Golfers turned out in record numbers for the 7th Annual Fayette Cares Golf Extravaganza. With comical team names like Hickory Withe Hacks and Bogie Nights, nearly 200 golfers took to the fairways. Sponsorships, registrations, donations, and volunteers helped raised more than $18,000 for shelter expansions to serve homeless families and protect victims of domestic violence.
For families served by Fayette Cares, like victims of abuse seeking safety or families who have lost jobs and are under employed, the holiday food and toys are a blessing and a joy. Click to learn more about 2012 Christmas Caring efforts. More photos to come!
An expanded array of vendors, customer service-focused volunteers and tremendous community support, helped assure our 2012 plant sale set a number of event records! It is fair to say that our amazing team made it possible to hold another spectacular sale!Click for video
Caring golfers, sponsors and volunteers made the 6th annual Fayette Cares charity tournament a record breaking event raising $20,000 in proceeds. With 180 golfers, over a dozen sponsors, and more than 30 volunteers, everyone enjoyed a memorable day of fun & prizes. Click for video.
After a simulated elevator ride in Ring Companies’ warehouse, which was spectacularly transformed into an elegant rooftop themed party, 400 excited guests arrived at A Night of Southern Elegance and gave generously to support the works of Fayette Cares.
Garden enthusiasts rushed into the highly anticipated charity plant sale, where they found high quality flowers, vegetables, herbs, tropicals, custom planting, birdhouses, local honey, and sage advice from Master Gardeners. Click for 2012 event info.!
A toe tappin' and knee slappin' performance from Cypress Creek of Tennessee raising funds to shelter the homeless, provide safety for victims of abuse, and create stable homes for families in financial crises.
With a sold-out crowd of nearly 350 guests, a stunning venue, heartwarming speeches by Honorary Co-Chairs, a lively auction, and guests dancing the night away, it's safe to say that A Night of Southern Elegance was a great success.
Growing participation from local schools & businesses made a bigger & better race! Male resultsFemale results. Merrick Photography snapped great photos available at www.collages.net, Username:cpr2010, Password: 21925
Many thanks to Memphis Velo for their generous gift of $1,500! Fayette Cares volunteers enjoyed being part of one of the biggest amateur cycling races in Tennessee, which draws participants from
AR, MS, AL, GA, FL, KY, MO, and CT.
Hundreds of shoppers, donors, & volunteers helped charity bloom at the 18th Annual Fayette Cares Plant Sale. More than $6,000 were raised to help families facing homelessness, fleeing abuse, and struggling due to job losses.
Thanks to the Memphis Polo Club, our exhilarating polo match raised $1,100. Judges awarded trophies for best tailgate & families rode the Friesian drawn wagon. All marveled at the athleticism of the polo horses and riders. Click for 2011 event info.
More than 220 guests were delighted by the picturesque site, fine wine & dining, exceptional auction, & lively dancing, at A Night of Southern Elegance. The event, a rousing success, was the single largest Fayette Cares fundraiser.
Nearly 100 anglers participated in the Catching & Caring fishing tournament presented by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Fayette County Bass Club. People of all ages enjoyed bank and boat fishing, games, food, and prizes.
Taste of Hope personalities earned more than $1,000 in tips at Main Street Eatery. Uncle Sam’s stimulus plan won the coveted Elvis cake for most tips with Elvis’ pelvis in a close second, & Charo’s maracas bringing up the rear.
More than 300 participated in the inaugural Cotton Pickin’ 5k Run/Walk, raising more than $15,000. The event brought out avid runners, first time racers & walkers of all ages from Fayette, Shelby, Tipton, DeSoto and Hardeman counties.
Rows of perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, & hanging baskets were supplied by Willow Oaks Flower Farms. The First Citizens National Bank location made it ideal for shoppers to access a high quality “garden center” for a good cause.
Golf enthusiasts turned out in droves for the second annual Fayette Cares golf tournament.Sponsors and golfers helped raise $9,000 dollars in a terrific show of support for the Fayette Cares hunger relief challenge.
More than 60 volunteers have participated in a series of work days to paint a brighter future for families in need. Hope’s Cottage work days are filled with laughter, love and meaningful community service.
Dozens attended the Fayette Cares groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the start of construction for Hope’s Cottage. Hope’s Cottage will provide services for homeless families with children, offering aid that will build brighter futures.