Tremendous community support from shoppers, growers, and volunteers made the 24th Annual Fayette Cares Plant Sale in Oakland, TN a blooming success. Caring, generous, and talented Fayette Cares volunteers organized the event, which grows year after year.
This year the first day of Spring ended with freezing temperatures. Precisely why Fayette Cares strategically schedules their annual plant sale after the typical frost-free date, making it the optimal time to purchase vegetables, herbs and flowers for our region.
Fayette Cares is proud to announce a return of the annual Golf Extravaganza Thursday, April 28th at Fair Oaks Golf Club in Oakland, TN. Golf enthusiasts are invited to enjoy a great charity event on a course recognized as the 2015 Public Golf Course of the Year by the Tennessee Turfgrass Association Conference and Tradeshow.
Members of the Fayette County Drug Court recently organized a food drive for Fayette Cares. The group not only supports the crisis assistance services of Fayette Cares with donations, they also work to place program participants in volunteer assignments at the Fayette Cares shelter, food pantry, and thrift shops. Pictured with the generous donations from […]
During February, designated Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church Youth participated in an interactive skit to explore unhealthy dating relationships.
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 […]
A Night of Southern Elegance 2015, A Tropical Affair, is featured in RSVP Magazine, January 2016
For many, juggling expenses is a constant struggle. But for those faced with a job loss, illness, or other unexpected financial crisis, a hard winter can mean choosing between food, rent, medicine, or utilities. Through the Warm Heart$ program Chickasaw Electric Cooperative gives its customers the power to help those who face a short term financial crisis.
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.
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 […]