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Blue Shirts on Sale!

Go Blue Day in Texas is Friday, April 5, 2019. This is a day that people across the state of Texas will be wearing blue in honor and memory of child abuse victims. The Fannin County Children’s Center has designed … Continue reading

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Art Contest Winners!

Fourteen year old Jocelyn Garoutte of Leonard took home the top prize in the Open Your Heart Art Contest sponsored by the Fannin County Children’s Center. She won $100 for her artwork that will now be featured on the front … Continue reading

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Kids Art Contest

The Fannin County Children’s Center is seeking children’s artwork for their annual contest. Children and youth ages 18 and under are invited to enter their work of art for a chance to win prizes and help other children. “Our contest … Continue reading

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Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil

Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil recently presented a check for $14,000 to their local CASA program, the Fannin County Children’s Center.  In all, leaders of Kwik Chek and McCraw Oil will be presenting checks totaling $56,000 to local CASA programs … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil

                    McCraw Oil President Bill Wilson (center) presents a check for $2,000 from ExxonMobil for the Children’s Center to Board President Brenda Magness (right) and Executive Director Sandy Barber (left).   “We … Continue reading

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Texoma Health Foundation

Texoma Health Foundation recently awarded a grant of $25,000 to the Fannin County Children’s Center to address the medical and mental health needs of abused and neglected children in Fannin County and support child abuse prevention efforts as well. “We … Continue reading

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Volunteer Information Session

The Fannin County Children’s Center is looking for a few good men and women who are willing to volunteer to help children from hard places. There will be an informational session on Thursday, January 17. Anyone interested in volunteering is … Continue reading

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Christmas All Wrapped Up!

In all, 261 children served by the Fannin County Children’s Center had presents of clothes, shoes, coats, toys and other items to open on Christmas morning, thanks to many generous donors. “The number of children given presents was only 1 … Continue reading

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Miller Foundation

Trustees with the M.W. and Fair Miller Foundation have been personally delivering generous grants to many local non-profit organizations in Fannin County in the recent weeks. One generous gift was for $20,000 to the Fannin County Children’s Center. “We are … Continue reading

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4H Kids Helping Kids

Kate Kinkade recently organized a drive to collect blankets and bears as a 4H project.  The items collected were donated to the Fannin County Children’s Center.  “We appreciate all gifts given to us, but there is always something extra special … Continue reading

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