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Team Terry’s House

Home is where the HOPE is

Posted 01/11/2017
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Cancer is CRUEL. Trauma is TRAGIC. Hospitals HEAL and Home is where the HOPE is. We all experience illness and injury over the course of our lives. We have either battled something personally or we have been there to support someone we love who is going through an uncertain, stressful and often heart-wrenching journey - some of us more times than we’d...

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Providing the priceless

Posted 11/01/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

I bet you’ll agree that there’s not much money can’t buy you nowadays … but, your support helps us provide exactly THAT for our families at Terry’s House!   Every single penny invested in our mission and each minute of time spent volunteering in our home, is precisely what makes this place the most priceless and precious piece of the equation. 

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BRAVO Birney Bears, BRAVO!

Posted 10/13/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

We sure had a great time last Friday at the 2016 Birney Bears Jog-A-Thon to benefit Terry’s House! kindergarden through 6th graders were surprised by a balloon arch starting line and lots of fun surprise visitors throughout the event, including our very own, Community Regional CEO, Craig Wagoner! Boy, is there is something really SPECIAL about watching hundreds of kiddos running their...

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Small Steps Make a BIG impact! Birney Bears Invites YOU to help…

Posted 10/05/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Those Birney Bears are at it AGAIN! And, they are definitely bringing their “A game” to this year’s 2016 Jog-A-Thon! What’s even better is that Community Regional employees are invited to join in the fun! So, how about you strap on that Fitbit and get to steppin’ with us this Friday!

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The New Breakfast Club

Posted 09/27/2016
Team Terry’s House By Guest Blogger

Hey there! It’s Claire again. For those of you that read my first blog post, you will recall my friends and I created a "dinner club" (much cooler than the Breakfast Club) where we meet for dinner every other month to catch up with each other and make it a point to hang out in the midst of our busy lives. But my goal in creating this dinner club was to also create a...

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It’s the Little Things that Count

Posted 08/24/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

We cannot thank our donors enough for their generosity! We have so many families that call Terry’s House home for months on end while their loved ones are healing across the street at Community Regional Medical Center. But this summer, our home was full of little ones like never before! We even had a couple of kiddos that had to enroll and start school here, in Fresno, because their...

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5 Winning Tickets to Celebrate 5 Years of Terry's House Helping Families

Posted 07/21/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

With your generosity, this year’s raffle helped us to raise $100,000 to support the ongoing mission of Terry’s House and the families who need us most! THANK YOU! 

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True Heart Does It Again!

Posted 06/25/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Community Regional Medical Centers’ Director of Operational Support, Helen McNary, R.N., is at it again and she certainly isn’t slowing down anytime soon! This year marked the 4th Annual True Heart Mystery Ride to benefit Terry’s House and it was BIGGER and BETTER than ever! 

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Lucky Number 5!

Posted 06/21/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

At Terry’s House, we work extra hard to help our families make the best of the worst circumstances … The House provides a roof over our guest’s heads, meals, transportation to and from the hospital and many other “extra” special touches to help make things as easy as possible. But what you may not realize is that while life might seem to stop for these families in...

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The Best Kind of Winner

Posted 04/11/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Last year’s Terry’s House Vacation Getaway Giveaway was one for the books when grand prize winner Dr. John Scholefield won the Hawaiian Island, Maui, trip for two! “I participated in the raffle because I love Terry’s House and everything they have done and continue to do for patient families – it’s really a win-win,” Scholefield said. 

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5th Anniversary of Terry's House = 5 CHANCES TO WIN

Posted 02/04/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

To help us celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Terry's House, we are giving away 5 VACATIONS! That's right ... This year's VACATION GETAWAY GIVEAWAY will have 5 WINNERS!!

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Inspired to bless Terry's House

Posted 01/18/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Employee Health Services staff was inspired to give to Terry’s House after seeing Community’s Infection Control and Quality Management staff take on giving in whole new way! It’s inspiring to see our Community family care for Terry’s House in the many different ways – but what really got our attention was how Infection Control and Quality Management...

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Happy 5th Anniversary Terry's House!

Posted 01/11/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Happy 5th Anniversary Terry’s House! It’s hard to imagine today how families were able to make it through the tragedy and triumph of an unexpected medical crisis without this special place to rest their heads, warm their meals and find comfort in the support of other families in similar circumstances.

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Wrapped Up in YOUR generosity!

Posted 01/08/2016
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

All of us here at Terry's House are still reeling over the incredible display of generosity that CMC employees showed the families who called Terry's House HOME over the holidays. Simply amazing! So, we thought we would start the year off right, by giving a SHOUT OUT to the many departments and individuals who made this past Christmas season one to remember. The gifts and supplies were...

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CRMC Teams bring HOPE to our HOME for the HOLIDAYS!

Posted 12/24/2015
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Community Regional’s Staffing Office, Nurse Float, Resource, PICC and IV Start Teams continued their spirit of giving to Terry’s House AGAIN this holiday season! This was the 4th year in a row! These amazing employees absolutely knock themselves out … the mountain of gifts and love given to our guest families gets bigger and BIGGER year after year!

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Recycle write for Terry's House

Posted 11/11/2015
Team Terry’s House By Guest Blogger

Each year, millions of writing instruments are needlessly discarded and end up in the landfills. These used pens and markers are NOT degradable. They contribute to filling up our FINITE landfill space. As part of our mission to help create a healthier community through creating a healthier environment, Community Medical Centers' Sustainability-VAT’s (Value Analysis Team) has been...

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Fitness Center Serves it Up!

Posted 09/08/2015
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

We’re so thankful and honored that Community Medical Centers’ Fitness Center Employees chose Terry’s House “Hosted Meal Program” for their team building activity! Community’s Security and Information Systems department employees also joined in on the fun. The group prepped and served an amazing and colorful taco bar which fed all 20 of our families!

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Hearts Rang True for Terry’s House!

Posted 06/26/2015
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

It was all chills last night when Community Regional Medical Centers’ very own Helen “Helldog” McNary, R.N., and her True Heart sisters, “Irish,” and “OG,” and many amazing volunteers of this year’s True Heart Mystery Ride presented a check of $7,500 to Terry’s House! That’s $2,000 more raised than last year’s True Heart...

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PAINTBALL CHALLENGE..? YES, please!

Posted 04/16/2012
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Since we broke ground on Terry’s House in early 2010, our very own Community employees have embraced this place as their own. They not only contributed to the building of the project, but still today continue to help buy supplies and regularly volunteer to cook a meal for our guests. A few have even held fundraisers among the social and civic groups they...

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Not supposed to be walking & talking

Posted 08/25/2011
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

As you can imagine, we learn A LOT about families when they stay with us for any given amount of time. Some choose to share more, others less. It has been neat to watch over the past several months as each of our staff here makes special connections with particular families. For whatever reason (maybe it’s as simple as schedule), we tend to meet those in need of our personal compassion at...

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7 months in Terry's House – a bittersweet goodbye

Posted 07/22/2011
Team Terry’s House By Team Terry's House

Today is bittersweet. Our very first house guest, Yvonne Frear, her mother-in-law Rosie and I just carried the last of their seven months worth of suitcases out to the yellow cab. They are on their way to the airport, with Philip in tow and headed home to Texas!!! It is amazing how much we’ve gotten to know Yvonne, her family, their friends and their story in what felt to me like the...

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