About Us

About Us

Our mission is to build a better future one family at a time

Stronger communities are built through partnerships. Working together is the key to create lasting, positive change. We continue to create lasting change through the collaborative partnerships we have built with businesses, schools, churches, funding partners and our families. 

Join us to create positive change.

Successful outcomes are evidenced by the outstanding results achieved by our programs

  • FGFRC distributed 495,598 pounds of food in the past 12 months. This equates to 412,998 meals.
  • The center distributes about 41,300 pounds of food monthly for those suffering from hunger in Thomasville and eastern Davidson County.
  • 12,759 people were provided boxes of nutritionally balanced food in the last 12 months.
  • 100 identified Nutrition on Weekends children receive 7-8 pounds of nutritious, child-friendly food to end weekend hunger.
  • Resource center employees collaborate with local agencies to provide additional supportive services.
  • Multiple parent education and support programs are offered to Davidson County families. They include Incredible Years, Parenting Wisely Teen, Circle of Parents, and Circle of Friends LifeSkills program.
  • Our Gifts From The Heart Christmas program provided clothes, shoes, and toys to over 360 children in 2020.
  • FGFRC averages 33 new clients for our food pantry and 7 new clients for emergency financial assistance every month.

FGFRC's Board of Directors

Board MemberTitle
Sam SwaimBoard Chairperson, Retired Juvenile Justice Chief Court Counselor
Janie SinkVice-Chairperson Retired Elementary School Teacher, Davidson County Schools
Sam TeleshukRetired USN
Howard HayesRetired Teacher and Coach
Stephanie WatsonMaster Data Specialist
Teresa CoffeyOld Dominion Freight Lines, Supervisor Publication/Auto-Rate Department
Lisa MooreOwner, Carolina Country Logistics, LLC
Stephen TolanStudent Ministry Pastor, Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church
Belinda JohnsonBlue Cross Blue Shield of NC
Joann McDowellReal Estate Agent, Price Realtors
Lt. Raymond WidenerThomasville Police Department

Our Staff

Terri FisherExecutive Director
Sherry NoblesProgram Services Facilitator
Hannah VinsonFood Pantry Staff
Zach KepleyGrants Manager

Incredible Years Facilitators

Terri FisherChristy Jones

Parenting Wisely Facilitator

Terri Fisher

Circle of Parents Facilitator

Amanda Rhoney

Circle of Friends LifeSkills Program Facilitators

Ashley HiltonZach Kepley

Child Care Staff

Kim LightJeana Jennings
Kathy BerrierTreva Morris
Lindsay CovingtonNicole Williams
Lori Meservey