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Archive for December 2015

Children’s Program Christmas Party

CFVC’s Children’s Program celebrated their holiday party this Tuesday. The children made ornaments and Christmas tree hats, ate snacks and received a visit from Santa Claus, who passed out gifts and sang songs with the children. The children were also able to participate in “kids bucks,” which is an incentive program for the youth that…

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Christmas Elves Visit CFVC

We have been visited by so many of Santa’s helpers this week who have been bringing in gifts for the families participating in our program.  There is no way we could list everyone who has been so generous with us this season, but we wanted to share a little bit of the fun that we…

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Seasonal Student Celebrations

We have had the pleasure of working with some exceptional young adults this Christmas season and wanted to highlight just a few of the projects that we have been lucky enough to be a part of this season, all made possible by local students. We were invited to attend the Teach One to Lead One…

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Delta Sigma Theta Donates Bedding

The ladies of the Marietta Roswell Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority do not do anything small, so when they decided to partner with Cherokee Family Violence Center for a service project, they did it big.  Thanks to the ladies, our entire shelter now has new bedding.  Given that we operate at full…

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CFVC Named Community Partner of the Year

CFVC was honored to be invited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Caminar Latino’s “Latino Journey” with a “Gracias Party” on November 7, 2015. During the event, attendees enjoyed a video presentation of the history of Caminar Latino, followed with remarks by their Executive Director, Jessica Nunan, along with a plated dinner. Honors were presented to…

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Moss Family Chiropractic Plays Secret Santa

Our friends from Moss Family Chiropractic came by the office yesterday with a major haul of presents for the children in our program.  Christmas can be a tough time of year for many of the children living in our shelter and transitional housing, as their families make strides to be free from abuse.  With support…

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Women of Woodstock Donate $1,000 to CFVC

Earlier this month, we were lucky enough to meet with Barbara Sansing of the Women of Woodstock (WOW).  WOW’s mission is to help women business owners be more connected, more empowered  and more successful – we immediately noticed we have a lot in common.  We were honored to receive one thousand dollars from the Women…

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Nominate CFVC for #SweetwaterGives

We bet you didn’t know we were on instagram — well, as of a couple of weeks ago, you can now get quick updates about what we are doing at Cherokee Family Violence Center there too.  You can find us @CFVCinfo! We are excited to be spreading the word about our programs on a new platform,…

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The Joy of Giving

The children of Cherokee Family Violence Center recently took part in a heartwarming program coordinated by our friends from Cornerstone Community Church’s L.E.A.P.F.R.O.G. Ministry.  According to L.E.A.P.F.R.O.G., “Christmas is the season for giving and since, ‘it is more blessed to give than to receive’ we thought that the children of Hearthstone Landing might enjoy preparing…

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Shop for Mom Enters its Eigth Year

Shop for Mom has come to represent that Christmas is officially on its way to CFVC.  On December 6th, 2015, our friends at Hillside United Methodist Church set up “shop” at Hearthstone Landing for the eighth time!  Shop for Mom allows the families in shelter and transitional housing a fun day of shopping in a…

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