Weather Related Closure

The CFVC main office will be closed today, Friday, January 22, 2015 at 2PM due to the impending weather issues. As a reminder, CFVC’s main office as well as additional on-site activities are considered canceled when the Cherokee County Justice Center or Administrative Offices are closed.  We are aware that weather conditions are likely to…

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Giving is Easy – Just Clean Out Your Junk Drawer

We are sure that some of you have an old cell phone like the ones pictured above taking up valuable space in your drawers. If you do, you should bring it to our main office! We are able to repurpose old cell phones like those to help our clients. Even if they aren’t working! If…

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Sports Leagues Begin to Take a Stand Against IPV

Last week was a week of great progress for intimate partner violence advocates. The Major League Baseball Association (MLB) announced last week that it was working with advocates to revise their policies regarding intimate partner violence. Although the new policies have not been announced, we at CFVC are excited to see how the MLB chooses…

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Thank You Thursday – Our Summer Volunteer Class

This Thank You Thursday, we want to highlight an extraordinary, diverse group of people: our Summer 2015 Volunteer Class! Volunteering with CFVC is a process which requires time, dedication and a heart for serving those who have been through domestic violence. We hosted our volunteer training this past week, and we are so grateful to…

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Thank You Thursday – Our Wonderful Volunteers

  This Thank You Thursday we want to thank CFVC’s unsung heroes–our volunteers! Volunteers at CFVC help in so many ways: from helping at our front desk to allow our staff to focus on assisting our clients, to those who answer our crisis hotline, or help with our children’s support group, or serving on our…

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Domestic Violence Increases in the Summer Months

The end of the school year is a welcomed time for the amazing educators in our community, but unfortunately, instances of domestic violence increase during these summer months. This is due to a myriad of reasons, including Increased stress due to children being around more frequently Hot summer temperatures also lead to an increase of…

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Thank You Thursday – Willows Gift Shoppe

This Thank You Thursday we want to showcase Willows Gift Shoppe at Canton Marketplace. Owner Donna Hacker wanted to give back to her community, and knew that her customers did as well. On April 25, Donna hosted a percentage afternoon, where 10% of all sales went to CFVC. The event raised $400 for CFVC, which will…

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Summer Volunteer Training Dates Set

If you want to give back to your community this summer, consider giving your time to CFVC. Our summer Volunteer Training will be held Thursday, June 11 and Saturday, June 13. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please contact Meg Graham at mgraham@cfvc.org or click here.

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Thank You Thursday – Creative Ways to Give Back

This Thursday we wanted to highlight a special student at Creekview High School who did his senior project as a service project for CFVC. This young man, Stu Mixon, gave CFVC hundreds of handmade greeting cards for the women in our program to use for special occasions. 

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