GivingTuesday (Nov. 28) is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
Your donations are greatly appreciated and mean so much to any resident experiencing homelessness. Your monetary contributions will assist in purchasing toiletries, clothing, identification card/application fees, furnishings, or cooking utensils/appliances, or may fund expenses like a utility bill or car repair for those experiencing, at risk for, or exiting homelessness.
This holiday season is a perfect time for those who would like to support our Tulare County Animal Services! There are needs throughout the year, but helping our staff care for and support these wonderful, adoptable pets and those displaced by natural emergencies is so important.
The Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive has kicked off! You can help CWS and Friends of Tulare County (FTC) ensure that every child and youth in Tulare County who receives the services of CWS and is not able to be in the family home this holiday season receives a gift.
Kings/Tulare Area Agency on Aging (KT/AAA) is partnering with CSET Senior Services, Tulare County Adult Protective Services, AND YOU! Donations will be used to purchase beanies, gloves, lap blankets, scarves, warm socks, and other items to help ensure homebound and isolated seniors are not forgotten this holiday season.
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Throughout the country, many organizations and causes work together to spread information and support breastfeeding, as well as to address systemic issues that continue to plague many groups of people.
The Mission of the Tulare County Parks Division is to provide the public with welcoming environments for recreational opportunities by being stewards of outdoor green spaces at County parks. Community members uniting to support the parks drives the Parks Division to continue to serve the community at large.
June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, and the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency is seeking to raise awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder, focusing on what it is and urging people to seek help for themselves or someone they feel is suffering from it.
Kitten and puppy season has arrived, and the shelter has been getting litters of newborn and young kittens and puppies in almost daily. Supplies go quickly and are always needing to be replenished. Please consider helping the shelter out during this kitten and puppy season.
During Mental Health Matters Month in May, Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency's Mental Health Branch programs encourage residents to learn about some of the signs, how to begin addressing symptoms early, and who to ask and where to go for help.
STD (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) Awareness Month, observed each April, is an opportunity to raise awareness about what STDs are and how they impact our lives. Tulare County HHSA's Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) programs play a significant role in preventing and treating STDs via its Case Management and Disease Investigation for Pregnant Women and Women of Childbearing Age program.
If your community is interested in hosting a Summer Night Lights event this summer, we are accepting applications now. Be a part of summer fun by engaging your community!
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education, and advocacy. Tulare County HHSA’s Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention program (NEOP) works along those same lines to implement healthy changes within Tulare County communities and provide nutrition and physical activity education to low-income residents by ....
Adult Protective Services is holding two fundraising opportunities in which monies are used to support our senior residents, with a special focus on elder abuse awareness. While only a few months away, June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Those who are dedicated to serving and supporting one of our most vulnerable populations know assistance is needed year round.
Bringing our beloved pets to the vet to be spayed or neutered can be a difficult task for many pet owners. Some pet owners may view spaying or neutering as more harmful than beneficial for their furry companions, but the truth is that these procedures not only help our pets but the entire animal community.
From the perspective of the 32 programs under the nonprofit, Friends of Tulare County has been committed to supporting initiatives focused on serving our community. At the heart of it all is Friends of Tulare County – helping programs follow through with promised initiatives and outreach. Friends of Tulare County, to us, means compassion for people, passion for service, and love for our community. Thus, we chose a heart as an icon to portray the true meaning of Friends of Tulare County.
Victims of violent crime can incur major financial and emotional losses. If you or someone you know, has been a victim of crime, the Victim/Witness Assistance Division can help you with services.
Check out the special that aired back in September for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and again this month. The special highlights various mental health resources available to our children and includes our very own Darcy Massey with Tulare County Mental Health and the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force.
Tulare County Animal Services is introducing Adventure Paws, a new program where you can take one of the Tulare County Animal Shelter dogs out for the day and have your own adventure!
On December 18 from 1 to 4 p.m., you can join this online silent auction and speaker event to support suicide prevention in Tulare County. Sponsored annually by Kelly Fox and the Sayre family in memory of her father, Dick Sayre, all proceeds from the event will go to support the Tulare County Suicide Prevention Task Force.