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The Road to Caring

Replacing Roadblocks with Opportunities Without transportation struggling families have very limited options and opportunities. In our community you can’t just hop a bus or call an Uber to get to work, school, the grocery store, or Dr.’s office. If you’re lucky you have a friend or relative with a reliable car who might take you where […]

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Intimate Partner Homicides – Predictable and Preventable

After a terrible tragedy we often think, “If we could only predict the future we could save lives.” That’s exactly what your support of Fayette Cares is helping to do. Using an innovative approach to intimate partner homicide prevention, Fayette Cares will be working with law enforcement to initiate a Lethality Assessment Program (LAP). Studies […]

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Don’t miss the fun at this colorful run!

Fayette Cares is turning up the fun with our first-ever 5k color run/walk race and 1k fun run on Saturday, September 8th, in Somerville, TN.  Skip, walk, dance or race for first place at this brilliant event!  We’ll shower you with color along a scenic course that weaves through historic sites including a nearly 200 year […]

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Oakland Police Department Cares

Officer Foster of the Oakland Police Department delivered bags of plush toys to Fayette Cares.  These will be welcomed gifts to comfort families served by Fayette Cares including those in the emergency shelter, victims of domestic violence and other experiencing financial crisis.  To support the work of Fayette Cares visitwww.fayettecares.org or call (901) 465-3802 x 221.

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Girl Scout Goes for the Gold by Serving Fayette Cares

Girl Scout Claire Tracy is working to achieve the prestigious Gold Award by leading a project to build Fayette Cares donation drop boxes for placement throughout Fayette County. Claire wants to help Fayette Cares receive contributions of clothing, shoes and basic household goods which can aid families in crisis, including victims of abuse who are […]

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Volunteers Needed for Nationwide Homeless Count

Fayette Cares is seeking volunteers for the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Street Count taking place between 12 noon Tuesday, January 26 and 11:59 am Wednesday, January 27, 2016. This nationwide effort helps determine the numbers of people living on the streets or in makeshift accommodations not meant for human habitation.