By Todd Cohen
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Methodist Home for Children in Raleigh raised more than $7 million in its two-year, $6 million campaign to build and sustain its new Jordan Child & Family Enrichment Center.
The campaign, which is expected to land several more big gifts, received $1.25 million fro Bob and Sarah Jordan and their family-owned business in Mount Gilead.
The campaign included roughly 1,500 gifts from individuals, businesses, churches, foundations and civic groups, including nearly 700 first-time contributors.
The new 19,000-square-foot center, which will serve up to 160 youngsters and provide on-site training for parents, day-care workers and administrators, opened Jan. 29.