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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

Pope Foundation Grants $25,000 to Family House

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In Brief: SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, N.C., received a $25,000 grant from the John William Pope Foundation of Raleigh, N.C. The grant will support House’s family assistance fund, “Fund A Family,” and will benefit 110 families with an adult patien… Read More

SEANC focuses service on Family House

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A personal connection brought more than a dozen members of the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC)Youth Council to Family House for a day of service in late April. The chairwoman of the SEANC Youth Council, Felicia Chiambiro, wanted to share the rewards her family rece… Read More