Monthly Archives: March 2016


$50K Matching Gift Challenge gives boost to Family Services campaign

Family Services has received a Matching Gift Challenge that has ignited momentum toward the completion of the 110-year-old agency’s first annual fund campaign and its ability to expand services in the community. A Winston-Salem couple, who wish to remain anonymous, will match – dollar for dollar – all unrestricted gifts to Family Services, between March [...]

Winston-Salem Chronicle reports on opening of Early Head Start

The Winston-Salem Chronicle reports on the opening of all funded classrooms for the first Early Head Start program in Forsyth County. In a news story, published March 24, 2016, Family Services President and CEO Bob Feikema emphasized the importance of providing high-quality education to children of low-income families, stating that "the educational investment into Early Head Start boosts [...]

Cone Health Employee Pays-it-Forward through Family Services

Joy Johnson turned an ordinary day into something special at Family Services’ Gateway offices. She delivered five boxes of brand new sheets and towels, soft toys, and other items that will benefit women and children who seek shelter from domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse. And, she delivered something else: a message about the power [...]

All Early Head Start Program Sites Officially Open

Download News Release  |  Photo Gallery  |  Frequently Asked Questions Family Services has officially opened all funded classrooms for its Early Head Start program, with a current total of 117 children from birth to two years old participating in the early childhood development program. Family Services was awarded $2.2 million dollars in federal funding late [...]