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Protecting the Vulnerable

Adult Abuse is a growing problem, not just in our community, but throughout the country. FCS Director of Adult Protective Services, Lisa Barnes, recently spoke with SCAN TV Community Connections host Pat Bohse about this often hidden epidemic and what is being done to help vulnerable adults.


It’s a New Year. Volunteer!

It’s a New Year! Have you resolved to make a difference in your community through volunteering? Director of Volunteer Services Samantha White discuss the variety of volunteer opportunities available with Family & Children’s Service on this month’s Comcast Newsmakers.

 


FCS Grants the Holiday Wishes of 1,600 Area Children

IMG_0008More than 1,600 area children and their families had a brighter holiday season this year thanks to the generosity of hundreds of local businesses, schools and organizations who supported Family & Children’s Service’s (FCS) annual gift giving drive Operation Sleighbells. The program, which traces its roots to the start of the agency in 1909, fulfills the holiday wishes of area children whose families may be struggling financially by collecting and distributing thousands of new toys, books, coats, hats and other necessities each year.

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Donations sought for Operation Sleighbells

IMG_1203The holidays are almost here and once again, we are asking for your help in granting the wishes of area children whose families may not be able to provide gifts this holiday season. Family & Children’s Service  is collecting new coats, hats, gloves, toys, books, gift cards and infant necessities for children taking part in Operation Sleighbells, our signature holiday giving program.

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