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Community Spotlight: Making Moves Matter Volunteer Patrick Higgins

This month, we’re highlighting Family Promise of Morris County and Making Moves Matter volunteer, Patrick Higgins.

Patrick is a member of our Making Moves Matter (MMM) team, which is a dedicated volunteer division of Family Promise. When permanent housing becomes available, MMM works with our guests to create a functional and welcoming living space. From gathering new and gently used household items, to cleaning, organizing, and decorating, MMM ensures every guest has a comfortable space to call home.

Patrick’s positive and generous nature is made clear through his dedication to his community and those we serve. When he isn’t helping turn our guests' houses into homes, he puts his toolbox to work at our Day Center as a handyman. He also helps our staff sort donations, like gently used furniture and décor.

Learn more about him below!

Meet Patrick Higgins

What is your hometown?

Milwaukee, WI

What is your role with Family Promise?

I am part of the Making Moves Matter team, do handyman work at the day center, sort donations, and will help with office renovations.

How did you get involved with FP?

I got involved after reading an article in Vicinity magazine about Michele Caruso and her involvement with Making Moves Matter.

What do you like most about working with FP?

The feeling of satisfaction after a move is done and I am driving home and wishing we could do more.

Favorite vacation spot?

Stone Harbor and Avalon, New Jersey

How would your friends describe you?

Someone who always tries to be available to help and give back with a sense of humor and a positive attitude every day.

Interested in volunteering for Family Promise of Morris County?

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