Thank you and Happy Holidays!

Cherokee Family Violence Center would like to thank our community for the generous support we have all year and especially during the holidays. THANK YOU and Happy Holidays from CFVC Staff!                     As a reminder, we are still have our raffle open! We will being drawing to see who the winner is…

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2016 Candlelight Vigil

With nearly 200 community members gathered around, Cherokee Family Violence Center had our Annual Candlelight Vigil last week on Tuesday, October 11th in Cannon Park, Canton, Georgia. The Vigil is a time to honor victims who have lost their lives to intimate partner violence and support survivors. We do this event every year during the…

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Fall Fundraisers are Here

We have a few great opportunities to support CFVC in some really fun and unique ways this fall. We hope you will consider participating in one, two or (even better) all three of these fantastic fundraisers: After the success of our last Poker Run, we have decided to have another this Fall, so plan to…

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Chart Industries Raises Funds for CFVC

Employees of Chart Industries of Ball Ground raised funds for CFVC during the last quarter by preparing meals and selling them to employees. The money collected was matched by Chart Industries and donated to Cherokee Family Violence Center. Together Chart Industries and their employees presented a check to CFVC for over twenty three hundred dollars. We appreciate their hard…

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Donation Changes

Due to the overwhelming generosity of our community, we are currently unable to accept donations of used goods. We have partnered with two agencies that will take our donation and provide them to CFVC clients for free of charge.  We are thankful for all of your ongoing support and hope you will consider bringing your…

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CFVC's First Summer Camp Was a Success

From June sixth to tenth, Cherokee Family Violence Center held our first summer camp for the children who reside in our transitional housing program. The five day long camp was filled with fun, mindfulness and relaxation. We had a total of 11 campers participate in our first week of camp, with another group scheduled to participate later…

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Day Maker

Day maker: A sweet card from one of the children in our program to Brooke Larson, our Family Support Coordinator. Inside it reads, “You’re my guardian angel.” ? A photo posted by CherokeeFamilyViolenceCenter (@cfvcinfo) on May 26, 2016 at 12:57pm PDT It’s things like this that keep us focused on the work we are doing…

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Closing the Book on a Year of Academic Mentorship

Since October 2015, Children’s Restoration Network (CRN) has partnered with Cherokee Family Violence Center to implement Project One on One, an academic mentorship program to assist children who would like to develop academically and professionally.  Every Monday evening Project One on One mentors and students met individually or in small groups to focus on homework, projects,…

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Teen Volunteer Upgrades Our Garden

Teen volunteer Leia Amos of Ball Ground, along with her friends and family, recently completed a garden upgrade at our shelter.  The group built large, raised garden boxes and beautified our garden area, providing us a location to grow feed and plants.  Leia completed 100+ hours of volunteer service to earn the Stars and Stripes…

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