Loreleis to headline April 3 Culture Series

Family House is delighted to welcome UNC’s Loreleis to perform at the house: The talented acapella group will headline the latest installment in the Culture Series on Thursday, April 3, at 7 p.m. Expect to hear both classics and hits from their latest album, “Burn.”
To attend, please RSVP to Yvonne at yvonne (at) secufamilyhouse.org by [Read More]

Pope Foundation Grants $25,000 to Family House

In Brief: SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, N.C., received a $25,000 grant from the John William Pope Foundation of Raleigh, N.C. The grant will support House’s family assistance fund, “Fund A Family,” and will benefit 110 families with an adult patient receiving treatment for a serious illness at UNC Hospitals.
Full [Read More]

Volunteer Spotlight: Edy & Tom Bulthuis

In just one conversation with Tom and Edy Bulthuis, you can feel the energy, enthusiasm and empathy they exude. This husband-wife duo has been volunteering at SECU Family House since July 2008, and we couldn’t be more grateful.
We have Carolina Basketball to thank for their involvement. Tom and Edy have long volunteered as ushers at [Read More]

Tar Heels for SECU Family House Tourney raises $145,777

Successful BBQ & Golf Tournament Marks 5th Anniversary
Under clear Carolina blue skies, the 5th annual Tar Heels for SECU Family House BBQ and Golf Tournament had another successful year thanks to the generous support from the Chapel Hill and UNC community.  Co-hosted by UNC Athletics stars Bubba Cunningham, Larry Fedora, and Roy Williams, the event [Read More]

Janice McAdams to lead SECU Family House

SECU Family House Names New Executive Director
Janice McAdams, a development professional with more than 16 years of fundraising experience, has been named executive director of SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals, a Chapel Hill nonprofit that provides an affordable, safe, nurturing home away from home for seriously ill adult patients, their family members, and caregivers [Read More]

Save the Date for The Carolina Ball Sept. 20th

Save the Date!
This year’s annual fall gala, themed this year as “The Carolina Ball,” will take place Friday, September 20, 2013, at The Carolina Club. While we do send invitations to past participants for this event, all are welcome to join. The event features a full-service dinner, casino games and dancing, and a thoughtfully selected [Read More]

Local Chamber Members Invited to SECU Family House March 21

The Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce held its monthly networking event, Business After Hours, at SECU Family House on Thursday, March 21. All Chamber members were invited to attend and network, with about 75 people attending in all.
Shula’s 347 Grill kindly donated food and drinks for the event, and Erich Lieth provided piano music [Read More]

Community Fundraisers for Family House Win Big

Bob Boyd Invitational raises $10,000 for Family House
The second annual Bob Boyd Invitational this October raised $10,000 for SECU Family House. Bob and his wife, Pam, stayed here during his treatment for leukemia. Since Bob’s passing in 2011, Pam has elected to designate Family House as one of the tournament’s beneficiaries. We are grateful to [Read More]

Corporate Volunteer Program Takes Off

Although a cadre of nearly 70 regular volunteers helps keep our operation running smoothly, Family House also has support from a number of corporate volunteer groups who perform one-time projects or assist with ongoing functions at the house.
On a steamy day in August, GKN Driveline directors from all over the world converged on Family House [Read More]

SECU Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount

On a warm, sunny day in September, 30 teams of SECU branch employees, operations staff, family members, and friends participated in the 8th annual SECU Information Services’ Golf Tournament—the second to benefit SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals.
Employees and volunteers gathered on September 8th at the Riverwood Golf Club in Clayton, NC. The usual camaraderie [Read More]