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  • You’re Invited to “Sleighbells in the Sand”

    June 5, 2019News

    You’re invited to “Sleighbells in the Sand,” an inaugural event benefiting our agency’s founding program, Operation Sleighbells, Wednesday, July 10, at Monmouth Beach Bath & Tennis Club. Operation Sleighbells dates back to the start of FCS in 1909 and today serves more than 1,500 children annually, donating hundreds of warm coats, hats, gloves, toys and infant necessities to children whose families may be struggling during the holiday season. Tickets are $40 per person and include drinks and hors d’ouvres and live music. In addition, guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy. To make your reservation, contact FCS Director of Development Diane Gribbin at 732-222-9111 or at developmentinfo@fcsmonmouth.org or reserve online at Sleighbell.givesmart.com.

  • Tickets on Sale for FCS Day at the Races

    May 21, 2019News

    You’re invited to join us Sunday, June 30, at Monmouth Park Racetrack for “Day at the Races,” an annual tradition benefiting FCS. No need to worry about potentially hot and humid weather. Watch the races and place a wager from the comfort of our private, air-conditioned Parterre Level I Turf Room. Enjoy a deluxe buffet lunch, desert and beverages. Bring the whole family! Tickets are just $65 per person and $15 per child and include admission, lunch and a racing program. To make your reservation, contact FCS Director of Development Diane Gribbin at 732-222-9111 or at developmentinfo@fcsmonmouth.org  or reserve online at DayatRaces.givesmart.com.

  • Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show raises over 10K for FCS

    May 15, 2019News

    An impressive 220 guests turned out to celebrate the 110th anniversary of FCS, while viewing the latest spring fashions and raising funds for agency programs and services at the Navarumsunk Auxiliary’s 62nd Annual Spring Luncheon, Wednesday, May 8th at Branches in Long Branch. The event is expected to have raised over $10,000 for programs that provide protection for vulnerable adults, home care for the frail and elderly and school-based volunteer programs designed to promote childhood well-being. (more…)

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  • Meet Fran Raczek, October Aide of the Month

    November 21, 2019Blog

    Congratulations to our October Aide of the Month, Fran Raczek! Fran has been a Supportive Care Aide with Family & Children’s Service since November 2016. (more…)

  • Meet Tiffany Perry, September Aide of the Month

    October 18, 2019Blog

    Congratulations to our September Aide of the Month, Tiffany Perry! Tiffany received her Certified Home Health Aide training from LTC Career Training and has been a CHHA with Family & Children’s Service (FCS) since May 2019. Prior to working as a CHHA, Tiffany worked as a teacher’s assistant and explained that her love of helping others is what lead her to become a CHHA. (more…)

  • Meet Hope Dwyer, August Aide of the Month

    October 2, 2019Blog

    Congratulations to our August Aide of the Month, Hope Dwyer! Hope has been a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) with FCS Home Care Services since 1999. Hope received her certification through FCS and says she was immediately drawn to the welcoming staff. “I did the course and I knew I wanted to come back because I liked the people,” Hope explained, “and when I went to visit my first client, I really liked her too.”

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