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Volunteer Spotlight: Royster Society of Fellows

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On a recent fall evening, a group of graduate students from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Royster Society of Fellows prepared a marvelous dinner for our guests. Led by Sehrish Javaid, a doctoral student in the School of Dentistry and a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacology (pictu… Read More

Linda & Cliff Butler: "Why We Give"

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Family House is far better off for having the Butlers in our family. Linda recently shared why they support our non-profit: "Cliff and I are very lucky in our lives and we worked very hard during our careers as pharmacists. Witnessing what goes on around us, makes us so grateful that we want… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Helping Hands

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A few years ago, Phil Edwards was living his best life, teaching an English conversational class in central Japan while enjoying the beautiful country.  While there, he met his future bride, Misaki. They married a couple of years later. Shortly after their return to Rock Hill, South Car… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: UNC 6 West Continues to Help Others

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We’d like to thank UNC 6 West, a unit of UNC Medical Center, for providing breakfast for Family House guests continually and just recently. Led by nursing assistant Kim Nguyen, pictured here in the black shirt, this spirited group prepared a delicious breakfast. As the aromas … Read More

Guest Spotlight: The Warm Hug of Friendship

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Over the years, we’ve had the honor of getting to know many of our guests, many of whom we're still in regular contact with. Some guests keep in touch via email or by sending us a “thinking of you” card. We’ll get a call out of the blue from a guest we haven’t s… Read More

The Groundbreaking for Expansion!

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We celebrated a milestone in Family House history on September 12, 2018 as the community gathered to break ground for our expansion. The expansion will nearly double the number of guest rooms, from 40 to 75, and the groundbreaking brings us closer to our dream of bringing comfort and care to… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: UNC's Office of Human Resources

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Chapel Hill bears the reputation of being a compassionate and giving community. We see this time and time again through the actions of our exceptional and dedicated volunteers, meal providers, and wide range of donors. Our family of supporters provide funding, items from our Wish List, time … Read More