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Facility Friday Volunteers

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ORGANIZATION: Families Moving Forward


Help make Families Moving Forward a safe & welcoming home!

Every other Friday we will have facility projects to revitalize the shelter. Upcoming dates include April 22nd, May 6th, May 20th. Come when you can, stay as long as you like, no strict time requirements! The purpose is to prepare the facility for our large volunteer event on May 21st.

Projects will vary based on the day and needs of the facility manager.

Upcoming projects:

  • Move and organize the kids store
  • Clearing out closets and un-used furniture
  • Move and organize books for a lending library
  • Prepping to paint all of the hallways
  • Take out cove bases

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About Families Moving Forward


300 N. Queen Street, Durham, NC 27701, US

Mission Statement

Families Moving Forward offers a temporary home to families with children in the crisis of homelessness. Working together, we create a path to stability and self-sufficiency through personalized services and ongoing community support.


Families Moving Forward provides the Nest and Branching Out to families with children experiencing the crisis of temporary homelessness in the Durham community.

Neighbors Experiencing Success Together (formerly Family Matters)
The NEST provides temporary housing for families with children combined with programs to help them build skills to return to a stable lifestyle and permanent housing as quickly as possible.Families must have children living with them for eligibility to the NEST and their expected to be less than 90-days.


Families stay together in a single family unit in the shelter. Families are paired with a case manager to help families achieve their goals, offer support and connect to local resources that help families address their causes homelessness.

Building Relationships to Anchor our Transition (Branching Out)

Branching Out helps families establish a permanent, stable home with the help of professional case management, well-training compassionate volunteers and access to emergency resource.


Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing


Fri Apr 22, 2022 - Fri May 20, 2022
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM


300 N. Queen StreetDurham, NC 27701



  • Interior Design
  • Renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Construction




  • Must be at least 18
  • We are welcoming volunteers from 1:00-5:00. Come when you can, stay as long as you like, no strict time requirements!

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