Monthly Archives: October 2018


Special film screening and discussion – The Florida Project

Family Services will host a special screening of The Florida Project, a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood, directed by Sean Baker that features 2018 Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe. Tickets are on sale now for the community event that will take place Thursday, October 25, 6:00pm at a/perture cinema. Set over one summer, the film [...]

Free self-defense training opportunity to raise donations for victims of domestic violence

Armored Team Building is partnering with Fitness 2000 Gym and Wellness Center to offer a free class on self-defense and self-reliance and to raise support for family violence prevention and victims of domestic violence. The event will take place at the fitness center (1415 River Ridge Dr, Clemmons, North Carolina 27012) on Saturday, October 20, [...]

Raising Every Child campaign reaches $3 million toward goal

Since the public launch of the Raising Every Child capital campaign in mid-September, contributions from individuals, businesses, and foundations have propelled campaign support past the $3 million mark. Family Services is working with a campaign leadership team of 37 community volunteers to raise $3.75 million in order to address Forsyth County’s immediate needs of the most vulnerable [...]

Putting a spotlight on childhood hunger with NC chefs

For many children at Sarah Y. Austin Child Development – and at Family Services’ 15 partner child care centers – the breakfast snack and lunch they receive are the most important meals of the day. Children cannot learn on empty stomachs. Family Services early childhood development programs for children, birth to age 5, nurture every [...]

Popular agency coffee and tour – a bolder blend

Our popular coffee, conversations and tours are continuing through the Fall and into January. We’re serving a bolder blend of opportunities to learn more about Family Services and participate in expanding solutions that are helping our most vulnerable children and their families thrive. We hope you’ll join us for your first introduction or a deeper [...]

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