Ryan Catalani

Ryan Catalani is Family Promise's Director of Donor Relations.

Posts by Ryan Catalani:

Family Promise Leadership Transition

February 12, 2019 Message from Board President Susan Sweeney Dear Friends, It is with mixed emotions that I share with you an upcoming change at Family Promise of Northern New Castle County. Our beloved Executive Director, Carolyn Gordon, has accepted a larger role in Family Promise as Northeast Regional Director. In this new role, Carolyn [read more…]


Transforming Lives (2018)

 After Natefa’s family lost their house, she and her kids were forced to bounce between family members’ homes. Eventually, they stayed at a motel, where they’d have to walk miles just to get food. Tanique lost her job after she became pregnant, and although she stayed with family temporarily, there wasn’t enough space after [read more…]


Comment on Wilmington City Council legislation regarding blight and vacant properties

“Nearly 6,500 children in Delaware experience homelessness each year. The proposed legislation will drastically add to this number.” Carolyn Gordon, Executive Director of Family Promise® of Northern New Castle County, comments on a bill before the Wilmington City Council that would change how violations of the housing code are enforced. Click to read the original [read more…]


Announcing our new Hospitality Center!

Did you know that in the Christina School District in Delaware alone, over 600 students experience homelessness each year? That’s enough to completely fill 20 classrooms. As this school year begins, you can help end homelessness for these children. Homelessness has an immediate and lasting impact on children. Each day of homelessness takes a toll on their grades, [read more…]



“We really thank you and appreciate you.”

 Charity supported her daughter and two sons by working at a local medical center. But when she lost her job in July, things fell apart. “I had no income,” she said. “I had bills daily that were coming in, and there’s no resource or reservoir for that need. It spiraled from there.” By the [read more…]





What does home mean to you?

Love. Warmth. Family. Happiness. Comfort. That’s what home means to us. And because of you, Family Promise is the most effective model for ending homelessness in Delaware. Watch our new video below!