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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

Director of Operations Janice Ross Making a Difference

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We're a proud member of the Healthcare Hospitality Network, Inc. (HHN), a nationwide professional association of 200+ non-profits that provide lodging and support services to patients and families. HHN is a resource for our staff and its Certified House Professional (CHP) desi… Read More

Guest Spotlight: Stephen & Destiny Yarbrough

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Stephen and Destiny Yarbrough of Flowery Branch, Georgia, are encouraging everyone they know to be tested to see if they qualify to be a transplant donor. Two years ago, Stephen’s dad was diagnosed with kidney disease. After several failed treatments, Stephen Sr. learned the only way … Read More