Yesterday, the CHILD Center hosted its second annual Help Us Grow lunch to raise funds for the continuous operation of the facility, as well as to secure funding for the second part of our playground that will be named in honor of Joan Canton, a life long advocate for children in the SWAG area and […]
The SWAG Family Resource Center calendar for February 2020 is out. You can download it here! Please print and share this information with others. Upcoming events and programming are highlighted below. NEW PROGRAMS: Web Wednesday (Computer Class) – 11:00am-12:00pm Free Tax Prep (VITA/United Way) – Mondays 9:30am – 1:00pm NEW EVENTS: Census Employment Event will […]
Thank you to all of the people who donated bikes, and to The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, who will help us distribute these bikes to families that can use them!
The SWAG Family Resource Center calendar for January 2020 is out. You can download it here!
“Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life it’s highest beauty and joy.” ~ The NY Sun 1897 Many thanks to all of our supporters and partners who help make our special programming possible! […]
We are so thrilled to have community partners who help us accomplish our mission year after year. EXIT Realty Producers holds an annual event on the 2nd Wednesday of December and uses it as an opportunity to give back to our community. They have a potluck lunch with their agents and invite their customers, vendors […]
Our SWAG board was grateful to get a visit from Kristen Young this morning who shared with us how critically important it is that underrepresented areas participate in the census. SWAG is excited to partner in the 2020 Census so all of our neighbors are counted. SWAG challenges everyone to get behind this effort because […]
Holiday spirit abounds at the SWAG Family Resource Center. Many thanks to Christ Community Church for coming to join us and providing crafts and fun for our kiddos.
We wanted to share some of our November successes. The SWAG Family Resource Center had a total of 1,069 visits from patrons in November 2019. 14 volunteers put in 220.75 hours in November. That is like having 5 full-time employees and a part-time employee helping out our SFRC staff. Additionally, our Success Stories section shows […]
Dear SWAG members, supporters, and partners, We wanted to update you and share our year-end letter letting you know all the things SWAG has been working on this year. We also want to share our hopes for next year as we work to expand our decade long journey to provide resources and opportunities for SWAG […]