Each April, during Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services joins with local governments and community groups at events all over Texas to bring attention to the issue of child abuse and neglect.
Take a look below to find events near you where you can show your support for Child Abuse Prevention Month. The events are sorted by date.
Find events/activities during the:
Lufkin: 6:00am-5:00pm - Great kids make great parents Participate in a local radio station share a thon fundraiser. Radio broadcast is heard in our 12 county region Lufkin-Detcog region. For more information, contact: Al Ross (936) 639-6400 or visit, www.childcrisiselp.org.
April 11 - April 14
Lubbock: On-going display at the Heart Gallery of the South Plains. The Heart Gallery photographs will be displayed and awareness items will be available (approx. 30,000 attend this yearly event). The community is invited to come view the gallery. Lubbock Arts Festival- Civic Center-1501 Mac Davis Lane. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Abilene: 8:30am - 4:30pm - Champion for Children. Champion for Children is a statewide conference designed to offer quality training and information on topics of interest to leaders in child abuse prevention. Groups that benefit from the conference include: social workers, counselors, educators, child care and youth workers, law enforcement personnel, medical and legal professionals, foster parents, child welfare board volunteers, elected officials, and other interested child advocates. The conference will take place at the Abilene Civic Center, Abilene. For more information, contact: Alice Delagarza, 325-437-1852 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register visit, http://www.championforchildren.net.
Beaumont: 7:30am - Chamber of Commerce Presentation at 2255 Interstate 10 S, Beaumont, TX. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Angleton: 6pm - 9pm - Evening of Information Sharing. CPS and community partners will share information regarding child abuse/neglect at the Community First Baptist Church, 237 E. Locust, Angleton. For more information, contact: Texas CPS Office at 979-864-1428. A former CPS foster youth who is a current CPS caseworker will be the featured speaker.
San Antonio: 11:30am-2:00pm - Children's Picnic. A picnic honoring victims of crime, particularly children. Community wide event held at Milam Park, 500 W. Commerce St. San Antonio, TX 78207. For more information, contact: Cyndi Jahn, 210-335-2733. Event is coordinated by Bexar County District Attorney's Office.
Lubbock: 12:00pm - Stand Up For Kids Children's Advocacy Center, BACA, DFPS, Lubbock Co. CWB will participate and the community is invited to raise awareness Elmore Park, south Loop 289 at Quaker, Lubbock. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wichita Falls: 8:00am-2:00pm - CrossfitTXoma. Fundraiser for Patsy's House CAC-The Texas Weightlifting Development Center is a cooperative effort between the national governing board of the sport of weightlifting in the USA and Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls Athletic Club, Bone Unit, and CrossFit Wichita Falls. It's mission is to use the pooled resources of these entities to more fully develop evidence based methodologies of producing competitive weightlifters and to promote participation in weightlifting. 3410 Taft Blvd Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Wichita Falls: 6:00pm - Impact - Christian rock and rap artist to raise funds for Straight Street, Campfire USA, Children's Aid Society and Patsy's House CAC. Straight Street, 807 Austin St, Wichita Falls, TX 76301-3213 For more information, contact: JJ. Schweiger, 807 Austin St Wichita Falls, TX 76301 (940) 716-9898
Johnson City: 10:30am - CWB members will present a powerpoint presentation to the church members. Presentation at the First Chrisitan church. For more information, contact: Kathryn Rutherford, @email@example.com 512/934-0212
Somervell Sharing: "My Body is My Own" activity books provided to all elementary schools and other groups to bring awareness to the fight against child abuse and neglect. For more information, contact: Hood/Somervell Rainbow Room Board, and local CPS staff.
Parker County: Distributing "Report Child Abuse" rubber bracelets to children in Kindergarten - Grade 5 and pencil bags that say "Be the Hope In a Child's Life, Report Child Abuse…" to youth in Grades 6-12. Parker County Child Welfare Board.
Somervell: Blue ribbons will be tied around trees and signs throughout Hood, Somervelle and Erath Counties to bring awareness to the fight against child abuse and neglect. Participants include Hood County, Somervell County, and Erath County Child Welfare Boards.
Denton: 8:00am-12:00pm - Walk In Love Child Abuse Walk. Get fit while supporting Denton County Community Partners who provide support to CPS staff and items to the children and their families. For more information, contact: Myekye Hamilton, 214-636-4933 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There will also be vendors on location.
Sulphur Springs: 10:00am - 2:00pm - Kid Safe Saturday. Community partners set up booths with activities for children and families and public information on child safety. Open to the public. Multiple stakeholders in Hopkins County will attend including first responders, health officials, and school personnel. The event will take place at Kid's Kingdom. Buford Park, Sulphur Springs, TX. For more information, contact: Nancy Eldridge, CPS 903-233-5228.
Beaumont: 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Blue Ribbon Kids Fest. Community Event to promote CAP and Healthy Families. 200 Crockett St, Beaumont, TX. For more information, contact: email@example.com
Shelby County: 10:00am - 2:00pm - Bloomin' on the Square. CWB will have activities for children and CAP give always at the Community Shelby County Courthouse Square, Center, TX. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelby County: 9:00am - Butterfly Release. Child abuse prevention awareness event open to the pubic Shelby County Courthouse Square, Center, TX. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Austin: 7:00am - Burnet Middle School Resource/Heath Fair School. The fair is organized to is to provide students and parent’s referrals to Medical Services Agencies, Legal Assistance Agencies, Mental Health and Social Services Agencies. The activities include workshops, with the goal of giving information to parents about Child Abuse Prevention. Open to the community and held at 8401 Hathaway Austin, TX 78757. For more information, contact: Norma Maldonado, PMP, Director of the Family Resource Center 512-841-8288.
Round Rock: 9:00am - Round Rock Walk For Children. This is an awareness fund raising event to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Texas. Families and others will participate in a 5K walk to support safe, happy and healthy children. This family event will be a chance to alert all people in Texas to the importance of commitment to child abuse prevention. Open to the Community and held at Old Settler's Park - 3300 Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock, 77389. For more information, contact: Prevent Child Abuse Texas: 512-250-8438 or PCATX@PREVENTCHILDABUSETEXAS.ORG.
Big Spring: 8:00am - 12:00pm - Big Spring Health Fair to provide education to the community. The community and local organizations are invited to attend at 1001 Birdwell Lane Big Spring. For more information, contact: Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce at 432-263-7641.
Midland: 8:30am - 5th Annual Blue Ribbon Run - 5K walk/run open to the public and sponsored by the Child Welfare Board Midland. For more information, contact: (Midland County) Shelly Worrell, 432-553-9363
Corpus Christi: 8:00am-1:00pm - 3K Walk - A World for Children. This event is open to the public and will be held at Cole Park on Shoreline Drive.
Corpus Christi: 8:00am-1:00pm - Proclamation Reading. Corpus Christi TX. This event is open to the public and will be held at Cole Park on Shoreline Drive.
April 13 - April 27
Cameron: Pink Flamingo event in Cameron, TX. For more information, contact: Sondra Andrews firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pampa: 6:00pm - Shine The Light Event CASA and Gray CWB will host the event. Some children will wear blue and leave the stands to stand on the field representing the victims of abuse. Pampa High School, 111 E. Harvester. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Laredo: 1:00pm to 5:00pm - 11th Annual SCAN's Children's Play Day. The purpose of SCAN's Annual Children's Play Day is to provide the community a completely free, family focused, fun-filled event that is open to all children and families to attend. We will be having games and activities with prizes, moonwalks, rock climbing, food and refreshments for the attendees.CEU credit is available and there is no fee to participate. No childcare provided. The Play Day will take place at the Laredo Civic Center Ballroom & Grounds. For more information, contact: Michelle Saldana (956) 725-2522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Navarro: 5:00 -7:00 pm - Heart Gallery. We will be hosting our annual Heart Gallery and promoting Child Abuse Awareness Month. CPS, CWB & CASA will be participating. All County and City officials, as well as the public are invited to attend. Cook Center - Navarro College Stephanie Elkins, 903-654-0175
Montgomery: 1:00 p.m. - Golf Tournament for Child abuse awareness. Open to general public. Woodforest Golf Club at Fish Creek, Montgomery, Texas. For more information, contact: Terri Jagers - Tjaggs@aol.com
Burkburnett: 7:00 p.m. - CAP Art contest. Children in elementary schools in Burburnett will compete for artwork about child abuse. Top three will be diplsayed at the Walk of knowledge. Last years art will be displayed at the walk. City Hall, 501 Sheppard Rd, Burkburnett, TX 76354. Patsy Baggett email@example.com
Mitchell County: 5:00pm 6:30pm - Walk a Mile for a Child. This event is designed to help build awareness and prevention of child abuse. Participants will walk a mile and a Time of Remembrance is will be held during the event. Area agencies are invited to attend and the community as well at the County Courthouse, Mitchell County. For more information, contact: Javier Franco, 325-235-8487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston: 11:00am - 1:00pm - 6th Annual Texas Children's Hospital Child Abuse Awareness And Prevention Event. Providing Staff and patient families with; information on child abuse and neglect and its causes, strategies to deal with abuse once its suspected, strategies to reduce the incidence of child maltreatment and much more. Open to the public and held at 6621 Fannin St, Houston TX 77030.
John Bickel, LCSW 832-824-1963 email@example.com.
Longview: 10:00 - Gregg County Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation. Head Start children will sing and the proclamation will be read. Longview ISD personnel, law enforcement, Judges and attorneys Ware Elementary School Longview, TX Michelle Navarette, LISD 903-381-2342
San Antonio: 9:30am - Breakfast of Children's Champions. Guest Speaker from the San Antonio Children's Museum on "Early Learners become lifelong achievers" Members and community of SAAEYC San Antonio, Texas Terri Ramirez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victoria: 11:30am - Child Abuse & Neglect Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Article by Everyday Health concerning Child Abuse and Treatment. Teen Parents at West High School 307 W. Tropical Victoria, TX 77904 West High School Lydia Hobbs (361)649-9513 email@example.com NA
Edinburg: 4:00pm- 6:00 pm - CAC Open House CAC 525 W. Wisconsin Edinburg, TX Public Event
Houston: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Overview of the Children's Assessment Center and Dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse. The Children's Assessment Center 2500 Bolsover St. Houston, TX 77005 Phone: 713-986-3300 Fax: 713-986-3553
Lubbock: 12:00pm - CPS staff appreciation. Lubbock CWB and Community Partners of Lubbock will host an appreciation lunch for all Lubbock CPS staff Lubbock CPS staff Broadway Church of Christ, 1924 Broadway, Lubbock. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotan: 5:00pm - 6:30pm - Walk a Mile for A Child. This event is designed to help awareness and prevention of child abuse. Participants walk a mile and a Time of Remembrance is also held during the event. Area agencies are invited to attend and the community is also invited. Rotan Downtown Square Javier Franco 325-235-8487 or email@example.com.
Houston/Liberty County: 6:30pm - Candlelight vigil for child abuse prevention awareness. The general community is invited to the Liberty County Liberty Center, City of Liberty Municipal Complex, 1829 Sam Houston Ave. For more information, contact: Liberty County district attorney's office
Killeen: 5pm-7pm - Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Event. There will be family fun for parent/children Entire Community East Ward Elementary School on Rancier, Killeen. For more information, contact: David Woodberry, 254-247-5723.
Brownsville: 5:30pm - 6:15pm - 17th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the CAC Linear Park, E. 7th & Harrison, Brownsville. This event is open to the public.
Taft: 4:30pm-7:30pm - 1st Annual Family Safety Night Taft TISD- DFPS Taft High School, 400 College Street Taft. This event is open to the public.
Corpus Christi: 5:30pm - CASA Kick-Off. Awareness event hosted by CASA at the Sparrows Landing Restaurant, Corpus Christi. This event is open to the public.
Houston: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Overview of the Children's Assessment Center and Dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse. Houston Community College-Northwest
Bay City: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - Justice for Jennifer. Training directed towards professionals that investigate or work with victims of sexual assault and/or child abuse. This training is for professionals in the field. Training held at First Baptist Church, 2321 Avenue F, Bay City, TX. 77471
Richmond: 9:00 - 4:30 - Best Practice Advocacy for Child Abuse Victims. Various speakers to appear to discuss child abuse prevention, the role of active advocacy and addressing issues involved in working with children in the child welfare system. Audience: DFPS, CASA, Attorneys, and all those working with children in the child welfare system. 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle Richmond, TX. 77469. For more information, contact: Casey Davis 281-341-9955.
Gatesville: 9:00am-2:00pm - Day of Child Activities for kids, and information for parents. Participants will include the Exchange Club, 4-H, Fire department and local hospital Gatesville. Will take place at Wal-Mart parking lot. For more information, contact: Kathy Lee 254-291-7826.
San Antonio: 10:00am-4:00pm - Kid's Day in the Park. Picnic held for families with children 0-10 to bring awareness to the prevention of child abuse. Community wide event at the San Pedro Springs Park, 1415 San Pedro Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212. For more information, visit: www.unitedwaysatx.org, or contact Joel Sanchez or Kasi Cox (210) 352-7147. The event is sponsored by The United Way, the Blue Ribbon Task Force, and the San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children.
Waco: 10:00am - Ceremony for Crime Victims. In attendance will be city/county officials, CPS staff, McLennan County Crime Victims Coalition, and the public.McLennan County Courthouse. Open to the public For more information, contact: Dede Gordon (254) 757-5084
Waco: 6:00pm - Walk for Crime Victims. Open to the public For more information, contact: Dede Gordon (254) 757-5084
April 21-May 23
Amarillo: 6:00pm-8:00pm - "Make Parenting a Pleasure" Parenting Class. A parenting class series focused on the needs of parents of early childhood aged children (birth-8 yrs. of age); topics include understanding yourself as a parent, taking care of yourself, anger and stress management, good communication including good listening, understanding the importance of knowing about developmental milestones, positive behavior management tools, what to do about challenging behaviors. Any parent or caregiver of children from birth through 8 years old. Parents with children of any age who may benefit may attend. The class will be held at 1500 S. Taylor Street, Amarillo. For more information, contact: Janice James 806-349-5684 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free of charge; no child care; preregistration necessary; offered by Services To At Risk Youth and their Families; Funded by TDFPS.
San Angleo: 12:00pm - Concho Valley Family Alliance Picnic in the Park. In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month, CVFA hosts this event to educate the public and to encourage families to spend quality time together. Food and drinks are provided, as well as entertainment, free demonstrations, information booths and children's activities. This event is open to the public. Families are encouraged to attend. Local social service agencies provide program information and fun activities for the children. Kirby Park, San Angelo. For more information, contact: Rebekah Beltran 325-653-4673 or email@example.com.
San Angelo: 2:00pm-5:00pm - 8th Annual Picnic in the Park April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. THE CONCHO VALLEY FAMILY ALLIANCE (CVFA), will kick off Child Abuse Prevention month Sunday, April 21st from 2:00—5:00 pm for the 5th Annual “PICNIC IN THE PARK” at the Kirby Pavilion located at 1400 Block of Edmund Blvd on the North Concho River.
Last year, this event drew over 1200 people and we’re expecting even more this year! Ultimately, we want to strengthen families by reducing risks to our children. Risk factors to our families include child abuse, substance abuse, teen pregnancy, lack of access to medical care, unemployment, and social isolation. Our goal for this event is to increase the public’s understanding of child abuse and neglect while providing education and resources to our community’s members. Equally important, it is intended to promote family fun and togetherness. The San Angelo community and surrounding communities are invited to this event at Kirby Park on Edmund street San Angelo. For more information, contact: Rebekah Beltran at 325-653-4673 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the website to register and find out about sessions: http://www.evetbv.org/schedule.html.
Jacksonville: 6:00pm - Cherokee County CPS Appreciation Dinner for CPS staff. Stephen Hutson with Toys for Tots will be speaking at the Cherokee County Child Welfare Board; CPS staff First United Methodist Church Jacksonville. For more information, contact: Shirley Reese, email@example.com.
Corpus Christi: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm - Adoption Information Meeting at the DFPS Northwest Library, Corpus Christi. Public Event.
Houston: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - CAC Volunteer and Child Advocates Volunteer Training. The Children's Assessment Center 2500 Bolsover St. Houston, TX 77005 Phone: 713-986-3300 Fax: 713-986-3553
Alice: 7:15pm - Candlelight Vigil sponsored by CASA at the Jim Wells County Courthouse. This event is open to the publc.
Amarillo: 6:30pm-8:00pm - Healing Our Children-Body & Mind Webinar. The webinar is hosted by the Amarillo College Education Department, the Parent Education Advisory Board will sponsor the event to educate and raise awareness.The public/community is invited to participate. To reseve a place or find out more, visit: www.peabpanhandle.org, or call 806-371-5188.
Kerrville: 10:00am-11:30am - "Child Sexual Abuse: Victims and Offenders" Community Training Free Presentation offered to the community, Presented By ChildSafe. "101 information on sexual abuse including community resources" Free Community Wide Event Kerrville First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive, Kerrville, TX 78028. For more information, contact: Jennifer Correa-Knowlton , 830-257-0810
Kerrville: 12:00-1:00pm - Baby Shower Luncheon Shower to support the local Rainbow Room in Kerr County. Raise awareness of the needs of Kerr County Foster Children and the Rainbow Room Free Community Wide Event Kerrville First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Drive, Kerrveille, TX 78028. For more information, contact: Jennifer Correa-Knowlton , 830-257-0810.
Kingsville: 7:15 pm - Candlelight Vigil BCC CASA Kleberg County Courthouse, Kingsville. This is a public event.
April 23 - April 24
College Station: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm - 2013 Every Victim Every Time Conference The Crime Victim Conference Alliance (CVCA) is a conglomerate of 17 agencies and individual community advocates in the Brazos Valley. The mission of the CVCA is to provide quality, low cost training in order to increase the knowledge of professionals responding to victims of violent crime. EVET is unique in that we offer instruction and specific victim training for professionals working in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, child protective services, social work, probation departments, medical field, child care agencies, healthcare agencies, mental health field, education, community advocacy - any and all professionals who may come into contact with a crime victim. 2475 Earl Rudder Freeway, College Station. For more information, contact: "Crime Victim's Conference Alliance, Attn: Registration 979-703-8813 ext. 112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 24 - April 30
Livingston: 8am-5pm - Art Display CAP Art Contest winners from local schools will be on display. area schools, Judicial Center, CPS, CWB 101 W Church St, Livingston. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Houston: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - The 10th Annual Cherish the Child Awards Reception. The Children's Assessment Center 2500 Bolsover St. Houston, TX 77005 Phone: 713-986-3300 Fax: 713-986-3553
Brownwood: 9:00 - 3:00 pm - Brownwood Regional Medical Center Health Expo Family Services Center will have a booth on Child abuse awareness and prevention. Blue Hospital bracelets will be given out to promote awareness and bring attention to the rise of ER visits with abuse cases. Open to the Public. The purpose of the Health Expo is to promote wellness and educate the community on programs and services that build healthy and happy families. Attendees will be businesses and agencies along with hospital providing physical and mental wellness to the community. Brownwood Coliseum 500 E. Baker St. Brownwood, TX 76801 Andrea Lee 325-649-3392 brmc-cares.com
11 April 24 Weslaco 6:00 PM Adoption Information Meeting DFPS South Texas College, Weslaco. This is a public event.
Scurry County: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Walk-A-Mile-For-a-Child High Sky Children’s Ranch and the West Texas Children’s Advocacy Center are proud to announce the Third Annual Walk-A-Mile-For-A-Child event promoting child abuse awareness and prevention. This event will take place at the Scurry County Courthouse with a time of Remembrance and Reflection starting at 6:00pm. For more information, contact the community Scurry County Courthouse.
Snyder: 4:00pm - 6:30pm - Walk A Mile for A Child This event is designed to help awareness and prevention of child abuse. Participants walk a mile and a Time of Remembrance is also held during the event. Agencies that service the Scurry County area are invited to attend and the public is also invited to participate. County Courthouse Square - Snyder. For more information, contact: Kristin Madrid 325-573-3997 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fannin County: 5:00 - 7:00pm - 20th Anniversary Open House Open House - tours of center, birthday cake & other refreshments, historical displays, children's artwork displays & networking. Presentations beginning at 5:30 pm Open to All - hosted by the Fannin County Children's Center Fannin County Children's Center 112 W. 5th Bonham, TX 75418 Sandy Barber, 903-583-4339 Celebrating 20 years of serving abused and neglected children, For more info go to www.fanninccc.org
5 April 25 Beaumont 6:00pm Crime Victim's Vigil Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Violent Crimes and their Families Victims Assistance, Stakeholders, CPS, Community 1149 Pearl St, Beaumont.. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
April 25 - April 26
Jasper: 8am-5pm - Rainbow Room Baby Shower donation drive and awareness event CWB, CPS, Community 928 Marvin Hancock Dr, Jasper, TX firstname.lastname@example.org
9 April Eldorado Local Media Blitz Media information regarding CAPM; raffle for hand made table lamp with wildlife shade Child Welfare Board/ All Eldorado (Scleicher County). For more information, contact: Christy Meador 325-853-2353.
Denton: TWU Annual Ethics Conference Workshops addressing issues of Domestic Violence: Legislation, Practice and Ethical Issues Child advocates are invited TWU. For more information, contact: Denton Michele Bland, 940-898-2075.
Wichita Falls: 8:00am-9:00pm - Patsy’s House Softball Tournament. Softball Tournament 26th-28th to raise funds for Wichita CAC-There will be a Softball Tournament to benefit Patsy's House, which will be held at the Wichita Falls Softball. For more information, contact: Keri Goins email@example.com
Woodville: 6:00pm-12:00am - Relay for Life CWB will give out child abuse prevention material CWB 700 Eagle Dr, Woodville. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wichita Falls: 12:00pm-3:00pm - CASA Light of Hope Luncheon. Light of Hope is an annual event used to remember those children in our area that have suffered from abuse and/or neglect. Wichita Falls Country Club 1701 Hamilton, Wichita Falls, TX. For more information, contact: Lauren Sullivan-CASA of Red River, 808 Austin , Wichita Falls, TX 76301, (940) 766-0552
New Braunfels: 6:00pm - 4th Annual Knock Out Child Abuse Bowl-A-Thon, Fundraiser to Benefit the Resource Room- an emergency supply store run by the Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center Resource Room Volunteers Community wide event Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache Ave, New Braunfels. For more information, contact: Michele Meehan, Community Outreach Specialist, Guadalupe County Children's Advocacy Center, 830-303-4760
Amarillo: 10:00am - 2:00pm - Healthy Kids Day event for children community is invited to participate South YMCA, 4101 S. Hillside. For more information, call: 806-367-8047.
Houston: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Healthy Kids Day 2013. Weekley Family YMCA, 7101 Stella Link Rd, Houston, TX 77025 (713) 664-9622
Houston: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. - 7th Annual Day of the Child-Dia Del Nino. Magnolia Multi Service Center, 7037 Capitol St, Houston, TX 77011 (713) 928-9515
Amarillo: 8:30am-12:00pm -Panhandle Regional Council Child Welfare Boards from the North are sponsoring educational trainings community is invited to participate First United Bank Lone Star Room, 45th and Soncy. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Paris: 10:00am - 2:00pm - Kid Safe Saturday Community partners set up booths with activities for children and families and public information on child safety. Open to the public Multiple stakeholders in Lamar County including first responders, health officials, school personnel Lamar County Fairgrounds Paris. For more information, contact: Rodney Jones, Child Safety Coordinator for City of Paris EMS.
Beaumont: 2pm-4pm - Harmony Science Academy Event speakers about CAP, donation drive students, school personnel, CPS, Community Partners Board, Community 4055 Calder Ave, Beaumont. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brownwood: Volunteers from the Brown County Child Welfare Board (and many other organizations) will be at Heartland Mall on Saturday, April 27th sharing information and raising donations for the Rainbow Room by selling raindrops for $1 (which is a tax deductible donation). Monetary donations may also be mailed to the Child Welfare Board at P.O. Box 836, Brownwood, Texas 76801.
Coldspring: 9:00am - Trades Day CWB will give out child abuse prevention material CWB, CPS, Community 1 State Hwy 150, Coldspring. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Bryan: Blue Sunday Special Prayer will be read at the churches and pamphlets passed out Bryan
Waco: Go Blue Sunday Encouraging churches in the region to participate Local churches Waco. For more information, contact: Rolonda Whitney, 254-750-9308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Wellington: 3:00pm - Bubble Blowing Event Collingsworth CWB event to raise awareness- community is invited to participate Wellington Elementary-600 15th, Wellington. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Henderson: All day event - Henderson County Go Blue day People should wear blue open to all Throughout Henderson County. For more information, contact: Shelia Durden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plainview: 12:00pm - Annual Truck Raffle and awareness event Hale Co. CWB and Community Partners will host event to raise awareness community is invited to participate The Rainbow Room, 113 E 6th, Plainview. For more information, contact: email@example.com
Parker County: Purchasing an over-the-road "Stop Child Abuse" banner for May 2013. Parker County Child Welfare Board.
Parker County: Airing public service announcements all month on QXFM radio station with Dave Calley going on local radio for 2 live morning shows and flying an awareness flag all month at the courthouse. Parker County Child Welfare Board.
San Marcos: Fundraiser: Palmer Restaurant will donate 5% of the price of all entrees for the month of April. Hays CCWB will organize, distribute flyers and publicize the event. For more information, contact: June hankins (512) 396-1320
Brady: Community Poster Contest. All student poster contest re CAP 1st - 12th grade; prizes for different categories; full page ads run in paper of winners. Local businesses display posters during April. Child Welfare Board Brady (McCulloch County). For more information, contact: Connie Humphreys 325-597-1193
Bellville: Banners across prominent roadways declaring April as CAPM General public Wallis, TX. Sealy, TX. Bellville. For more information, contact: Jo Gamble, board president.
Brown: Every Tuesday – all day long – will be “Give Back Day at Chili’s” with 10% of tickets with a coupon going to the Child Welfare Board.
Austin County: Yard Signs. Yard signs displaying reporting number for child abuse and neglect. The general public encouraged to participate in Austin County. For more information, contact: Jo Gamble, board president
Colorado County: Public Service Announcements to appear in local newspaper discussing child abuse and neglect General Public Colorado County. For more information, contact: Walter Glasscock, board president
Sugarland: Blue Ribbon Drive Effort to cover Sugarland with as many blue ribbons as possible to raise awareness. This activity is sponsored by the Sugarland Exchange Club.
Houston: Blue Plate Special. Restaurants city wide will be designating a dish on their menu as the Blue Plate Special and giving a percentage of the profits to the Thread Alliance. General Public Restaurants across the Houston area are participating. For more information, contact: Sheila Aron, Sheila Aron@aol.com.
Galveston: Tree Ribbon event. Blue ribbons around trees at the Galveston Court house, Froy A. For more information, contact: 409-770-5508
Galveston, Texas City, Dickinson and League City Banners: Child abuse awareness banners with SWI number in Galveston, Texas City, Dickinson and League City will be placed over busy roadways board members arranging this with each city government banners with SWI number in Galveston, Texas City, Dickinson and League City
Karnes: Child Abuse Awareness Group activities and signs of child abuse Families who reside in Karnes County Karnes, Texas. For more information, contact: Margaret Belmares firstname.lastname@example.org
Dilley: Dia de los Niño's a free event for families with activities for the children, to promote child abuse awareness anyone in the community Dilley, Texas. For more information, contact: Rachel Gonzales, email@example.com.
Tentative date set for April 1st, Galveston. Tentative Time: 2pm - Ribbon Tying at courthouse. Tying blue ribbons on the trees at the Galveston county courthouse. Child Welfare Board/Community Invited. Location undetermined.
Carthage: 5:30pm - Child Abuse Awareness for Panola Co. Panola Co. Court lawn, 110 S. Sycamore, Carthage. For more information, contact: Paulette Goree firstname.lastname@example.org
Galveston: Proclamations/Bracelets. Distributed in community by Board members/Proposed banners in Dickinson, Galveston, League city, and Texas City Galveston county.
Marble Falls: 10:00am-2:00pm - Children's Day in the Park. Goodies will be distributed and there will be putt-putt golf and bubbles activity. Proclamations to the County/City Letters to Superintendents of Schools in the County with Go Blue Sheet included, Entire Community is invited.
Amarillo: On-going display. Heart Gallery of the High Plains display of children to adopt and to raise awareness. The community is invited to view the gallery at Wendy's Restaurants, 7216 34th, Amarillo and 407 23rd, Canyon. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Plainview: On-going display. School personnel will display posters and wear buttons to raise awareness and educate all school personnel. All Plainview public schools. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plainview: On-going display. During the month of April all United employees will wear buttons and blue ribbons. United Supermarket- 2403 N. Columbia St., Plainview. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Plainview: On-going display all April All of these businesses will display banners and signs with blue ribbons and the 800 number local businesses Plainview banks, Walmart-1501 N. Interstate 27, Dollar General-600 W.24th Plainview. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plainview: On-going display all April Hale Co. CWB will distribute Heart Gallery of the South Plains DVDs for recruitment and awareness local churches Plainview local churches. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Houston: Public Service Announcement placed in the Greensheet This is a public service add placed in a local news paper giving parenting tips for the general public in Houston. For more information, contact: Amie Winn-Houston, 713-802-3863 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or go online at www.childcrisiselp.org.
Plains: On-going display. All April Yoakum CWB will place pinwheels on school grounds to raise awareness Plains Elementary, 801 10th, Plains. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Wellington: On-going contest "Pennies From Heaven." Collingsworth CWB is sponsoring the "Pennies From Heaven" contest to benefit the Rainbow Room and raise awareness. School personnel, students and family members are invited. Wellington Elementary-600 15th, Wellington. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Floydada: On-going display all April Floyd Co. CWB will set up tables with prevention material to raise awareness in Texas local Floydada businesses local businesses in Floydada. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
Waco: Can Food Drive. CPS staff will be collecting can goods to give to local housing Authority Complex CPS staff Waco, Texas Veronica Terrell. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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