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New video explains importance of Raising Every Child

Family Services has responded to the changing needs of our community over more than a century. Today, the community need is around school readiness. We're working with the community to remove obstacles that are keeping too many of Forsyth County's youngest children on the far side of opportunities - opportunities that will prepare them for [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:30:21+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Categories: Video|0 Comments

Mom benefitted from Community Baby Shower – 2 years ago

[Transcript] MyFOX8 (WGHP)Katie Nordeen reports, Friday, May 25, 2018 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Aapri Chavis is everything a child would want in a mother: fun, loving, engaged and hard-working. A lot has changed since FOX8 first met Chavis when she received items through the first FOX8 Community Baby Shower in 2016. At the time, she was [...]

A Letter To My Adopted Teen

Family Services considers it a sacred privilege to help families through the adoption journey. During National Adoption Month and on this Thanksgiving Day, one of our families reminds us about the importance of gratitude. Holly Romero wrote the following in a letter to her newly adopted teenaged son. Her letter was read to him in [...]

By | 2017-11-08T15:16:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Video|0 Comments

We saved some fireworks just for you!

We saved some fireworks just for you! You did it. Because of your generous donations, every dollar of the $75,000 Matching Gift Challenge has been matched. You more than met the challenge, you raised $84,776.78!  That's a total of $159,776.78 for programs and services that will help more local children and their families reach their [...]