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180 South Beckford Dr.              M-F 7:45 AM-4:45 PM    Henderson, NC 27536               Phone:   252-492-0161 


During this difficult time of the Coronavirus pandemic, Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity remains committed to providing critically needed services for both our community and our staff.  We will follow the directions and recommendations from the State and Federal CDC health agencies, and do all that we can to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus in our community.  Our offices and centers are closed until further notice, however you can still call the main number, 252-492-0161, and someone will be able to help.  The team at FVWOPP continues to work to provide services to our clients while we work remotely from our homes.  

We are working on developing some new resources for our clients, and in the next couple of weeks, we will begin food distributions to our client families in each county where we provide services.  Soon, our new virtual classroom filled with educational activities for our Head Start early learners will be launched.  As details are finalized we will announce locations and times for all of our new resources and services.  

We are all being impacted by the pandemic, and our experience has taught us that if we pull together, we can get through the tough times.

Please be safe.  Follow the recommended safety guidelines.  

Together with you,

Abdul Sm Rasheed

Executive Director

Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity, Inc.





Linda Biser Joins Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc.

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Linda Biser, FVW Lead Accountant

According to Biser, the finance side is the backbone to any organization. “Without finances in order, you can not serve the community thoroughly; fiscal is the rock”. By working on the fiscal side of Franklin Vance Warren, she believes she is in the best position to help ensure financial stability so the organization can continue to efficiently serve as many people in the community as possible.

Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity, Inc., is a community action agency that serves Vance, Franklin, Granville, Warren and Nash Counties. Tanya Branch who serves as Franklin Vance Warren’s, CFO stated, “Linda is a great addition to the team. Her extensive experience in not for profit organizational development and finances will be invaluable to the organization”.

HENDERSON, NC—Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is pleased to announce a recent hire. Linda Biser will serve as Lead Accountant for the agency. Biser is a graduate of Mount Olive College, where she received an Associate’s in Business Administration. She moved to Warrenton, NC in March of this year.

Though Biser grew up as a military child, she considers Goldsboro, NC home. She worked with Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro Wayne for 16 years. She started as an administrative assistant and worked up to Family Services/ Finance Director and Construction Administrator.

Through her time with Habitat for Humanity, she discovered her passion for community work. Biser stated, “Before working with Habitat, I was in the mobile home industry helping in the office and with the sales department. It bothered me being on the sales side of the business in that I could not stand putting people into homes I knew they could not afford. When I heard about Habitat for Humanity, I knew this was my chance to be able to really help people”. 

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Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity is a 501(c)(3) community action agency that has served the residents of Franklin, Granville, Warren and Nash Counties for over 50 years.  The agency administers social service programs in partnership with the Federal Government, charitable funders and State and local municipalities.

We are committed to building pathways to improving the quality of life for those we serve, and to play a significant role in building a positive future for all of our communities.

Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.  

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