Family Promise of Wayne County recently acknowledged 30 individuals, corporations and organizations for their major financial contributions during its first foundation partners recognition dinner at First United Methodist Church in Newark.
Their contributions went toward transforming the lives of children and families experiencing temporary homeless.
Bill Bush, president of the board, welcomed everyone, unveiled a recognition plaque and summarized the first year.
Graig Roberts, executive director, shared information about the day-to-day running of the program and families’ success stories.
Jay Roscup, community schools director for the Wayne County Consortium, offered statistics on the changing face of the county and why programs like Family Promise are important in improving the lives of children.
Each donor received a certificate and pin, and viewed their names on the donor plaque.
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