Annual Events

Being a victim of abuse is not just one person’s problem.  It is a community’s problem.  Together, we can make a difference in the lives of innocent victims and make a profound impact on the world in which we live.  Get involved in one of our community awareness events or fundraisers.

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Gourmet Caramel Apples: Be Tempted for a Cause

—Enjoy delicious gourmet caramel apples while supporting the Family Crisis Center of East Texas.  Treat your friends, family and neighbors with Valentine’s Day gourmet apples.  Your purchase will help support our mission of helping East Texas families begin a new life free of abuse and violence.  Apples can be pre-ordered beginning in January.

 

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month:

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness of sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. This year’s theme is “Superhero-No Cape Required,” in hopes to remind the public that community members and victims who speak out against sexual assault are all heroes.

 

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Family Crisis Center of East Texas commemorates the occasion with public activities in the East Texas area during the month.  Events are held that illustrate the survivors of domestic violence, individuals killed by their intimate partner, and unreported incidences of domestic violence.  The 2014 theme is “LOVE Should NEVER Hurt.” 

Safe Haven Movie Night                                                         October 10, 2014   Join us for the showing of the 2013 film, Safe Haven staring Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, and Cobie Smulders at the Pines Theater in Lufkin. We will begin the event at 6:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted in lieu of admission.

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Christmas Cards:

The Family Crisis Center of East Texas pauses during the months of November and December to thank those that assist the agency.  Christmas cards are sent out to partners, donors, and volunteers throughout the region to express gratitude for the year.  The Christmas cards also provide an avenue for donors to make a last-minute, tax-deductible contribution to the Family Crisis Center.  To be added to our Christmas card mailing list, please contact our Fund Development Director at (936) 639-1681.