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New Executive Director of East Texas Crisis Center

New Executive Director of East Texas Crisis Center

After dedicating 30 + years of her life to the mission of East Texas Crisis Center, over 20 of those years as Executive Director, Lana Peacock has made the decision to retire. "Lana has been key to the services and programs offered by ETCC by always putting others...

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2023 Wine & Cheese Party

2023 Wine & Cheese Party

The East Texas Crisis Center hosted its 37th Annual Wine & Cheese Party honoring Susan Davis at The Hand-Mayfield-Hunt House located in the Charnwood Residential Historic District. Susan Davis was honored for her long-time commitment to further the mission of East...

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Revitalizing Children’s Therapy Garden

Revitalizing Children’s Therapy Garden

On Friday, April 28th Smith County Master Gardeners and volunteers in the community visited East Texas Crisis Center to help revitalize the Children's Therapy Garden! We are so thankful to the volunteers for their hard work, and willingness to beautify the garden for...

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Donations & Grants

The ones who make this all possible.

Jelly Cats at Valerosa Design & Gallery proceeds for ETCC

A special thank you to Terry Fowler for her third donation of these precious Jelly Cat animals. For every soft and cuddly Jelly Cat purchase at Valerosa Designs & Gallery at Bergfeld Center one Jelly Cat will be donated to the East Texas Crisis Center. Terry...

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UBank & Chris Colston FB Concert! (April 23rd, 2020)

Thank you to UBank & Chris Colston for hosting a 30 minute Live Stream on Face Book to benefit the East Texas Crisis Center and East Texas Food Bank. UBank & Chris will match donations up to $1,500 for each charity! That means that with your help, they could...

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Big Thank You!

Dr. Katharina Klouda - donated a new Digital Temporal Thermometer that provides us the ability to test adult & child residents for fever. Brad Martin, Kinsey's Pharmacy - donated a box of face masks for staff working in the shelter. He also donated much needed...

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ALLSTATE FOUNDATION GRANT to ETCC

Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant of $10,000.00 has been granted to EAST TEXAS CRISIS CENTER INC. on January 2, 2020, to support our Self-Sufficiency Program; Children's Therapy Program and the Children's Prevention & Education Program. Thank you to Allstate...

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Athens Thrift Store donates to ETCC in Henderson County

Athens Thrift Store presented a check to the East Texas Crisis Center Director of Outreach Services in the amount of $4,765 to support to ETCC's operation in Henderson County.  Athens Thrift Store has been instrumental in making a difference in Henderson County.  With...

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Grub Burger and Alpha Chi Omega gives back

Grub Burger gives back to the community.  Together with Alpha Chi Omega UT Tyler,  the proceeds will be donated to the East Texas Crisis Center. Join the Alpha Chi Omega on February 13, 2019 from 11:00 - 10:00 pm.  Be sure to mention at the counter, so the proceeds...

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Thank you CBS 19 to Help ETCC for Christmas

Thank you to CBS 19 to spread the word out on what the residents at the East Texas Crisis Center Emergency Shelter need for Christmas. Stocking stuffers for the children, small but needed.  Watch the full news at CBS 19 below:

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Allstate Foundation Agency Hands Grant

Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant of $9,000.00 has been granted to EAST TEXAS CRISIS CENTER INC. Thank you to Allstate volunteers for being a positive force for change in our community. A very special thank you to: PATRICK ALLARE; MELISSA AZZAM; LARRY HARPER;...

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Thank You David Irwin

Tyler Ford, for 15 years, 15 raffle cars, and for raising proceeds totaling $1,309,810 for the East Texas Crisis Center.  David's generosity is rivaled only by his creative marketing skills with his own blitz of radio commercials promoting the annual East Texas Auto...

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Tyler Ford ……”raring to go”…..

Tyler Ford provided a "rare find" when they donated the 15th raffle car to the East Texas Crisis Center late in 2017.  The winning ticket for the 19641/2 Mustang Convertible was drawn by David Irwin, Managing Partner of Tyler Ford, at the close of the 2018 East Texas...

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Thank You Brides & Belles of Tyler

A great big thank you to BRIDES & BELLES of TYLER for making a Cinderella moment for a young high school senior last month.  Owner, Jo Ann Owers, donated an evening gown, shoes and earrings valued at $490 making the big Prom Night very special for a deserving...

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Hope Awards

The East Texas Crisis Center recognized members of the community who have gone above and beyond to help victims of sexual assault, on April 12, 2018.  The awards were presented to  Dr. Ernest Cook, a local optometrist,  Larry Christian, retired Police Officer with...

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HOPE AWARDS CEREMONY

The East Texas Crisis Center presents HOPE AWARDS in conjunction with the Domestic Violence Awareness Month to members of the community who have gone far and above their civic duty to help victims and survivors of Family Violence. This year's awards are presented...

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TransCanada Grant for ETCC Children’s Program

The East Texas Crisis Center was awarded a grant from TransCanada for the Children's Prevention & Education Program.  This is the fourth grant that TransCanada has funded the Center for the program. The Children’s Prevention and Education Program’s goal is to make...

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