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CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events
November 14, 2019
CWS Toy Drive: Fill the Trolley Events

The Fill the Trolley events for the Friends of Tulare County Child Welfare Services Children’s Toy Drive will occur at the Sequoia Plaza Mall, 3303 S. Mooney Blvd. in Visalia on Saturday, November 16, 23, and 30, and at the Visalia Mall, 2031 S. Mooney Blvd., on Sunday, November 10, 17, 24, and December 1.      

Pancake Breakfast Drive Benefits Community Needs
October 24, 2019
Pancake Breakfast Drive Benefits Community Needs

Join us on November 2 anytime between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for a delicious pancake breakfast with Friends of Tulare County at Applebee’s, Visalia. Tickets for this event are $10 dollars each, and a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the CWS Toy and Stockings for Seniors drives. Participants will also have the option of dining in or taking out. 

Make a Difference Day!
October 21, 2019
Make a Difference Day!

Tulare County Parks & Recreation has collaborated with CSET for this year’s Make a Difference Day Event and we want to invite all of you to join us Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Mooney Grove Park (27000 S. Mooney Blvd Visalia, CA 93277).  

Annual Stockings for Seniors Collection Drive Starts October 14
October 14, 2019
Annual Stockings for Seniors Collection Drive Starts October 14

As the seasons change so do the needs for one of our most vulnerable populations in the County. With the assistance of Tulare County employees, Stockings for Senior Citizens hopes to bring joy to Tulare County’s isolated and homebound senior citizens this upcoming holiday season. 

Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive Starts October 7
October 7, 2019
Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive Starts October 7

The Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive kicks off on October 7! You can help CWS and Friends of Tulare County 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. 

National LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Conference to be held in Visalia, California
August 15, 2019
National LOSS (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Conference to be held in Visalia, California

Conference to cover suicide prevention, intervention, postvention, and care and support

Pancakes and Toys!
July 11, 2019
Pancakes and Toys!

Come join us on July 27 anytime between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for a delicious pancake breakfast with Friends of Tulare County at Applebee’s, Visalia. Tickets for this event are $10 dollars each, and 50% of the proceeds will go toward the CWS Toy Drive. Participants will also have the option of dining in or taking out.   

Wish List: Year Round Needs for Animal Services
October 24, 2018
Wish List: Year Round Needs for Animal Services

Tulare County Animal Services provides a “wish list” of items to be donated towards animal care and adoption services. Donations are welcome all year round and are greatly appreciated. “Wish list” items can include:  towels, grooming supplies, puppy pads, toys, treats, dry food, or similar other items.

AmazonSmile
October 23, 2018
AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charity every time you shop. You’ll find the same great prices, selection, and convenient shopping experience, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charity, such as Friends of Tulare County, at no additional cost to you!

2018 CWS Toy Drive Kicks Off
October 11, 2018
2018 CWS Toy Drive Kicks Off

The Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive has begun! You can help CWS and Friends of Tulare County 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. 

2018 Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Underway
October 9, 2018
2018 Stockings for Senior Citizens Drive Underway

Starting October 15, you can show a senior that you care by supporting our Stocking for Senior Citizens drive! Donate items like socks, blankets, gloves, scarves, and winter hats to stuff a senior's stocking! This drive provides stockings to home-bound seniors who often do not have friends and family visit them during the holidays.