement

December 06, 2018

CONTACT: Kurt Gwartney, kgwartney@gmail.com or 405-582-0534

 

The Board of Trustees of Family Promise of Tulsa County accepted the resignation of Kendra Morgan, executive director, during a Dec. 4 meeting. Morgan’s resignation will take effect Jan. 15.

 

“We appreciate Kendra’s support of the families we serve and wish her well in her future endeavors,” said Cindy Beasley, President of the Board of Trustees.

 

Morgan joined Family Promise of Tulsa County in April 2018. During her tenure, Family Promise opened its resource center and continues to graduate families from homelessness into a sustainable future.

 

“Our organization is fortunate to have amazing volunteers and a strong board who will make sure Family Promise of Tulsa County continues to help homeless families achieve sustainable independence,” Beasley said. “The Family Promise model is proven as a way for communities to address the challenge of family homelessness by using existing resources, making it efficient and cost effective.”

 

Thirteen faith communities in Tulsa County are hosts for Family Promise families, opening their houses of worship for overnight stays. Nine other faith groups serve as support congregations, providing regular assistance for the program.

 

The board’s personnel committee will start an immediate search for a new executive director.

Look Who Came to our 2018 Gala

November 03, 2018

Thanks to all who supported our first Family Promise of Tulsa County gala. You can see photos from this wonderful event on our website.

3 Amazing Women Who Care For Tulsa's Homeless Citizens

November 01, 2018

Read about three women, including our own Kendra Morgan, who are working to help eliminate homelessness in the Tulsa area.

NewsOn6: Family Promise of Tulsa County and Promise of Hope Fashion Show

October 30, 2018

Executive Director Kendra Morgan stopped by 6 In The Morning to talk about Promise Of Hope fundraiser at the Tulsa Country Club.

Family Promise of Tulsa County Helping Homeless Families with Children

July 29, 2018

Fox23 news visits the Family Promise of Tulsa County Resource Center to show how the program is helping homeless families with children.

June 06, 2018

After much anticipation, the doors to the Family Promise Resource Center are open! The Resource Center will serve as a respite for our families during the day. Here, our families will shower, do their laundry, learn life skills, prepare for job interviews, find housing, & receive counceling. The Family Resource Center also provides a permanent address for the famiies which will enable their children to attend school.

Family Promise of Tulsa County Welcomes New Executive Director

April 23, 2018

After a 5-month intensive search, Family Promise of Tulsa County is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Kendra Morgan as its first Executive Director. Family Promise of Tulsa County selected Ms. Morgan after an extensive national search led by Rev. Jeff Jaynes, Personnel Committee Chair, and a team of Board Members.

Kendra Morgan will start her role as Executive Director on April 23, 2018.

Click here to read Kendra Morgan's biography in its entirety

Family Promise to House Homeless Families in Tulsa Churches

December 22, 2017

Article by Bill Sherman - Tulsa World

A ministry that will open up space in Tulsa-area churches to house homeless families reached an important milestone last week when it signed on its 13th host congregation.

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PLEASE HELP US END HOMELESSNESS 
ONE FAMILY AT A TIME

Your contribution provides homeless children, and their families, 

the assistance needed to have a promising future.

Partners

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HiCorp
Oklahoma Methodist Manor
Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
Chris Rainey Consulting Technologist
Fox Cleaners
HiCorp
Oklahoma Methodist Manor
Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
Chris Rainey Consulting Technologist
ABOUT US

Family Promise of Tulsa County is a nonprofit, multifaith organization affiliated with National Family Promise.  Family Promise of Tulsa County provides shelter, meals, & support to homeless children and their families.

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3916 E. 31st St.

Tulsa, OK  74135

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