Change Through Giving members collected school supplies last month to be donated to Kid’s House of Seminole, Inc. This organization’s mission is to prevent child abuse and to aid child abuse victims and families by providing a safe child-friendly environment from report and investigation of child abuse through treatment and resolution. Visit www.kidshouse.org for more information.
* Child abuse is the leading cause of death of children under the age of 4 * 80% of fatal head injuries in children of 2 are non-accidental.
* 3 million reports of possible abuse are made to Child Protective Services each year, involving 5 million children.
* Abused children suffer from confusion and despair. Without help, juvenile delinquency, substance abuse and adult crime result.
To find a your local National Alliance Children’s Alliance Member location, go to www.NationalChildrensAlliance.org.
Whenever you suspect a child is a victim of abuse, please call this hotline number: 1-800-96-ABUSE