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Fayette Cares 2015 Volunteer Awards

Amazing volunteers can be found at Fayette Cares every day but each year the agency recognizes a few of their exemplary supporters, who raise the bar on caring.  Congratulations to these selfless Fayette Cares volunteers (from left to right): Frances Petrie – Most Team Spirited Award, Andy Wolf – Behind the Scenes Star Award, Tina […]

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Fayette Cares, Inc. receives THDA grant funds

Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) awarded a $75,000 federal Emergency Solutions Grant to Fayette Cares, Inc. to assist rural West Tennessee’s homeless population. The Fayette County-based non-profit will use the funds for rapid rehousing and technology services that will assist both homeless individuals and families in Fayette County. The allocation of ESG funds was approved […]

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AT&T Project Dish-It-Up

AT&T Pioneers across Tennessee united in an effort to end hunger with project Dish-It-Up. Memphis Life Member Club donated food to programs in Fayette, Shelby, and Tipton County.  Club Treasurer Maxine Sisk presented a donation to Fayette Cares Executive Director Alexandra Wardlaw.  The gift for Fayette County represents 1,386 pounds of food.  Maxine also presented […]

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Tropical Affair Warms Hearts

Hometowne Florist of Somerville creatively adorned bamboo, harvested in Fayette County, using birds of paradise, anthurium and other exotic flora for a tropical entrance at A Night of Southern Elegance – A Tropical Affair benefiting Fayette Cares.

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Holiday Spirit Spreading at Fayette Cares

The joyful sights and sounds of the holiday season are upon us. Creating memories and being with loved ones are what makes the holidays so special. We at Fayette Cares see the holiday season as the time we can touch the lives of those in need with Christmas Caring efforts. We desire that our community play a special part.

Partners for Change Addressing Domestic Violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time when domestic violence victim advocates at Fayette Cares and across the nation focus public attention on the epidemic of domestic violence and encourage everyone to become part of the solution. “Roughly 15-20% of my cases are domestic violence,” states Fayette County General Sessions and Juvenile Court […]