We Are Freedom School!

The Family Tree has approximately 40 elementary scholars in our 2014  Freedom School summer camp. Freedom School scholars meet in the morning at 8:00am. They enjoy breakfast, Harambee, literacy curriculum, lunch and an enrichment activity or field trip, daily.  A wide variety of Charlotte community leaders have served as Freedom School volunteers so far: Bob[…]

Meet The Interns: Mariah Allen

This summer, we have the pleasure of welcoming five summer interns to The Family Tree.  Audrey Graham and Alfonzo Henderson come to us by way of Summer Communities of Service.  Mariah Allen comes to us by way of Freedom School Partners.   Bailey Igoe will join us for two weeks mid-summer from Knollwood Baptist Church.[…]


Frequently Asked Questions Tiffany’s answers are in purple Jemima’s answers are in pink 1. What exactly is The Family Tree?  The Family Tree is a non-profit organization and ministry which desires to follow in the way of Jesus as we share life with others in our community. We have joined hearts, minds, and voices alongside[…]

Sign up to volunteer with Freedom School

Freedom School is located at One Way Baptist Church at the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Tuckaseegee Rd. The Family Tree Freedom School Lead Team: Help The Family Tree Freedom School coordinators (Helms and Greg) with recruiting volunteers and collecting donations.  Email helms@qcfamilytree.org if you would be willing to serve on The Family Tree Freedom School[…]

Fresh Perspectives on Mission

Hyaets Community frequently receives calls from folks wanting to visit. This is essential for us, as it provides us with opportunities to connect with old friends, meet some new ones, and most of the time brings willing workers to help out with projects around the neighborhood. Every first-time visit starts with an orientation that introduces people[…]

A Nesting Place

Over eight years of practicing hospitality in a variety of ways, we have come to discover our hospitality identity.  The Family Tree is a nesting place for folks who are in the midst of life’s transitions.  Life’s transitions include times of trial, challenge, and metamorphosis.   In our years of providing hospitality we have come to recognize the importance[…]