Press Releases

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Read an article written by Kevin Riordan, columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer! One Camden youngster wondered aloud whether a visitor from Haiti had Ebola. Other international participants in the...
Monday, August 15, 2016
A snow-white egret stood silently in the shallows off a bank of the Cooper River as a blue heron dipped below the tree line and flew west. Nearby, a bald eagle took flight and crossed the water,...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Read words written by John Coutts, a native of Fort Washington, who visited Malawi on a mission trip in August with UrbanPromise International where he helped dedicate a new girls orphanage, funded...
Monday, June 08, 2015
When a six-year-old Carl Clark, Jr. discovered there was a place where he could go to find mentorship, love, and support in his native Camden, he was struck by the fact that no matter what was going...
Sunday, November 02, 2014
CAMDEN, NJ - This week, over 200 leaders from all over the world will gather in Camden for the UrbanPromise International Summit-a 2-day event where staff come together to reflect, connect, and learn...
Saturday, June 14, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 16, 2014) – When Jimmy McQuilkin decided to launch UrbanPromise in Charlotte’s South Blvd. corridor last June, he laid out a four-step plan:  to recruit and train high school...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 23, 2014) – Prospects for climbing out of poverty are worse in Charlotte than in almost any other major city in America.  The Charlotte area ranked third to last among the...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
UrbanPromise International announced today that John Sample, a television and event producer with the NBA, has recently reached a milestone of walking 1 million steps to raise money and awareness for...