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A Collections Drive for the Children's Program

The Old Souls Brotherhood has organized a collection drive for our Children’s Program through the end of June. The Children’s Program has a lot of fun and exciting activities planned and needs your help. They are looking forward to creative expressions and drama fun, outside games and activities, and our 2nd Annual Mindfulness Summer Camp!…

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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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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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Family Advocate Featured in Local Media

We have a fantastic team here at Cherokee Family Violence Center; and while we do our best to celebrate each other, we are always excited to see that others in our community have taken note of our stellar staff members.  Today, CFVC Family Advocate, Sheila Lundquist and her family were featured in the Cherokee Ledger…

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Are you Ready for the Poker Run?

Tomorrow is the big day – the Poker Run rolls out of Woodstock starting at 9AM! We are excited to hear that so many of our supporters are planning to attend.  If you did not make the cutoff for pre-registration, you can sign up for the event onsite.  Vehicles are $20 and the driver’s additional passengers…

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Celebrating the American Dream

We are so very excited to share a video from the Re:Dream Project, which highlights one of our survivors, Lynn Chopp. Re:Dream is about people living in America as they navigate opportunity, meet obstacles, and pursue happiness in the 21st century. Lynn joins 39 other impressive Americans featured in micro-documentaries in the project. By sharing the hopes…

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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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