Archive for November 2012

Annual Candlelight Remembrance

Please join Families and Friends while we gather with survivors, in love and remembrance.  We will be lighting candles in memory of loved ones lost to homicide and remembering each of them in a special way.  Everyone is welcome to bring stories, poems, and pictures to be shared. If you would like your loved ones photo…

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Take Time To Be Thankful

From Snohomish County Advocate Cathy Hix I want to take a moment to share a little about myself.  I have a morning routine.  Checking Facebook is a part of that routine.  As Thanksgiving approaches, I ALWAYS see the same redundant, sometimes irritating posts.  “I’m thankful for my new pair of boots” or “I’m thankful Wrap…

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The Benefits of Volunteering

Personal gain while giving back As most of you probably know, most not-for-profit community agencies rely heavily on their volunteers to be able to provide comprehensive services to the client base they serve.  FNFVCV is no exception to that.  Our agency is able to meet the needs of so many victims of crime because of…

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Charity Auction – An Evening to Remember

On November 3, 2012 Families and Friends hosted our first annual Charity Auction & Wine tasting at Seattle Wine Storage.  We are pleased to announce that the event was a huge success!  We learned a lot about putting on an auction, and look forward to an even bigger and better event next year.  A huge…

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Derrick Everson Memorial Coat Drive

Donate new or gently used coats through December 7th Each year in November and December Tonja Jones holds a coat drive to benefit the Everett Gospel Men’s Mission, in honor of her nephew Derrick Everson who was murdered on August 20, 2009. Derrick had a hard beginning in life. He bounced in and out of…

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