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  • Volunteer Spotlight

  • Volunteer Spotlight - Brad Richmond

    Family House Volunteer - Brad Richmond Brad Richmond's journey with Family House began when he and his wife, Jen, moved to North Carolina four years ago. Upon learning about Family House through an acquaintance, he decide…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Nick Pacini

    Volunteer Spotlight:  Nick Pacini A heart for the Chapel Hill community— The heart of a SECU Family House Volunteer is unique. It reaches deep and finds ways to contribute in big and small…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Miral Hassan

    Local businesswoman Miral Hassan recently volunteered her interior organizing business, The Tidy Trail, to help SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals create a practical system for our new common areas. Miral and her assista…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Meagan Hall

    … Our volunteer spotlight for February highlights one of our young kitchen volunteers, Meagan Hall. Meagan grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina but recently moved to the Chapel Hill/Carrboro…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Andrea Hubble

    When you think of the phrase “eager beaver” it may bring about thoughts of someone who is up for anything. Or perhaps it draws images of someone prepared for a certain task. The definition of an “eager be…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Pamela Tudrym

    “Volunteering is one of the best measures for the health of society because it tells us how involved and how invested people are in their communities.  When you volunteer, you’re not waiting for someone …

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Musicians

           Music soothes souls. Since 2009, Family House has staged hundreds of performances for guests in genres that include gospel, bluegrass, classical, and West African folk music. UNC glee clubs are …

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Lynne Jacobs

    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 trave…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Betsy Ross

      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 i…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: A Family Affair

    As many of you know, the new Pine wing at Family House will be opening soon where we will celebrate another 38 guest rooms, a lovely new hearth room, kitchen, laundry, and courtyard.  Part of outfitting the new wing i…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: The Right Fit

    The reasons people volunteer are many and will vary person to person. What we do know is that when you find the right fit as a volunteer, you'll enrich the lives of others and your life will be made better by the experienc…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Knowing the Journey

    Volunteers are the heart of the home when it comes to SECU Family House. Some of our volunteers hear about our volunteer opportunities through friends, while others find out about us through word of mouth. Then there are …

  • Volunteer Spotlight: A Sense of Community

    SECU Family House is fortunate to have a number of Front Desk volunteers who not only serve our guests with the highest hospitality standards, but also strive to set a tone of the friendliness and care you'd experience whe…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Music Soothes the Soul

    The long-running volunteer entertainment program at Family House has restarted in 2020 after a six-month gap during the COVID-19 outbreak. Performances are held on the Front Porch at 7 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays. Volu…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Connie Zhang

    Connie (right) with Family House staff member Michele Flynn We're so grateful that despite the ongoing global pandemic, there are still more than 20 dedicated volunteers who have chosen to come in each week to help us h…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Delicious Gifts

    As many of you know, the Guest Kitchen and Dining Room have been closed the past few months for renovation. As a result, the meal program has had to be modified. No sooner did Volunteer Services Manager Georgie Clemens mak…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Helping Hands

    Rising high school seniors Sydney Simpson-Vos and Lindsay Kivel wanted to give back to the community. So they started a club at nearby Jordan High School and called it “SECU Helping Hands.” After some back-and-…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: The Heart of Family House

    Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle once said, “There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.” Viewed by historians as a major morale leader for soldiers in the United States because of his heart for volun…

  • Volunteer Spotlight:¬†Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

    We're so touched that many of our guests stay in touch after returning home from their treatment at UNC Health. Over the years, this has come in many moving forms, like sending over kind cards, mailing in donations, p…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: A Fresh Start to a Long Day

    Each day begins very early for so many at SECU Family House. The night guard ends the evening’s shift at 6:15 AM as the first staff arrives. Guests are in the kitchen pouring their first cups of coffee. Some return t…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: The Georges

    We cannot say it often enough: we have the best volunteers here at Family House! They are truly the heart of our home and a huge reason why the house operates so seamlessly day after day. Their skill sets are unmatched as …

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Sigma Theta

    On a recent fall evening, a group of ladies from the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. gathered in our kitchen to prepare a savory and nutritious meal for our guests. Baked chicken, potato sa…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Sweet Sounds of Respite

    On a recent fall afternoon we were treated to a performance by Flauto Dolce, a local recorder ensemble led by Betty Lindholm. Playing four different types of recorders, this cheerful group of musicians has performed togeth…

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Helping Hands & Multiple Hats

    We love our volunteers! Thanks to them, Family House runs smoothly every day of the year. Volunteers are truly the heart of our home, assuming a wide range of tasks with enthusiasm and talent.  Two of our wonder…