Monthly Archives: October 2015


Local Chefs, Family Services Team Up for Childhood Nutrition Day

Chef Don McMillan coordinates sixteen local chefs and culinary students for the seventh annual Child Nutrition Day, sponsored by the Chef and Child Foundation of the American Culinary Federation, in collaboration with Family Services and Second Harvest Food Bank. Photo by Jesus Oroszco. For the past 24 years, the Chef and Child Foundation of the [...]

Video Recap: Childhood Nutrition Day at Sarah Y. Austin Child Development Center

A hungry child cannot learn. A hungry adult is not productive. A hungry community cannot flourish. In Forsyth County, 57% of children in public schools qualify for free/reduced school meals. 25% of children in our community are considered food insecure. 29% of food insecure residents do not qualify for Food and Nutrition assistance. Family Services, [...]

By |2015-11-03T17:36:45-05:00October 23rd, 2015|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Domestic Violence: The Hidden Hurt (WXII Special Report)

WXII 12 television's Wanda Starke uncovers the silent fears of domestic violence. Her thirty-minute report identifies the support services that are available to victims, how to recognize domestic violence, how to seek help, and the work that three neighboring counties are doing to help break the cycle of this hidden hurt. Watch it online.

By |2015-10-28T18:53:34-04:00October 18th, 2015|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |0 Comments