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The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center of Warren, Pennsylvania is a community-centered, family-oriented organization, which strives to promote and encourage opportunities for all to grow through interaction, education, awareness and recreation.

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100 + Years of Service to Warren
May 13, 2015, marked the 102nd anniversary of the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, formerly the YWCA.





United Fund


Warren County

2015 Campaign

The board of the United Fund of Warren County has set the goal for its 2015 campaign at $660,000. 


This is the largest annual fundraising event in Warren County and is used to help fund a wide variety of programs throughout the County, including Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.



The campaign will begin with a special event on

Friday, October 9, 2015,

from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Struthers Library Theater.  The event will feature free music and food, a short presentation on the United Fund and a silent movie on the big screen. 




Contributions can be made online at

or by mailing a check to

Box 844, Warren, Pa.  16365. 



Give generously and make this year a success!






Just in time for the holidays......


Jefferson DeFrees Family Center will be selling cookie dough beginning October 27, 2015.


With these premium, frozen, pre-formed cookies you can bake a few or bake a lot, depending upon your need.


There are several variteties to choose from including chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, peanut butter, and gourmet flavors including white chocolate cranberry, white chocolate macadamia nut and for the children, Create-a-Cookie, colored sugar cookie dough resembling play dough.


Come by the front office and pick up your order forms and brochures as soon as possible.

All monies and completed forms must be turned in by November 13th.


All proceeds will benefit

Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.





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Dates To Remember


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Friday, November 20, 2105

will be our annual

Thanksgiving Feast.


This is an event that we provide

in order to show our

appreciation to all

the parents, friends, and families

of the

Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.


Please plan to attend.


We look forward to seeing you!





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The holidays are approaching quickly.


The Daycare Holiday Program will be held


December 8, 2015.


Mark your calendar

and try to attend

this holiday affair.


The children provide

the entertainment.