I’m thrilled to announce that Fayette Cares has lost a staff member! Odd reaction to turnover, you say? Consider that a short time ago Darnell was homeless. He, his wife, and three children were welcomed into the Fayette Cares shelter. Soon after, he was hired as a clerk in the donation center and thrift shop. […]
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 […]
My name is Tamara Davis. Today I am a Fayette Cares executive board member but I was once a client. I had no home, no job, and nowhere to turn. My son’s father had abandoned us. When a friend told me about Fayette Cares, my pride said “I’m not going to some dirty shelter.” But […]
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 […]
Have you ever de-cluttered your home and as you pack donations for Fayette Cares you think “a stained shirt is better than no shirt” or “surely someone could use this ragged couch.” If so, your heart is in the right place but you might be doing more harm than good. It’s hard to imagine, but […]
Purple Purse Financial Empowerment Program and Helping Hands Grant Make Life-Changing Services Possible Studies show that 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free from abusive relationships. To take down this barrier to safety, Fayette Cares has partnered with the Tennessee Coalition to […]
Read the 2018 Summer Newsletter featuring an article from Tamara Davis, Executive Board Member, upcoming events during 2018 and stories of how lives have been touched by Fayette Cares and more.
Donate These Wish List Items Non-perishable food (Click for the 15 most needed items) School Supplies Clear backpacks Composition books Zipper supply pouches or art boxes Hand sanitizers New sheets & blankets (twin & full) Flatware (spoons, forks, knives) First aid supplies Laundry baskets Cleaning supplies (kitchen and bath, disinfectant spray, broom/mop) Soap & deodorant […]
Read the 2017 Spring Newsletter featuring an article from David Crislip, Executive Board Vice President, fun events during the month of April and stories of how lives have been touched by Fayette Cares and more.