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We Care 2017 Newsletter March 13, 2017 at 02:04PM

WE CARE has been serving the Rhea County area since 1982 and has always endeavored to be open and transparent in everything we do. This past year (2016) has been the most challenging time period in our history.....

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We Care's 5th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament January 30, 2017 at 08:49AM

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April 26, 2017
Dayton Golf and Country Club
315 Payne Lane
Evensville,TN 37332
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We Care SHL 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run/ Vendors and Music Festival October 01, 2014 at 12:00AM

Dayton, TN  — We Care Community Services has lined up a fun-filled day for the entire family to kick off the Fall Season at Spring City Nature Park on Saturday, October 4.  The day will begin with a 5k Run / 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk with registration at 8am. The run will be followed by a music festival which will...

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Team from Animal Hospital of Rhea County wins Charity Golf Tournament May 09, 2014 at 12:00AM

Proceeds benefit We Care Community Services

EVENSVILLE, TENN. May 8 – A team from Animal Hospital of Rhea County won first place in this week’s 2014 Charity Golf Tournament benefiting We Care Community Services, which helps people in Rhea County. Animal Hospital’s team was comprised of Paul Riggs, Ray Talley, Andy Kelly and Dr. Marshall Taylor. It topped the field at Dayton Golf & Country Club. Second place went to a team from Bryan College, third place to Mike Neal and the Rhea County Sheriff’s Department, and fourth place to Community National Bank.

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We Care asks for help to complete a ‘micro-house’ for homeless April 15, 2014 at 12:00AM

Economical structure offers temporary home
DAYTON, Tenn.  - We Care Community Services is planning to erect a “micro transitional house” to provide temporary housing for homeless people in Rhea County until they are able to support themselves. The agency is seeking community help -- donations, material and expertise. The home will replace the former shelter, the Haven House, which Dayton Housing Authority, a long-time partner, took back in January to meet increased demand for homes for its clients.

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We Care Charity Golf Tournament - April 30, 2014 March 18, 2014 at 12:00AM

Charity Golf Tournament  - April 30, 2014
Proceeds collected stays in Rhea County to support the programs of We Care Community Services, Inc. We Care projects supported by funds raised during this tournament include the build-out completion and opening of the new Micro-House transitional residence for homeless individuals and families and continuing services to the displaced youth of Rhea County at Safe Haven Light.

When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Where:
Dayton Golf and Country Club - 315 Payne Lane • Evensville, TN 37332

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We Care Partners With Dazi Acres for "Pay It Forward" Program February 26, 2014 at 12:00AM

Dazi Acres, a sustainable, renaissance farm on Dayton Mountain, and We Care Community Services Food Pantry, a local non-profit that provides support to operate our food programs to help over 900 families each month, have partnered to supply locally grown meats and eggs through a direct donation program. The Pay It Forward Program allows donors to purchase any Dazi Acres product that they wish to be donated to the We Care Food Pantry; Dazi Acres then delivers the products each week to We Care, who then distributes the food directly to their emergency food customers.

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Homeless in Rhea County often are families with children January 15, 2014 at 04:56PM

Public welcome to attend meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 26, 2014

WE HAVE MET OUR FINANCIAL GOAL TO OPEN OUR FIRST MICRO HOME TO SERVE THE HOMELESS IN RHEA COUNTY.  As noted before, we still have so much to do!! We are having a planning meeting, that is open to all the community.  It will be to address the next steps toward the completion of this project.  Then we can begin serving those who need it most.  MEETING:  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26TH AT 5:30 PM!!!     PLEASE ATTEND!!!

We Care Community Services Inc. will hold this public meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 26, 2014 at the community room at its main office, 1273 Dayton Mountain Hwy. in Dayton. Laura Olmstead, director of We Care’s food and housing program, will discuss the new Micro home steps to completion.

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Construction vet Alton Steen joins We Care Community Services December 18, 2013 at 12:00AM

Steen to help with management and connect with community.

Alton Steen, a veteran of the construction industry and a former businessman and teacher, has joined We Care Community Services as its general manager. Steen worked for the last 18 years as a site superintendent for a general contractor building restaurants and other structures. A 1969 graduate of Southern Adventist University with a bachelor’s degree in theology, Steen volunteered as chairman of the board of We Care when it began serving Rhea County and surrounding communities in the early 1980s.

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We Care earns GuideStar Exchange Silver Seal of Participation September 27, 2013 at 03:06PM

Recognition symbolic of nonprofit's commitment to transparency, accountability 

Guidestar Echange Silver Seal of ParticipationWe Care Community Services was recently awarded the Silver Seal of Participation by GuideStar USA, Inc. in recognition of its commitment to transparency and financial accountability.

GuideStar is a leading online provider of nonprofit information, utilized by tens of thousands of people each month.

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