Beginnings Blog

BEGINNINGS Gala Announced: April 28, 2022

Posted Wednesday January 19, 2022 by begadmin

After two years’ of cancellations due to COVID-19, BEGINNINGS will hold its annual fundraiser, A Night for BEGINNINGS, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. This event will feature dinner, music, auctions,...

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Parent Educator Profile: Johanna Lynch

Posted Monday January 24, 2022 by begadmin

Q: Tell us a little about your background.  A: I came to this career path a little later in life, and was inspired because of my own experience as a...

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2020-21 Annual Report

Posted Wednesday December 15, 2021 by begadmin

BEGINNINGS is proud of what we accomplished last year, even with the many challenges posed by COVID-19. Read about the ways we served families whose children are deaf or hard-of-hearing!...

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A Day in the Life of a PE

Posted Monday December 06, 2021 by begadmin

Parent Educators, or PEs, fulfill a vital role at BEGINNINGS. They are the highly trained, dedicated staff members who empower, inform, and support the families of deaf or hard-of-hearing children...

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Parent Educator Profile: Erin Lucas

Posted Thursday November 18, 2021 by begadmin

Q: Tell us a little about your background. I was born and grew up in Raleigh, and earned my bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education and Regular Education from Lenoir-Rhyne College....

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Oyster Roast/BBQ Fundraiser is Big Success!

Posted Tuesday October 12, 2021 by begadmin

On Friday, October 8, 2021, more than 125 families and individuals enjoyed a festive fall evening supporting BEGINNINGS! The event, held at North Hills Club, featured an oyster roast, BBQ,...

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Parent Educator Profile: Gheydis Parades

Posted Tuesday September 21, 2021 by Beginnings

As a Hispanic Outreach-Parent Educator, I serve families that are native speakers and those with limited English proficiency, (LEP). My goal for all of my families is to be their...

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Kirkman Joins Board of Directors

Posted Wednesday August 25, 2021 by begadmin

Cayt Kirkman of Raleigh has joined the Board of Directors of BEGINNINGS, a statewide nonprofit headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. and serving families throughout the state....

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BEGINNINGS Services 2020-21

Posted Tuesday August 24, 2021 by Beginnings

Although COVID-19 restrictions changed some of the ways in which we empowered parents of deaf or hard of hearing children, we were still able to serve 1,249 families in an...

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