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BB&T Lights Up the SECU Family House

We want to brag a little. We want to brag about our awesome BB&T volunteers! Through their annual Lighthouse Project, which connects employees with various community service projects in May and June, several branches and departments at BB&T combined to provide the SECU Family House with over $9,500 worth of items and 125 hours of […]

2014 Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at Sawtooth School for Visual Arts

A visit to the Eleanor and Egbert Davis Gallery, featuring the fascinating Word as Art – 2014 Calligraphy Exhibit. Threading a new piece of string into a loom. Learning how a new glass bead is made. Watching a clay ice cream bowl take form on the wheel. Rolling fresh ink onto a stencil and cranking […]

Making Meals Merry

Merry Meals are twice monthly potlucks for individuals who want to help with a meal, but might not be able to organize and prepare a meal for the entire house on their own.  Below, one of our dedicated Merry Meal volunteers, Helen, shares her thoughts on what makes the program special to her and the […]

A Unforgettable Experience

Home cooking isn’t easy to find when you and your family are from Colombia, South America. That’s why it was so special when Maria Clara and her family could indulge in a Colombian feast courtesy of Winston-Salem’s local Starbucks District Manager, Elisa. Maria Clara and her parents arrived at the Family House almost two months […]