White Party No. 10: Morocco

Last year, White Party No. 9 raised $150,000 for Family & Children’s Services, the most successful in the event’s history with more than 50 sponsors, 800+ attendees. White Party No. 10 will be held Friday, May 12, 2017, on the rooftop of The Vault. Sponsors and guests don all-white attire to dine and dance the…

Hope matters. Hope is real. Hope is powerful.

The start of a new year is naturally filled with hope – the phrase “Happy New Year” is optimistic. Making New Year’s resolutions is a hopeful act denoting change is possible (even if we didn’t keep last year’s resolutions). We hope you like this updated newsletter format called FCS.TODAY. Our goal is to better communicate…

The artist behind Beacon of Hope

Beacon of Hope is the title of the art for the 2017 Family & Children’s Services calendar. Framed on a brilliant backdrop of blue, purple and black, two children release a wish lantern into a sky littered with lights. The little girl’s elation is visually apparent – her outstretched arms, excitement flowing through every tiny…

Evening of Giving showcases F&CS

On September 29, the Home Remodeling Showcase held their Evening of Giving to thank the patrons who generously opened their homes to the public for the Showcase and to raise money for this year’s beneficiary, Family & Children’s Services. The Home Builders’ Association Charitable Foundation supports local charities focused on housing and education. For the next…

Bob and Sara: Making Divorce Work

Bob and Sara’s marriage didn’t work. But their divorce did. After almost 12 years of marriage, the couple attended a Helping Children Cope with Divorce seminar at Family & Children’s Services. Then, they began mediation. Notifying their 9-year-old son, Ben, and actually filing for divorce came later. Most divorcing couples don’t follow the same path…