The spotlight is on Tennessee for recently being ranked fourth worst state in the Nation in domestic violence murders. Fayette Cares recognizes the crucial need for an improved response to this devastating crime and is bringing valuable domestic violence training to frontline responders. In collaboration with the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center, a […]
In a show of support for the work of Fayette Cares and a commitment to ending domestic violence, Fayette County officials gathered to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Fayette County General Sessions Court Judge Jim Gallagher hosted the Fayette Cares DVAM kickoff. A moving speech was presented by Amy Johnson, domestic […]
The Mary Kay Foundation℠ Awarded Fayette Cares Critical Unrestricted Funding as Part of New $3 Million Grant Slate Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is awarding $20,000 grants to 150 domestic violence shelters across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam for a total of $3 […]
VIEW THE PDF VERSION OAKLAND, TN JUNE 29, 2017 – The date has been announced for the 9th annual A Night of Southern Elegance, the foremost gala in Fayette County and one of the most prominent in the Mid-South. The event will be held on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Ring Companies […]
In a show of strong support Memphis Contract Packaging (MCP) returns as a Gold Sponsor for the Fayette Cares Golf Extravaganza Sponsored by Ring Container Technologies, to be held Thursday, April 27th at Fair Oaks Golf Club in Oakland. Based in Fayette County, the locally owned and operated company has a global reach yet remains […]
A leader in community involvement, Ring Container Technologies has become the first ever Fayette Cares charity tournament Title Sponsor. Ring Container Technologies invites golfers to register for the 2017 Fayette Cares Golf Extravaganza Sponsored by Ring Container Technologies on Thursday, April 27th at Fair Oaks Golf Club in Oakland. Ring Container Technologies stands firm on […]
A simple act of giving will help families in need this holiday season. Join Fayette Cares in making spirits bright by supporting efforts to provide food and toy giving programs on December 10th, and 13-14th. There are many ways to lend a hand. Consider organizing a food & toy drive at your church, school or […]
In October Fayette Cares unites community members, joining as a nation to mourn those whose lives were taken by domestic violence, celebrate those who have survived, and work to break the cycle of abuse. A Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief indicates that in the U.S. three women are killed every day at the […]
In the late 1980’s a small group of supporters quickly grew into a multitude of Fayette Cares volunteers and donors with open hearts. Holiday food and toy giving were among the first caring gestures that later grew into a broad array of crisis intervention services provided by Fayette Cares.
Among the letters, postcards and packages in mail trucks last week, were hundreds of food donations for Fayette Cares from the Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Pictured are Somerville Rural Carriers Amanda Bearden and Johnny Johnson presenting food to Fayette Cares Programs Director Tunnisha Deer.