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Families And Communities Together, Inc. (FACT, Inc.) is a local non-profit serving all of Marion County and the five school districts. Our Mission to facilitate collaborative action to improve lives throughout our community with a Vision that all children live, learn and grow in safe, healthy homes, schools, and communities. FACT, Inc. is governed by an Executive Board with at least seven members at any given time. The Board consists of diverse representatives that reflect the demographic composition of Marion County.

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    There’s a group working on childcare needs in Marion County! One strategy is to increase the number of licensed childcare providers within the county! Please join for a question and answer night and possible grant funding for start up costs! See the flyer for more information. Please share this post! 😊👍 ... See MoreSee Less

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    👏❤️2019 Grant Applications are due Wednesday! Our last highlight from last year's grants is FACT (Families & Communities Together). A $500 grant was used to purchase literacy kits and supplies for the Goessel Elementary Sensational Senses Event at Family Engagement Night. ... See MoreSee Less

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    Grant recipients display Peabody Community Foundation checks totaling $9,000, from left: Isaac Good for The HUB Youth Center, Tom Spencer for the City of Peabody, Norma Patton for the Peabody Township Library, Lisa Hatt for CASA, Ashlee Gann for Families and Communities Together, Angela DeFisher for the Food Bank, Richard Reimer for the Hillsboro Lions Club, Paige Barnes for Prairie View, Ron Traxson for USD 398; front rows: Hannah Berns Bourbon and children Olivia Bourbon and Portia Hamm for Hart City Park, Ginger Dillon Whitney and Pandea Smith for Peabody Fall Festival. (Not pictured: Recipient of Circles of Marion County check.) ... See MoreSee Less

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    ❤️👏❤️This is over 250 cold weather items donated by our community for kids and families! Coats, snowpants & boots, hats, scarves & gloves, jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, fuzzy throws and blankets! It is a pile on the other size of the table too. It covered about 2 acres before it became this 'tidy'. ... See MoreSee Less

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