About Us

About Us

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

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

We hope you will join us!

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 320 children in 2022
  • FGFRC averages 33 new clients for our food pantry and 7 new clients for emergency financial assistance every month.

FGFRC's Board of Directors

Sam SwaimBoard Chairperson, Retired Juvenile Justice Chief Court Counselor
Janie SinkVice-Chairperson Retired Elementary School Teacher, Davidson County Schools
Teresa CoffeyBoard Treasurer Old Dominion Freight Lines, Supervisor Publication/Auto-Rate Department
Lisa MooreBoard Secretary Owner, Carolina Country Logisitics
Samuel TeleshukRetired United States Navy
Howards HayesRetired Teacher and Coach Davidson County Schools
Stephen TolanStudent Ministry Pastor, Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church
Belinda JohnsonRetired Social Worker
Joann McDowellReal Estate Agent, Price Realtors
Brittany JonesGuilford County Court Services Specialist

Our Staff

Terri FisherExecutive Director
Zach KepleyGrants Manager
Jennifer WatfordProgram Services Facilitator
Keesha KearnsFood Pantry Facilitator
Victor FinlayFood Pantry Warehouse

Incredible Years Facilitators

Terri FisherChristy Jones
Sharon ParksZach Kepley

Parenting Wisely Facilitator

Terri Fisher

Circle of Parents Facilitator

Amanda Rhoney

Circle of Friends LifeSkills and Triple P Program Facilitators

Zach Kepley
Sharon Parks
Terri Fisher
Christy Jones
Amanda Simmons

Child Care Staff

Kim LightJeana Jennings
Annalisa KingTreva Morris
Natalee Rager