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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 [...]

Exercise your donation super powers!

On Saturday morning, August 25, Family Services will wake up with the community to create more opportunities that will help our neighbors thrive. We are only $7,400 away from reaching our goal of $30,000 to expand programs and services that are working to help children and families reach their full potential. When a community comes [...]

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Bethany Medical Clinic and Lenny Peters Foundation value the potential of every child

Bethany Medical Clinic and The Lenny Peters Foundation are the presenting sponsors for the third annual Family Services Wake-Up Walk & 5K, which takes place Saturday morning, August 25, from 8 to 11 a.m., at Bailey Park. "Dr. Lenny Peters, CEO of Bethany Medical Center began the Lenny Peters Foundation out of the desire to give [...]

Happy 139th Birthday, Miss Annie!

Family Services is founded on the actions of one compassionate woman, Miss Annie Wiley Grogan (May 16, 1878–October 6, 1957). Founder’s 139th birthday brings to mind origins of Family Services “Miss Annie” worked as a telephone operator at the turn of the twentieth century in Winston, North Carolina. As she managed her switchboard, Miss Annie was [...]

We Did It! We doubled the difference for children and families

Thanks to you, we met the $50,000 matching gift challenge and more than doubled the difference we can make in the lives of at-risk children and families! Because of you and the support of local businesses, organizations, our employees, and the extraordinary generosity of a local couple who challenged us to do more, Family Services [...]

$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 [...]