Imagine a community where every child is safe, where every parent has their resources to nurture and protect their kids, where families thrive….Let’s work together to let Austin’s children grow up safe! You can help make that happen right here in the greater Austin area. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Area agencies are working together to offer a host of activities to help prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. Please help Austin stop child abuse now: Volunteer, speak up, donate, spread the word and support our children –their right to grow up safe!
Join us for the Light of Hope Event!
- FREE FOOD!
- Fun Performances!
- Free Prize Give Aways!
- Family Activities!
April 9, 2011 (11am–3pm)
Austin Children’s Shelter
4800 Manor Rd.
Austin, TX 78723
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
Educate Yourself -- Learn the Facts
It May Just Save a Child's Life!!