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North Texas Giving Day a Huge Success in Fannin County!

Nearly $25,000 was raised in one day for nine nonprofits in Fannin County on North Texas Giving Day. This year marked the tenth year of this community wide fundraising event hosted by Communities Foundation of Texas. It was the first … Continue reading

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Child Abuse Cases Increasing

The Fannin County Children’s Center reports that the number of cases they are seeing has been growing at a significant rate. Most notably, the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) received 266 new referrals in the fiscal year ending August 31, 2018. … Continue reading

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2018 School Supply Report

Many children went back to school with supplies, thanks to a generous community and some hard-working volunteers and staff at a local non-profit agency. The Fannin County Children’s Center gave school supplies to 515 students from all over the county. … Continue reading

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Bridges Out of Poverty

Four local organizations are teaming up to bring the Overview of Bridges Out of Poverty workshop to Bonham. MasterKey Ministries, Fannin County Children’s Center, Texoma Health Foundation and First Presbyterian Church of Bonham are working together to bring this training … Continue reading

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North Texas Giving Day is Coming to Fannin County!

North Texas Giving Day is set for September 20, 2018. This year marks the tenth year of this community wide fundraising event hosted by Communities Foundation of Texas. It is the first year for the event to include Fannin County … Continue reading

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TMC Bonham Auxiliary Helping Victims of Abuse

At the most recent meeting of the TMC Bonham Auxiliary, President Agnes Ricker presented a check for $2,000 to Children’s Center Executive Director Sandy Barber. “We are so grateful to this dedicated group for being so generous in their support … Continue reading

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Masons Helping Kids

Several members of the Constantine Lodge #13 AF & AM stopped by the Fannin County Children’s Center to present a check for $1,500. This donation was for the center’s 22nd annual school supply drive. “We are very grateful for such … Continue reading

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Render Turns 3!

There was a steady stream of people in an out of the Fannin County Children’s Center on the afternoon of August 1. People were stopping by to celebrate the third birthday of a very special dog. Render, the facility dog … Continue reading

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School Supplies Needed

It will soon be back to school time. The students in Fannin County will head back to class sometime between August 15-27, depending on which district they attend. For the staff and volunteers at the Fannin County Children’s Center, back-to-school … Continue reading

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10 New CASA Advocates!

Ten local people recently completed training and were sworn-in to become volunteer CASA advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake of the 336th District Court administered the oath to the new volunteers. New child advocates include … Continue reading

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