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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 […]

Sue Gannaway Awarded a President’s Volunteer Service Award

Merry Meal coordinator Sue Gannaway accepts the President’s Volunteer Service Award at the Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards Breakfast!   After being presented with the Merry Meal concept in January of 2012 (twice-monthly potluck style dinners for families at the house, provided by other House volunteers and community members), this outstanding volunteer jumped in […]

2012 Annual Report Now Available

It’s All about Family In 2012 the Family House kept families together during their most difficult medical trials, providing friendship, support, and affordable family-focused accommodations to hundreds of families who traveled to Winston-Salem for medical treatment. On behalf of these families, we thank you for your ongoing compassion and support. What has started as a […]