An Incredible Opportunity

Headshot of Sarah Tanner, Interim Executive Director

From Interim Executive Director Sarah Tanner Change within organizations is inevitable. And yet change can be difficult, stressful, and messy–and it can create distractions that limit productivity. Having served in…

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Quilts from the Heart

On the left, nn image of a young woman smiling and holding a colorful quilt, and on the right, an image of a young woman smiling and holding a folded quilt and a piece of paper

For several years, members of the Edwards Church of Northampton Quilting Team have been making quilts for our FOCUS young adults.  This year, the team added a blessing to be…

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Friends of Children Seeks Board Members 

As a leading advocacy agency serving children and families involved with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, we rely on a strong and dynamic board, and we’re currently seeking…

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Volunteers Urgently Needed 

A split image, on the left a group of adults in a court room posing for a group photo, and on the right, an image of an adult mentor seated with a young woman at a computer, both smiling

We are in immediate need of volunteers to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and FOCUS Mentors.  CASA provides a four-day in person training, asks volunteers to make a…

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