CAC receives The Women’s Fund Grant

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The Women’s Fund awards CAC $66,000 Grant

Women’s Fund Board of Directors Judge Judith Guthrie and Patty Steelman, CAC Executive Director Terri Smith, Women’s Fund President/CEO Kristen Seeber

On February 9, 2017 The Women’s Fund of Smith County awarded Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County a 2017 grant in the amount of $66,000 to fund CAC’s Medical Forensic Health Exam Expansion Project.

The Women’s Fund is celebrating ten years of leveraging the philanthropic capacity of women as a catalyst for positive change, giving over $1,143,000 to 24 nonprofit agencies and impacting countless lives in their short history.

As a faithful partner in the fight against child abuse, The Women’s  Fund’s support impacts countless lives by ensuring resources are available for child victims to begin the healing process from abuse.

At the grant presentation, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County Executive Director Terri Smith said, “Children are the heart of what we do. You’re helping us to make sure that the children are healed in their bodies, in their minds and in their hearts. So from the heart of the Children’s Advocacy Center and the children we serve, thank you so much.”

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