Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Junior League Outstanding Partner

Left to right: Shannon Neal, Campaign and Development Operations, Family Services;  Michelle Speas, Chief Development and Public Relations Officer, Family Services;  Aimee Rowe, 2017-18 JLWS President; Lucia Higgins, Development and Community Engagement, Family Services; Bob Feikema, CEO and President, Family Services Family Services was recognized as an "outstanding partner" and received the 2017 Community Partner award [...]

By |2018-05-31T15:11:40+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It almost didn’t happen

It's working! But, it almost didn’t happen. That’s why we are asking you to ensure that our critical programs and services remain strong. There are 24,000 children under age 5 in Forsyth County.  More than 8,000 of them are growing up under the constant stress and pressures of living in poverty. Science has proven that [...]

By |2018-05-11T14:10:03+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ways to report domestic abuse

The tragic news of two domestic violence related incidents in our community is a reminder to learn the warning signs and how to provide support. Safe on Seven Coordinator Alexis Daniels tells WXII 12 NEWS how to report domestic abuse.

FOX8 third annual Community Baby Shower

Being a new mom is challenging. Being a new mom without access to the essentials a baby needs is far more stressful. Once again, FOX8 (WGHP) and Anchor Katie Nordeen are seeking support from the Triad viewing area to help moms and newborns who face major challenges as a result of living in poverty. Please join [...]

Gateway building celebrates 10 Years!

Ten years ago, today, Family Services officially moved into its new headquarters on South Broad Street near Salem Avenue in the Southeast Gateway, along what is now the Salem Greenway. When it opened its doors in 2008, the new building was the first in Forsyth County to be certified green by the U. S. Green [...]

By |2018-05-01T17:45:23+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments