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Volunteer Info Session

The Fannin County Children’s Center will be hosting a Volunteer Information Session on Zoom on Tuesday, Aug 25 from 6 to 7 pm.  Participants will learn about all the volunteer opportunities available at the center, including more about what CASA … Continue reading

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Justice Is Served, Virtually

After much careful deliberation, the board of directors of the Fannin County Children’s Center has decided that the 16th annual “Justice Is Served” will be a virtual, three-day event. In recent years, this dinner and auction fundraising event has drawn … Continue reading

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School Supply Drive Thru

Nearly 700 students from all over Fannin County received free school supplies on August 8 to start the new school year, thanks to a generous community. This year marked the 24th year that the Fannin County Children’s Center has provided … Continue reading

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21 Kids Need a CASA

At last check, 21 kids in foster care from Fannin County did not have a CASA advocate. “Child abuse has not stopped during COVID-19. Children and youth have continued to come into foster care during the pandemic,” said Sandy Barber, … Continue reading

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School Supply Drive Thru Giveaway

Donations are still needed for the 24th annual School Supply Drive hosted by the Fannin County Children’s Center.  With local school districts planning for in-person school as one of the options starting in August, the Children’s Center is moving forward … Continue reading

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School Supply Drive

Donations are needed for the 24th annual School Supply Drive hosted by the Fannin County Children’s Center.  With local school districts planning for in-person school as one of the options starting in August, the Children’s Center is moving forward with … Continue reading

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Leonard Car & Jeep Show

UPDATE:  The Leonard Picnic, which includes the Car and Jeep Show, has been cancelled due to the pandemic.  We will be reaching out to all who have already registered for the Car and Jeep Show to offer refunds of their … Continue reading

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CASA Still Needs Volunteers

“Child abuse has not stopped during COVID-19 and neither have we,” said Sandy Barber, Executive Director of the Fannin County Children’s Center.  “Like everyone else, we have had to make adjustments to the way we do things.” Counseling and court … Continue reading

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Nicole Brown CASA Advocate of the Quarter

Nicole Brown has been named the CASA Advocate of the Quarter.  She became a CASA volunteer in July 2018 because she wanted to be a constant in a child’s life. “I want to help break the cycle of child abuse … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update

updated 6/11/2020 The mission of the Fannin County Children’s Center is promoting safety and improving the lives of abused and neglected children. Our work on safety has taken an unprecedented turn during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At the Children’s Center, … Continue reading

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