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Purple Purse Grant Helps Address Financial Abuse

The statistics are staggering.  Studies show 99% of all domestic violence situations include financial abuse, making it difficult for victims to break free and stay free.   To help breakdown this barrier to safety, Fayette Cares has collaborated with the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence and will receive a grant from the Allstate […]

Fayette Cares Plant Sale

Community Mobilizes to Make Plant Sale a Success

April 20, 2018 –  As storm clouds loomed in the forecast last Wednesday, Fayette Cares staff and volunteers had an important decision to make – whether or not to hold the Plant Sale outside at First Citizens National Bank in Oakland, where it is typically held.  With a generous offer from Fayette County Public Schools, […]

2017 Fayette Cares DVAM Kickoff

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Kickoff

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 […]

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Forks & Corks: A Night of Food, Wine, Music and Fun

Join us Saturday, April 29th to support Fayette Cares Forks & Corks (formerly known as a Night to Remember) hosted by BancorpSouth, De Terra Vineyards and Wines of Somerville, and Kroger. Enjoy an evening of food, wine, music and fun in the midst of grape vines and beautiful landscapes. The night will begin with a delicious buffet […]

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Buying Plants has Never Felt So Good

The 25th Annual Fayette Cares Plant Sale brought together the community and Master Gardeners to support those in need. The 25th Annual Fayette Cares Plant Sale was held April 8th at First Citizens National Bank in Oakland, TN. Event proceeds change lives by helping provide shelter for the homeless, safety for victims of domestic violence, and crisis intervention for families in financial distress (including food, clothing, […]