Our advocacy center got an updated and very appreciated face lift! Shawna Tabbert, owner of Weathered Windmill, was kind enough to redecorate our bathroom for us and we are beyond excited and ready to show it off. We are extremely grateful for this very kind donation, just check out these before and after pictures!!
Weathered Windmill is a part of the Main Street Mercantile located in the heart of our downtown district, which is conveniently located right across from our office! Main Street Mercantile is home to local small business owners and artisans that has something for everyone. If you have not had a chance to stop in and see all of the beautiful items in the Mercantile you should definitely do so and don't forget to like them on Facebook!! We remain forever grateful for the amazing support we receive from our local community. Please check the links for the Main Street Mercantile and for Weathered Windmill, you wont be disappointed!
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We would like to thank ProCure Hope for their donation of masks to the Advocacy Center. Your assistance provides essential workers with additional safeguards as they continue to perform their daily responsibilities. By working together, we can help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. #procurehope
Terri Webb made an awesome donation to us last week of some adorable Webkinz stuffed animals. We call these comfort items and we hand these out to the children who come to the Advocacy Center for services. These stuffed animals help to calm children after their visit. Thank you so much for donating to us Terri and for your continued support of your local Children's Advocacy Center!!
The annual Champagne & Diamond Event is set for April 18, 2020, at the Elk's Lodge #656 located at 401 Harvester Road, Chillicothe, MO. We are doing a masquerade themed event this year to celebrate the events 10th year! Social Hour is at 5:00 with the event kicking off at 6 p.m. Dancing and a silent/live auction to follow dinner, where you are encouraged to request the music you like to listen to. Auction items are usually themed baskets or individual larger items. Towards the end of the evening, there will be a drawing held for a stunning piece of diamond jewelry donated by Lauhoff Jewelry valued at $2,000. If you have questions, would like tickets, or would like to donate an item for this auction to support our mission, please do not hesitate to contact Amanda White at the Children's Advocacy Center, 660-359-2874.
We are very thankful to have received this generous and thoughtful donation from the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission today! Their donation included a multitude of general office supplies, cleaning supplies, DVD's & DVD cases as well as Play-Doh for the kids. We are extremely grateful for the continuing support of our local community and again would like to say Thank You from all of us here at the North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center.
Staff from Hometown Pharmacy donated blankets and stuffed animals to the Children's Advocacy Center this December. Comfort items are provided to children that come to the Advocacy Center for services to assist them in alleviating some of the fear and anxiety they may experience during their visit. We appreciate every donation received that can bring them a little comfort.
Lady Elks from Trenton Lodge #801 presented a $200 donation to the Children's Advocacy Center during a presentation given to their group Friday, February 22, 2019, at the Royal Inn Pizza Restaurant. The funds were the result of auctioning off a wreath at their Christmas gathering. Other items donated included comfort items (stuffed animals and cozy blankets) for after the forensic interview, crayons and coloring books that can be used during the forensic interview, pencils and notebooks for journaling for older children, and copy paper for in-house work. These lovely ladies were a great audience.
The annual Champagne & Diamond Dinner and Dance is set for April 13, 2019, at the Elk's Lodge #656 located at 401 Harvester Road, Chillicothe, MO. Social Hour is 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. with dinner to begin at 6:00 p.m. Dancing and a live auction to follow dinner, where you are encouraged to request the music you like to listen to. Auction items are usually themed baskets or individual larger items. Towards the end of the evening, there will be a drawing held for a stunning piece of diamond jewelry donated by Lauhoff Jewelry valued at $2,000. If you have questions, would like tickets, or would like to donate an item for this auction to support our mission, please do not hesitate to contact Adria Moore at the Children's Advocacy Center.
A great big wow and hug to Marilyn Dempke and her group from Hugs from Home Quilt Project on their wonderful donation of 18 handmade quilts. These quilts will be used as comfort items for children receiving services from the Advocacy Center. So much love and stitches!