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8th Annual Carolina Ball sets records

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The 8th annual Carolina Ball had record attendance and raised over $200,000 - also a record. That's enough to fully cover the cost to operate 6.5 of our 40 rooms for an entire year at Family House! More than 350 generous friends gathered on September 19th at the Carolina Club to raise funds… Read More

Guest spotlight: Strengthened by respite

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Family House feels like home to many of our guests, and Lee Capehart from Jacksonville, NC, agrees. His wife Consuelo has recently started chemo and radiation treatments for non-hodgkin lymphoma under the care of her medical team that includes Dr. Steven Park and Dr. Satish Gopal. When we me… Read More

Volunteer spotlight: Friday Center builds teamwork

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UNC Chapel Hill employees have a long and impressive history of giving back to the Chapel Hill community. A group from UNC’s Friday Center for Continuing Education has continued the tradition at Family House, building teamwork along the way. For the past two years, this group, led by … Read More

Hazel Gibbs named Volunteer of the Year

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Congratulations to Hazel Gibbs, the 2013 SECU Family House Volunteer of the Year. Hazel, one of our most prolific volunteers, was nominated and elected by her peers. In her work at Family House, Hazel exhibits compassion and care for guests; a willingness to go above and beyond her duties … Read More

Carolina Ball scheduled for September 19

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SECU Family House is gearing up once again for one of the best parties in Chapel Hill: The Carolina Ball, which raises essential operating funds for the House, will take place Friday, September 19, 2014. The annual party at The Carolina Club includes a seated dinner, casino games, dancing, … Read More

Family House is now a smoke-free facility

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Please note that as of January 1, 2014, SECU Family House is a 100% smoke-free facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere around the House (including in the parking lot, in cars, in the gazebo or on the sidewalks.) We are grateful to everyone for helping us to ensure this is a safe place fo… Read More