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FCS to Celebrate 40 Years of Neighbor Helping Neighbor

Come celebrate 40 Years of Freeport Community Services Please join FCS founding mothers, past directors, trustees, staff and volunteers: Friday, September 26, 5-7 p.m. Freeport Community Center Welcome & FCS Today: Tom Bull, Board President Melanie Sachs, Executive Director Special … Continue reading

2014 Chowdah Challenge Planning Begins!

The annual FCS Chowdah Challenge is a hugely important fundraising event for FCS programs and services; it’s also a big event for the FCS Campership program. While children from Freeport and Pownal are off enjoying their summer camp experiences right … Continue reading

Freeport Half Marathon & 5K, Sept. 7

Join in the 2014 Freeport Half Marathon and 5K on September 7th, 2014. 20% of all entry fees will go directly to support the The Freeport, Pownal and Durham Education Foundation and and Freeport Community Services for their support in … Continue reading

Q&A with Susan Dyche, FCS Retail Manager

By Larry Grard July 23, 2014 Tri-Town Weekly FREEPORT – Susan Dyche of Freeport is the new retail manager at the Freeport Community Services Thrift Shop on Depot Street and the Estate Sale Annex on West Street. Dyche, who has … Continue reading

FCS Shows its Spirit!

Thanks to the many FCS friends, Board members, staff and their children for marching with us in the 2014 4th of July parade down Main Street in Freeport! What a grand way to celebrate the day and 40 years of … Continue reading

4th of July Parade – join FCS in the Outdoor Fun

It’s that time again! Join in for some Outdoor Fun on the 4th. Friday July 4, 2014 @ 10 am 9 am line up at Freeport Middle School Interested in celebrating Outdoor Fun in Freeport? Join in: Neighborhood floats, Community … Continue reading

2014 Community Night – Highlights

AN INSPIRING PANEL AT COMMUNITY NIGHT On May 1st, 2014 Freeport Community Services hosted Community Night with a panel of speakers and one barker(woof!) who were very informative and inspiring. Facilitated by Lesa Andreason, the panel included our two long … Continue reading

Local Support makes Summer Camp possible for our Children

Each year FCS with the support of many local camps gives 90-100 students in the Freeport/Pownal schools an opportunity to have a summer camp experience. This year with the added gift of the Freeport Housing Trust, we will be able … Continue reading

Tri-Town Weekly Reader’s Choice 2014 Winner: Best NonProfit Agency

We were thrilled to receive the Tri-Town Weekly’s 2014 Reader’s Choice Contest Winner award as “The Best NonProfit Agency”! We are so proud to be YOUR favorite Nonprofit Agency! Thank you to all of our amazing supporters…we are here for, … Continue reading

FCS 40th: a letter from Melanie

Dear Neighbors, Kim Hudak was having a fairly normal day at the front desk of Freeport Community Services. People streaming in and out, wondering how to find resources, use the pantry, make a call. One young woman, however, lingered until … Continue reading