Last month, we were so inspired by three volunteers from Pedal for Prevention (www.pedalforprevention.com). These young men biked through Colorado and more importantly through Fort Collins. They are riding their bikes across the country from South Carolina to California to raise money to end child sexual abuse. They will ride 4,300 miles in approximately 85 days to raise awareness and funds that help support programs like the Stewards of Children adult training and Talking About Touching student training that the Larimer County Child Advocacy Center provides in our community.
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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!!