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Family Promise Founder: "The Hero Next Door"

posted Feb 26, 2011, 8:37 AM by Web Feat   [ updated Feb 26, 2011, 9:26 AM ]
Have you ever wondered about how Family Promise and IHN got started? Now you can now watch Family Promise founder, Karen Olson, tell her amazing story as Marlo Thomas'  "The Hero Next Door."

             Part 1   

             Part 2

(At left, Karen helping to serve a meal to families.)

"After an eye-opening, emotional encounter with a homeless woman in New York City, Karen made a personal commitment to helping the homeless however she could. The effectiveness of the organization she founded, Family Promise, has partly been due to its success connecting citizens who want to give assistance with families that are in need." Marlo Thomas