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October 21, 2011

“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”  Mohandas Gandhi

The Parra family shares their story

October 5, 2011

            Leslie Parra is a brave and strong 11 year old whose family has intermittently stayed at Family House since earlier this year. Leslie was first treated at UC Davis... View Article

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September 28, 2011

Here at Family House, we are lucky to have wonderful volunteers come and help out on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday and Thursday, WorkLink comes in and brings fresh bread... View Article

The Intern’s Look Back…

September 22, 2011

It has been exactly a month since I left San Francisco and my work family at Family House.  I can still remember my first day at Family House…I was so... View Article


September 2, 2011

Dana comes to Family House on a weekly basis to help ease the stress of our families through massage. She is a certified in Swedish massage, acupressure, and reflexology. And... View Article

Mitzvah Kitchen!

August 23, 2011

These are the students of  Temple Emanu-El’s Mitzvah Corps Program. For the next six months, they will be working with professional chefs to create healthy homecooked meals for our families.... View Article

Laundry Locker

August 19, 2011

Thank you to Laundry Locker,, for teaming up with Family House and sharing our mission with the community. We now have our “All-Star” posters up at 147 Valencia Street... View Article

Saturday Volunteer Day

August 19, 2011

Every second Saturday of the month Family House hosts a Volunteer Day during which we take care of various projects around the house. Last Saturday was a huge success as... View Article