For the last several weeks, the trustees with the M.W. and Fair Miller Foundation have been personally delivering generous grants to many local schools and non-profit organizations in Fannin County. One generous gift was for $22,000 to the Fannin County Children’s Center.
“We are thrilled and honored to accept such a generous gift,” said Sandy Barber, Executive Director of the Children’s Center. “This gift will help provide many critical support services for kids from hard places. This gift will make sure advocacy, counseling, forensic interviews and many other services are available to help children be safe and begin healing from abuse and neglect.” The grant will also help provide child abuse prevention services for children, youth and adults.
The M.W. and Fair Miller Foundation was incorporated in 1988 and organized for the betterment and care of the children in Fannin County. Currently serving on the Board of Trustees are Tyler Todd, Dr. Dana Sisk and Dr. Jerry Hopson.
The Fannin County Children’s Center is a nonprofit agency that has been serving abused and neglected children for more than 26 years. Programs include CASA, Children’s Advocacy Center and child abuse prevention. The number of children the agency is being asked to serve has grown dramatically in recent years. Barber said this gift will help them keep up with the growing demand. For more information about the Children’s Center, including volunteer opportunities and free training classes, go to www.fanninccc.org.