SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals Opens Pine Wing Expansion With Ribbon Cutting
CHAPEL HILL, NC – SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals will celebrate its expansion to 75 rooms with a ribbon-cutting event on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 4 p.m. Executive Director Janice McAdams, along with Mary Beck for the SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals, Janet Hadar, President of UNC Hospitals, Jama Campbell, Executive Director, SECU Foundation, and Pam Hemminger, Mayor of Chapel Hill will lead an outdoor ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the 36 room Family House in Chapel Hill, NC.
With the completion of the new Pine wing, Family House nearly doubles capacity for patients and families who must travel to Chapel Hill for medical care. Janice McAdams, Reagan Greene Pruitt, Vice President of Marketing and Communication from Blue Cross Blue Shield NC, Jama Campbell, and Janet Hadar, will address the attendees as they cut the ribbon of Pine Wing. All attendees will be at a safe distance and follow CDC precautions, and the event will be livestreamed on Facebook.
“With leadership gifts from our longtime partners SECU, Blue Cross Blue Shield NC and UNC Health, our community raised more than $10.3 million to make this expansion possible. More patients and their loved ones from throughout North Carolina will have a safe, affordable place to stay when they are far from home and suffering from illness. We are grateful for our community’s generosity,” said SECU Executive Director Janice McAdams
The new Pine wing increases the number of rooms from 40 to 75, allowing SECU Family House to serve more families as they seek life-saving treatment at UNC Hospitals. In 2020, Family House served more than 2,200 families. We are thrilled to increase that number in 2021.
SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals Mission: SECU Family House is a safe, nurturing, affordable home for patients and their loved ones who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life-saving procedures and serious illnesses. We provide guests lodging, meals, supportive programs, transportation, and a caring support network. We serve families from all 100 North Carolina counties and beyond, helping them rest, heal, and gather strength when they need it mos