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Spring Party with Boy Scout Troop 241

During this month’s children’s support group, we had a spring party thanks to Boy Scout Troop 241 of Canton, Georgia.  Troop 241 organized an indoor egg hunt for the nearly 50 children in attendance that night.  The children had a great time decorating spring bags, scrambling for eggs and munching on snacks.  The Scouts presented the…

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Cupid Struck CFVC

Last week, the CFVC Children’s Program had a great Valentine’s Day Party!  Decorating cookies, snacking, and getting a “box of love” made it the night a lot of fun for everyone involved.  We want to thank Robin Hovanec and her daughter Lily for donating nearly 100 decorated shoe boxes filled with snacks, letters, and love.…

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Be the Change!

Gandhi said it best, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  We have taken that theme to heart, recognizing that we needed to restructure how we have been utilizing volunteers.  With fresh starts in mind, we now have a dedicated contact for volunteers in our Outreach Coordinator, Niki Lemeshka, and we have…

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Project Night Night

CFVC would like to thank Ms. Lawton’s first grade class from Knox Elementary School. The class assembled 30 Night Night tote bags for children in the emergency shelter. The tote bags include a stuffed animal, a blanket, books, and a special card with a positive message from the students and were designed to bring comfort…

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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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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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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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