The ribbon to the CHILD Center building was cut on June 7, 2018, marking the beginning of a whole new era in the SWAG community. It was a great day for our community as we celebrated the future of our children, and honored those that made it happen. A special shoutout to Wes Eubanks, in […]
Celebrating the holidays! The SWAG Family Resource Center hosted its annual holiday party for the children and families involved in our regular programming. Families enjoyed tasty treats, decorated gingerbread cookies, and met Santa. Happy Holidays to you and your family!
We’re thankful for our community partners, and tonight we are sending many thanks to Grace United Methodist Church who hosted the holiday dinner at the SWAG Family Resource Center last week. The food they prepared was delicious, there was a professional photographer on hand to take family photos, and everyone made Christmas ornaments to take […]
So very proud of our SWAG kids that received their Capoeira cords today. Capoeira is a form of Brazilian martial arts that combines physical skills with dance and other cultural components, and we are very happy to offer it as an after school program at the SWAG Family Resource Center.
Counting our Thanksgiving blessings. Tonight, the SWAG Family Resource Center, together with the Preservation & Enhancement District, our local veterans groups, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, and our SWAG family of volunteers, Provided Thanksgiving turkeys and all of the fixings to approximately 200 families. This is one of our favorite events and long-standing traditions at […]
Many, many thanks and gratitude to our community partners, Grace at Fort Clarke UMC, Aces In Motion, O2B Kids, and Alachua County Sheriff, for making our Family Fun Day in Majestic Oaks a wonderful event. The kids (and adults!) had a blast. Fun, games, tennis, lunch and ice cream. It doesn’t get any better than […]
What a great night for the SWAG Family Resource Center to host a fall festival! It was fun for all ages, and a great opportunity for our families to build connections between parents and kids, as well as with other members of the community! Many thanks to our friends at Abundant Grace who brought the […]
The CHILD Center and SWAG are so grateful for the event hosted today by A Very Good Deed. Families from around town assembled “Bags for Babies” that will be used in connection with our early learning initiatives. As you can see from the pictures, it was a great event and the bags are amazing! Thanks […]
Today was a special day in the life of SWAG. The CHILD Center had its first board meeting. Look at this amazing group of people and partners. There are great things ahead!