Successful Fundraiser for Child Guardians, Inc.

Successful Fundraiser Thank You Wow! Thank you for a successful fundraiser, Founders of the Pensacola Charitable Open, the Peacock Family, recently sent wonderful news to Child Guardian, Inc.; We will be one of four major organizations to receive funding from an incredibly successful fundraiser hosted through the Pensacola Charitable Open (PCO). The 3-day event raised…

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Prevent Child Abuse – We CAN do it!

Prevent Child Abuse Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana produced and shared this infographic.  Change the statistics to apply to your community – and the message will be powerful.  @pcaLouisiana  For information in Florida, visit www.beaguardian.org, @childguardiansI

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Invest in Children

Invest in Children and Youth; The public has spoken!   ““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““` Why invest? How do we invest?  What works?  The answer is prevention.   Chris Lolley, executive director of Prevent Child Abuse Florida,  recently made a case for prevention based on 3 observations: 1. Prevention of child abuse is a local issue. Researchers have proven that…

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Help Needed

Help Needed!  If you love our work then tell the world! You have an opportunity to help us make even more of a difference in our community. GreatNonprofits-a review site like TripAdvisor-is honoring highly reviewed nonprofits with their 2016 Top-Rated Awards. Won’t you help us raise visibility for our work by posting a review of…

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Actions Needed-Improve Financial Assistance

Actions Needed-Improve Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth   A recent report outlined specific actions needed to improve financial assistance for homeless and foster youth to attend higher education. Today (5/20/16), the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the challenges and barriers affecting the ability of homeless and foster youth to…

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Victims Next Door

Victims Next Door: Part One, children in crisis Our goal is simple: to increase awareness of the need to report suspected abuse, in the hopes of saving children and families in our community. Check out this story on pnj.com: http://on.pnj.com/1z6Ftig

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Actions Needed for Homeless and Foster Youth

“Actions Needed to Improve Federal Financial Assistance for Homeless and Foster Youth” Today, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the challenges and barriers affecting the ability of homeless and foster youth to pursue a college education. GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the “congressional watchdog,”…

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention If you see one of 70,000 pinwheels planted across Florida, the Governor’s Office hopes you’ll think of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this April. And kids will know they’re safe. 44,582 reports of child abuse. Just in Florida. Just last year. Most victims were under 5 years old.  …

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FREE handouts to share

I have attached two FREE handouts for you to contemplate….what are the implications for policies and programs for children who are victims of child abuse, neglect, and abandonment? Note:  There are discussion topics to think about, share, and discuss at the end of the pdf documents.  Both handouts include information on verified cases only from the year 2012…

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