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Volunteer Spotlight: Lynne Jacobs

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There is satisfaction in doing simple tasks which add up to the larger mission we have at SECU Family House.  This mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, affordable home for patients and their loved ones who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life-saving procedures and seri… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Jackie Turner

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It is the mission of SECU Family House to provide a “safe, affordable home for patients and their loved ones who travel great distances to UNC Hospitals for life-saving procedures and serious illness.” Family House guest Jackie Turner is no different. Once a month for the past s… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Betsy Ross

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  Persistence Pays Off It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week at Family House! There is no way we can adequately express in words how thankful we are to the many volunteers who helped us through a challenging year in house history. Our volunteers give of themselves freely and make a v… Read More

We did it! The Pine Wing Ribbon Cutting

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We did it! After over 5 years of planning, $10.3 million raised and over two years of construction, the ribbon has been cut and the 36 rooms of our new Pine Wing are ready to welcome guests in just a few short weeks! Thank you to everyone who joined us for this exciting celebration, and we … Read More

Guest Spotlight: Sharon Dixon

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  Eight years ago, Sharon Dixon was diagnosed with marginal zone lymphoma, a slow-growing heterogeneous group of cells in the immune system that causes the white cell count to go very high. A few years prior, she had been diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a disease in which t… Read More

Volunteers: I Volunteer Because...

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With busy lives and the strain of Covid, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are many and varied. Volunteering at Family House offers vital help to people in need, but the benefits can be great for you, the volunteer.  The right fit can help y… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Howie and Ginny Lloyd

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It is the mission of SECU Family House to “provide 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.”  While no two guests are the same, each arrives on our doors… Read More

Welcome, Charity

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We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Charity Starchenko, our new Marketing Associate. Hailing from California, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Spanish literature from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in English Literature from … Read More

Take Your Best Shot with Family House!

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Do you think you can Take Your Best Shot? SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals is excited to partner in a special social media fundraiser to raise awareness of our organization and the services we provide to our guests and their families. Ready to make your gift to Family House? Click here or… Read More